The A1 is closed in both directions at Alnwick in Northumberland. The Highways Agency says it is due to an accident involving a car and a lorry. The road is closed between the B1340 and the B6341. Diversions are in place.
A shop in Alnwick has been allowed to keep its name after a premiership football club backed down in a legal challenge.Read the full story ›
The owner of a men's clothing store in Alnwick called Hotspur 1364 has won a name-change victory over a Premier League football club.Read the full story ›
An historic building in Northumberland is being continually damaged by careless drivers. That's according to councillor Gordon Castle, who says that Bondgate Tower, in the heart of Alnwick, is struck too often by large vehicles passing underneath its archway:
Alnwick's Laura Weightman finished third in her heat at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow to make it through to tomorrow night's final of the 1500 hundred metres.
Councillor Mick Henry, Leader of Gateshead Council, says it's fitting the North East is the last stop on the tour of the Queen's Commonwealth Baton through England.
The Baton is in Alnwick this evening, June 13, before heading to Scotland ahead of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
The Queen's Commonwealth Baton Relay is touring the UK. Here is where to see it in the North East on Friday, 13th June.Read the full story ›
The Queen's Commonwealth Baton Relay is due to arrive in the North East today. It passed though Yorkshire yesterday and will make its way through Gateshead and across the Millennium Bridge over the River Tyne before being carried to Alnwick Castle.
The tour is designed to inspire young people to make more time for sport.