● Ciaran Clark signs new two-year deal at Newcastle United Clark has been one of United's standout performers this season and has been handed a new deal at St James' Park
● Sunderland's home discomfort is undermining their promotion hopes Sunderland are unbeaten on the road, but have slipped up four times at the Stadium of Light already
● ITV viewers in 'disbelief' as Tipping Point and The Chase pulled Some ITV viewers were left fuming on Wednesday when both Tipping Point and The Chase were forced off air
● ADVERTORIAL: New employment scheme successfully helping locals looking for support The Ready for Everything programme supports active job seekers with training, skills and mentoring
● Prison unit housing terrorists could be further radicalising inmates The Independent Monitoring Board has questioned if the separation unit is viable in the successful management prisoners
● Fix It Fortnight in February marks first of Festival of Thrift's virtual events Get fixing - virtual first sees Festival of Thrift make a comeback online thanks to a £70,000 grant
● Northumberland village named as one of the prettiest in the UK and Ireland It is praised for its 'vast expanse of golden sand' that will make you 'wonder if you’ve landed it all to yourself'
● Popular gin bar announces exciting plans for former toilet block Venue will offer an array of cuisines, from breakfasts and coffee mornings to evening brunches and locally sourced seafood and steaks by night
● Steve Bruce's Newcastle tenure mirrors how his Aston Villa spell ended Steve Bruce is coming under intense pressure at Newcastle and it has been compared to how his reign as Aston Villa boss ended
● Cast for The Bay revealed as show returns after two year hiatus The Bay series 2 gets going on ITV on Wednesday night after the first run proved a ratings winner in 2019
● Super League in talks with Newcastle United over delaying Magic Weekend The showpiece rugby league event which has attracted record crowds to St James' Park was due to be staged in May
● Durham kebab shop loses late night licence Durham Constabulary have 'spent hundreds of hours dealing with failings at the premises'
● Premier League confirm TV plans for Newcastle United's fixtures in February Newcastle supporters remain unable to watch their team home or away in person with the UK in a national lockdown
● Viewers left wondering what happened in The Bay as drama returns The Bay is back on ITV on Wednesday night for series 2 but some viewers are struggling to remember what happened in the first
● 'We can go faster' on vaccines, says Newcastle hospitals chief Dame Jackie Daniel said local health services could increase the pace of the vaccination roll-out in the North East if given local control of the project
● Fundraising page set up after thieves steal silver from church's safe The theft happened at the Church of Christ the King on Bede Terrace in Bowburn
● Free morning Metro/bus travel for concession card holders travelling for vaccine Elderly and eligible disabled pass holders can travel for free before 9.30am if they are on their way to get the Covid-19 vaccine
● Nearly 100 jobs lost at Washington car parts manufacturing plant Spanish firm Gestamp, which supplies Nissan and other car firms, is closing its Washington plant and switching to a site in Newton Aycliffe
● The dates that could decide Steve Bruce's future at Newcastle Newcastle's recent performances are worrying, and Bruce could well be looking over his shoulder over the next few weeks
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● Warning after scammers claiming to be HSBC staff ask for personal details Police are reminding people banks will not ask for your PIN, password or bank account details
● Charlotte Crosby takes over warehouse for huge business venture Former Geordie Shore star Charlotte Crosby will renovate premises as she expands her line of businesses
● Firing on three cylinders at best - Sunderland are just not good enough Sunderland's defeat against Plymouth saw the Black Cats slip further off the League One promotion pace
● Hadrian Yard sold to new owners in multimillion-pound deal Hadrian Yard was put up for sale by its last May with a £15m price tag.
● Social care workers express relief at receiving Covid vaccine County council hopes to vaccinate up to 10,000 social care workers over the next five weeks
● Rugby coach trolled by cricket fans who mistook him for Aussie captain Indian fans celebrating their team's epic win over Australia mistakenly target Falcons coach Tim Payne
● Van driver rescued after veering into County Durham river following collision Crews from the fire service had to carry out the rescue in 'challenging conditions'
● Jean-Alain Boumsong truths may surprise fans and what happened after Newcastle Newcastle United completed the signing of Jean-Alain Boumsong in the January transfer window back in 2005 and ChronicleLive has looked back on the...
● Mike Ashley makes January investment for Frasers Group Newcastle United are expecting a quiet January transfer window, but Mike Ashley's Frasers Group have increased their investment in Hugo Boss
● 13 areas with the lowest coronavirus rates in County Durham County Durham recorded 1,665 cases in the sevens days to January 14 - a drop of 32.3%
● The Chinese lawsuit which could impact Newcastle United Reports indicate Chinese firm PP Sports are countersuing the Premier League in a move which creates further financial uncertainty for Newcastle United
● Chloe Ferry's wild Dubai night with gold leaf steak & champagne trucks Geordie Shore star Chloe Ferry shared footage from her raucous night in Dubai as the backlash against her being there continued