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Encyclopedia > North East England
North-East England
North-East
North-East region shown within England
Geography
Status Region
Area
— Total
Ranked 8th
8,592 km²
3,317 sq mi
NUTS 1 UKC
Demographics
Population
— Total
— Density
GDP per capita
Ranked 9th
2,515,442 (2001)
293/km²
£13,275 (9th)
Government
HQ Newcastle
Assembly
— Type
North East
non-directly elected
European parliament North East England
Website

North-East England is one of the nine official regions of England and comprises the combined area of Northumberland, County Durham, Tyne and Wear and a small part of North Yorkshire. locator map showing North East England File links The following pages link to this file: Northumbria North East England Rapper sword Categories: GFDL images ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... Area is the measure of how much exposed area any two dimensional object has. ... A list of United Kingdom nations (and English regions) by area: See also List of countries by area List of United Kingdom nations by population UK topics ... To help compare sizes of different geographic regions, we list here areas between 10 km² (1000 hectares) and 100 km² (10,000 hectares). ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... The Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) is a geocode standard for referencing the administrative division of countries for statistical purposes. ... A list of United Kingdom nations (and English regions) by population as recorded by the 2001 Census: source: the 2001 census See also List of United Kingdom nations by area List of countries by population Population of England - historical population estimates National population register UK topics Categories: Demographics of the... GBP may be: short for Game Boy Player the ISO currency code for the British Pound Sterling. ... A list of United Kingdom nations and English regions by GDP per capita in GBP[1]: List of countries by area List of United Kingdom nations by population UK topics Categories: | ... This article is about a city in the United Kingdom. ... Regional Assembly is a title which has universally been adopted by the English bodies established as regional chambers under the Regional Development Agencies Act 1998. ... Regional Assembly is the name which has been adopted by the English bodies established as regional chambers under the Regional Development Agencies Act 1998 and of the elected London Assembly. ... North East England is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... Northumberland is a county in the North East of England. ... County Durham is a county in north-east England. ... Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in the North East of England around the mouths of the Rivers Tyne and Wear. ... North Yorkshire is a non-metropolitan or shire county, located in the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England, and a ceremonial county in that region and also partly in North East England. ...


The highest point in the region is The Cheviot, in Northumberland, at 815 metres (2,674 ft). The principal city is Newcastle, with the largest city in terms of area and population being Sunderland. The Cheviot is the highest mountain in the Cheviot Hills in the far north of England, only 2 km from the Scottish border. ... This article is about a city in the United Kingdom. ... The City of Sunderland is a metropolitan borough in the metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear in North East England. ...


As well as its urban centres of Tyneside, Wearside and Teesside the region is also noted for the richness of its natural beauty. Northumberland National Park, the region's coastline, its section of the Pennines and Weardale provides evidence for this. It also has great historic importance, the evidence of which is seen in Northumberland's Castles and the two World Heritage Sites of Durham Cathedral and Hadrian's Wall. Tyneside is a conurbation in northern England, covering part of the area of Tyne and Wear. ... This is about the city of Sunderland in England. ... Arms of the County Borough of Teesside Teesside is the name given to the conurbation in northern England based on Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees and Redcar, along the banks of the River Tees with a resident population of over 388,000 in 2005. ... Northumberland National Park is the northernmost national park in England. ... Typical Pennine scenery. ... Weardale is a dale, or valley, of the east side of the Penis in County Durham, in England. ... Elabana Falls is in Lamington National Park, part of the Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves World Heritage site in Queensland, Australia. ... Durham Cathedrals famous Sanctuary Knocker on the North Door Ground plan of Durham Cathedral Legend of the founding of Durham depicted on cathedral The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham, which is almost always referred to as Durham Cathedral, in the city... // Hadrians Wall is a stone and turf fortification built by the Roman Empire across the width of Great Britain. ...


The shipbuilding industry that once dominated both Wearside and Tyneside suffered a terrible decline during the second half of the twentieth century. Tyneside is now re-inventing itself as an international centre of art and culture and, through The Centre For Life, scientific research (especially in stem cell technology). After suffering economic decline during the last century, Wearside is becoming an important area for quaternary industry, science and high technology. The economy of Teesside is largely based on its petrochemical industry. Northumberland and County Durham, both being largely rural, base much of its economy on farming and tourism. The North East has the lowest GDP/capita in England. (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s The 20th century lasted from 1901 to 2000 in the Gregorian calendar (often from (1900 to 1999 in common usage). ... Mouse embryonic stem cells with fluorescent marker. ... This is about the city of Sunderland in England. ... The quaternary sector of industry is the sector of industry that involves the intellectual services. ... High tech refers to high technology, technology that is at the cutting-edge and the most advanced currently available. ... Arms of the County Borough of Teesside Teesside is the name given to the conurbation in northern England based on Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees and Redcar, along the banks of the River Tees with a resident population of over 388,000 in 2005. ... Petrochemicals are chemical products made from raw materials of petroleum (hydrocarbon) origin. ... Sign in a rural area in Dalarna, Sweden Qichun, a rural town in Hubei province, China An artists rendering of an aerial view of the Maryland countryside: Jane Frank (Jane Schenthal Frank, 1918-1986), Aerial Series: Ploughed Fields, Maryland, 1974, acrylic and mixed materials on apertured double canvas, 52... Farming, ploughing rice paddy, in Indonesia Agriculture is the process of producing food, feed, fiber and other desired products by cultivation of certain plants and the raising of domesticated animals (livestock). ... “Tourist” redirects here. ... A list of United Kingdom nations and English regions by GDP per capita in GBP[1]: List of countries by area List of United Kingdom nations by population UK topics Categories: | ... Gross Domestic Product (GDP), a calculation method in national accounting (see Measures of national income and output) is defined as the total value of final goods and services produced within a countrys borders in a year, regardless of ownership. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ...


In May 2005 the 'Passionate people. Passionate places' Regional Image campaign was launched to promote North East England as a great place to work, study, visit and invest in.

Contents

Local government

The official region consists of the following subdivisions: The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ...

Map Ceremonial county County /unitary Districts
1. Northumberland Blyth Valley
Wansbeck
Castle Morpeth
Tynedale
Alnwick
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Tyne and Wear * 2. Newcastle upon Tyne
3. Gateshead
4. North Tyneside
5. South Tyneside
6. Sunderland
County Durham 7. County Durham † City of Durham
Easington
Sedgefield
Teesdale
Wear Valley
Derwentside
Chester-le-Street
8. Darlington
9. Hartlepool
10. Stockton-on-Tees North of River Tees
North Yorkshire
(part only)
10. Stockton-on-Tees South of River Tees
11. Redcar and Cleveland
12. Middlesbrough

Key: shire county = † | metropolitan county = * Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Northumberland is a county in the North East of England. ... Blyth Valley is a borough and district in south-east Northumberland, England, bordering the North Sea and Tyne and Wear. ... Wansbeck is a local government district in south-east Northumberland, England. ... Castle Morpeth is a local government district and borough in Northumberland, England. ... Tynedale is a local government district in south-west Northumberland. ... Alwnick is a local government district in Northumberland, England. ... Berwick-upon-Tweed is a local government district and borough in Northumberland in the north_east of England, on the border with Scotland. ... Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in the North East of England around the mouths of the Rivers Tyne and Wear. ... This article is about a city in the United Kingdom. ... Gateshead is a metropolitan borough in Tyne and Wear, in north-east England. ... North Tyneside is a metropolitan borough in the North East of England, part of the Tyne and Wear urban area centred on Newcastle and formerly part of Northumberland. ... South Tyneside is a metropolitan borough in Tyne and Wear in North East England. ... The City of Sunderland is a metropolitan borough in the metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear in North East England. ... County Durham is a county in north-east England. ... Durham is a local government district and city in County Durham. ... Easington is a local government district and in eastern County Durham, England. ... Sedgefield is a local government district and borough in County Durham, in north-east England. ... Teesdale is a local government district in County Durham, England. ... Wear Valley is a local government district in County Durham, England. ... Derwentside is a local government district in County Durham, England, named after the River Derwent. ... Chester-le-Street is a local government district in County Durham in north-east England. ... Darlington is a local government district and borough in North East England. ... Hartlepool is a local government district and borough in the ceremonial county of County Durham, North East England. ... Stockton-on-Tees is a unitary authority and borough in the Tees Valley area of north-east England, with a resident population in 2001 of 178,408, rising to 185,880 in 2005 estimates. ... North Yorkshire is a non-metropolitan or shire county, located in the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England, and a ceremonial county in that region and also partly in North East England. ... Stockton-on-Tees is a unitary authority and borough in the Tees Valley area of north-east England, with a resident population in 2001 of 178,408, rising to 185,880 in 2005 estimates. ... The borough of Redcar & Cleveland is a unitary authority in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, United Kingdom consisting of Redcar, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Guisborough, and small towns such as Brotton, Skelton, and Loftus. ... Middlesbrough is a unitary authority and borough in North Yorkshire, North East England. ... A shire county or non-metropolitan county in England, is a county level entity which is not a metropolitan county. ... The six metropolitan counties shown within England The metropolitan counties are a type of county-level subnational entity in current use in England. ...


History

The region was created in 1994 and was originally defined as Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham and Cleveland. As part of a reform of local government Cleveland has since been abolished and several unitary districts created. The North East has been considered to be very religious especially County Durham, some of the scenery in the outlying villages is amongst the best in the land. Northumberland is a county in the North East of England. ... Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in the North East of England around the mouths of the Rivers Tyne and Wear. ... County Durham is a county in north-east England. ... Status: Non-metropolitan county Admin. ...


The region is now considered to consist of four distinct 'sub-regions':

  • County Durham
  • Northumberland
  • Tyne and Wear
  • Tees Valley (former Cleveland area plus Darlington)

The Tees Valley is a distinct economic area in the North East of England; it consists of the five Unitary Authorities of Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, and Stockton-on-Tees. ...

Friendly City

The region has been counted as the most friendly in the UK, Newcastle attracts thousands of visitors per month such as Stag and Hen partys.


Biodiversity

The region has a rich natural heritage, its diverse landscape includes maritime cliffs and extensive moorland containing a number of rare species of flora and fauna. Of particular importance are the saltmarshes of Lindisfarne,the Tees Estuary, the heaths, bogs and traditional upland hay meadows of the North Pennines, the distinctive Arctic-alpine flora of Upper Teesdale, the Farne Islands (which contain rare seabirds such as the Roseate Tern) and the Magnesian Limestone grasslands of East Durham - a habitat found nowhere else in the world. The North East also features woodland such as Kielder Forest, the largest man-made forest in Europe. This is located within Northumberland National Park and contains an important habitat for the endangered red squirrel. The region is the English stronghold of black grouse and contains 80-90% of the UK population ofyellow marsh saxifrage. Simplified schematic of an islands flora - all its plant species, highlighted in boxes. ... Fauna is a collective term for animal life of any particular region or time. ... Map of the UK showing the location of Lindisfarne at 55. ... The Inner Farne seen from Seahouses harbour The Farne Islands (also referred to less formally as the Farnes) are a group of islands off the coast of Northumberland, England. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Sitka Spruce growing in Kielder Forest Kielder Forest is a large forestry plantation in Northumberland. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... Northumberland National Park is the northernmost national park in England. ... An endangered species is a species whose population is so small that it is in danger of becoming extinct. ... Binomial name Sciurus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758 For the North American Red Squirrel, see American Red Squirrel. ...


Transport

Most important towns in the North East are on the East Coast Main Line, with fast connections to London and Edinburgh, as well as being close to the A1 or A19. However, north of Morpeth, the A1 is single carriageway. There is the Newcastle International Ferry Terminal at North Shields. DFDS operate two ferries a day to Amsterdam and one a day on the Stavanger - Haugesund - Bergen route. The two main airports are Newcastle Airport and Durham Tees Valley Airport. The Tyne and Wear Metro is a light rail network which serves the metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear, with stations in both Sunderland and Newcastle city centres, other towns and suburbs in the county, as well as at Newcastle Airport and other attractions such as The Stadium of Light, St. James' Park and Gateshead Inernational Staidum The East Coast Main Line viaduct at Durham. ... Sign at Junction 1 of the A1(M) at South Mimms in Hertfordshire The A1 is the longest numbered road in the UK at 409 miles (658 km) long. ... The A19 is a major road in England, running parallel to and east of the A1 road. ... Map sources for Morpeth at grid reference NZ2085 Morpeth is a small market town in Northumberland, England. ... North Shields (or locally just Shields) is a town on the north bank of the River Tyne, in the metropolitan borough of North Tyneside, in North East England. ... DFDS Headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark. ... Nickname: Motto: Heldhaftig, Vastberaden, Barmhartig (Valiant, Determined, Compassionate) Location of Amsterdam Coordinates: , Country Province Government  - Mayor Job Cohen (PvdA)  - Aldermen Lodewijk Asscher Hennah Buyne Carolien Gehrels Tjeerd Herrema Maarten van Poelgeest Marijke Vos  - Secretary Erik Gerritsen Area [1][2]  - City 219 km²  (84. ... County District Jæren Municipality NO-1103 Administrative centre Stavanger Mayor (1995-) Leif Johan Sevland (H) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 406 71 km² 68 km² 0. ... County District Haugaland Municipality NO-1106 Administrative centre Haugesund Mayor (2006) Petter Steen Jr (H) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 403 73 km² 68 km² 0. ... County Hordaland District Midhordland Municipality NO-1201 Administrative centre Bergen Mayor (2006) Herman Friele (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 215 465 km² 445 km² 0. ... Newcastle Airport (IATA: NCL, ICAO: EGNT) is the tenth largest airport in the United Kingdom. ... Durham Tees Valley Airport (IATA: MME, ICAO: EGNV) is an airport in North East England, located approximately 10 km (6 miles) east of Darlington, about 16 km (10 miles) south west of Middlesbrough and 39 km (24 miles) south of Durham. ... The Tyne and Wear Metro is a light rail metro system based around Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland, in the county of Tyne and Wear in North East England. ... St James Park (despite being grammatically incorrect, it does not take an s after the apostrophe) is a 52,500 capacity football stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne, England and is the home of Newcastle United F.C. The four sides of the ground are known as the Gallowgate end (officially... Tyne and Wear County Stand at Gateshead International Stadium Gateshead International Stadium is a multi-use sports stadium in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear. ...


Economy

The North-East region has the lowest GDP/capita in England, and second lowest in the United Kingdom only behind Wales. The economy for several decades was idiosyncratically predicated on ship building and coal mining; hence the phrase taking coals to Newcastle. County Durham and Northumberland are largely agricultural. Nationally well-known companies in the North East include ICI in Middlesbrough. Swan Hunter still makes ships in Wallsend. Scottish & Newcastle is the largest UK-owned brewery, and has the Newcastle Federation Brewery in Dunston, producing Newcastle Brown Ale. Petroplus refine oil at the Port Clarence (former Teesside) Refinery. The government's Child benefit office is in Washington. Northern Rock building society is based in Gosforth. Findus UK is based in Longbenton. Nestlé have a chocolate factory in Fawdon. The MetroCentre, the largest shopping centre in Europe, is in Dunston. Before 2000 the Government Offices in Longbenton had a 1 mile long corridor which went all along the outside of the buildings, since then the whole place has changed with new buildings being built. A list of United Kingdom nations and English regions by GDP per capita in GBP[1]: List of countries by area List of United Kingdom nations by population UK topics Categories: | ... Gross Domestic Product (GDP), a calculation method in national accounting (see Measures of national income and output) is defined as the total value of final goods and services produced within a countrys borders in a year, regardless of ownership. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... This article is about the country. ... Shipbuilding is the construction of ships. ... Surface coal mining in Wyoming. ... ICI can refer to: Imperial Chemical Industries PLC. The ICI programming language. ... Swan Hunter, formerly known as Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson, is one of the best known shipbuilding companies in the United Kingdom. ... , Wallsend is a town on the north bank of the River Tyne in north Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, England. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Dunston Power Station, 1971 Dunston Staiths, 2006. ... Newcastle Brown Ale is a brand of dark brown ale. ... Petroplus is a Swiss oil company. ... Port Clarence is a place in County Durham, in England. ... Child benefit (or childrens allowance) is a social security payment payable given to the parents or guardians of children. ... Washington Old Hall Washington is a town in North East England, within the City of Sunderland metropolitan borough. ... Northern Rock (LSE: NRK) is a British bank based at Regent Centre near Newcastle Upon Tyne in northern England. ... A building society is a financial institution, owned by its members, that offers banking and other financial services, especially mortgage lending. ... Gosforth is an area of Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England to the north of the city centre. ... Findus is a company that produces and retails frozen food. ... ‹The stub template below has been proposed for deletion or renaming. ... This article is about the company. ... Fawdon is a electoral ward of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. ... MetroCentre is the largest shopping and leisure centre in the UK. It has been cited as the largest centre in Europe but the Cevahir Shopping centre in Turkey is now the largest in Europe Worlds 20 Largest shopping Centres. ... Dunston Power Station, 1971 Dunston Staiths, 2006. ...


Education

The North East education system consists of largely comprehensive schools but with a number of private and independent schools found in Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham, Stockton and Northumberland in particular. At GCSE level, the region performs similar to other largely urban areas although generally results are below the national average. Middlesbrough performs the worst with average results significantly below the national average for England, followed closely by Newcastle and Sunderland. Both Northumberland and North Tyneside perform above average, with Northumberland the best. St Thomas More R.C. School in Blaydon (a voluntary funded Roman Catholic specialist technology college) and Emmanuel College (a selective independent state school) are two of the best performing schools in Gateshead. Other well performing schools in the region include Gateshead High School for Girls, Westfield School in Newcastle,Park View Community School in Durham and Lord Lawson of Beamish Community School in Birtley. Used as a noun, comprehensive may be short for: Comprehensive layout Comprehensive school Comprehensive System This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... GCSE is an acronym that can refer to: General Certificate of Secondary Education global common subexpression elimination - an optimisation technique used by some compilers This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Blaydon (postally Blaydon-on-Tyne) is a town in the North East of England in the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead. ... Westfield independant day school for girls is a highly respectable school in Gosforth in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. ... Entrance to the main building Park View Community School is a comprehensive school and sixth form in Chester-le-Street, County Durham, England. ... Lord Lawson of Beamish Community School is a comprehensive school in the Gateshead area of Tyne and Wear, England. ...


At A-level, local education authorities in the north east are improving at a greater rate than the national average, but produce results substantially below other areas of the England. Sunderland performs the best, followed by Darlington and Redcar and Cleveland. South Tyneside is the worst performing LEAs at A-level in the region. A Local Education Authority (LEA) is the part of a council in England or Wales that is responsible for education within that councils jurisdiction. ...


The independent and private schools in the area perform highly. Central Newcastle High School and Royal Grammar School, Newcastle were both named in the top 100 independent schools nationally in 2006. Other well-performing private schools include Durham School, one of the oldest schools in England and Grindon Hall Christian School in Sunderland, a private non-selective school. The private schools out-perform the state schools. Central Newcastle High School is an all-girls school in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. ... The gates of the Royal Grammar School, Newcastle Newcastle upon Tyne Royal Grammar School, known locally as The RGS, is a long-established co-educational, independent school. ... Durham School is an independent British day and boarding school for girls and boys (age 3-18) in Durham. ...


Top ten state schools in North East England (A level results 2006)

At the higher education level the North East contains a number of internationally acclaimed universities. These include the University of Durham, the third oldest university in England; Newcastle University, a member of the Russel Group and the newer universities of Northumbria University, Sunderland University and the University of Teesside. Cleveland College of Art and Design is a further and higher education art and design college, based in the United Kingdom. ... Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College, or QE, is a sixth form college in Darlington, County Durham, UK. It was established in 1970 on the site of the old Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, and much of the building was refurbished following a fire in 1987. ... Durham Johnston Comprehensive School is a secondary and further education establishment in Durham, UK. It was formed in 1979 through the amalgamation of three older schools in Bowburn, Brandon and Durham, the emblems of which form three of the four emblems on the schools Escutcheon, along with the traditional... Entrance to the main building Park View Community School is a comprehensive school and sixth form in Chester-le-Street, County Durham, England. ... Cramlington Community High School is a large high school in Cramlington, Northumberland, locally referred to as CCHS. Operating under the three-tier system in Northumberland, the school takes students from age 13-18. ... Bede College is located in Billingham, County Durham. ... Longbenton Community College is a large secondary school in Benton, North Tyneside. ... The University of Cambridge is an institute of higher learning. ... A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees. ... Durham University is a university in England. ... Newcastle University is a British university located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the north-east of England. ... The Russell Group of universities is a self-selected group of large research-led British universities; 18 of its 19 members are in the top 20 in terms of research funding. ... Northumbria University is a modern university located in Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England. ... The University of Sunderland is located in the north-east of England in the City of Sunderland. ... The University of Teesside, based in Middlesbrough, England, has a student body of 20,685 students as of 2005. ...


Local media

Local media include:

BBC North East and Cumbria is the BBC English Region covering Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham, Teesside and all but the Southern part of Cumbria. ... BBC Look North (North East and Cumbria) is the BBCs regional news programme for the North East area of England. ... Chimney Mill, 2006. ... Tyne Tees Television is the ITV television contractor for North East England. ... North East Tonight is the flagship news programme from Tyne Tees Television. ... BBC Radio Newcastle is the BBC Local Radio service English metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear. ... BBC Radio Cleveland is the BBC Local Radio service for the English areas of Teesside, County Durham and some of North Yorkshire. ... Metro Radio is an Independent Local Radio station broadcasting to North East England. ... 100-102 Century FM is the name of a radio station now controlled by GMG Radio as part of its Century Network. ... Galaxy North East is an English regional radio station specialising in dance music and RnB. It is based in Wallsend, at the Silverlink Business Park, near the junction of the A1058 and the A19, near the Billy Mill roundabout. ... , Wallsend is a town on the north bank of the River Tyne in north Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, England. ... 96. ... Thornaby-on-Tees is a civil parish within the borough of Stockton-on-Tees, in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, England. ... Categories: Station stubs | UK Radio Stations ... Sun FM Categories: Station stubs | UK Radio Stations ... Durham FM is an independent local radio station for County Durham. ... NE1 FM is an FM community radio station based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. ... The Sunderland Echo is a provincial newspaper published in Sunderland, England by Northeast Press at the Sunderland Echo House. ... , The Wearmouth Bridge Sunderland (pronounced: , or ) is a city in North East England which was formerly a county borough, and is now part of the City of Sunderland in Tyne and Wear. ... The Evening Chronicle is a daily, evening newspaper produced in Newcastle upon Tyne, covering Tyne and Wear, southern Northumberland and northern County Durham. ... The Journal is a daily newspaper produced in Newcastle upon Tyne. ... The Evening Gazette is a newspaper serving the Teesside area of England. ... The Shields Gazette, established in 1881, is a daily evening newspaper. ... South Shields is a coastal town in Tyne and Wear, England, on the south bank of the mouth of the River Tyne, with a population of about 90,000. ... The Hartlepool Mail is a newspaper serving Hartlepool and the surrounding area. ... The Northern Echo is a regional newspaper serving the north-east of England. ...

See also

This is a list of noteworthy bands and musicians from the North East of England. ... The following is a partial list of currently operating schools in the North East region of England. ...

External links

North East England Portal
  • North East Regional Assembly
  • One NorthEast - Regional Development Agency
  • North East England
  • The Official Visitor Site for Northumberland
  • The Myers Project
  • The North East Biodiversity Forum
  • The North East Group of the Botanical Society of the British Isles

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