TALKING POINT
 

Schools ban the latest craze as shops sell out

Talking Point
 

Heart-warming response to debfrillator cam

Leading the way for the next generation

A renewed attack on the notion of local justice

Can the BID ever win over the doubters?

Change of fortune at Haydon Bridge High School

Public outcry over hospital care centre's overnight closure

A timely reminder for all dog walkers

Don’t let a phone call take an innocent life

Golfers take a shot at speeding up game

Audit office figures reveal state of schools

Call to speed up roll out of 20mph zones

School experiments with cosy footwear

Council counts the cost of fly-tipping

The case for term-time holidays

What next as super school plan fails?

National spotlight shines on Hadrian's Wall

Boxing Day trading comes up for debate