Proposals for making Acorn Road more “community-friendly” would damage trade, say local shops. Video interviews by Nelly Stavropoulou and Sophie Bauckham
Ahead of this weekend’s Great North Run, watch our short film on why Jesmond Dene is so popular with runners
Osborne road hotel and partner venues invite public to view recent renovations while enjoying cocktails and canapés, reports Alexandra Carr
Charity’s annual Bookfest culminates in fiction-writing workshop by author Laura Fish. Nelly Stavropoulou and Charlotte Krol report
Ambitious play gives young people a new voice. Charlotte Krol and Nelly Stavropoulou report
View our slideshow of today’s epic downpour – with thanks to our friends on Twitter
Oenophiles invited to join Premium Cellars as it launches online business venture, reports Alexandra Carr
Taster session to help young people learn and adapt. Charlotte Krol and Nelly Stavropoulou report
Jesmond Dene House hosts afternoon tea with fragrance-based menu, reports Alexandra Carr.
The Olympic Torch arrives in Jesmond on Friday evening, but will mean some temporary road closures, reports James Al Mudallal.