Quick links to regional news


Lucy using leg-break heartache to inspire students (Darlington & Stockton Times)


Plans unveiled for 250 student bedrooms at East Durham College’s Houghall Campus (Durham Times)

Euro-hopes on show at Gala  (The Northern Echo)

Awards recognise Staindrop pupils’ outstanding achievements (Teesdale Mercury)


Sparklers and popping candy caught the judges’ eyes and tastebuds in a three-course cook-off for college house glory (Emmanuel College news)


Deadline looms for Hartlepool primary school places (Hartlepool Mail)

Hartlepool pupils make more than a token effort (Hartlepool Mail)


Middlesbrough school to remain partially closed until Monday due to safety fears (GazetteLive)

Middlesbrough school’s ’emergency closure’ extended after glass panel shatters (GazetteLive)


Titanic will be cut down to size in Newcastle University event for local school pupils (ChronicleLive)

North Tyneside

Protests gather over plans to close nurseries (News Guardian)

Pupils go behind the scenes at chocolate factory (News Guardian)

School side is on the ball in competition (News Guardian)

School showing good improvements, says Inspector (News Guardian)


Amble Links Is A Cut Above! (Northumberland Gazette)

Delight as new sports facilities are unveiled (Northumberland Gazette)

Youngsters given tips from top by Super League stars (News Post Leader)

Courses for part timers (News Post Leader)

Northumberland’s schools ‘moving in the right direction’ (Morpeth Herald)

Pupils praised for their academic achievement (Berwick Advertiser)

Redcar & Cleveland 

Redcar school earns £1,000 award for approach to ‘disadvantaged’ pupils (GazetteLive)

South Tyneside

South Shields nursery celebrates outstanding Ofsted report (Shields Gazette)

Builder looks to Whitburn academy to solve skills crisis (Shields Gazette)


Auschwitz visit offers a lesson in history (Stockton Riverside College news)


Holocaust survivor tells her story to Sunderland pupils (Sunderland Echo)

Free school travel for disabled teenagers faces axe as Sunderland struggles with funding cuts (Sunderland Echo)

Sunderland schoolgirl wins sausage design competition (Sunderland Echo)