Quick links to regional news

Darlington
Improvements being made at struggling Darlington school (Northern Echo)

Durham
Duke of Gloucester opens Consett Academy and Leisure Centre and tours The Witham in Barnard Castle (ChronicleLive)
Teesdale youngsters put down firm foundations – thanks to Lego (Teesdale Mercury)
County Durham and Northumberland youngsters unveil new rugby strips at Twickenham (ChronicleLive)
Bakers have recipe for success (Sunderland Echo)
Children compete in bake-off event (Hartlepool Mail)
Students’ licence to thrill with James Bond-themed charity night (Sunderland Echo)

Gateshead
Teesside pupils gear up for their musical performance at The Sage in Gateshead (GazetteLive)

Hartlepool
Children’s author inspires Hartlepool youngsters to get reading (Hartlepool Mail)
Hartlepool pupils chosen to grow seeds from space (Hartlepool Mail)
Hartlepool students get Brilliant taste of university life (Hartlepool Mail)
Hartlepool teenagers join in event tackling antisocial behaviour (Hartlepool Mail)

Middlesbrough
Teens given second chance at education thanks to Middlesbrough College’s MC Academy (GazetteLive)
Staff and pupils at Acklam Grange School celebrate after praise by inspectors (GazetteLive)
Watch the battle of the bricks as Lego robot wars come to Middlesbrough (GazetteLive)

Newcastle
Newcastle High School for Girls holds annual fashion show (ChronicleLive)
Newcastle support centre for autistic students in line to win national award (ChronicleLive)
Your World Book Day photos of children in Newcastle & the North East in disguise! (ChronicleLive)

North Tyneside
Cheque’s up for healthcare (News Guardian)
Wheels in motion for go kart competition (News Guardian)

Northumberland
Going all to pot teaches Morpeth youngsters the secrets of success (Morpeth Herald)
Institute’s great insight for pupils into Chinese culture (Morpeth Herald)
Academy chain casts its net in Haltwhistle (Hexham Courant)
Young anglers in Haltwhistle catch a special delivery (Hexham Courant)
Work begins to repair Prudhoe West school (Hexham Courant)
Creating plenty of memories (Northumberland Gazette)
Staying safe on the web (Northumberland Gazette)
Belford pupils show ‘i’ for entrepreneurship (Northumberland Gazette)
County Durham and Northumberland youngsters unveil new rugby strips at Twickenham (ChronicleLive)

Redcar & Cleveland
Teesside pupils gear up for their musical performance at The Sage in Gateshead (GazetteLive)

South Tyneside
Unions call for assurances over jobs after two Tyneside colleges reveal plans to merge resources (ChronicleLive)

Stockton-on-Tees
Mum’s mission to save lives by putting defibrillators in schools after son’s collapse (GazetteLive)

Sunderland
Sunderland sixth former elbows her way to engineering success (Sunderland Echo)
Caring and sharing students (Sunderland Echo)
Chatterbooks scheme aims to get Sunderland kids reading more (Sunderland Echo)
Hundreds back campaign to save Sunderland lollipop patrols (Sunderland Echo)