BBC assistant political editor Norman Smith has said he is looking forward to “longer dog walks” as he bid farewell to the broadcaster.
Reports compiled by a north-east council are too long and contain too much jargon, councillors have said.
Plans for a £1.5 million extension to a local authority building have been agreed.
Tributes have been paid to a north-east community stalwart who has lost his battle with cancer.
Primary and secondary schools could be built on either of two north-east sites as part of £71m campus project
Two sites have been earmarked as potential choices for a new £71 million north-east community campus.
A programme of improvements has been approved for a secondary school.
Councillors have backed plans to apply for £2 million lottery funding to pay for the upgrade of a popular park.
The sale of a library building - for just £1 - will usher in a “new level” of service to residents in a North-east village.