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Kylie Minogue to kick off huge UK arena tour in the North East

Music
Hartlepool Council Leader Christopher Akers-Belcher.  Picture: TOM BANKS

Chance to quiz Hartlepool community safety chiefs in web chat

News
The Mini Con event underway at the Grand Hotel.

Star Wars, Transformers and Mad Max actors due to appear at Hartlepool Comic Con

News
Channel 4's Hunted is looking for applicants.

Channel 4's Hunted is looking for contestants - have you got what it takes?

TV and Film

JJ Abrams confirms Star Wars Episode IX script is finished

TV and Film

TV & streaming: The best shows to catch this week

TV and Film

Five of the best shows to watch on TV this week

TV and Film

TV choice: Redemption is the name of the game for Nelly in Sky Atlantic's Save Me

TV and Film
Tom Burke as Comoran Strike with co-star Holliday Grainger, who plays Robin.

Big Preview: It’s all getting a bit personal as Strike takes on a disturbing case

TV and Film
Paloma Faith

Win: Five pairs of tickets to Paloma Faith at Newcastle Arena

Music

Kylie Minogue to kick off huge UK arena tour in the North East

Music
Paloma Faith

Win: Five pairs of tickets to Paloma Faith at Newcastle Arena

Music
This Loverl Eggs - This Is Eggland (Egg Records)

Album review: The Lovely Eggs - This Is Eggland

Music
Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand performing at the O2 Academy in Newcastle. Pic: Gary Welford.

Review: Franz Ferdinand, O2 Academy, Newcastle

Music

Donna Air heads home to North East with Dancing on Ice tour

Lifestyle
The cast of Beautiful

Bronté Barbé on bringing Carole King musical Beautiful to Sunderland

Theatre and Comedy

Hartlepool dance festival is hailed as the best yet

News

Hundreds of youngsters strut their stuff at Hartlepool dance festival

Arts

From Snow White to White Walkers - what to expect from Durham’s Fire & Ice Festival

Arts
Channel 4's Hunted is looking for applicants.

Channel 4's Hunted is looking for contestants - have you got what it takes?

TV and Film
The Force Awakens director JJ Abrams who has confirmed there is a script for the next Star Wars film.

JJ Abrams confirms Star Wars Episode IX script is finished

TV and Film
Top Gear is back for its 25th series this week.

TV & streaming: The best shows to catch this week

TV and Film
Michel Roux Jnr holding a skrei cod.

Food and drink: Fishing for wild skrei cod in chilly Norwegian waters with chef Michael Roux Jr

News
A recipe from The Pancake Kitchen in Seaham for Shrove Tuesday. Picture: The Pancake Kitchen.

How to make the perfect pancake for Shrove Tuesday

Offbeat

Making a Sunday dinner? These reader recipes promise great Yorkshire puddings

Offbeat