“ For over 125 years, The Northern Echo has been a paper of record, providing the people of the North-East and North Yorkshire with the vital international, national, regional and local news of the day. Long established as the authoritative voice of the region, it currently sells more than 75,000 copies a day and is one of England's biggest provincial morning newspapers. „
I have been reading the Northern Echo for the last 35 yrs it was originally a broadsheet so apart from letting everyone know what was going on in the North East I bet there wasn't many carpets that didn't have 'The Echo' as undelay right up to the '90s' when it was made smaller.
The front page is for the important local story, the internaional news on the following pages.
Hearallsides -or HAS- is the letters page where you can have your say on local and political viewpoints
Dad at large we follow the trials and tribulations of the editors family which is easily related to I can tell you
Chris Lloyd's Echomemories is a real trip down memory lane .
Sharron Griffiths page is not to be missed either giving a womans point of view on all things local and international.
The 'Hatched Matched and Despatched' page keeps you up to date as well.
The cryptic crossword can be a stinker and a great challenge plus a great sense of acheivement when completed (rarely)
On Thursday we get a 7 day tv suppliment which includes 'Whats on' for local theatres clubs and groups for every part of the reigion.
I look forward every day to my Northern Echo its like a friend calling round for a cuppa. Long may it continue