A NATURAL AFFINITY TO FINE SCULPTURE

SUSAN BURKE meets wood sculptor Caz Foster at her Kirkwhelpington home and learns about her fascination with the qualities of different woods.


HOW WALLINGTON FOLK HAVE GOT THEIR KICKS

GORDON WILKINSON looks back over 139 years of sporting activity for an amateur football team with its roots in one of the county’s best-known estates.


THERE’S NORTH, AND THEN THERE’S NORTH

THE early part of the year is always a time for making plans, and I have more than a few up my sleeve. Just now, following my four-year exploration of the North East – the old kingdom of Northumbria – I am aiming for an even wider perspective on all things northern, to try and get a sense of what makes the north so special, especially its landscapes and our relationship with them and its wild creatures.