Tynedale host Westcombe Park looking to erase the memory of the defeat at Blackheath last weekend.
From one London club to another, Tynedale rugby chairman John Shotton hopes his men will never make the same mistakes again.
With three potential opensides out injured, coach Tom Borthwick will delay his selection as long as possible. Shotton said: "Last week was the worst we have played in Tom's four years as coach."
The Moffitts from Stocksfield took top honours at this year's Northumbria Holstein Breeders' Club awards with their Hunday herd.
The Peepy farm-based cows scooped the trophies for top herd on production and top herd on inspection at the club's annual meeting in Stocksfield.
Northumberland's new super council is to retain the existing county council's official logo when it takes over following local government reorganisation in April.
A working group has concluded there is merit in reviewing the 35-year-old logo to ensure it reflects the new unitary council's vision and values.
However, the need to prioritise effective service delivery from April 1 means it will be retained for the time being.
A teenager from Newton has led the re-design of her school's new uniform.
Westfield School, in Gosforth, Newcastle, set up a focus group consisting of teachers, pupils and parents after students first aired their thoughts on updating the uniform.
Two girls instrumental in the design team for the new uniform were Emma Gillespie, 15, from Newton, near Stocksfield, (pictured right) and Karlamay Christensen, 12, from Kibblesworth, Gateshead.
A woman from Corbridge has won the chance to ride at Aintree on Grand National Day.
Holly Brown, 24, is one 16 novice riders who is into the next round of the John Smith's People's Race. She will be assigned to a local professional trainer in the hope of being among the 10 riders selected for the big day.
Holly Brown at Chesters Stud Farm in Chollerford, where she works.
She said: "I have watched the Grand National ever since I was a child and it has a special place in my heart. I'm so excited to get through to the next stage of the John Smith's People's Race, and would give anything for the chance to ride out at Aintree.
Tomorrow will see the launch of a new free newspaper for Journal readers in Northumberland.
Journal Extra will come free with The Journal every Thursday with 36 pages of news and sport from around the county in addition to The Journal's normal service.
Regular features in Journal Extra will include a nostalgia page, readers' pictures of Northumberland and a weekly focus on one of the county's schools. There will also be weekly promotions and competitions exclusively for our Northumberland readers.
A cricket club has received ÃÂ£1000 to improve their ground ahead of the new season.
Stocksfield Cricket Club got the money from the England and Wales Cricket Board, to pay for a new sight screen for the 2009 season.
It will replace the old corrugated sheet sight screens on the main pitch, which have served their purpose over many years of use. They will now be used on the second pitch adding to the clubs ever-improving facilities.
Plans are being drawn up, the troops are gathering and no doubt laying out their helmets and swords: for the first time in almost 1,600 years, centurion soldiers are preparing to march along the Roman Wall.
It'll be a remarkable sight in Northumberland and a highlight of this year's cultural calendar which is celebrating our North East heritage and landscape.
The re-garrisoning of Hadrian's Wall is part of a Living Frontier event in May which will include re-enactments, Roman-theme food and activities and a huge pageant in Corbridge.
Youngsters in Corbridge and Hexham have been pulling out all the stops to help improve the lives of poverty-stricken orphans in Sri Lanka.
Hexham-based charity Mercy Trucks runs relief projects in the Asian country, which was devastated by the 2004 tsunami.
The lives of Sri lankan children have improved tremendously with help from Mercy Trucks and fundraising volunteers.
And this year, they were given a helping hand by Corbridge First School, who chipped in by raising funds to buy computers for the orphanage and three schools in the area, and Hexham Scouts, who held bring and buy sales to raise money to buy mattresses for Sri Lanka's orphaned children.
Shasun Pharma Solutions has won ÃÂ£2,000 for an environmental project at Cramlington High School after winning the environmental prize at the North East Process Industry Cluster Awards.
The firm won for its employee-funded development of wetlands and wild life area and fpr the opening of their biological treatment facilities to other local industry.
There were also two School Environmental Awards which went to Corbridge Middle School for a stainable community orchard and St Matthew's Primary School in Prudhoe for the work on its eco-garden. Both schools won ÃÂ£2,000.