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North East council and school support workers to strike again in September

Public Sector protest march in Newcastle City Centre updated

The walkout, scheduled for September 30, follows widespread disruption to councils, schools and fire services on July 10

Tributes paid to South Shields teenager Jack Burden who dies on school trip to Tanzania

The 18-year-old suffered a severe allergic reaction while carrying out community projects in the African country

Parents of epileptic man who died in his sleep visit Downing Street for fundraising drive

David and Lorraine Lathan outside No 10 Downing Street
The Parents of a Northumberland man who died from epilepsy have travelled to Downing Street for the launch of a fundraising drive

Designer Danny will run the Great North Run - and back again

Danny Jarvis, from Newcastle, who will run the Great North Run - and back again! - for Round Table Childrens Wish.
The 36-year-old, from Newcastle, will run a full 26.2 mile marathon on September 7, in aid of Round Table Children's Wish

Steven Taylor looking for big things in Manchester City opener

Steven Taylor of Newcastle United looks to evade the defence of Alex Brosque of Sydney FC
Newcastle United started thier pre-season tour well and Steven Taylor hopes they can hit the ground running when the season begins

Sunderland remain keen on Fabio Borini despite agent talk

Fabio Borini of Sunderland
Black Cats are looking to Joel Campbell as an alternative if they can't land Borini

Tributes paid to South Shields teenager Jack Burden who dies on school trip to Tanzania

The 18-year-old suffered a severe allergic reaction while carrying out community projects in the African country

Tributes paid to South Shields teenager Jack Burden who dies on school trip to Tanzania

The 18-year-old suffered a severe allergic reaction while carrying out community projects in the African country

Parents of epileptic man who died in his sleep visit Downing Street for fundraising drive

David and Lorraine Lathan outside No 10 Downing Street
The Parents of a Northumberland man who died from epilepsy have travelled to Downing Street for the launch of a fundraising drive

Designer Danny will run the Great North Run - and back again

Danny Jarvis, from Newcastle, who will run the Great North Run - and back again! - for Round Table Childrens Wish.
The 36-year-old, from Newcastle, will run a full 26.2 mile marathon on September 7, in aid of Round Table Children's Wish
HLP (Howarth Litchfield Partnership) associates in Durham

Appointments: Lisa Orrick, Michael Glen, Stephen Tudball, and Michael Robinson promoted at HLP

Howarth Litchfield Partnership has promoted four of its talented team to associate level

Sage remains on track to hit growth targets

Guy Berruyer Chief Exec of Sage Group updated
In an interim management statement, the Newcastle headquartered company reported revenue increased by 4.7% over the first nine months of the year

Open source evangelists host North East's first DrupalCamp conference

David Van der Velde and Adam Hill from Consult and Design
Businesses working in web development are invited to Sunderland Software Centre to learn more about how they could benefit from using Drupal

New North business Break90 aims to revolutionise golf market

Adrian Dye, Ron Wood, Rob Mullen, Fiona Lutz, Chris Holmes and Michael Smith
Rob Mullen has already employed four people at Break90, formed following financial backing from two former colleagues
Fabio Borini of Sunderland

Sunderland remain keen on Fabio Borini despite agent talk

Black Cats are looking to Joel Campbell as an alternative if they can't land Borini

Steven Taylor looking for big things in Manchester City opener

Steven Taylor of Newcastle United looks to evade the defence of Alex Brosque of Sydney FC
Newcastle United started thier pre-season tour well and Steven Taylor hopes they can hit the ground running when the season begins

Neil Cameron: Why Andy Carroll and Newcastle United shouldn't get back together

Andy Carroll scores for West Ham United against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light
The former local hero is a good guy and a great player - but his old club has moved on and he no longer fits the bill for what they need up front
Gateshead FC boss Gary Mills

Gary Mills says Gateshead can take inspiration from Leicester City

Gary Mills says Gateshead can take inspiration from last season's promotion near-miss, and from Leicester City

Ashes winner Paul Collingwood inspires schoolchildren on Hexham visit

Durham and England cricketer Paul Collingwood visiting Acomb First School.Howszat!!! Durham and England cricketer Paul Collingwood visiting Acomb First School.
Durham captain gives lesson in fair sportsmanship to Northumberland school pupils

Calum MacLeod has chance to make his mark for Durham Jets

Calum MacLeod of Durham Jets in action
Tonight's Twenty20 game against Northamptonshire marks the start of the most important part of Calum MacLeod's Durham career
The Happy Mondays

The Stockton Weekender promises a wealth of musical talent

Happy Mondays, Public Enemy and Martha Reeves are among a host of stars bound for Stockton this weekend

Susan Penhaligon on her part in new North East play

A new play by North East playwright Philip Meeks is bound for the North East en route to Edinburgh

Fun in the sun as Monument Movies returns to Newcastle

Crowds turned out to watch Frozen, part of Monument Movies
Crowds kicked-back in deck chairs to enjoy Disney's Frozen on the big screen in Newcastle City Centre
Salsa has been closed since July 8

Salsa Cafe in Newcastle city centre closes its doors

Westgate Road restaurant closed without warning after 18 years of trading

Music expert Chris Phipps launches menu with a difference in former bank vault

Monthly Eat It! nights in new Newcastle city centre bar and restaurant will combine music and themed food

Artisan run ice cream parlours offer luxury ice cream in the North East

Ice cream at Spurelli in Amble, Northumberland
Summer’s here. Time then to indulge in an artisan ice cream – something the North East excels in. Jane Hall has the scoop

Videos & Photos

Stills taken from Newcastle In Motion by Jack Fisher

How Newcastle University graduate is making a business from hyperlapse film technology

Crowds turned out to watch Frozen, part of Monument Movies

Fun in the sun as Monument Movies returns to Newcastle

Artists impression of the Hitachi Newton Aycliffe facility

Watch how Newcastle firm use drone technology to showcase Hitachi construction

 
 
Peaches Geldof and baby Phaedra

Peaches Geldof inquest: Baby alone for 15 hours with mum's body after tragic heroin death

Journalist, model and television presenter had started using heroin in again in February this year

Morning news headlines: Day of mourning in the Netherlands, BA continues Israel flights, Peaches Geldof inquest

A man lights candles before a special prayer for the victims of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
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Michael Schumacher with wife Corinne
Formula One legend making such good progress he might be allowed home by the end of next month

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