Expansion at Heathrow Airport would be beneficial to the North East

Heathrow expansion would 'create 5,000 jobs in the North East'

North East Chamber of Commerce backs research suggesting Heathrow expansion is best for the region

Allendale becomes first North East community to have local plan given seal of approval

Jan Simmonds and David Crellin of Allendale Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group in Allendale, Northumberland, which is the first place in the region to have a plan approved
The village of Allendale was part of a pioneering national project that asks local people to have their say on future development

Public inquiry into controversial green belt housing plans near Ponteland closes

MP Guy Opperman
Lugano barrister said approval of 280-home 'garden suburb' in Ponteland would show 'the lights have not been turned out in North East England'

Minister Brandon Lewis praises enthusiasm of North East after he visits Ashington

Communities Minister Brandon Lewis at Northumberland College, Ashington which is in line for upgrade of its facilities under the Government growth deal for the North East
The MP visited the Ashington campus on the day his Government announced a further £54m investment in local projects to stimulate economic growth

Royal Northern Sinfonia to pay homage to Queen - the band

Queen
Composer and arranger Tolga Kashif is to conduct the region's professional orchestra in a performance of his The Queen Symphony

Ministers announce £54m funding package to create jobs in the North East

Looking up the River Tyne
Ministers have announced a £54m investment package for jobs and economic growth in the North East

Lindisfarne welcome Rod Clements back and announce Newcastle gig in the summer

Steve Daggett, Charlie Harcourt, Rod Clements, Dave Hull-Denholm, Ian Thomson and Paul Thompson
The legendary North East folk rock band enters a new chapter with this new line up and a string of live performances planned for 2015

Eldon Leisure £3m investment: A first look at how the Newcastle centre will look

A CGI to show how the 10-pin bowling alley area will look at the revamped Eldon Leisure centre in Newcastle
CGIs show how Eldon Leisure will be transformed with a new ten-pin bowling alley and entertainment zone for families

EAT! IN serves up culinary adventures on Tyneside

A little culinary innovation will be a feature of EAT! IN
EAT! IN director Simon Preston talks about the latest edition of the popular food festival on Tyneside

Bede Gaming sign up first major Tier One client in deal with Rank Group

Dan Smith of Bede Gaming updated
The Newcastle firm will supply a new core digital platform for Rank Group, which has more than two million customers in the UK.

NEPIC Annual Awards: High flyers recognised at industry awards bash

The NEPIC Annual Awards Dinner 2015, NEPIC Staff: Lynne Aungiers; Astley Fenwick; Paul Butler; Joanne Rout; Stan Higgins; Louise Gwynne-Jones; John Brady; Ebba McGuigan; Felix OHare
The NEPIC Annual Awards celebrated the process industry's brightest youngsters and best companies

Grainger partnership buys £33.25m London development

Andrew Cunningham, chief executive of Grainger plc
The 16-story residential tower in Canning Town will provide 134 one and two-bedroom apartments, 25 car parking spaces and 4,173 sq ft of resident amenity space

Gateshead-based De La Rue anticipates £20m operating profit drop

De La Rue products
Trading update confirms trading has remained in line with revised expectations for De La Rue

Filtonic results plummet through tough trading conditions

Alan Needle, chief executive officer at Filtronic
Components manufacturer reports a loss for half-year, but chairman remains confident in strategy

Around 60,000 jobs could be created if region meets house building targets

Construction work on a new house
Demand for houses is outstripping supply in the region so why aren't more projects underway?

Sluggish housebuilding means North East could miss out on £315m and 60,000 jobs

An aerial view of houses in Newcastle
Planning consultant said councils must be prepared to make "tough policy choices" and review greenbelt to unlock boost to economy
Jan Simmonds and David Crellin of Allendale Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group in Allendale, Northumberland, which is the first place in the region to have a plan approved

Allendale becomes first North East community to have local plan given seal of approval

The village of Allendale was part of a pioneering national project that asks local people to have their say on future development

Minister Brandon Lewis praises enthusiasm of North East after he visits Ashington

Communities Minister Brandon Lewis at Northumberland College, Ashington which is in line for upgrade of its facilities under the Government growth deal for the North East
The MP visited the Ashington campus on the day his Government announced a further £54m investment in local projects to stimulate economic growth

Around 60,000 jobs could be created if region meets house building targets

Construction work on a new house
Demand for houses is outstripping supply in the region so why aren't more projects underway?

Ministers announce £54m funding package to create jobs in the North East

Looking up the River Tyne
Ministers have announced a £54m investment package for jobs and economic growth in the North East
Chris Mallon, chief executive of the National Beef Association

National Beef Association renews demands for Agricultural Ombudsman

Hexham-based consultative body the National Beef Association says plunge in milk prices have reinforced need for action

Bede Gaming sign up first major Tier One client in deal with Rank Group

Dan Smith of Bede Gaming updated
The Newcastle firm will supply a new core digital platform for Rank Group, which has more than two million customers in the UK

Heathrow expansion would 'create 5,000 jobs in the North East'

Expansion at Heathrow Airport would be beneficial to the North East
North East Chamber of Commerce backs research suggesting Heathrow expansion is best for the region

NEPIC Annual Awards: High flyers recognised at industry awards bash

The NEPIC Annual Awards Dinner 2015, NEPIC Staff: Lynne Aungiers; Astley Fenwick; Paul Butler; Joanne Rout; Stan Higgins; Louise Gwynne-Jones; John Brady; Ebba McGuigan; Felix OHare
The NEPIC Annual Awards celebrated the process industry's brightest youngsters and best companies
Fund for disabled Gateshead attack victim Alan Barnes tops £7,000 in just 24 hours

Fund for disabled Gateshead attack victim Alan Barnes tops £7,000 in just 24 hours

The Alan Barnes fund was set-up by beautician Katie Cutler, who read the shocking story in the Chronicle about Gateshead victim Alan Barnes

Disabled Gateshead man Alan Barnes says he is 'overwhelmed' by generosity after attack

Disabled Gateshead man Alan Barnes says he is 'overwhelmed' by generosity after attack
The appeal launched after we told the story of the cowardly attack on disabled man Alan Barnes in Gateshead

Blyth suicide survivor Aimee Wilson tells how she came back from the brink

Blyth suicide survivor Aimee Wilson tells how she came back from the brink
Blyth blogger Aimee Wilson now looking to the future and helping others coping with mental illness
Inside the razzmatazz of the official Six Nations launch

Inside the razzmatazz of the official Six Nations launch

The media profile of the Six Nations is now a world away from what former England captain Roger Uttley knew in his own playing days

John Carver claims to be the miserable one but Newcastle United head coach can't stop smiling

John Carver claims to be the miserable one but Newcastle United head coach can't stop smiling
Newcastle's head coach has been given the opportunity of a lifetime and Neil Cameron says we should all wish him well

How about David Moyes as Newcastle United's next head coach?

How about David Moyes as Newcastle United's next head coach?
Newcastle United still need a new direction after John Carver's appointment, and David Moyes is the compelling curveball candidate
Tiger Hornsby

Detox cocktails on the menu at Tyneside bar Tiger Hornsby

Mixologists at quayside bar Tiger Hornsby have come up with a range of healthy mocktails such as Kale Mary and Bounty Martini

Royal Northern Sinfonia to pay homage to Queen - the band

Queen
Composer and arranger Tolga Kashif is to conduct the region's professional orchestra in a performance of his The Queen Symphony

American singer-songwriter Vikesh Kapoor heading for Newcastle's Cluny 2

American songwriter and performer Vikesh Kapoor
American songwriter Vikesh Kapoor is out to boost his UK profile with tour on the back of his debut album
Tiger Hornsby

Detox cocktails on the menu at Tyneside bar Tiger Hornsby

Mixologists at quayside bar Tiger Hornsby have come up with a range of healthy mocktails such as Kale Mary and Bounty Martini

EAT! IN serves up culinary adventures on Tyneside

A little culinary innovation will be a feature of EAT! IN
EAT! IN director Simon Preston talks about the latest edition of the popular food festival on Tyneside

New incarnation of Last Days of the Raj opens in Dinnington

Last Days of the Raj at Dinnington
The heir to the popular Low Fell restaurant which closed in 2012 has opened a new eatery in the former Bay Horse pub

Co-pilot was in control of AirAsia plane which crashed

The Airbus A320-200 was being flown by the co-pilot, Remi Emmanuel Plesel when it crashed into the Java sea

"yo-yo" weather in Britain to last a week

Snow and freezing temperatures to hit the country as Met Office issue an amber warning

Videos & Photos

The NEPIC Annual Awards Dinner 2015, NEPIC Staff: Lynne Aungiers; Astley Fenwick; Paul Butler; Joanne Rout; Stan Higgins; Louise Gwynne-Jones; John Brady; Ebba McGuigan; Felix OHare

NEPIC Annual Awards: High flyers recognised at industry awards bash

Lauren Barnes looking over the exhibition created by people with health issues at the Oriental Museum Durham

Durham Oriental Museum teams up with mental health charity to create its latest exhibition

Paul Stonebanks, managing director of AIS

North Shields energy centre is blazing a trail for offshore training

 
 

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