The North East Manifesto - six key demands

The North East Manifesto - we reveal what the people of the region REALLY want

The North East gives its view about more power for the regions, austerity, the NHS and other key policies in the run up to the general election

New uses identified for up to 90 sites in Northumberland

Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth
New uses have been identified for up to 90 sites in Northumberland as part of a council asset review

Name in lights for Metro Radio as firm confirms sponsorship deal extension

Dominic Munnelly, Marketing Director at Metro Radio, with Nichola McKenna, Marketing and Commercial Manager for the Metro Radio Arena
New signage has been installed at the Metro Radio Arena, as the media business renews its sponsorship of the venue for a further two years

French students experience work at Fenwick's Newcastle store

French students take work experience at Fenwick as part of an exchange service arranged by International Newcastle
Eight business and retail management students from Montpellier worked in the department store for a month while experiencing life in the North East

Soldiers to excavate Northumberland Roman fort where their predecessors served centuries ago

Vindolanda
Northumberland's Vindolanda offers dig places to help personnel back on the road to recovery

Learning Curve Group sold in multi-million pound deal backed by private equity funds

Judith Moran
Co-founders Judith Moran and Tony Outhart exit the business as management trio take over

Two thirds of North East law firms 'could close' as Legal Aid contracts are slashed, lawyer claims

Barristers and solicitors outside Southwark Crown Court, London, during a nationwide strike against Government plans to cut fees as part of a bid to slash £220 million from the legal aid budget
North East criminal lawyers say government cuts to Legal Aid could lead to "reduction in firms and in justice" in the region

North East visits by Martin Luther King and Muhammad Ali feature in civil rights exhibition

Dr Martin Luther King
Journey to Justice highlights our region's fight for rights as well as the US civil rights movement

North East to begin formal talks with Government over devolution deal

Greg Clark MP
North East leaders to put forward proposals to Cities Minister Greg Clarke MP before negotiating with the Chancellor

Ferschl Tubeform Limited falls into administration causing 44 redundancies

Ferschl Tubeform factory on South West Industrial Estate, Peterlee
Administrators said the Peterlee-based manufacturer had suffered losses for around six years

Wilderness and its appeal explored at Newcastle University conference

Nature reclaims an old industrial site at Blaydon Burn in Gateshead
Delegates arrive on Tyneside from across the world for wild event which has lured experts in landscape and the wilderness

The Feathers Inn is tickled by the rise of the brewsters

Pictured from left Laura Jayne Burlison, Pia Castleton Annie Ball and Helen Cradock
The achievements of women in the food and drink sector will be celebrated at a popular festival in Northumberland

Thinking Digital's Herb Kim appointed executive chairman to advisory board of Tech North

Thinking Digital chief executive Herb Kim
Initiative, part of the Tech City UK network, is design to fuel the growth of the digital economy in the North of England

Furniture Clinic in Burnopfield to create new jobs as it grows on back of major expansion

From left, Jessica Barron, Ben Staerck and Jordan Smith at Furniture Clinic in Burnopfield
Investment will allow Burnopfield company to increase capacity by more than 300% while taking on eight to ten new employees

Labour will build high speed rail linking linking Newcastle with North West, Ed Balls announces

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls
Shadow Chancellor reveals plans to delay or scrap parts of the planned "HS2" high speed rail scheme and link northern cities together instead

Shell UK reveal 250 jobs to go from North Sea operations

Shell
Oil giant is making further cuts, on top of the 250 jobs reduction announced last summer, as part of cost saving measures
The North East Manifesto - six key demands

The North East Manifesto - we reveal what the people of the region REALLY want

The North East gives its view about more power for the regions, austerity, the NHS and other key policies in the run up to the general election

Property gallery: Penshaw barn conversion offers the best of both worlds

Aileen Brewis and her property, 4 The Granaries in Offerton Village near the Penshaw Monument
Located in a wonderful countryside setting, this four-bedroom barn conversion is perfect for those that love the outdoors

Hilton Dawson: Decent and responsible politicians should not be acting in this way

James Bolam, November 1975, with actor Rodney Bewes the stars of television programme The Likely Lads
North East Party leader Hilton Dawson on the choices we face at the election - and why we must use our votes

Soldiers to excavate Northumberland Roman fort where their predecessors served centuries ago

Vindolanda
Northumberland's Vindolanda offers dig places to help personnel back on the road to recovery
French students take work experience at Fenwick as part of an exchange service arranged by International Newcastle

French students experience work at Fenwick's Newcastle store

Eight business and retail management students from Montpellier worked in the department store for a month while experiencing life in the North East

Name in lights for Metro Radio as firm confirms sponsorship deal extension

Dominic Munnelly, Marketing Director at Metro Radio, with Nichola McKenna, Marketing and Commercial Manager for the Metro Radio Arena
New signage has been installed at the Metro Radio Arena, as the media business renews its sponsorship of the venue for a further two years

Beth Farhat column: concern is growing on rail franchises

Beth Farhat, regional secretary at the Northern TUC
Regional head of the TUC calls for a publicly owned rail net worth that puts people before profit

Learning Curve Group sold in multi-million pound deal backed by private equity funds

Judith Moran
Co-founders Judith Moran and Tony Outhart exit the business as management trio take over
Newcastle human trafficking probe: Five arrested after alleged victims' claims

Newcastle human trafficking probe: Five arrested after alleged victims' claims

Alleged victims claim they had been subject to human trafficking and were being exploited for work

North East rush-hour: Latest from the roads, rail, flights and ferries

North East rush-hour: Latest from the roads, rail, flights and ferries
Your daily round-up of the traffic and travel across Newcastle and the North East ahead of this evening's rush-hour

Detectives trace key witness in Newcastle rape case from three years ago

Detectives trace key witness in Newcastle rape case from three years ago
Investigation into Newcastle city centre attack in 2012 has been reopened and one witness already traced - but police still want to speak to another man
Steve McClaren not going anywhere including Newcastle United says Derby chief executive

Steve McClaren not going anywhere including Newcastle United says Derby chief executive

Ex-England boss Steve McClaren ready to stay at iPro Stadium with the Rams and not come to Newcastle United

Wear-Tyne derby tickets: Limited number of Sunderland tickets still available for Sunday

Wear-Tyne derby tickets: Limited number of Sunderland tickets still available for Sunday
Sunderland fans still have the opportunity to get their hands on the remaining few Wear-Tyne derby tickets for Sunday's game

Five things we learned from Newcastle United's accounts: No excuse not to invest

Five things we learned from Newcastle United's accounts: No excuse not to invest
Lack of trust is a problem for Newcastle United but commercial revenue improvements are a sign of a club whose off-field business is OK
The Maker Faire UK 2015 takes place at the Life Science Centre on April 25 and 26

Maker Faire UK will celebrate inventions at the Centre for Life in Newcastle

The two day extravaganza of an event on April 25 and 26 will welcome makers and creators from all over the world to Tyneside

Final Say: Comedian Dylan Moran muses on his latest show Off The Hook

Dylan Moran
Newcastle City Hall and Middlesbrough Town Hall will both play host to the popular Irish comic who is on a mammoth UK tour

Sixties legend Billy J. Kramer returns to the North East

Billy J. Kramer
He emerged from the Sixties music scene that also gave us The Beatles but Billy J. Kramer is still going strong and has a new album
Davey Babooram of Cafe Bowes, Barnard Castle

Café Bowes has a special way with a Teesdale lamb steak

Chef Davey Babooram shares his very special recipe for a mouth-watering lamb dish served at the Bowes Museum

Top chef Daryl Chadwick furnishes Barker and Stonehouse shoppers with food

James Barker, Daryl Chadwick and Nathan Baker
A new Chadwick & Co Coffee House and Kitchen is opening at a North East branch of Barker and Stonehouse

The Feathers Inn is tickled by the rise of the brewsters

Pictured from left Laura Jayne Burlison, Pia Castleton Annie Ball and Helen Cradock
The achievements of women in the food and drink sector will be celebrated at a popular festival in Northumberland

Bets are on for the royal baby's name

Alice, Charlotte, Victoria, Arthur, Henry and James are amongst the favorite names for punters

Alps plane crash: Andreas Lubitz's girlfriend pregnant

Authorities have revealed that he hid from his employers a sick note declaring him unfit to work on the day of the disaster

Videos & Photos

Aileen Brewis and her property, 4 The Granaries in Offerton Village near the Penshaw Monument

Property gallery: Penshaw barn conversion offers the best of both worlds

The Maker Faire UK 2015 takes place at the Life Science Centre on April 25 and 26

Maker Faire UK will celebrate inventions at the Centre for Life in Newcastle

James Barker and Mary Berry at the opening of Barker and Stonehouse's Stockton store

Bake-Off star Mary Berry helps launch new Barker and Stonehouse store in Stockton

 
 

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