The Journal Culture Awards 2014 - nominations are now open

The ceremony will once again reward, recognise and showcase the best of North East's cultural output - in fantastic fashion

Hilton Dawson - from schoolboy protestor to the North East party leader

Hilton Dawson of the North East Party
Will political veteran triumph against the odds again and win influence for the North East

The North East needs 'a million more people' says Sir John Hall

Sir John Hall
Metrocentre entrepreneur sir John Hall says the North East needs to 'think big' to attract new industries

£417,000 lottery boost for Northumberland bay's nature reserves

Computer generated image of the proposed Hauxley Nature Reserve visitor centre
A cash award from the Heritage Lottery Fund gives the go ahead for a new visitor centre at Hauxley Nature Reserve at Druridge Bay

McDonald's new chief executive and president is a North East university graduate

Steve Easterbrook, the new president and chief executive of McDonald’s
Steve Easterbrook studied at Durham University and has now been appointed to the top job at McDonald's

Up to 30 teachers jobs to go at two Gateshead academy schools

Students at Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy in Birtley receive their A-Level results
Up to 22 teaching jobs and 9 support staff to go at Thorp Academy in Ryton, while 8 jobs to go at Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy in Birtley

MP Guy Opperman takes up Matfen's fight for superfast broadband

MP Guy Opperman
Hexham MP Guy Opperman has taken up Matfen's fight for superfast broadband, after it was missed out of an initial rollout

Church concerns over pioneering Newcastle three-parent technique mitochondrial

A scientist at work on inherited mitochondrial diseases
Newcastle university scientists defend their research that could help prevent catalogue of diseases

Greenbelt campaigners say Woolsington Hall transformation will set a 'dangerous precedent'

Aerial photo of Woolsington Hall
Sir John Hall's Cameron Hall Developments wants to develop the Newcastle land for homes and a five-star hotel

Labour's Chuka Umunna vows to raise living standards in North East and back world-class industries

Chuka Umunna MP
Shadow Business Secretary rejects calls for Labour to abandon planned spending cuts in interview with The Journal

Delavals looks to crowdfunding for next round of investment

Left to right, John Gilfillan of Delavals with Simon Johnson of NEL at Seaton Delaval Hall
Delavals Brewers aims to raise £400,000 through a crowdfunding platform to support its future plans

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.

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

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
Computer generated image of the proposed Hauxley Nature Reserve visitor centre

£417,000 lottery boost for Northumberland bay's nature reserves

A cash award from the Heritage Lottery Fund gives the go ahead for a new visitor centre at Hauxley Nature Reserve at Druridge Bay

Property video and gallery: Detached Gosforth home offers quiet seclusion

41 The Drive in Gosforth
This unique-looking four-bedroom detached house was built in the 1940s near to Newcastle's Town Moor

The North East needs 'a million more people' says Sir John Hall

Sir John Hall
Metrocentre entrepreneur sir John Hall says the North East needs to 'think big' to attract new industries

Hilton Dawson - from schoolboy protestor to the North East party leader

Hilton Dawson of the North East Party
Will political veteran triumph against the odds again and win influence for the North East
David Knight, CEO of ScS with 20 staff from the Sunderland head office at the London Stock Exchange

Sunderland-based ScS opens the London Stock Exchange

The market was opened by CEO David Knight and 20 ScS staff from the Sunderland head office and stores across the country

Hitachi on track to launch recruitment drive in County Durham

Benjamin Mawby, left and Darren Cumner of Hitachi at the Newton Aycliffe complex
A recruitment drive to ultimately fill more than 700 positions at Hitachi's factory in Newton Aycliffe gets under way within days

Delavals looks to crowdfunding for next round of investment

Left to right, John Gilfillan of Delavals with Simon Johnson of NEL at Seaton Delaval Hall
Delavals Brewers aims to raise £400,000 through a crowdfunding platform to support its future plans

Hilton Newcastle Gateshead sells for in excess of £36m

The Hilton Newcastle Gateshead hotel
The hotel has been sold on by Aviva Investors, who funded its development when it was built and opened 11 years ago
Mr Justice: Landlord ordered to carry out improvement work on a Blyth property

Mr Justice: Landlord ordered to carry out improvement work on a Blyth property

Northumberland County Council demanded action after a complaint was made from the tenant of a property in Blyth

Rowlands Gill youngster set for more surgery as he battles rare condition

Rowlands Gill youngster set for more surgery as he battles rare condition
Medics set to perform an operation that will allow Gateshead boy to enjoy school life with all his other pals

North East actor Tim Healy to wed partner Joan Anderton this year

North East actor Tim Healy to wed partner Joan Anderton this year
The Benidorm star said the event would be a private affair but didn't rule out his ex Denise Welch being there
Dunston UTS and North Shields back on the road to Wembley glory

Dunston UTS and North Shields back on the road to Wembley glory

Dunston UTS and North Shields aim to make FA Vase progress, but what's that got to do with Edward III?

Ashington 1-2 Shildon: Title challengers in form but Ashington show potential

Ashington 1-2 Shildon: Title challengers in form but Ashington show potential
Shildon cemented their title credentials with victory at Ashington, but the Colliers came out with some credit

Southport 0-1 Gateshead: Robbie Ramshaw's early strike closes the gap in Conference

Southport 0-1 Gateshead: Robbie Ramshaw's early strike closes the gap in Conference
Gateshead manager Gary Mills is delighted after Robbie Ramshaw strike earns the Tynesiders a crucial three points

The Journal Culture Awards 2014 - nominations are now open

The ceremony will once again reward, recognise and showcase the best of North East's cultural output - in fantastic fashion

Regional recipes from Northumberland and County Durham to tickle the tastebuds of tourists

Wild Mushrooms with Black Grouse Porter from Rhian Cradock at The Feathers Inn
Food trails in County Durham and Northumberland inspire recipes visitors can take home with them

Culture Magazine - February

Welcome to the first Culture of 2015 and once again fitting a quart into a pint pot was our New Year challenge
Wild Mushrooms with Black Grouse Porter from Rhian Cradock at The Feathers Inn

Regional recipes from Northumberland and County Durham to tickle the tastebuds of tourists

Food trails in County Durham and Northumberland inspire recipes visitors can take home with them

Charles Evans has a post-Christmas yearning for a curry

The Taj Mahal Restaurant in Amble
Warkworth Castle and an Indian restaurant in Amble comprise a good day out for our foodie artist Charles Evans

Detox cocktails on the menu at Tyneside bar Tiger Hornsby

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

Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane launched into foul-mouthed road rage rant, says taxi driver

Fateh Kerar says retired football star launched tirade after being told to smile

Justin Bieber apologises for bad behaviour

The singer says his "arrogant and conceited" attitude was to cover up his feelings

Videos & Photos

41 The Drive in Gosforth

Property video and gallery: Detached Gosforth home offers quiet seclusion

The Journal Culture Awards 2014 - nominations are now open

Wild Mushrooms with Black Grouse Porter from Rhian Cradock at The Feathers Inn

Regional recipes from Northumberland and County Durham to tickle the tastebuds of tourists

 
 

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