Dora Warwick, Annie Hutchinson and Jack Jackson who all have relatives marked on the newly discovered war memorial at Woodhorn Colliery museum

Missing Newsham and New Delaval war memorial rediscovered in Northumberland archives

Families of the deceased appealed for help in solving the 'mystery' of the lost tribute and it was uncovered in Woodhorn Museum

Prime Minister's Questions LIVE: The countdown to the 2015 General Election

Prime Minister David Cameron, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Labour Party leader Ed Miliband live
All the action from the House of Commons' liveliest hour as Leader of the Opposition Ed Miliband takes Prime Minister David Cameron to task

World War II factory to be named 'ROF 59' in permanent memorial to Aycliffe Angels

Finley Structures Managing Director Julie Finley (left) with hospitality consultant Kim Fryer outside the former Presswork Metals building on Aycliffe Business Park
“We recognise the important historical significance of the factory and the Aycliffe Angels who used to work there." - Managing director Julie Finley

NHS medical director to visit Cramlington's new £90m hospital

Sir Bruce Keogh tops out the new specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington
Sir Bruce Keogh will be at the state-of-the-art emergency care facility on Wednesday to meet doctors and staff

Greggs profits up 41% as food-on-the-go strategy pays off in stronger economy

Greggs on Neville Street, Newcastle City Centre
Newcastle bakers are now selling around £1m in coffees every week as weather has helped an "exceptional" performance over the last year

Former foreign secretary David Miliband says UK must open its borders to Syrian refugees

The former Foreign Secretary David Miliband
David Miliband, former South Shields MP and president of International Rescue Committee, said the UK had homed too few refugees

Newcastle schools 'should do more' to ensure science city legacy

The Science Central Building
MP Chi Onwurah believes schools and the Government need to work together to get more pupils taking up triple science at GCSE

North East homeless people find a voice through art in exhibition at Durham Cathedral

Work by one of the young homeless people, which is on display in Durham Cathedral
Home And A Job is the result of an art project run by Youth Homeless North East to give the 16 to 25-year-olds a voice on issues which hit them hardest

More must cycle in the in the North East to combat 'inactivity epidemic' in children

The Big Pedal aims to get children on their bikes during the school-run
Sustrans says almost half of children are not getting the recommended daily amount of exercise and more needs to be done

Cutting smoking in North East could save regional economy £100m

Cigarettes
Calls to slash smoking rates to 5% by 2025 and help save the region millions of pounds and thousands of lives

Newcastle firms join forces to launch the Your Money personal advice service - sponsored feature

Journal Money experts, from left, Francesca Angelucci of Square One Law, Stephen Hall of Deloitte and Jo Jackson of Brewin Dolphin
Brewin Dolphin, Square One Law and Deloitte join forces to launch the Your Money advice service - sponsored feature

Carillion hold revenues steady at £4.1bn and build pre-tax profits to £142.6m

Carillion
Construction services firm cultivated a high quality order book and also revealed a £1.5bn contract to provide Scape Group with facilities management

Ceremony marks centenary of raising of Wearside artillery brigade

A gun crew from the 160th Wearside artillery brigade
Author spends 13 years tracking down history of North East's First World War gunners 'the idle and the dissolute'

Sir Richard Branson says Virgin Money could expand into business finance

Sir Richard Branson
Sir Richard was in Newcastle to promote Virgin StartUp and said the UK's business funding gap is an opportunity for his bank

Vic Reeves & Bob Mortimer line up date at Newcastle City Hall

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer have confirmed their first live tour in 20 years
The tour will be the first time the pair, famous for the likes of Shooting Stars, have been on the road together in 17 years

Hampton by Hilton Newcastle hotel complex opens its doors to public

The Hampton by Hilton Newcastle team, headed up by Paolo Franchi, General Manager
The multi-million pound hotel near Newcastle Central Station has opened to guests a month earlier than initially planned

Priceless Scottish treasures are on their way to Bede's World in Jarrow

Bede's World volunteers set off to Scotland
Bede's World in Jarrow has been allowed to select for display incredible artefacts from the Burrell Collection
Prime Minister David Cameron, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Labour Party leader Ed Miliband live

Prime Minister's Questions LIVE: The countdown to the 2015 General Election

All the action from the House of Commons' liveliest hour as Leader of the Opposition Ed Miliband takes Prime Minister David Cameron to task

NHS medical director to visit Cramlington's new £90m hospital

Sir Bruce Keogh tops out the new specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington
Sir Bruce Keogh will be at the state-of-the-art emergency care facility on Wednesday to meet doctors and staff

Missing Newsham and New Delaval war memorial rediscovered in Northumberland archives

Dora Warwick, Annie Hutchinson and Jack Jackson who all have relatives marked on the newly discovered war memorial at Woodhorn Colliery museum
Families of the deceased appealed for help in solving the 'mystery' of the lost tribute and it was uncovered in Woodhorn Museum

Newcastle schools 'should do more' to ensure science city legacy

The Science Central Building
MP Chi Onwurah believes schools and the Government need to work together to get more pupils taking up triple science at GCSE
Finley Structures Managing Director Julie Finley (left) with hospitality consultant Kim Fryer outside the former Presswork Metals building on Aycliffe Business Park

World War II factory to be named 'ROF 59' in permanent memorial to Aycliffe Angels

“We recognise the important historical significance of the factory and the Aycliffe Angels who used to work there." - Managing director Julie Finley

Carillion hold revenues steady at £4.1bn and build pre-tax profits to £142.6m

Carillion
Construction services firm cultivated a high quality order book and also revealed a £1.5bn contract to provide Scape Group with facilities management

Greggs profits up 41% as food-on-the-go strategy pays off in stronger economy

Greggs on Neville Street, Newcastle City Centre
Newcastle bakers are now selling around £1m in coffees every week as weather has helped an "exceptional" performance over the last year

Commercial Property focus: Restricted supply of North East 'Big Sheds'

The former M&S unit at North Tyneside
Following a record-breaking 2014 for industrial space take-up, the market is facing a dearth of big sheds
Prime Minister's Questions LIVE: The countdown to the 2015 General Election

Prime Minister's Questions LIVE: The countdown to the 2015 General Election

All the action from the House of Commons' liveliest hour as Leader of the Opposition Ed Miliband takes Prime Minister David Cameron to task

Nathan McStay: His devastated parents have set a date for their son's funeral

Nathan McStay: His devastated parents have set a date for their son's funeral
The 11-year-old was knocked over by a bus as he left school last month, sparking an outpouring of grief from the local community

Whitley Bay ice cream parlour Di Meo scoops award at national content

Whitley Bay ice cream parlour Di Meo scoops award at national content
Di Meo's adds to its accolades with latest national award for its bubblegum flavour ice cream and frozen yoghurt
Hard work starts now for ambitious Newcastle Thunder, says Stanley Gene

Hard work starts now for ambitious Newcastle Thunder, says Stanley Gene

Head coach Stanley Gene insists Newcastle Thunder's upwardly-mobile status will mean nothing if they do not deliver on the pitch

Hull City 1-1 Sunderland verdict: A 'normal' game - fat chance!

Hull City 1-1 Sunderland verdict: A 'normal' game - fat chance!
Sunderland halted their losing streak against Hull, but there is no end in sight to the controversy that dogs this fixture

Bo's Boxing Club present their first amateur boxing show after building their club from scratch

Bo's Boxing Club present their first amateur boxing show after building their club from scratch
Less than two years after moving into a unit at Hendon in Sunderland, BO's Boxing Club will host their first amateur show
Opera North's La Vida Breve

Review: La Vida Breve/Gianni Schicchi, Opera North, Newcastle Theatre Royal

Two short operas by Manuel da Falla and Puccini pave the way to the better known works to be performed at the Theatre Royal

Review: Calamity Jane at the Sunderland Empire, until Saturday

Tom Lister and Jodie Prenger in Calamity Jane
Jodie Prenger and Tom Lister are far from calamitous as the stars of Wild West musical Calamity Jane

Europe singer Joey Tempest looks ahead to weekend Newcastle gig

Europe frontman Joey Tempest
Black Star Riders and Europe join forces for what promises to be a pulsating double bill at Newcastle O2 Academy
The interior of Six at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

Review: Six at Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead

Reviewing Six at Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead is a labour of love for Robert Gibson

Secret Diner Review: Newcastle's historic Grainger Market food stalls

The Grainger Market in Newcastle
Amid the greengrocers, butchers and purveyors of a wide range of goods, Secret Diner finds the Grainger Market caters for a refined palate

Northumbrian Smokehouse is smoking out fantastic flavours beside the Tyne

Steve Peart from Wallsend who runs Northumberland smoke house from his garage
Former social worker Steve Peart has made a successful business out of smoking and Price Charles would probably approve

Footballer Adam Johnson on bail after being arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with a girl under 16

Sunderland and England player has been suspended by the club after being questioned by police on Monday

Celebrity Big Brother receives nearly three thousands complaints but Ofcom not investigating

Channel 5 show will not be investigated even though it had 2,736 complaints including 715 about Perez Hilton's behaviour

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Sir Richard Branson

Sir Richard Branson says Virgin Money could expand into business finance

Amanda Vigar, of V&A Vigar & Co (Darlington) LLP and Mohammed Bashir and Christine Bell, of Boro Taxis. Picture: Keith Taylor

Stewart McNicholl is named as North East young director of the year

Durham Cathedral gives up its secrets as Open Treasures attraction takes shape

 
 

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