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

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

Workwear Express plays starring role in classic BBC sitcom Open All Hours

Still Open All Hours
Workwear Express produced an eye-catching range of commemorative aprons worn by characters in the series Still Open All Hours

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

Dan Smith of Bede Gaming
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
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

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

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

Jeremy Beecham: Veterans deserve better when the journey back to Civvy Street gets tough

Labour peer and Newcastle councillor Lord Beecham on how veterans' courts could be trialled here in the North East
Dan Smith of Bede Gaming

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

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

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
Public inquiry into controversial green belt housing plans near Ponteland closes

Public inquiry into controversial green belt housing plans near Ponteland closes

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

Attack on disabled Gateshead man Alan Barnes sparks outrage on social media

Attack on disabled Gateshead man Alan Barnes sparks outrage on social media
Disabled Alan was mugged outside his home in Gateshead, breaking his collar-bone and leaving him too scared to return home

Parents rally to protect Sure Start services in Northumberland

Parents rally to protect Sure Start services in Northumberland
Northumberland County Council are consulting on changing the location of five rural Sure Start centres
Ex-Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi claims Alan Pardew 'gets the best' out of players

Ex-Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi claims Alan Pardew 'gets the best' out of players

Ex-Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi is thankful for a second chance in Premier League and opportunity to floor old club

Newcastle United wanted champagne but we got John Carver

Newcastle United wanted champagne but we got John Carver
Newcastle United legend Mick Quinn wonders how bad the other 79 applicants were as he tries to look on the positive side

John Carver sets out his intentions in his first Newcastle United press call since being appointed

John Carver sets out his intentions in his first Newcastle United press call since being appointed
Chief sports writer Lee Ryder gives his first take on John Carver's performance in the pre-match Press conference ahead of Hull City
Queen

Royal Northern Sinfonia to pay homage to Queen - the band

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

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
A little culinary innovation will be a feature of EAT! IN

EAT! IN serves up culinary adventures on Tyneside

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

Lumley Castle turns back the clock to Elizabethan times for a five course feast

Lumley Castle's Baron's Hall
Tudor treats on offer at the historic banquet will include sticky pork ribs and honey-baked chicken and tales of yore in between courses

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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