A Northern Rail pacer trains

Outdated Pacer trains WILL be scrapped - but civil servants objected to £250 million cost

Ministers have finally confirmed that the North is to get new trains as they launch franchise battles for Northern Rail and TransPennine Express

North East airports could benefit from local cut in air passenger duty, Ministers suggest

Newcastle Airport
Hope offered to North East airports threatened by tax cuts in Scotland but still no firm proposals for the North East

North East business leaders want meeting with Government over Durham plan snub

James Ramsbotham
North East Chamber of Commerce says rejection of the Durham plan is consigning the region to "a future of low growth and aspiration"

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

'You can't turn the whole of Durham into Beamish Museum,' says Simon Henig

Simon Henig, leader of Durham County Council
Leaders hit out as anger rises over the dismissal by a Bristol-based planning inspector of "too ambitious" County Durham plan

Labour North East manifesto: Devolution, a regional minister and fairer funding to the agenda

Leader of the Labour Party Ed Miliband
Ed Miliband's North East troops gather in Stockton to launch Labour's manifesto for the North East

Metrocentre and Eldon Square operators see pre-tax profits rise to £593.7m

Metrocentre
Intu Properties plc updated on restaurant redevelopment plans at Metrocentre and Eldon Square were progressing

George Osborne: We want to create 50,000 more jobs in the North East

Chancellor George Osborne
The Chancellor George Osborne outlines his long term economic plan for the North East in an exclusive piece

Scheme launched by North East businesses is getting youngsters into work

Jake Bugg launching the NE1 Space 2 scheme
NE1's Space 2 scheme is driving down the number of NEETs in the North East and getting people into employment, training or employment

Outdated Pacer trains WILL be scrapped - but civil servants objected to £250 million cost

A Northern Rail pacer trains
Ministers have finally confirmed that the North is to get new trains as they launch franchise battles for Northern Rail and TransPennine Express

North East airports could benefit from local cut in air passenger duty, Ministers suggest

Newcastle Airport
Hope offered to North East airports threatened by tax cuts in Scotland but still no firm proposals for the North East

'You can't turn the whole of Durham into Beamish Museum,' says Simon Henig

Simon Henig, leader of Durham County Council
Leaders hit out as anger rises over the dismissal by a Bristol-based planning inspector of "too ambitious" County Durham plan

Labour North East manifesto: Devolution, a regional minister and fairer funding to the agenda

Leader of the Labour Party Ed Miliband
Ed Miliband's North East troops gather in Stockton to launch Labour's manifesto for the North East

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

Metrocentre and Eldon Square operators see pre-tax profits rise to £593.7m

Metrocentre
Intu Properties plc updated on restaurant redevelopment plans at Metrocentre and Eldon Square were progressing

George Osborne: We want to create 50,000 more jobs in the North East

Chancellor George Osborne
The Chancellor George Osborne outlines his long term economic plan for the North East in an exclusive piece
Newcastle Airport

North East airports could benefit from local cut in air passenger duty, Ministers suggest

Hope offered to North East airports threatened by tax cuts in Scotland but still no firm proposals for the North East

Labour North East manifesto: Devolution, a regional minister and fairer funding to the agenda

Leader of the Labour Party Ed Miliband
Ed Miliband's North East troops gather in Stockton to launch Labour's manifesto for the North East

'You can't turn the whole of Durham into Beamish Museum,' says Simon Henig

Simon Henig, leader of Durham County Council
Leaders hit out as anger rises over the dismissal by a Bristol-based planning inspector of "too ambitious" County Durham plan

George Osborne: We want to create 50,000 more jobs in the North East

Chancellor George Osborne
The Chancellor George Osborne outlines his long term economic plan for the North East in an exclusive piece
James Ramsbotham

North East business leaders want meeting with Government over Durham plan snub

North East Chamber of Commerce says rejection of the Durham plan is consigning the region to "a future of low growth and aspiration"

Appointments: Military officer joins Tyneside IT firm Forfusion Ltd

Former British Army warrant officer Stephen Long has joined Forfusion Ltd
Forfusion Ltd has recruited former British Army warrant officer Stephen Long to work across many of the company's sectors

Appointments: New executive supports finance firm Clive Owen’s ambitions

Clive Owen Corporate Finance in Darlington has appointed Robert Cooper as corporate finance executive
A corporate finance business has appointed a new executive following growth and expansion over recent months

Appointments: Gospelware hire former corporate solutions manager as head of operations

Lizzie Withington of Gospelware
A North East digital product company is strengthening its team with the appointment of an operations manager, ahead of a planned recruitment drive
Suspected arson attack at Shiremoor home leads to two in hospital

Suspected arson attack at Shiremoor home leads to two in hospital

Police quiz man and woman following midnight blaze which left residents needing hospital treatment for smoke inhalation

People's Kitchen and Newcastle urban planners concerned by 10 storey student flats plan

People's Kitchen and Newcastle urban planners concerned by 10 storey student flats plan
Developer Nixon Homes wants to build 269 studio flats next to the Sandman Hotel on St James Boulevard in Newcastle

North East sees biggest rise in the country of private pensions membership

North East sees biggest rise in the country of private pensions membership
Government reveals the North East also has third highest overall figure in the UK, showing membership rising across all groups
Timothy Orpen who will play with the Royal Northern Sinfonia

Review: Beethoven One, Royal Northern Sinfonia and soloists at Sage Gateshead

Beethoven was upstaged in a concert also featuring works by Sibelius and Shostakovich at Sage Gateshead

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

Review: Macbeth premiere at Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Robert Mountford as Macbeth
Tara Arts' new production of Shakespeare's Macbeth opened at the Queen’s Hall Arts Centre Arts Centre, Hexham at the start of a national tour
Steve Peart from Wallsend who runs Northumberland smoke house from his garage

Northumbrian Smokehouse is smoking out fantastic flavours beside the Tyne

Former social worker Steve Peart has made a successful business out of smoking and Price Charles would probably approve

Guest chefs step into the Ouseburn Cook House

The Cook House in Ouseburn Valley
Tom Anglesea and Shaun Hurrell are taking over an unconventional Tyneside eaterie for two special nights

First look inside Glass House - Newcastle's luxury whiskey, wine and champagne bar

The new kid on the Newcastle nightlife block has finally opened its doors after months of planning and preparation
Metropolitan Police handout photo of Gary Glitter, 70, real name Paul Gadd, who has been convicted of one count of attempted rape, four counts of indecent assault and one count of sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 13

Gary Glitter set to die in prison after being jailed for 16 years for sexual abuse

70-year-old, real name Paul Gadd, was sentenced after being found guilty of abusing three schoolgirls

Morning news headlines: Heat of MI5 as Jihadi John unmasked ; Ed Miliband warns of £281bn fees debt

Screen grab taken from footage issued by Islamic State militants of the British extremist known by the nickname 'Jihadi John', as security services are facing mounting questions over claims that the British graduate believed to be murderous extremist Jihadi John was known to MI5
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NE Business Awards, Marriott Gosforth.

The Tyneside and Northumberland Business Awards 2015: the night in full

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L-R Dr Edyta Roszko and Dr Claire Sutherland at the Vietnam exhibition at Durham University's Palace Green Library

Durham University's Palace Green Library hosts Vietnam: A Nation, not a war exhibition

 
 

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