Neil Clark, managing director at Eyelevel Creative and Michael Dickens, fund manager at Rivers Capital Partners

Newcastle firm aims to revolutionise 3D visualisation in the architecture industry

EYELEVEL Creative secured investment to launch their EYEVIEW app which allows developers to view photorealistic plans on site

North East councils set to present Government with plans for Manchester-style devolution deal

James Wharton, (left) MP for Stockton South and Minister for the Northern Powerhouse, in his new office with his boss, Middlesbrough-born Greg Clark Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
Local Government Secretary Greg Clark says he looks foward to seeing the North East's plans, but won't promise a referendum on a mayor

Benfield motors ahead with 21% rise in operating profits

Mark Squires, Chief Executive, Benfield Motor Group, outside the new £7 million Audi dealership on Scotswood Road, Newcastle
The independent motor group grew sales to almost £700m on the back of continuing consumer confidence

Former Killhope Museum director wins annual Pendlebury Award

Award winner Ian Forbes, centre, with North Pennines AONB Partnership director (left) and Eddie Tomlinson, chairman of the partnership
The Pendlebury Award recognises decades of effort for the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Startup Britain campaign which hopes to inspire new businesses kicks off in Newcastle

L-R Director of Start up Britain Matt Smith, Vanessa Muss from Sage, Kosta Mavraulakis from Start up Britain, Cairine Chandler from Sage and Geoff Brown from sponsor Natwest
Startup Britain campaign brought bus to Newcastle city centre on a nationwide tour designed to inspire would-be entrepreneurs

Gateshead software developer helps New World Designs automate post-production of Bullet Time filming

From left, Waymark commercial director Paul Lofthouse with New World Designs co-owners Ian Wright and Steve Reeves
Waymark's solution means Matrix-style special effects can be achieved in minutes, or even seconds, rather than days

New strike laws will trigger 'civil disobedience' on a huge scale, says Northumberland MP

Ian Lavery
Former NUM president Ian Lavery says withdrawing labour is a "human right" that should not be subject to any ballot

Newcastle student accommodation plans submitted for 331-bed building

The proposed Vita student accommodation across from St James' Park, as designed by Ryder Architecture
The planning application marks the first phase in the multi-million pound scheme, which could also bring new office space and a hotel

Seaward Group acquired by German multinational MetraWatt International

Rod Taylor, founder and chairman of Seaward
Directors note strong synergy in product ranges, geographical spread and markets served

Northumberland photographer among businesses taking to the skies with drone training

Photographer Andrew Bryson, who has recently trained with Heliguy
Andrew Bryson is one of growing number of businesses to have used North Shields-based Heliguy to get trained in using drones

People's Kitchen celebrates 30th anniversary - but needs more volunteers to carry on its work

The peoples kitchen Christmas party for the cities homeless at the Trafalgar street arches in Newcastle
The Newcastle charity says it is needed more than ever with 120 homeless people a day coming to it for help and food

New head of Northumberland National Park Authority revealed

Longhorsley Councillor Glen Sanderson
Veteran councillor and farmer Glen Sanderson elected chairman of Northumberland National Park Authority

Yvette Cooper: Tory plan to cut tax credits shows David Cameron has a 'women problem'

Labour MP and Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper
North East could lose £200 million from Conservative tax credit cuts, says Labour leadership candidate Yvette Cooper

Mog on the Tyne cat cafe in Newcastle primed for summer opening

Katie Glazier at her Mog On The Tyne cat cafe
Want a lapcat to stroke as you sip a latte? Newcastle's new Mog on the Tyne cat cafe aims to offers just that on Pudding Chare

NHS boss warns 'dark clouds' are gathering above North East mental health services

John Lawlor chief executive of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
A year after John Lawlor took over as chief executive at Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust, he talks about challenges he has faced

Superkrush unveils new Gateshead studios in former derelict working men's club

Chris Taylor and Nick Todd, co-founders of the Jam Jar Studios in Gateshead, with their new Green Screen studio
The North East video marketers used Let's Grow funding to transform the former club on Mulgrave Terrace into Jam Jar Studios

Cramlington firm Moody Logistics launches HGV apprenticeship programme

Moody Logistics' business development director Caroline Moody
HGV Apprenticeships have not been a typical part of the transport and logistics industry for more than 25 years
Award winner Ian Forbes, centre, with North Pennines AONB Partnership director (left) and Eddie Tomlinson, chairman of the partnership

Former Killhope Museum director wins annual Pendlebury Award

The Pendlebury Award recognises decades of effort for the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Neither the EU nor Britain has got to grips with the issue of immigration

Migrants trying to board UK bound lorries on the main road into Calais ferry port
Kate Thick argues that migration is vital to Britain - and that if we really want to cut it we need to work harder to level up the world

We have to look after Ashington as well as Morpeth

Grant Davey, leader of Northumberland County Council
Northumberland County Council leader Grant Davey on why it must act now to make sure all of the county's town centres can thrive

Pollution row could put brakes on Heathrow expansion, according to reports

Newcastle International Airport
Cabinet is believed to be split on airport expansion in the South East, which could have major implications for regional airports like Newcastle
Sarah Glendinning, assistant director, CBI North East

Sarah Glendinning: Too many young people are falling behind

Interim director of the CBI North East says we need an educational system that ensures all young people get the right outcome

North East lags behind on mobile technology in schools, new research suggests

Caroline Wright, director of BESA
A survey from the British Education Suppliers Association says cost remains a barrier to adoption of devices like tablets

Nick Brown's top tips for business owners on the road to an exit

Nick Brown, managing director of Corporate Exit Limited
Nick Brown sold his PR business, Northern Profile, in 2004 and now spends his time advising other entrepreneurs on selling up

Newcastle firm aims to revolutionise 3D visualisation in the architecture industry

Neil Clark, managing director at Eyelevel Creative and Michael Dickens, fund manager at Rivers Capital Partners
EYELEVEL Creative secured investment to launch their EYEVIEW app which allows developers to view photorealistic plans on site
Riding Mill's Rev Canon Alison White to become Bishop of Hull

Riding Mill's Rev Canon Alison White to become Bishop of Hull

North East cleric Alison White is to become the second female bishop in Church of England history

Newcastle University pioneering research into rare kidney condition is published today

Newcastle University pioneering research into rare kidney condition is published today
Gosforth man tells how medication is allowing him to beat kidney problem inherited from his parents

Wife of James 'Geordie' Chance describes Hebburn crash victim as 'loving, family man'

Wife of James 'Geordie' Chance describes Hebburn crash victim as 'loving, family man'
Geordie, 57, was killed when the bus he was on crashed on a Belgian motorway while carrying dozens of schoolchildren
Durham coach Jon Lewis sees no reason to believe his side cannot rescue a draw against Yorkshire

Durham coach Jon Lewis sees no reason to believe his side cannot rescue a draw against Yorkshire

Having seen Jonny Bairstow and Tim Bresnan make career-best scores, Jon Lewis has told his Durham batsmen they can do the same

Blyth Spartans are keen on bring Phil Turnbull to Croft Park this summer

Blyth Spartans are keen on bring Phil Turnbull to Croft Park this summer
Blyth Spartans are competing with the likes of Spennymoor and Darlington to land midfielder Phil Turnbull

Newcastle United to confirm backroom staff as they await bid responses

Newcastle United to confirm backroom staff as they await bid responses
Newcastle United are understood to have made three bids for players, with defender Joel Matip one of those targets
Artist Corinne Lewis-Ward who has created the Culture Award trophies at the Sage, Gateshead

Culture Awards: Gateshead artist reveals the trophies which the winners will be taking home

Corinne Lewis-Ward won a £1,000 commission, sponsored by Historic England, to create the bespoke trophies for the Culture Awards

The Culture Awards in Sunderland: A snapshot of the city's recent music heritage

The Futureheads headline Chase Park Festival
As the final plans for the Awards are put in place, Rob Lawson casts an eye over the city’s considerable music output over the past few decades

Culture Awards 2014: All you need to know

Culture Awards 2014
The Journal Culture Awards 2014 take place at Sunderland Minster on June 30, 2015. Here's a rundown of all the finalists hoping to take the trophies home
Mick Potts, landlord of the Free Trade Inn, Ouseburn, Newcastle

North East drinking buddies become community heroes

Brought together by beer, Team Booze is using its beer skills to raise charity funds in the region

All the North East food festivals to rub your tummy to in July

It’s shaping up to be a hot July on the region’s food festival front. Take a look at some of the tasty treats coming your way

Tasty trails recipe: Elderflower Jelly with Brambles and Vanilla Tuilles

Twice Brewed elderflower jelly dessert
Our series of recipes from the North East continues with chef Connor Wilson, from The Twice Brewed Inn at Bardon Mill

Ant-Man star Michael Douglas enjoys Marvel role but is no comic geek

Veteran actor plays scientist Dr Hank Pym in Marvel's Ant-Man and only read the comics for the first time before shooting the movie

Morning news headlines: Tunisia Tourists saw two gunmen, sizzling heat could derail travel

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