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

Crown Plaza hotel in Newcastle's Stephenson Quarter now taking bookings

Newcastle Crowne Plaza hotel sales director, Amanda McBride, with the general manager Andrew Fox
The new hotel is on schedule from July but its new website, which has just gone live, is taking bookings from September

Sunderland actress Melanie Hill prepares to make Coronation Street debut

Melanie Hill has joined the cast of Coronation Street, playing Cathy Matthews who will befriend Roy Cropper, played by David Neilson
From April, Melanie will play Cathy Matthews, who will befriend one of Corrie's best-loved characters, Roy Cropper

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

Prime Minister David Cameron, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Labour Party leader Ed Miliband null
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

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

ITV's 'mega-huge' Beowulf adaptation takes shape in County Durham

The old cement works which used to provide employment in the Eastgate area
What is ITV’s answer to Game of Thrones? Rumour has it, writes David Whetstone, that it is starting to take shape in a chilly old quarry in County Durham

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

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
Prime Minister David Cameron, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Labour Party leader Ed Miliband null

Prime Minister's Questions RECAP: 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
Newcastle Crowne Plaza hotel sales director, Amanda McBride, with the general manager Andrew Fox

Crown Plaza hotel in Newcastle's Stephenson Quarter now taking bookings

The new hotel is on schedule from July but its new website, which has just gone live, is taking bookings from September

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

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
Concern grows for missing Newcastle teenager Yuri Gomes

Concern grows for missing Newcastle teenager Yuri Gomes

The 16-year-old is 6ft 1in tall with short black hair and was last seen leaving Newcastle College at around 1.30pm on Friday, February 27

Greyhound found badly injured in South Tyneside after reportedly being used as fight bait

Greyhound found badly injured in South Tyneside after reportedly being used as fight bait
WARNING: This story contains images some people may find distressing. The greyhound was discovered with dog food smothered over his body and biscuits attached to his collar

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

Prime Minister's Questions RECAP: 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
Melanie Hill has joined the cast of Coronation Street, playing Cathy Matthews who will befriend Roy Cropper, played by David Neilson

Sunderland actress Melanie Hill prepares to make Coronation Street debut

From April, Melanie will play Cathy Matthews, who will befriend one of Corrie's best-loved characters, Roy Cropper

ITV's 'mega-huge' Beowulf adaptation takes shape in County Durham

The old cement works which used to provide employment in the Eastgate area
What is ITV’s answer to Game of Thrones? Rumour has it, writes David Whetstone, that it is starting to take shape in a chilly old quarry in County Durham

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

Opera North's La Vida Breve
Two short operas by Manuel da Falla and Puccini pave the way to the better known works to be performed at the Theatre Royal
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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