Chuka Umunna MP

Labour's Chuka Umunna vows to raise living standards in North East and back world-class industries

Shadow Business Secretary rejects calls for Labour to abandon planned spending cuts in interview with The Journal

Winston Churchill funeral anniversary - closet leftie, failure or our greatest leader?

Prime Minister Winston Churchill visiting Liverpool in June 1945
Experts give their views on former Prime Minister Winston Churchill on the 50th anniversary of his state funeral

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

Allendale becomes first North East community to have local plan given seal of approval

Jan Simmonds and David Crellin of Allendale Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group in Allendale, Northumberland, which is the first place in the region to have a plan approved
The village of Allendale was part of a pioneering national project that asks local people to have their say on future development

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

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

Dan Smith of Bede Gaming updated
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
Chuka Umunna MP

Labour's Chuka Umunna vows to raise living standards in North East and back world-class industries

Shadow Business Secretary rejects calls for Labour to abandon planned spending cuts in interview with The Journal

Winston Churchill funeral anniversary - closet leftie, failure or our greatest leader?

Prime Minister Winston Churchill visiting Liverpool in June 1945
Experts give their views on former Prime Minister Winston Churchill on the 50th anniversary of his state funeral

Allendale becomes first North East community to have local plan given seal of approval

Jan Simmonds and David Crellin of Allendale Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group in Allendale, Northumberland, which is the first place in the region to have a plan approved
The village of Allendale was part of a pioneering national project that asks local people to have their say on future development

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
CGI artwork of The Elms, the new Cestria development set to launch in Chester-Le-Street

Keepmoat and Cestria work together on £6.5m County Durham housing project

More than 50 dwellings will be created as part of The Elms development for the over 55s in Chester-le-Street

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

Filtronic forsees growth in OEM market after 'disappointing' half-year results

Alan Needle, chief executive officer at Filtronic
Project delays and challenging trading conditions saw revenue plummet 64% at electronic company

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

Dan Smith of Bede Gaming updated
The Newcastle firm will supply a new core digital platform for Rank Group, which has more than two million customers in the UK
Newcastle fund-raisers make a splash in aid of The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation

Newcastle fund-raisers make a splash in aid of The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation

Aqua Challenge raises over £1,300 as thank-you for late Ponteland man's cancer treatment given through Sir Bobby Robson's charity

Cycle campaigner skeptical over Newcastle's latest bike scheme

Cycle campaigner skeptical over Newcastle's latest bike scheme
Newcastle city council has launched the Cycling in the City programme in an effort to get more people to take to two wheels

Fund for disabled Gateshead attack victim Alan Barnes tops £7,000 in just 24 hours

Fund for disabled Gateshead attack victim Alan Barnes tops £7,000 in just 24 hours
The Alan Barnes fund was set-up by beautician Katie Cutler, who read the shocking story in the Chronicle about Gateshead victim Alan Barnes
Relegating Rolando Aarons to the youth team helped his Newcastle United career says Carver

Relegating Rolando Aarons to the youth team helped his Newcastle United career says Carver

Magpies head coach John Carver wants to keep teenage star Rolando Aarons level headed as he returns to fitness

Tynedale RFC turn to loan market as National One survival fight continues

Tynedale RFC turn to loan market as National One survival fight continues
Tynedale will look to bring in loan signings to help them stave off a first ever relegation, chairman of rugby John Shotton has revealed

Sunderland AFC must not let their home hang-ups prey on their minds, says Costel Pantilimon

Sunderland AFC must not let their home hang-ups prey on their minds, says Costel Pantilimon
Costel Pantilimon insists Sunderland cannot afford to dwell on their poor home record as they go into a crunch game against Burnley
National Glass Centre - Valentines Day Afternoon Tea

Valentine's Day love in at National Glass Centre in Sunderland

Couples can spend the day at the Wearside attraction and come away with a vintage portrait, a heart-shaped trinket dish and tickled tastebuds

Review: Dirty Dancing at Sunderland Empire

The musical version of the quintessentially 80s movie guilty pleasure does exactly what it sets out to do

Review: Dirty Dancing at Sunderland Empire

The musical version of the quintessential 80s cinematic guilty pleasure does exactly what it sets out to do

Tiger Hornsby

Detox cocktails on the menu at Tyneside bar Tiger Hornsby

Mixologists at quayside bar Tiger Hornsby have come up with a range of healthy mocktails such as Kale Mary and Bounty Martini

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

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

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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