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North East Business Awards Tyneside and Northumberland Heat Live: Updates from The Marriott Hotel, Gosforth

Live updates from the Tyneside and Northumberland heat of the North East Business Awards.

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

Newcastle University student utilities firm goes national after first month in business

Left to right is: John Crow, Chris Dawson, David Fraser, Asen Dobrev and Christina Ong
Student firm One Utility Bill aims to give students access to cheaper utilities and broadband and avoid arguments about bills

Deputy mayor Bruce Pickard defends North Tyneside Council's 24% allowances rise

The council would have struggled to recruit members in the future if it hadn't implemented wage hike, it is claimed today

Businesses slam County Durham Plan knockback as stifling for growth across the region

Sir John Hall and other business leaders with Durham County Council leader Simon Henig
Sir John Hall leads fightback after Planning Inspectorate rejects Durham County Council's flagship plan for jobs and growth

Durham Free School set to close at Easter education chiefs confirm

Durham Free School in Gilesgate
The failing Durham Free School was seen as a flagship by the government but got a highly-critical Ofsted report after an inspection last year

Figures reveal 28,000 of people in the North East on zero hour contracts for their main job

Neil Foster, Policy and Camapigns Officer, Northern TUC
Campaigners fear the real number could be much higher and accuse the Government of cultivating a low pay culture

New Lindisfarne Festival will see an eclectic bill of music take over Beal Farm, Northumberland

Newly launched Lindisfarne Festival will take place in September
The event, which will have Holy Island as a stunning backdrop, will invite up to 2,000 festival goers to camp out and enjoy local food and great music

New Oil and Gas Authority issues call to action for North Sea operators

An oil rig in the North Sea
A report rushed out ahead next month's Budget suggests oil and gas operators must become more collaborative

North East Business Awards Tyneside and Northumberland Heat Live: Updates from The Marriott Hotel, Gosforth

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Live updates from the Tyneside and Northumberland heat of the North East Business Awards.

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

Newcastle University student utilities firm goes national after first month in business

Left to right is: John Crow, Chris Dawson, David Fraser, Asen Dobrev and Christina Ong
Student firm One Utility Bill aims to give students access to cheaper utilities and broadband and avoid arguments about bills

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre heads for Alnwick Playhouse

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London
A production of Romeo and Juliet from Shakespeare's Globe is to be staged at Alnwick Playhouse

Gerald Scarfe's Maggie Thatcher exhibition to go on display at the Bowes Museum

Milk Snatcher: The Thatcher Drawings is at the Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle
The Bowes Museum is mounting the first exhibition dedicated to Gerald Scarfe's many cartoons of Margaret Thatcher

Group Horizon receive further £120,000 investment to fuel expansion

Jane Siddle of NEL flanked by Dan Elgie (left) and Peter Behan of Group Horizon
Gateshead training providers have secured three portions of the Finance for Business North East Growth Fund

Deputy mayor Bruce Pickard defends North Tyneside Council's 24% allowances rise

The council would have struggled to recruit members in the future if it hadn't implemented wage hike, it is claimed today
Police forces stand in front of counter demonstrators prior to a demonstration of the Legida anti Islamization movement, an offshoot of Pegida

Pegida have not only picked the wrong city to protest in - they've picked the wrong planet

Journal columnist and performance poet Kate Fox on the Pegida march and Natalie Bennett's coughing fit

Deputy mayor Bruce Pickard defends North Tyneside Council's 24% allowances rise

The council would have struggled to recruit members in the future if it hadn't implemented wage hike, it is claimed today

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

Durham Free School set to close at Easter education chiefs confirm

Durham Free School in Gilesgate
The failing Durham Free School was seen as a flagship by the government but got a highly-critical Ofsted report after an inspection last year
NE Business Awards, Marriott Gosforth.

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

The great and the good of the region's business community gathered to see 12 firms, including AAF. win trophies.

Teesside car parts manufacturer Nifco UK has announced that it has won its largest contract

Mike Matthews MBE, managing director of Nifco UK and European operations officer
Nifco was awarded the multi-year deal after going head-to-head against companies from the UK and around the world. \n\n

North East Business Awards Tyneside and Northumberland Heat RECAP: Updates from The Marriott Hotel, Gosforth

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Live updates from the Tyneside and Northumberland heat of the North East Business Awards.

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
Newcastle teenage sex victim should be placed in secure accommodation for own safety

Newcastle teenage sex victim should be placed in secure accommodation for own safety

Judge said 17-year-old girl from Newcastle had been a 'very significant victim of child sexual exploitation'

Five things we learned in the North East today, Thursday, February 26

Five things we learned in the North East today, Thursday, February 26
Here are five things we learned today in the North East, from an explosion in the North Sea to which Newcastle United players love the Brits

County Durham ice cream van raided as part of £4,000 illegal tobacco sting

County Durham ice cream van raided as part of £4,000 illegal tobacco sting
It is believed the ice cream van was used to sell smuggled cigarettes across County Durham
John Carver warns Aston Villa there will be no sympathy from Newcastle United fans

John Carver warns Aston Villa there will be no sympathy from Newcastle United fans

Magpies head coach John Carver remembers the reaction of Villa faithful when Newcastle United were relegated in 2009

Cheick Tiote is out for the rest of the season after undergoing knee surgery in Qatar

Cheick Tiote is out for the rest of the season after undergoing knee surgery in Qatar
Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote's s injury means a poor campaign ends on a downbeat tone for the Ivory Coast star

Jonas Gutierrez's Newcastle United return is for football and not sentimental reasons

Jonas Gutierrez's Newcastle United return is for football and not sentimental reasons
John Carver says that Jonas Gutierrez can re-ignite interest in Newcastle United's flat-lining season and that they need his experience
X Factor 2014 runner up Fleur East led the charge at the Metro Radio Arena

REVIEW: The X Factor Tour, Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Ben Haenow, Fleur East and Andrea Faustini were among The X Factor class of 2014 who sang for an excitable crowd on Tyneside

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

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre heads for Alnwick Playhouse

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London
A production of Romeo and Juliet from Shakespeare's Globe is to be staged at Alnwick Playhouse

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

Artist Charles Evans at The Red Lion in Alnmouth, Northumberland

Artist Charles Evans at home in his Studio/Workshop
A coaching inn in Northumberland is Charles Evans' latest inspiration, providing a good meal and an iconic view

Helen Savage wine column: On the Bottle in Austria

Schloss Gobelsberg
Our wine columnist Helen Savage offers a guide to Austrian grape Grüner Veltliner

Madonna and Kanye West make the headlines for the wrong reasons at the 2015 Brit Awards

Golden boys of British pop Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith shared the honours on what was a muted night - literally in the case of Kanye West - at the Brit Awards.

HSBC boss apologises to MPs for 'unacceptable practices'

HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver answer questions in front of the Treasury Select Committee at the House of Commons, London over allegations that the bank's Swiss branch helped wealthy customers dodge tax
Chief executive Stuart Gulliver said practices at bank's Swiss subsidiary had caused "damage to trust and confidence" in company

Videos & Photos

NE Business Awards, Marriott Gosforth.

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

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

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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