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Culture Awards Best Event Sunderland finalists

Culture Awards Best Event Sunderland finalists: Show Me The Money at the NGCA, Summer Streets and Sunderland Stages

Singing in the streets, finding new places to perform and charting the art history of finance caught the eye of the judges in Sunderland

Culture Awards Visual Artist of the Year nominations

Culture Awards Visual Artist of the Year finalists: Joseph Hillier, Magdalene Odundo and Wolfgang Weileder

A piece for the Great North Passion, a work made up of a thousand glass pieces and a nine-metre cone all caught the eye of the judges

Brenda McLeish, Chief Executive Learning Curve Group

Flexible study options with LCG an ideal way to learn this summer - sponsored feature

School may soon be out for summer but that won't keep thousands of adult learners from their books, says Brenda McLeish of Learning Curve Group - sponsored feature

Sir Tim Hunt

How a little humour could have saved the professor from himself

Kate Fox on how Professor Tim Hunt's unfortunate lapse into sexism could have been so different

George Osborne visits Nifco's factory in Eaglescliffe

What is the point of growth if it misses out young people?

Kate Thick on why the jigsaw pieces of the British economy do not fit together

Charlie Hoult at Dynamo 14

Dynamo to host event showcasing careers opportunities in IT to young people

Among the highlights of the Get Into IT afternoon will be interactive panel sessions with local businesses

North East welcomes high level diplomats from 10 Arab countries on trade mission

High level diplomats from 10 Arab countries visit North East to meet business, universities and trade organisations

National Young Writer of the Year logo

Young writers urged to compete for Disneyland Paris trip

This year's National Young Writers' Awards competition is calling on children to let their imaginations run riot

Sarah Glendinning, assistant director, CBI North East

Sarah Glendinning: University business partnerships can create a strong economy

'Increasing collaboration between businesses and universities remains a priority for CBI,' says Sarah Glendinning

Japanese pianist Yoshie Kawamura

Concert pianist Yoshie Kawamura on 'friendly' Newcastle

Rising stars of classical music and ballet will join forces in a special performance at a Tyneside architecture firm

Director-General of the CBI John Cridland speaks at the CBI annual dinner at Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London

Education and skills are the one thing we have to get right on our devolution wish-list

The Journal's comment column for Saturday, May 23, in which we say a focus on education and skills must top our devolution wish-list

John Cridland addressed an audience of business people at Northumbria University

Devolution is best opportunity yet to tackle North East skills problem, says CBI chief

CBI chief John Cridland thinks increased decision making in the region could be improve productivity and reduce inequality

Jennifer Morone speaks at Thinking Digital 2015

Thinking Digital embraces 'extreme capitalism' at Sage Gateshead

Talks from the woman who turned herself into a corporation and the man who encourages childlike creativity feature on final conference day

Newcastle fans before the game against Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road

Les Walton: Why tampering won't work in schools or in football

Chair of the Northern Education Trust Les Walton on why we are missing education targets and what we can do about it

Northumberland Church of England Academy in Ashington

We must do more to close the skills gap that starts when children are very young

Kate Thick says work in Northumberland to help children must be given the funding to continue

Jan Papadopoulos at her home in Low Fell

Property gallery: Impressive Low Fell home sits next to Saltwell Park

Saltwell Park is just a stone's throw away from this impressive detached home near Durham Road in Low Fell

From left: Apprentice Michael Ord, Kirk Terwin Go North East Chief Engineer, Chris Toon Deputy Principal at Gateshead College, Apprentice David Marsden

Go North East expands apprenticeship programme with eight new trainees

The regional bus operator will train youngsters before posting them to permanent jobs across the firm's depots

Lt Martin Kitching AT Officer and Outreach Officer for Durham ACF

Army Cadet inspires youngsters after learning valuable life skills - sponsored feature

North East charity worker Martin Kitching attributes career success to skills and experience gained in the Army Cadets - sponsored feature

Ben Crosby

Monday Interview: Ben Crosby, director, catering equipment suppliers Crosbys

From golf course to warehouse, Ben Crosby takes us behind the curtain of a North East family business

Head shot of Northumberland College Principal Marcus Clinton

Northumberland College is aiming higher with many new courses available from September - sponsored feature

Northumberland College students show off their talents at prestigious competitions as new courses are unveiled - sponsored feature


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