The new bowling at Eldon Leisure centre which is set to open

Newcastle's Eldon Leisure new gym and ten-pin bowling alley prepares for opening day

The new fitness zone and bowling alley at Eldon Leisure form part of a £3m investment plan by North Country Leisure

Intu Eldon Square Northumberland street Newcastle

Metrocentre and Eldon Square operators Intu report strong performance in year to date

Retail group Intu introduces refurbishments and new restaurant schemes across a number of sites

Eldon Leisure redevelopment, behind the scenes as work commences

Eldon Leisure Centre: First pictures of how £3m refurbishment work is going

Staff levels will more than double to 50 as part of the refurbishment programme at the North Country Leisure-operated centre

A CGI of the rooftop terrace planned by intu Eldon Square

intu Eldon Square poised to start work on multi-million pound restaurant zone

A rooftop terrace forms part of intu Eldon Square's plans for new restaurant zone Grey's Quarter

Phil Steele, general manager of intu Eldon Square

The Journal Annual North East Business Review 2014: January

We look back at the business news from January 2014

Michael Nixon, one of the 'intu Academy' candidates with intu Academy project manager Tracy Allison and (right) Paul Gough from Gateshead College

intu Academy training scheme well on course for success

All the young people who took part in the latest phase of the intu Academy at Gateshead College have been offered jobs

Entrance to intu Eldon Square from Northumberland Street updated

Eldon Square and Metrocentre sees rise in number of shoppers

Intu Properties plc, say footfall is up 1% on the year to date as the firm prepares to issue a £350m bond

Australian band Sheppard who are to play in Eldon Square

Aussie band Sheppard goes shopping for fans

Australian band Sheppard is to entertain shoppers in Eldon Square ahead of a single release

An artist's impression of how the new dining zone at Eldon Square, featuring more than 20 new food outlets, will look

Restaurant plans gather pace for Metrocentre owner Intu as profits top £602m

The owners of North East shopping centres intu Eldon Square and intu Metrocentre are making good progress with their restaurant plans

Pilgrim Street in Newcastle City Centre

Planned new city centre shopping centre could harm Newcastle's Eldon Square, warn owners

Owners of Eldon Square shopping centre in Newcastle say plans for a rival shopping centre pose a major threat to business

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