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Ladhar Leisure focussed on £2.5m Newcastle destination venue

This marks the firm's largest leisure project ever - and the finished venue will rival destination developments in London's Shoreditch and Dalston

Business Interview: Gospelware's Michael Dunn on a life of mobile development

Michael Dunn of Gospelware in Gateshead
Michael Dunn, along with co-founder Ryan Davies, has steadily built Gospelware into one of the most prominent names in digital mobile development across the North East

Manufacturers in Dessert Heaven with second venture

The Dessert Heaven team and Dayna Charlton
Rachel Charlton also recently won North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the best rural business

Women in Newcastle are paid 15.8% less than men as gender pay gap widens

The gender pay gap in Newcastle has widened
Female wages left trailing way behind those of their male counterparts - despite a national trend which sees pay becoming more equal

How to dine out and help the homeless with StreetSmart scheme

Restaurant owner Peter Smith from Grapevine, Whitley Bay is taking part in the Streetsmart campaign
Sixteen North East restaurants are participating in the StreetSmart scheme to help the homeless over the festive season. Bridget McClean reports
The gender pay gap in Newcastle has widened

Women in Newcastle are paid 15.8% less than men as gender pay gap widens

Female wages left trailing way behind those of their male counterparts - despite a national trend which sees pay becoming more equal

Ian Mearns: Today I will fight to end abusive zero hours contracts

Ian Mearns MP for Gateshead
Gateshead Labour MP Ian Mearns talks about his Bill to end abusive zero hours contracts, which is being debated on Friday by MPs

Gateshead MP proposes bill to end 'scandalous and unreasonable' zero hours contracts

Ian Mearns MP for Gateshead
Gateshead MP Ian Mearns has proposed a bill which will be debated in the House of Commons on Friday
The National Police Air Service helicopter hangar by Rubb Buildings Ltd

Rubb Buildings Ltd helicopter hangar provides safe haven for National Police Air Service aircraft - sponsored feature

The National Police Air Service needed a new helicopter hangar after moving its Dorset base from police HQ to Bournemouth Airport - sponsored feature

Business Interview: Gospelware's Michael Dunn on a life of mobile development

Michael Dunn of Gospelware in Gateshead
Michael Dunn, along with co-founder Ryan Davies, has steadily built Gospelware into one of the most prominent names in digital mobile development across the North East

Manufacturers in Dessert Heaven with second venture

The Dessert Heaven team and Dayna Charlton
Rachel Charlton also recently won North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the best rural business
Cardinal Hume's new sixth form

Top North East school unveils state-of-the-art sixth form facility

One of the North East's leading schools, Cardinal Hume Catholic School, has unveiled its new £1.5 million sixth form facility

North East Chamber of Commerce warns firms must invest to counter skills shortages

Judith Doyle takes the helm as principal of Gateshead College
Around 78% of North East firms who took part in a survey intend to invest in training over the next year

Tables reveal how many applications were made to each school across the North East

Primary school pupils during a lesson
New figures show how the "race for a place" at state schools in the North East shaped up in 2014
An overweight woman

New study shows obese people are in denial about their weight

Survey shows that fewer than 10% of those who are clinically obese accept they have a serious weight problem

North East mental health detentions among the highest in England

A photo to illustrate mental health problems
Figures on mental health detentions on admission to hospital show the North East has the second highest rate in the country

Northumberland dance scheme is helping to keep pensioners on the move

Emma Dunn and her dance class do an interactive session for the residents of Abbeyfield Care Home in Alnwick.
A new dance programme in Northumberland is helping older people keep both physically and mentally active

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