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Chris Toon, new deputy principal at Gateshead College

Appointments: Gateshead College appoints new deputy principal

Gateshead College has strengthened its management team with the appointment of a new deputy principal

Newcastle and North East to join 'cabinet for England' under Labour Government

Labour leader Ed Miliband
Labour leader Ed Miliband is pledging new laws to bring home rule to English regions - and encouraging them to create elected mayors

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

Northumbria University alumni feature in international Disruptive Innovation Festival

The Northumbria University Campus at Manors, Newcastle
The University will feature in the four-week "virtual" festival that focuses on how design has impacted business

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
Labour leader Ed Miliband

Newcastle and North East to join 'cabinet for England' under Labour Government

Labour leader Ed Miliband is pledging new laws to bring home rule to English regions - and encouraging them to create elected mayors

Gary Kent: The Kurds using pea-shooters in David and Goliath battle against Isis

Children in Kurdistan, October 2014
Gary Kent, just back from his 19th visit to Kurdistan in the last eight years, argues that the Kurds desperately need Britain's help

Irish ambassador encourages growing trade with North East businesses

Irish Ambassador for Britain Daniel Mulhall (centre) with Maurice Duffy of Lionra and mayor of North Tyneside, Norma Redfearn
Daniel Mulhall spoke to businesses and politicians about the advantages of growing better trade links
Chris Toon, new deputy principal at Gateshead College

Appointments: Gateshead College appoints new deputy principal

Gateshead College has strengthened its management team with the appointment of a new deputy principal

Northumbria University alumni feature in international Disruptive Innovation Festival

The Northumbria University Campus at Manors, Newcastle
The University will feature in the four-week "virtual" festival that focuses on how design has impacted business

Ex-pat Microsoft director Steve Ramsay: Bridge the Atlantic to develop business

Steve Ramsay, director of the Microsoft Technology Centre in Boston
Ex-pat Steve Ramsay says the east coast of the US is a perfect fit for North East firms wanting to grow
Primary school pupils during a lesson

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

New figures show how the "race for a place" at state schools in the North East shaped up in 2014

Full steam ahead at Newcastle College's Rail Academy for next generation of engineers

The new Rail Academy in Gateshead, students from left Laim Barrass, Brandon Foster, Antony Walker, Andrew Bell
The state-of-the-art £5m training facility is the first of its kind in the North East and opened its doors to more than 70 students in September

19 pictures of the best new buildings on Tyneside

Newcastle's Dance City
Updated book brings in 20 modern buildings to sit alongside the best in Newcastle and Gateshead
A photo to illustrate mental health problems

North East mental health detentions among the highest in England

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

Calls for transparency after North of Tyne GP out-of-hours bids axed at eleventh hour

A car used by Northern Doctors Urgent Care
Health officials have hit out after clinical commissioning groups halted a near-complete procurement process for GP out of hours services

About Gateshead

All the latest news and information about Gateshead, the town on the southern bank of the River Tyne. The area is now known as a cultural and architectual hub and is home to the Sage Gateshead, the Angel of the North and the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art situated on the Gateshead Quayside.

Videos & Photos

The new St Mary's Inn near Stannington

First look at new St Mary’s Inn gastro pub in Stannington, Northumberland

The cast of Lord of the Flies, rehearse at Heaton Manor School

Final rehearsals for first-time dancers starring in The Lord of the Flies at Newcastle Theatre Royal

The home of Tony and Anne Lapping in Corbridge, Northumberland

Property gallery: Corbridge couples home is a grand design for life

 

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