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Mary Christie of West Pelton who is celebrating her 102nd birthday

Family and friends help Gateshead pensioner celebrate her 102nd birthday

Cheerful Mary Christie enjoys music and cake at her Gateshead residential home to celebrate her 102nd birthday

Children help create a kaleidoscope of colour at the Baltic in Gateshead

Getting excited about the Kalidoscape, event at the Baltic, Arthur Byrne, 3, from Newcastle and Alice Maguire, 3, from Gateshead
Baltic art gallery prepares for a weekend of colourful events this August bank holiday

Top entrepreneurship and investor conference, Venturefest, returns to North East

Venturefest North East 2013
The Hilton NewcastleGateshead will host some 500 delegates, including innovators, investors and entrepreneurs

Wood Group hail North East acquisition Pyeroy's part in revenue boost

Wood Group PSN providing engineering and maintenance service on Taqa Bratani's North Sea assets
The international oil and gas services firm acquired Pyeroy in 2013 and say its performance has helped its North Sea division

Free schools leaving thousands of pupils to be taught in oversize classes, claims MP

A picture of school children in a classroom
Labour MP Ian Mearns blames "free schools" for dramatic increase in North East primary pupils in oversize classes
A picture of school children in a classroom

Free schools leaving thousands of pupils to be taught in oversize classes, claims MP

Labour MP Ian Mearns blames "free schools" for dramatic increase in North East primary pupils in oversize classes

Blaydon MP calls for the recall of Parliament to urge intervention in Iraq

Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community cross the Syria-Iraq border
Blaydon MP Dave Anderson said Great Britain should act to save the lives of thousands from Islamic terrorists

More than £100m in funding to improve dilapidated schools across the region

Duchess's Community High School in Alnwick
Twelve schools across the North East will be completely re-built as part of a multimillion improvement programme
Venturefest North East 2013

Top entrepreneurship and investor conference, Venturefest, returns to North East

The Hilton NewcastleGateshead will host some 500 delegates, including innovators, investors and entrepreneurs

Wood Group hail North East acquisition Pyeroy's part in revenue boost

Wood Group PSN providing engineering and maintenance service on Taqa Bratani's North Sea assets
The international oil and gas services firm acquired Pyeroy in 2013 and say its performance has helped its North Sea division

North East vintage fashion entrepreneur launches retro photography studio

Model and photographer Frankii Wilde poses at Frankie & Gerry's Retro Studio in Gateshead
Glamour Bunny founder creates authentic retro sets following devastating fire at old premises
A picture of school children in a classroom

Free schools leaving thousands of pupils to be taught in oversize classes, claims MP

Labour MP Ian Mearns blames "free schools" for dramatic increase in North East primary pupils in oversize classes

Free school meals to save North East parents more than £26m

A school dinner being served
Free school meals could save parents in the North East £26.6m on school lunches

Dozens of schools sign up to unique business and education partnership

Added value
North East pupils to meet the world of business
David Greenwood and Deb Kelly, who are to run the Great North Run in aid of Diabetes UK

Friends take on Great North Run after collectively losing more than four stones in weight

Best friends Deb Kelly and Dave Greenwood are doing this year's Bupa Great North Run after losing a significant amount of weight

Diabetes is costing the North East NHS almost £30million a year

Dr Guy Pilkington, and Deb Kelly
New figures show that the number of drugs given out to treat diabetes cost the North East NHS almost £30m in 2013/14

Medics have called for action to curb the use of antibiotics to prevent resistance to the treatment

Dr George Rae
Experts say more must be done to curb unnecessary prescribing of antibiotics, after a study found the number of patients given the drugs has increased

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

L-R: Tony Gates Chief Executive of Northumberland National Park Authority, Lord de Mauley and Andrew Miller, Head of Programmes and Conservation

Environment Minister welcomes vision for the next 20 years of Northumberland

A model of the hydroplane at Chillingham Castle

Chillingham Castle owner hoping to recreate historic flight and build full size replica of 1911 plane

Sir Mortimer Wheeler

Stories behind Hadrian's Wall pioneers are honoured in new exhibition

 

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