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The Lords of Lightning, will perform at the Great North Run Million Opening Ceremony

Lords of Lightning announced as part of Great North Run celebrations

Event will celebrate millionth runner to finish the half marathon and more acts are being announced all the time

Bad Boy expands European sales from North East base

John Paul Gardner of martial arts group Bad Boy Europe
North Tyneside mixed martial arts brand Bad Boy says growing interest in MMA sports across European is fuelling demand for its products

AC/DC singer Brian Johnson to race his Mini at North East circuit

Brian Johnson
Rock star returns to North East circuit where he first fell in love with motor racing as a teenager

Gateshead firm ITPS uses Let's Grow cash to fuel expansion

ITPS finance director Michael Jopling with ITPS managing director Garry Sheriff
The Let's Grow Fund is driving ITPS' plans to become the region's biggest independent IT firm

Friends pay tribute after Gateshead man drowns in lake

Andrew McWilliams
The body of Andrew McWilliams, 22, was found in a lake in Gateshead after telling friends he was going for a swim
Newcastle Central Station

George Osborne's plans for the North East are stuck in the slow lane

Jim O'Neill, former chairman of asset management at Goldman Sachs, has published a report from his City Growth Commission in which he describes how the UK economy is being held back as officials in Whitehall

George Osborne accused of 'secret' visit to Berwick to avoid 'hostile' North East voters

Chancellor George Osborne at Simpsons Malt in Berwick
Tory Chancellor announced £22.5m Rural Growth Network fund in Berwick as long-serving Lib Dem MP Alan Beith prepares to retire

Miliband: we'll take £30bn from Whitehall to boost the regions

Labour peer Lord Adonis
Labour sets out mainfesto proposals to create jobs in regions, including allowing councils to keep business taxes
John Paul Gardner of martial arts group Bad Boy Europe

Bad Boy expands European sales from North East base

North Tyneside mixed martial arts brand Bad Boy says growing interest in MMA sports across European is fuelling demand for its products

Gateshead firm ITPS uses Let's Grow cash to fuel expansion

ITPS finance director Michael Jopling with ITPS managing director Garry Sheriff
The Let's Grow Fund is driving ITPS' plans to become the region's biggest independent IT firm

Offshore 44 becomes Hop & Cleaver on the Quayside

The Hop and Cleaver, on Newcastle Quayside.
Ladhar Leisure spending £700,000 on revamp and creating 30 jobs
University students

North East university applications flatline as national average grows

The North East is falling behind the rest of the country in getting young people to university, new figures show

Brian Johnson speaks of his pride at hometown honour

Lead singer of AC/DC Brian Johnson receives an honorary Doctors award for his impact on music at Northumbria University
Honour from Northumbria University is a career highlight for AC/DC singer Brian Johnson

Tiny teachers educate children in Northumberland

Roots of Empathy Baby celebration at the Sage in Gateshead - Jonathan Okon (9) and Megan Turnbull (9) from Grace Darling Primary School in Newbiggin with Charlie Clough (1) from Dudley
Babies come into the classroom to teach youngsters life skills in a school in Northumberland
Fit Factor finalist Ashley Cuniff

Fit Factor contestants nearing the finishing line of life-changing experience

Entrants in The Journal's Fit Factor challenge are preparing for life after the competition finishes

New figures reveal people in the North East enjoy good health for less time than those in the south

Easington MP Grahame Morris
The length of time people can expect to live free from a chronic illness or disability is lowest in the North East, new figures show

Measles vaccination call after outbreak in Newcastle and Gateshead

A child who has been vaccinated against measles
National Health Service experts are investigating a cluster of measles cases linked to Newcastle and Gateshead

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

Winter Dawn over Hadrian's Wall, by Wayne Brittle. Landscape Photographer of the Year awards.

Race for Heathrow Airport advertising: 11 glorious pictures of Hadrian's Wall

Newcastle International Airport

Newcastle Airport urges more support for North East in £1m Heathrow competition

Ron Freeman from Newbiggin by the Sea, who has just won the Birdman of Worthing title

Champion Birdman Ron Freeman has smashed two world records

 

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