Leading businessman Guy Readman has ended his life in a Dignitas clinic

The former North East businessman of the year died in Switzerland last month after suffering from motor neurone disease

Poor cost controls spelled end for Tyneside Autobuy after hefty losses

The Gosforth used car supermarket closed in July owing £1.5m to its providers of asset finance

Regent Centre office complex in Gosforth acquired as part of £296m deal

Newcastle office complex Regent Centre forms part of a multi-million pound acquisiton by real estate investors

Jobs lost as Geltsdale Brewery assets sold through administration

Assets sold of the Cumbrian independent brewers behind beers such as Cold Fell and Brampton Bitter

Newcastle cycling campaigners say city council's safer Great North Road plans are being 'done in a hurry'

Newcycling accuses Newcastle City Council of poor planning over cycle lanes

Carillion profits up to £67.5m despite fall in revenues

National construction firm Carillion have increased pre-tax profits despite an expected fall in revenue of 5%

Gosforth-based Home Group awarded £42m to build new houses

Almost 800 new homes are set to be built in the North East as part of multi-million pound plans involving Home Group

Gosforth Post Office move could damage high street, MP warns

The Gosforth Post Office branch could be moved from its current location inside the shopping centre to a new base at nearby Salters Road

Sage moves further into German payroll market with Exact Software Deutschland acquisition

North East software giant continues its growth with a £12 million acquisition of a key European firm

The Theatre heads outside for Summer

Outdoor theatre companies are entertaining in beautiful locations across the North East

Gosforth adventurer fell to his death during Mont Blanc trek, inquest hears

An inquest heard Simon Bates, 30, suffered multiple injuries when he fell as he descended the mountain's summit

Cumbrian distillery's debut single malt will be ready to mingle in Autumn

The Lakes Distillery is preparing to produce a million bottles a year of its first single malt whisky

Newcastle city councillors reject plans to demolish Gosforth villa

Planning bid to knock down historic Newcastle villa, Number 37 The Grove in the Gosforth Conservation Area, is rejected

Persimmon makes the case for nature reserve development

Salter's Lane site would be on edge of Gosforth nature reserve and put city red squirrels at risk

Fate of important historic house in Newcastle to be decided

The fate of important historic house in Newcastle to be decided by planners

Holiday Inn Newcastle Gosforth Park bought for seven figure sum

A North East hotel operator has taken over The Holiday Inn Newcastle Gosforth Park and will create 15 new jobs

Strong first year for new Gosforth barbershop venture

Robyn Wilson, who trained with the L'oréal Academy, has seen a significant uptake in custom since opening in September 2013

A life story to inspire us all: Mother Jacqui Atkinson's struggle with Stiff Person Syndrome

Mother-of-three Jacqui Atkinson has spent the past 20 years living - and nearly dying - with the one-in-a-million condition, Stiff Person Syndrome

Newcastle software supplier Symetri acquired by Swedish IT giant

Gosforth-based software firm Symetri has been bought out by a Swedish firm, a move which is hoped will up its annual turnover

Heaton teenager gets summer camp place at prestigious Harvard University

A top student from Newcastle Sixth Form College is off to to one of America's most prestigious universities

Fears for mental health patients as 150 jobs go at North East health trust

A mental health trust aims to reduce frontline NHS posts under plans to change the way care is delivered to vulnerable patients

Newcastle financial advisor Alok Dhanda denies £600,000 fraud

53-year-old Alok Dhanda is facing 13 charges of fraud over claims he operated a Ponzi scheme worth thousands

Double award win for Isos at Celebrating the Region Awards

Gosforth-based housing firm Isos enjoys success at the Chartered Institute of Housing’s Celebrating the Region Awards

Historic Gosforth garden centre fears demolition if housing plan gets green light

A historic Newcastle garden centre fears it may be demolished if plans for a new housing development scheme get the go ahead

Labour councillor says red route protesters should hang their heads in shame

Newcastle City Councillor Ged Bell has blasted Gosforth red route protesters after a 3,000 name petition was handed in


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