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Kingdom Buffet restaurant at Haymarket Metro Station

Kingdom buffet restaurant closes at Haymarket Metro Station

The Kingdom buffet restaurant had operated on the first floor of the £20m Haymarket Metro Station building since 2012

Jason Cook has put Hebburn behind him and is hitting the road

Comedian Jason Cook - looking shattered!
Comedian and Hebburn creator Jason Cook talks about his forthcoming stand-up tour

Sources say Salsa Cafe demise down to lack of appetite and central station works

Salsa has been closed since July 8
Difficult trading conditions for eateries coupled with central station works' impact on footfall blamed for cafe closure

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

North East pair out to tempt us with Peruvian street cuisine

The latest on the list of international street delicacies come from Peru and marmalade doesn't get a look-in
Prof Adam Sharr

Newcastle architect Professor Adam Sharr on national awards shortlist

Book accolade for Newcastle University architecture lecturer Professor Adam Sharr

Health chiefs make U-turn on decision to close eating disorder service

A general picture of the exterior of the RVI - Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle
Health bosses say they have reversed a decision to close Newcastle's Richardson Eating Disorder Service

Special 'tax' on fast food takeaways called for in Newcastle

Litter outside McDonalds in Newcastle city centre
Newcastle City Council has heard how fast food takeaways are contributing to 'toxic high streets' in the region
Sylvain Marveaux of Newcastle United

Marveaux reveals he HAD to leave Newcastle - and other out of favour stars will follow

Flying winger opens up after being loaned out by Alan Pardew, despite his popularity with the majority of the Newcastle United faithful

Alan Pardew to play a strong team against Wellington Phoenix

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew
Alan Pardew vows to woo New Zealand fans with another strong side at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington

Steven Taylor looking for big things in Manchester City opener

Steven Taylor of Newcastle United looks to evade the defence of Alex Brosque of Sydney FC
Newcastle United started thier pre-season tour well and Steven Taylor hopes they can hit the ground running when the season begins
Trinity Deneview School in High Heaton

Tyneside school set to become a centre for excellence in financial education

Trinity School Deneview, in High Heaton, is one of 21 schools in teh country to benefit from a new scheme

Newcastle launches learning challenge to tackle city's growing attainment gap

Newcastle has launched its own schools challenge to raise standards
Newcastle has launched its own schools challenge to raise standards among young people living in the city’s most disadvantaged neighbourhoods

North East university applications flatline as national average grows

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

Plans have been revealed for a £30m development of heart services at the Freeman Hospital

Planning permission has been sought for the expansion of cardiothoracic services at the Freeman Hospital

North East health care staff protest over low pay for NHS employees

Glenn Turp, Regional Director of RCN, and Nick Brown MP join the Royal College of Nursing's frontline nurses and health care assistants at they protest outside the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle
Frontline NHS staff protest against the Government's decision not to give a recommended 1% across the board pay rise

Fresh director Ailsa Rutter wins prestigious World Health Organisation award

Ailsa Rutter from FRESH - Smoke-free North East
Head of North East anti-smoking campaign group Fresh, Ailsa Rutter, is the only person in the UK to win WHO medal

About Newcastle

All the latest news and information about Newcastle Upon Tyne, the business and cultural capital of the North East, with a reputation for its nightlife. Newcasle Upon Tyne is also known for Newcastle Brown Ale, Newcastle United Football Club and the Tyne Bridge.

Videos & Photos

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

James Andrew Smithson (pictured with his family), of Benwell, was awarded the military medal for bravery

Your World War One Heroes: See the third gallery and send your family's story

Alma Grant nee McNay, of Bearpark, fell in love with the soldier she nursed

Your World War One Heroes: See the second gallery and send your family's story



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