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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

NEL Fund Managers toast investment support

Simon Johnson
Fund managers have gathered in Newcastle to celebrate the professional community's investment input

Fun in the sun as Monument Movies returns to Newcastle

Crowds turned out to watch Frozen, part of Monument Movies
Crowds kicked-back in deck chairs to enjoy Disney's Frozen on the big screen in Newcastle City Centre

North East is ahead in race to get £1m of free advertising at Heathrow Airport

Hadrian's Wall
After the first two days of the competition, the North East has more than twice the votes of all the other three regions combined

Salsa Cafe in Newcastle city centre closes its doors

Salsa has been closed since July 8
Westgate Road restaurant closed without warning after 18 years of trading
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
Andy Carroll scores for West Ham United against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light

Neil Cameron: Why Andy Carroll and Newcastle United shouldn't get back together

The former local hero is a good guy and a great player - but his old club has moved on and he no longer fits the bill for what they need up front

No talks between West Ham and Newcastle United for striker Andy Carroll

Andy Carroll during a West Ham United training session at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand
Former Newcastle United striker Andy Carroll is happy in London - and not looking for a move back to Tyneside

Tragedy may bring end to bitter rivalry between region's football fans

John Alder and Liam Sweeney
Sunderland fan Gary Ferguson tells why he chose to raise money for tragic rival supporters John Alder and Liam Sweeney
Newcastle has launched its own schools challenge to raise standards

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

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

North East teacher speaks of poor kids returning to school after holidays 'visibly thinner'

Ben Riley
Councillor and teacher Ben Riley tells Newcastle City Council 'this is the reality of child poverty'
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.

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