The latest line up of Lindisfarne are busy in rehearsals at Newcastle Racecourse ahead of their first performance at the venue in June

Latest Lindisfarne line up are gearing up for debut gig at Newcastle Racecourse

Founding member of the folk-rock band, Rod Clements joined the band following Ray Jackson's departure earlier in the year

John and Mark Squires receives their award from Louise Hunter from Alternative Business Awards sponsor Northumbrian Water

North East businesses come together to raise money for Newcastle charity

Dozens of businesses hope to raise thousands of pounds at the Alternative Business Awards

David Coppock

UKTI's ExploreExport opens up global opportunities

For the seventh year running, UK Trade & Investment’s principal export event ExploreExport will tour the UK

Speakers at a Export Week event, Holiday Inn, Egerton Road, Guildford

Sign up for UK Trade & Investment's sixth Export Week roadshow

North East firms are being urged to sign up to events being staged by joining UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) during its sixth Export Week

Northumberland Plate Day 2014 at Newcastle Racecourse. Guests in the ncjMedia marquee

Business leaders from the North East join ncjMedia for day at the races

We played host to many of the North East's business community for Plate Day celebration

Northumberlandia near Cramlington

All in a day's work? Why it takes much longer to take in 100 great reasons

Graeme Whitfield is never one to shirk a challenge. Here he tries to complete all 100 great reasons – in a day

Jules B owner, Julian Blades, measures up Newcastle Racecourse executive director, David Williamson, ahead of the Northumberland Plate

Suit sales soar at North East fashion retailer ahead of Northumberland Plate Festival

Jules B, in Jesmond, is supporting the Northumberland Plate Festival, after seeing sales of men's tailored suits rise in advance of the event

Win tickets for Northumberland Plate Day at Newcastle Racecourse

Competition now closed: WIN tickets for the John Smith's Northumberland Plate Day

Competition now closed: The Journal  has teamed up with Britain's favourite ale John Smith's to celebrate the running of the 2014 John Smith's Northumberland Plate at Newcastle Racecourse on Saturday June, 28

Thousands turn out to take part in 32nd Children's Cancer Run at Newcastle Racecourse

Thousands of youngsters pulled on their running shoes to help child cancer sufferers

Runners in the Marathon of the North in Sunderland

Thousands enjoy host of North East bank holiday events

Revellers made the most of events being held around Newcastle and the North East over the bank holiday weekend

Northumberland Plate Day at Newcastle Racecourse

Hospitality revenue grows at Newcastle Racecourse

Newcastle Racecourse is predicting a strong performance for its summer racing highlight, the Northumberland Plate Festival

Newcastle Racecourse managing director David Williamson

Newcastle Racecourse gets go-ahead for £10m transformation

A racecourse manager has pledged to work with concerned residents after a £10m track transformation was given the go-ahead

The Garden and aquatic center next to Goforth park that is under threat of closure, owner John Tubman

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

David Williamson, managing director of Newcastle Racecourse

Eider Chase race day marked by wildlife-inspired craft beer

Eider Dark Beer, brewed for From the Notebook Ltd at the Allendale Brewery in rural Northumberland, will go on sale in the Border Minstrel pub  located in the racecourse grounds

Horse racing at Newcastle Racecourse

Gosforth Park estate to benefit from Newcastle Racecourse upgrade

Newcastle Racecourse owners have revealed plans for the wider Gosforth Park estate after already announcing an all-weather track

Northumberland Plate Day at Newcastle Racecourse

New £10m investment planned for Newcastle Racecourse

Newcastle Racecourse is to get an all weather track in a £10m transformation to turn the track into a global sporting venue

Big-hearted runners plough through mud at Newcastle Stampede

An obstacle course run in Newcastle has raised vital funds for the British Heart Foundation

The North East Gregg's Childrens Cancer Run at Newcastle Racecourse

Donor gives £100k to North East children's cancer charity

A wealthy donor has given £100,000 to the North of England Children’s Cancer Research Fund

Horse racing at Gosforth Park Racecourse

Gosforth racecourse ready for bumper weekend

It’s been a busy few weeks here at Newcastle Racecourse and we’ve continued to enjoy an extended dry spell, which is quite a contrast to last summer

Ladies' Day at Newcastle Racecourse

Thousands enjoy a sparkling Ladies' Day at Newcastle Racecourse

With the sun blazing, the Gosforth Park course provided the perfect backdrop for the 20,000-plus crowds out to enjoy the 10th Beeswing Ladies' Day


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