Newcastle Upon Tyne

The new bowling at Eldon Leisure centre which is set to open

Newcastle's Eldon Leisure new gym and ten-pin bowling alley prepares for opening day

The new fitness zone and bowling alley at Eldon Leisure form part of a £3m investment plan by North Country Leisure

Manny's aims to take slice of Newcastle pizza market

From left: Alok Loomba and Sarah Smith, Sintons; Katie Lewis, manager, and Olly Henderson, owner, Mannys New York Pizza Deli
Olly Henderson, the North East entrepreneur behind Capology, has launched a New York style pizza deli

Hundreds attend Crowne Plaza Hotel speed dating-style recruitment event

Potential employees of the new Crowne Plaza Hotel - Stephenson Quarter, take part in a speed dating-style recruitment event
More than 400 people met managers of the new hotel, hoping to get one of the 140 roles which are now being advertised

Funds managed by Newcastle's NVM Private Equity see returns fall

Newcastle castle keep and the Tyne Bridge
NVM Private Equity detailed the performance of three of its venture capital trusts in the six months to the end of March

Milestone for e-Therapeutics as first patient is enrolled into second phase cancer drug trial

Professor Malcolm Young of e-therapeutics based in Newcastle
The business is investigating its cancer drug's safety and effectiveness in liver and pancreatic cancers - as a solo or combination treatment
The proposed HS2 rail link

Mark Thompson: It's time that the UK made a better job of joining up its economic hubs

Mark Thompson, managing director of Newcastle-based Ryder Architecture, says a sea change in attitude is needed on transport plans

Newcastle investors hopeful on UK economy as General Election approaches

Head of Newcastle office Aidan Dunstan warns that confidence could be dampened by 'uncertainty' in case of coalition government

Hilton Dawson: Combined authority is an undemocratic outrage tantamount to a fraud on the North East electorate

L-R Ian Dormer, Philip Cummings and John Elliott of the North East Taxpayers Alliance with their 'White Elephant' on Newcastle's Quayside
North East Party leader Hilton Dawson argues that the 2004 referendum result is being undermined by the North East Combined Authority
St James' Park in Newcastle

Why I am giving up my Newcastle United season ticket... and feel relieved

The Journal's Graeme Whitfield on why, after 20 years, he has cancelled his Newcastle United season ticket

Newcastle United have built up cash reserves of more than £30m, accounts show

St James Park is offering business festive lunch for the first time updated
Club has increased profit and turnover and saw the ratio of wages to turnover come down to its "desired range"

Former Lebanese women's football captain leading the charge for Newcastle United Women's FC

Newcastle United women's football team pictured at a tactics training session at Northumbria University sports facility in Newcastle
Myriam Neaimeh is hoping she can boost the North East's female football prospects, as well as renewable technology
The Core Science Central building

How Newcastle's Science Central is updating its industrial past

From coal mining to data mining, the city centre site is now bringing the jobs of the future to Tyneside

Newcastle-based Girl Geeks Campus gains support from Accenture

Mia Chapman founder of Girl Geeks North East
Professional services firm backs programme aimed at promoting STEM subjects and careers to female students

Girls' education in East Africa is 'another world' says Newcastle headteacher

Hilary French, head teacher at Newcastle High School for Girls, in a school at one of the most deprived parts of Uganda
Hilary French travelled to Uganda where she taught in one of the most deprived areas of the country
A consultant analyzing a mammogram

Leading oncologist urges health watchdog to approve Newcastle-trialled cancer drug

Consultant medical oncologist Dr Mark Verrill urges health watchdog to approve funding for pioneering breast cancer treatment

Breast cancer drug trialled in Newcastle can extend life by almost five years

Dr Mark Verrill
The new drug has been shown to give “unprecedented” results in extending lives by almost five years

Kidney drug developed by Newcastle scientists recommended for use on NHS

Prof Tim Goodship, Consultant Nephrologist, who has discovered a drug to prevent a rare kidney disease called 'aHUS'
A drug which stops a rare type of kidney disease has been recommended in draft guidance by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

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Ami Tadaa, of Heaton, Newcastle, who is launching the UK's only cashew nut cheese company for vegans called Tyne Chease

Newcastle vegan cheese company about to launch unique product in the UK

Hexham author Chloe Daykin who has bagged a two book deal for her work with publisher Faber

Northumberland writer Chloe Daykin snapped up by publisher Faber after Fish Boy novel

Bolam Hall Cottage, Bolam, near Morpeth

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