Newcastle Upon Tyne

Lawyer Chris McCurley

A lawyer inspired by the feisty females of Newcastle's West End, celebrates a 25 year career

Kate Proctor speaks to Newcastle lawyer Cris McCurley as she celebrates a 25 year career

Newcastle Lawyer of the year takes Government to task over legal aid at UN in Geneva

Lawyer Chris McCurley
Newcastle family law expert Cris McCurley finds the Government is breaching international law on human rights over legal aid cut-backs

January sees the return of Newcastle Restaurant Week

Restauranteur Terry Laybourne
Restaurants across Newcastle will be luring diners with special deals as part of NE1's Newcastle Restaurant Week from January 19-25

Return of the 1920s-era cocktail hour to Newcastle

Cocktail hour at Tiger Hornsby
A Newcastle Quayside bar has sought inspiration from the jazz age to give its customers a tasty tipple

KPMG profits dented by investment as northern revenues rise to £200m

Mick Thompson of KPMG
Mick Thompson, office senior partner at KPMG's Newcastle base said it had been a period of expansion in the region
The East End Food Bank run by the Elim Church in Newcastle

Iain Duncan Smith re-ignites row over food banks in North East

The Work and Pensions Secretary said insisting that people's reasons for going to a food bank were just to do with benefits was 'quite wrong'

Newcastle must not become 'independent state', says former council leader

Lord Shipley
Lib Dem Lord Shipley says City Deal is boosting growth but cities must work within a national framework if future devolution is to be a success

The view on Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement from the North East

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, holding a copy of the Autumn Statement, leaves the Treasury in London for the House of Commons, where Osborne will deliver his Autumn Statement
Mixed reaction to Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement from the region compared to the acclaim he received in the South East
Newcastle United offical historian Paul Joannou

The men who made Newcastle United

A new book on Newcastle United profiles almost 1,800 individuals who played a part in The Toon's history

Mike Ashley edges closer to Rangers control with £2m loan deal

Mike Ashley
The Newcastle United owner has provided Rangers with a £2m credit facility in return for two seats on the board

Music on the go with Newcastle United BassBuds and BassBoomz speakers

Newcastle United BassBoomz are the perfect strike partner to BassBuds and have been designed to mirror the booming sound of St James Park on match day
Lawyer Chris McCurley

A lawyer inspired by the feisty females of Newcastle's West End, celebrates a 25 year career

Kate Proctor speaks to Newcastle lawyer Cris McCurley as she celebrates a 25 year career

Tyneside schoolgirls win award in memory of Princess Diana

L - R: Ian Royce, Amy Shaw, Tessy Ojo
Tyneside students recognised for their charity work with prestigious Diana memorial award

Staggering growth at Hedgehog Lab limited by skills shortage

Founders of Hedgehog Lab, Sarat Pediredla, left, and Mark Forster, who now hold the titles of managing director and technical director
Post-PC digital agency Hedgehog lab is having to turn down work due to a shortage of suitably skilled applicants for vacancies
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

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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Brunswick House in Whalton

Property gallery: Whalton house was home from the first view

A Christmas food tasting test

Sweet Christmas fare put to the Taste test

From left, Richard Means from award sponsor, Strutt & Parker, with Lucinda and Tom Richardson and Giles Brandreth

Northumberland farm business Wheelbirks Parlour wins national award



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