Newcastle Upon Tyne

Grainger plc strategy pays off as profits rise 26% during last financial year

Residential property owner and manager says it is well positioned for another successful year as the economy continues to improve

Key contracts lead to First Class growth and job creation

James Gill, Director of First Class Technical Recruitment
First Class Technical Recruitment's growth has allowed the business to create three new roles

Where does the North East come in the list of lottery hits and misses

Angel of the North
As National Lottery operators Camelot marks its big birthday, Barbara Hodgson recalls what lottery cash has added up to for the North East

Newcastle's Stephenson Quarter becomes jewel in the Crowne for Shepherd Engineering Services

Building work on the Stephenson quarter Newcastle
The Newcastle engineers have issued a report detailing significant progress

Bigg Market building converted into Bavarian bier hall

Bier Keller, which is to open in the former cellars at City Vaults
Another new bar is coming to Newcastle - this time in the Bigg Market with a Bavarian flavour
Auschwitz in Poland

Jackie Slesenger: Harmonious race relations are being damaged and may take years to repair

The former Lord Mayor of Newcastle on why Jewish members have resigned from the city's Holocaust Memorial Day Working Group

Irish ambassador encourages growing trade with North East businesses

Irish Ambassador for Britain Daniel Mulhall (centre) with Maurice Duffy of Lionra and mayor of North Tyneside, Norma Redfearn
Daniel Mulhall spoke to businesses and politicians about the advantages of growing better trade links

Labour's Shadow Transport Secretary says the A1 north of Newcastle may not be dualled

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Shadow transport secretary Mary Creagh
Shadow Transport Secretary Mary Creagh highlights 2006 study which rejected long-awaited dualling plan
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
Primary school pupils during a lesson

Tables reveal how many applications were made to each school across the North East

New figures show how the "race for a place" at state schools in the North East shaped up in 2014

Newcastle firm's 'Attenborough documentaries' help understanding of child development

Left to right: Wendy McEvoy, Siobhan Weatherstone, Katrina McEvoy, Suzi Robinson
Newcastle-based Siren Films has been producing child development films for the last 20 years

Virginia Bodman: North East artist takes over three floors of Newcastle gallery

Virginia Bodman with her exhibition at the Globe Gallery in Newcastle
Three floors of a big Newcastle art gallery have been given over to the paintings of one artist, Virginia Bodman. DAVID WHETSTONE gets a guided tour
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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Guy Opperman, MP for Hexham

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