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The BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones at Dynamo 14 earlier this year

Dynamites 14: Hunt is on for the North East's top tech talent

The nomination stage is now open for Dynamites 14 - the region's IT and technology awards

Tanfield Group upbeat on Snorkel investment as its own losses widen

Tanfield Group upbeat on Snorkel investment as its own losses widen
Newcastle-registered investment company Tanfield Group says Snorkel is moving towards meaningful profitability

Aspers Casino welcomes Nigel Hartland as Newcastle manager

New general manager of Aspers Casino Newcastle, Nigel Hartland
Nigel Hartland says "great plans" are in place for Newcastle site after many successful years with the Aspers Group

Newcastle-based Home Group on track after 'robust' results

Chairman of Home Group Bob Davies
Newcastle housing company Home Group intends to deliver 7,000 new homes by 2019

Journal columnist tear gassed by US armed guard during Missouri riots

Christopher Bucktin braved an onslaught of tear gas shot by St. Louis Police during the Missouri riots
Christopher Bucktin, the Journal columnist, has spoken of his experience after being tear gassed by the US National Guard in Missouri
A picture of school children in a classroom

Free schools leaving thousands of pupils to be taught in oversize classes, claims MP

Labour MP Ian Mearns blames "free schools" for dramatic increase in North East primary pupils in oversize classes

Jesmond cyclists to grill prospective Newcastle City Council representative ahead of by-election

Katja Leyendecker, chair of cycle campaign group Newcycling
City cycle campaigners will quiz aspiring North Jesmond politicians about their views on riding and transport

Scottish Independence debate date draws near

A reminder that the Scottish independence referendum is on 18 September
The Journal is bringing together a panel of experts to discuss how changes in Scotland could affect the North East economy
Cheick Tiote of Newcastle United

Newcastle United alert as suitors swarm for midfielder Cheick Tiote

For the second August running the future of Newcastle United's key midfielder is in doubt

Alan Pardew believes Moussa Sissoko can be a leader for Newcastle United

Moussa Sissoko
Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko is tipped by manager Alan Pardew to make a big impression over the coming months

The Agenda: Jack Colback can be a Newcastle United great

Newcastle United's Jack Colback in action with Manchester City's Fernandinho
The Sunderland connection won't be mentioned again if Jack Colback's debut on Sunday was anything to go by
A picture of school children in a classroom

Free schools leaving thousands of pupils to be taught in oversize classes, claims MP

Labour MP Ian Mearns blames "free schools" for dramatic increase in North East primary pupils in oversize classes

Newcastle footballer Sarah Withers heads to US on scholarship

Sarah Withers of Church High School and Walbottle FC
Sarah Withers of Church High School and Walbottle FC is joining University of South Carolina Beaufort on footballing scholarship

Dozens of schools sign up to unique business and education partnership

Added value
North East pupils to meet the world of business
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.

Videos & Photos

Actor Ben Crompton, from Game of Thrones, at Housesteads Roman Fort

Game of Thrones actor Ben Crompton launches Hadrian's Wall exhibition

L-R: Tony Gates Chief Executive of Northumberland National Park Authority, Lord de Mauley and Andrew Miller, Head of Programmes and Conservation

Environment Minister welcomes vision for the next 20 years of Northumberland

A model of the hydroplane at Chillingham Castle

Chillingham Castle owner hoping to recreate historic flight and build full size replica of 1911 plane

 

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