Newcastle Upon Tyne

Michelin rated chef James Close

Two North East restaurants among country's best

Newcastle's House of Tides and the Michelin-starred Raby Hunt are on a list of the Top 100 UK restaurants

Food a vital ingredient of Ouseburn Festival

Ouseburn festival
More than 20 food and drink producers will be at Newcastle's Malmo Quay during the weekend Ouseburn Festival

Ten things not to miss in the North East in July, including Annie, John Cooper Clarke and SIRF

Geordie Rat Pack
Whether the sun gets its hat on or not, there's loads to see on stages all over Tyneside and beyond. SummerTyne, Pride and Joy Atlas are just some

North East trade parks flourish as investors seek property alternatives

The Dukesway development at Team Valley
'Investors see the market as offering strong national tenants and potential for rental growth,' said Roger Speir, Bilfinger GVA

Last chance to see Shakespeare's tragic thirteen

The new Globe Gallery taking shape on Pilgrim Street
A photographic exhibition at the new Globe Gallery features 13 Shakespearean suicide victims
The corporate team at Newcastle-based UNW

Record-breaking first quarter as Newcastle's UNW oversee deals worth £100m

Business advisers UNW delivered a record-breaking first quarter of 2015, putting the Newcastle firm on track to achieve record full year turnover

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

The proposed HS2 rail link
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
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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Culture Awards Best Event Sunderland finalists

Culture Awards Best Event Sunderland finalists: Show Me The Money at the NGCA, Summer Streets and Sunderland Stages

Culture Awards North East Museum of the Year finalists: The 1940s Farm at Beamish, Stand Up for Woodhorn and Wor Life 1914-18

Culture Awards 2014 Best Arts and Business Partnership finalists

Culture Awards Best Arts and Business Partnership finalists: Simpsons Malt and BVA; PoT and Various Partners, and Northern Stars and Intu Eldon Square and Intu MetroCentre



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