Newcastle Upon Tyne

Susan Winfield the Lord Lieutenant for Tyne and Wear

New Lord Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear talks about her life serving the community

Susan Winfield talks of stitching up prisoners and piloting a programme which saw a young Cheryl Tweedy cleaning loos

North East libraries - what's the next chapter?

Five year old Christopher Blanks makes his reading selection at Low Fell library at Gateshead in January 1972
We look at how our local institutions are branching out in new ways to help safeguard their future

Glass House champagne bar: A first look at work on the Newcastle venue

A CGI of how the Glass House champagne bar in Newcastle will look when complete
Panoramic photos show how the luxury champagne bar on Dean Street is gradually taking shape

Xsite progresses its role at key Blyth regeneration scheme

An artist's impression of the hotel Xsite architects are working on in Blyth
New appointment sees xsite continue its involvement with Arch’s estimated £20m mixed use landmark scheme.

Work starts on Newcastle's latest student accommodation scheme

Artist's impression of a room inside the new 270-bedroom student scheme
Glass Works is the third scheme for the Ouseburn area - and it's been backed by Hong Kong financiers
MP Chi Onwurah

Homelessness, isolation, drug use: Government must form one plan to help North East people

Three council areas in the North East sit in top 25 for people facing severe and multiple disadvantages like mental health problems and poverty

Future of local authorities as we know it under threat, says TUC

UNISON leader Dave Prentis
Study explores the impact of cuts throughout the North East as Dave Prentis, general secretary of Unison, prepares to speak in Newcastle

Controversial North East free school could face the axe under Labour

General view of the Durham Free School in Gilesgate, Durham
Speaking to The Journal, Mr Hunt said Durham Free School and Discovery Free School, in Newcastle, could close unless they succeed in attracting more pupils
Bob Moncur holds the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup aloft at St James' Park during Newcastle United's homecoming parade - 12th June, 1969

Newcastle United fan Bill Gibbs tells how he got legend Fairs Cup players back together

A young man’s dream turned into a reality for Bill Gibbs when he teamed up with his football heroes. Reporter Lisa Hutchinson talks to the fan who brought Newcastle United’s golden boys back together to celebrate winning the Fairs Cup in 1969

The men who made Newcastle United

Newcastle United offical historian Paul Joannou
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
Five year old Christopher Blanks makes his reading selection at Low Fell library at Gateshead in January 1972

North East libraries - what's the next chapter?

We look at how our local institutions are branching out in new ways to help safeguard their future

Controversial North East free school could face the axe under Labour

General view of the Durham Free School in Gilesgate, Durham
Speaking to The Journal, Mr Hunt said Durham Free School and Discovery Free School, in Newcastle, could close unless they succeed in attracting more pupils

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

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

Videos & Photos

The home of Denise and Crispian Strachan at Clifton near Morpeth

Property gallery and video: Victorian love of space and style near Morpeth

Tragic Bailey Brown, 11, from Alnwick in Northumberland

Family of Bailey Brown from Alnwick pay loving tribute after Christmas Eve death

Alnwick councillor Gordon Castle

Alnwick councillor Gordon Castle set to end 50 years of biking

 

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