Newcastle Upon Tyne

Formal decision on major development The Sill at Hadrian's Wall is delayed

Plans for The Sill visitor centre were approved but the application has been referred by a third party to the Planning Casework Unit

Newcastle research team launch cancer fundraising campaign

Members of the research team from Newcastle's Northern Institute for Cancer Researc
The team are joining Davina McCall and Alan Carr to lead the charge for Channel 4's Stand Up for cancer campaign

North East businesses called on to support ground breaking cancer centre

The Maggies Centre at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle
Businesses in the region are being urged to support a day's running costs at Maggie's North East cancer centre

North East must be first in line for devolution after Scottish vote, says Hexham MP

Guy Opperman, MP for Hexham
The debate about how to govern the North East is already underway as the Scottish vote looms closer

Leading businessman Guy Readman has ended his life in a Dignitas clinic

Guy Readman
The former North East businessman of the year died in Switzerland last month after suffering from motor neurone disease
Guy Opperman, MP for Hexham

North East must be first in line for devolution after Scottish vote, says Hexham MP

The debate about how to govern the North East is already underway as the Scottish vote looms closer

North East MPs join new parliamentary group focused on UK dairy sector

Nick Brown MP, a former Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
Work of cross-party group will include an inquiry into the sustainable competitiveness of the dairy industry in the UK

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

A picture of school children in a classroom
Labour MP Ian Mearns blames "free schools" for dramatic increase in North East primary pupils in oversize classes
Managing Director at Axis 10 Sports Consulting Group and former footballer Louis Saha during the Soccerex Global Convention

Former Newcastle United and Sunderland striker goes into business

Louis Saha has set up firm to protect professional sportsman in their retirement

Gillingham 0 Newcastle United 1: Neil Cameron's match analysis

Gillingham's Antonio German (R) in action with Newcastle's Fabricio Coloccini
A 1-0 victory at least gives Newcastle United supporters the chance to dream of a long run in the Capital One Cup

The Agenda: It is time Newcastle United treated the League Cup with the seriousness it deserves

League Cup final 76 when United met Manchester City, unfortunately they were beaten and Dennis Tueart scored the winning goal for Cit, inset manager Gordon Lee celebrates reaching final
How a club that never wins anything can not try to win this competition is an infuriating mystery
Tony McPhillips (Muckle LLP), Val Wigham (Studio West) and Joanne Davison (Muckle LLP)

Classes begin at pioneering Newcastle school Studio West

A new school in West Denton aimed at bridging the gap from classroom to career finally opens its doors

North East accountant to judge at major student business competition

Carl Swansbury, director of Ryecroft Glenton Corporate Finance, Newcastle
Carl Swansbury of Ryecroft Glenton judged at the inaugural Business, Accounting and Skills Education (BASE) competition

Discovery School bosses admit only 17% of their pupils are girls

The opening of the Discovery School in Newcastle for Science and Engineering. Principal Wendy Allen
Calls made for more to encourage girls to study STEM subjects in the North East as new school admits it is struggling to attract female applicants
Prof Tim Goodship, Consultant Nephrologist, who has discovered a drug to prevent a rare kidney disease called 'aHUS'

Kidney drug developed by Newcastle scientists recommended for use on NHS

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

Thousands complaining about North East NHS services

A new report has revealed that there has been thousands of NHS complaints in the region in 2013/14

Plans have been revealed for a £30m development of heart services at the Freeman Hospital

Freeman Hospital, Newcastle
Planning permission has been sought for the expansion of cardiothoracic services at the Freeman Hospital

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Kate Ford who won the Journal Whodunnit competition in 1984 and won a sapphire necklace which is now up for auction at Anderson Garland

The Journal murder mystery competition prize up for auction 30 years on

A dam being built on the river Wansbeck at Mitford to stop future flooding in nearby Morpeth

Wansbeck returns to original course after flooding prevention work

Objects up for auction from Ayton Castle. Chris Wilkinson with huge wardrobe

Ayton Castle historic treasures go under the hammer at Railton's auctioneers



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