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Victory Tea, Pilgrim Street, 1919, by John Joseph Potts

Journal Nostalgia: A World War I victory party in Pilgrim Street, Newcastle, in 1919

Sarah Richardson, of Newcastle's Laing Art Gallery, recalls a World War I party as seen in a wonderful watercolour

Newcastle rare comic auction expected to fetch top prices

Nicky Parfitt-Parker of Anderson Garland with valuable marvel comics which are for auction
A rare comic is set to beat the £1,000 barrier in an auction by Anderson & Garland in Newcastle

Appointments: Mediaworks strengthens with arrival of sales director Scott Holland

Scott Holland, mediaworks
Mediaworks is aiming to increase the amount of business it receives in its home, the North of England, with the appointment of sales director Scott Holland

Appointments: Silverstone appoint new associate director

Louise Stewart - Silverstone Building Consultancy
As part of its planned expansion Newcastle-based Silverstone Building Consultancy has appointed Louise Stewart as associate director

Appointments: Two promotions at Ryecroft Glenton charted accountant

From left, Abu Ali, Chris Robson and Andrew Wordsworth of Ryecroft Glenton
North East-based Ryecroft Glenton has promoted two of its experienced executives to managerial roles within the firm
Irish Ambassador for Britain Daniel Mulhall (centre) with Maurice Duffy of Lionra and mayor of North Tyneside, Norma Redfearn

Irish ambassador encourages growing trade with North East businesses

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

Labour MP Nick Brown urges party not to axe police and crime commissioners

Nick Brown MP, a former Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
Former Cabinet Minister Nick Brown urged his party to rethink plans to axe police commissioners, saying they were successful in the North East

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

Former Newcastle United and Sunderland striker goes into business

Managing Director at Axis 10 Sports Consulting Group and former footballer Louis Saha during the Soccerex Global Convention
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
Virginia Bodman with her exhibition at the Globe Gallery in Newcastle

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

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

150 jobs to be created at Accenture's Newcastle Delivery Centre

Bob Paton of Accenture
Skilled technology positions at Accenture will focus on developing, testing and managing IT applications for clients across various industries

Award-winning trumpeter Alison Balsom hears the Hawthorn Symphony Orchestra in Newcastle

Award winning classical trumpeter Alison Balsom visiting Hawthorn primary school Newcastle with children from the schools symphony orchestra updated
Primary school children played Vivaldi's Autumn for the acclaimed musician who was on Tyneside for a concert at Sage Gateshead
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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Videos & Photos

Nicky Parfitt-Parker of Anderson Garland with valuable marvel comics which are for auction

Newcastle rare comic auction expected to fetch top prices

Dunstanburgh Castle

North East rock sites are some of the best in the UK say geologists

Rehearsing for Heaven Eyes, by David Almond, in Hexham, left to right, Maria Lindh, Robert Nicholson and Natalie Ann Jamieson

New David Almond stage play set for premiere in Alnwick



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