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St Mary's Lighthouse at Whitley Bay by Chronicle reader Tom Hakin

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Alok Dhanda at North Tyneside Magistrates

Newcastle financial advisor Alok Dhanda denies £600,000 fraud

53-year-old Alok Dhanda is facing 13 charges of fraud over claims he operated a Ponzi scheme worth thousands

North East LEPs come together for £160m 'Jeremie 2' plan

The plans have been welcomed by leading business people in the North East
Local enterprise partnerships for the North East and Teesside have joined forces in efforts to create a "Jeremie 2" investment programme, potentially ploughing a further £160m into the region's businesses

North East beaches make it into national guide

Bamburgh beach in Northumberland
Better weather last summer has delivered a bonus for beaches in the North East this year. The Marine Conservation Society grants Recommended status for beaches with excellent water quality

Ed Twiddy to step down as director of North East LEP

Ed Twiddy
Ed Twiddy has announced his decision to step down from the regeneration partnership tasked with bringing jobs to the region just days after handing in to Government a £760m masterplan for growth

North East small business owners urged to spring-clean their finances

Spending chiefs have urged the creation of a new £200m fund to help SMEs
David Ingram of TaxAssist Accountants in Gosforth, Newcastle, is urging small business owners not to be caught out by changes in the latest Budget
Labour leader Ed Miliband updated

Labour will create a Minister for the North East

Ed Miliband would appoint a Minister for each English region in a bid to ensure the entire country received a fair deal from Government, and to help businesses in their regions attract investment from across the world

Exhibition marks centenary of Tyne ship blaze

The training ship Wellesley on fire in the Tyne in 1914
Exactly a century ago, the fledgling Pathe News, pioneers of the cinema newsreel, hot-footed it to Tyneside to record a drama on the river

MEP vows to fight on for better safety after Ashington-born cyclist dies

Michael Mason with his daughter Anna Tatton-Brown
MEP Fiona Hall has pledged her support to the family of Ashington-born teacher Michael Mason who was killed whilst cycling home
The plans have been welcomed by leading business people in the North East

North East LEPs come together for £160m 'Jeremie 2' plan

Local enterprise partnerships for the North East and Teesside have joined forces in efforts to create a "Jeremie 2" investment programme, potentially ploughing a further £160m into the region's businesses

North East small business owners urged to spring-clean their finances

Spending chiefs have urged the creation of a new £200m fund to help SMEs
David Ingram of TaxAssist Accountants in Gosforth, Newcastle, is urging small business owners not to be caught out by changes in the latest Budget

App helps highlight deals for Cobalt Business Park employees

Cobalt Business Park has announced three new lettings
The workforce at Newcastle's Cobalt Business Park can benefit from a new app that highlights the hundreds of leisure deals available to them through the Cobalt More Card
Council leader Nick Forbes

Newcastle City Council leader furious as Tyneside misses out in funding handout

Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes has spoken out after the Schools Minister announced a funding handout for some education authorities

Kings Priory in Tynemouth 'not to blame' for dwlindling pupil numbers say bosses

Kings Priory School in Tynemouth
Academy bosses have hit out at fresh claims they are responsible for dwindling pupil numbers at other schools

School leaders joining forces in bid for millions in Government funding

Education Secretary Michael Gove
School leaders have joined forces in a bid to secure millions of pounds of Government funding to rebuild the North East's education system
Patients asking for an appointment with their GP are being turned away

North East patients turned away as GPs face increasing demand for services

NHS figures show that 10% of patients who tried to get an appointment in West Newcastle last year were unable to see a GP on the day they wanted

The Journal's Fit Factor 2014 competition is launched

The six Fit Factor 2013 finalists with David Fairlamb
Today The Journal is launching its popular Fit Factor 2014 competition which promises to be bigger and better than ever

New MRI scanner is first for North East health service

Consultant Cardiologist Alison Lee with the new MRI scanner at North Tyneside General Hospital
North Tyneside General Hospital have unveiled their new £1m MRI scanner which is the first of its kind in the region

About North Tyneside

All the latest news and information about the Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear. North Tyneside is bordered by Newcastle upon Tyne to the west, the North Sea to the east, the River Tyne to the south and Northumberland to the north. The area includes the towns of Wallsend, Benton, North Shields, Tynemouth and Whitley Bay.

Videos & Photos

Region's arts celebrated at BBC's Great North Passion event in South Shields

Biker Paul Green with Grant Anderson and David Kennedy of Newcastle Harley Davidson

Northumberland biker's funeral procession to go ahead thanks to the Journal

Photo issued by the RNLI of the MV Danio, aground after it hit rocks on the Farne Islands

Report slams bosses of ship which ran aground on Farne Islands

 

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