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

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Sir Chris Hoy carries the Union Flag during the London 2012 Opening Ceremony

Olympic legacy wanes in region as figures reveal a drop in participation in sport

MPs say the decision to scrap School Sports Partnerships in the wake of the Games was an own goal

NEL Fund Managers toast investment support

Simon Johnson
Fund managers have gathered in Newcastle to celebrate the professional community's investment input

North East is ahead in race to get £1m of free advertising at Heathrow Airport

Hadrian's Wall
After the first two days of the competition, the North East has more than twice the votes of all the other three regions combined

How your votes could win the North East a £1m boost

Hadrian's Wall
The North East is competing against the North West, Northern Ireland and the Midlands to win £1m worth of free advertising at Heathrow Airport

North Tyneside MP Mary Glindon secures debate on late payments to SMEs

Mary Glindon MP
Glindon is one of a growing number of MPs to express concern at potentially devastating effect of delays in payment by local government
Mary Glindon MP

North Tyneside MP Mary Glindon secures debate on late payments to SMEs

Glindon is one of a growing number of MPs to express concern at potentially devastating effect of delays in payment by local government

Miliband: we'll take £30bn from Whitehall to boost the regions

Labour peer Lord Adonis
Labour sets out mainfesto proposals to create jobs in regions, including allowing councils to keep business taxes

'I wouldn't have had a vote. I would have just done it': Michael Heseltine on a mayor for the North East

Lord Michael Heseltine
In a wide ranging interview with the Journal, Lord Heseltine insists the North East is booming - but it would be even better with a mayor
Simon Johnson

NEL Fund Managers toast investment support

Fund managers have gathered in Newcastle to celebrate the professional community's investment input

North East is ahead in race to get £1m of free advertising at Heathrow Airport

Hadrian's Wall
After the first two days of the competition, the North East has more than twice the votes of all the other three regions combined

North Tyneside MP Mary Glindon secures debate on late payments to SMEs

Mary Glindon MP
Glindon is one of a growing number of MPs to express concern at potentially devastating effect of delays in payment by local government
University students

North East university applications flatline as national average grows

The North East is falling behind the rest of the country in getting young people to university, new figures show

Troubles all in the past as Tyne Metropolitan College turns its fortunes around

Tyne Metropolitan College which has delivered turnaround Ofsted results, Principal and Chief Executive Jon Vincent
Tyne Metropolitan College has turned its fortunes around around after shifting its focus to more vocational qualifications

Brian Johnson speaks of his pride at hometown honour

Lead singer of AC/DC Brian Johnson receives an honorary Doctors award for his impact on music at Northumbria University
Honour from Northumbria University is a career highlight for AC/DC singer Brian Johnson
A pregnant woman, health

Pregnant smoker numbers revealed for the North East

New figures show that women in parts of the region are among the highest in the country to smoke during pregnancy

Tynemouth midnight beach bootcamp raises thousands for Bubble Foundation

David Fairlamb with members of the Beach Boot Camp getting ready for a charity midnight boot camp in aid of the Bubble Foundation
Many people took part in a midnight beach bootcamp on Friday to help raise up to £2,000 for the Bubble Foundation

North East health care staff protest over low pay for NHS employees

Glenn Turp, Regional Director of RCN, and Nick Brown MP join the Royal College of Nursing's frontline nurses and health care assistants at they protest outside the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle
Frontline NHS staff protest against the Government's decision not to give a recommended 1% across the board pay rise

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

Kevin Carr: Staying ahead of the game in North East transport

Devastation as BMW crashes into the living room of an Ashington home

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