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

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Alastair Humphreys and Leon McCarron go Into the Empty Quarter

Whitley Bay Playhouse welcomes return of Banff Mountain Film Festival

Festival films of hair-raising adventure in the great outdoors are heading for Playhouse Whitley Bay

SMD's new Chinese owners confirm global ambitions for Tyneside firm

CSR Times Electric's Ding Rongjun is presented with the SMD shares certificate by SMD's Andrew Caffyn
Representatives from CSR Times Electric visited SMD's Wallsend operations to mark the completion of £120m takeover deal

Thom Brooks: The marginals that matter in the North East

Thom Brooks, of Durham Law School
Durham University's Professor Thom Brooks' view on the battle for three key North East seats - Berwick, Redcar and Stockton South

Chirton Engineering dispel oil and gas doom and gloom with job creation

Paul Stewart, managing director of Chirton Engineering
North Tyneside manufacturers say a diversification strategy has helped them maintain growth despite pressures from low oil prices

French software firm launches first UK consultancy in North Shields

Eric Fabretti, director of commercial activity, based at Infotel SA
The Euronext Paris Exchange-listed business is creating 50 jobs at its new base, and could create hundreds of future roles
Thom Brooks, of Durham Law School

Thom Brooks: The marginals that matter in the North East

Durham University's Professor Thom Brooks' view on the battle for three key North East seats - Berwick, Redcar and Stockton South

North East insolvency experts lead campaign to overturn government decision on 'costly' rules for creditors

Neil Harrold, R3 North East vice chair and a partner at Hay & Kilner Solicitors
Members of insolvency trade body R3 called for government to scrap elements of the Jacksom Reforms

Paul Brannen: Why keeping our meat safe is all about trust

North East Labour MEP Paul Brannen says preventing issues like the horsemeat scandal is a key part of the EU's remit

CSR Times Electric's Ding Rongjun is presented with the SMD shares certificate by SMD's Andrew Caffyn

SMD's new Chinese owners confirm global ambitions for Tyneside firm

Representatives from CSR Times Electric visited SMD's Wallsend operations to mark the completion of £120m takeover deal

Chirton Engineering dispel oil and gas doom and gloom with job creation

Paul Stewart, managing director of Chirton Engineering
North Tyneside manufacturers say a diversification strategy has helped them maintain growth despite pressures from low oil prices

French software firm launches first UK consultancy in North Shields

Eric Fabretti, director of commercial activity, based at Infotel SA
The Euronext Paris Exchange-listed business is creating 50 jobs at its new base, and could create hundreds of future roles
Ian Malcolm, managing director, ElringKlinger (Great Britain) Ltd

North East apprenticeship vacancies rise 45%

Encouraging statistics for region's skills base, but Redcar manufacturer says more must be done to encourage new entrants to industry

UK first for North East as Apprentice Hub aims to narrow IT skills gap

From left, Rising Stars graduates Jaedon Ross, Chelsea Dryden and Sam Thompson with Louise Ball of Baltic Training Services
Employer network Dynamo is teaming up with Baltic Training Services to benefit both young people and employers looking for qualified candidates

Tyneside-based charity Team Kenya puts education first for African girls

Young people in Ndhiwa
A Tyneside charity has launched a campaign to help give 20 girls in one Kenyan town the "unaffordable dream" - an education
The Journal Fit Factors David Fairlamb, has his weight checked at his gym in North Shields

Fit Factor 2015: Join our annual health and fitness competition this spring

There is still time to apply for this year's Fit Factor 2015 competition which launches next month

Fit Factor 2015: Welcome to the launch of our annual health and fitness competition

The Fit Factor aims to find six finalists and get them into the shape of their lives over the next 12 weeks

North East families urged to make sugar swaps in healthy eating campaign

Kerry Robertson and son Max (4) from Shiremoor
A new campaign encourages parents to cut down the amount of sugar their children eat by making one or more simple swaps

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.

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Stewart McNicholl is named as North East young director of the year

 

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