North Tyneside

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

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Members of the Whitley Bay book club, Penny Taheri, Sue Reay, Sarah Wilkinson, Helen Kelly, Emma Thomas, Helen Bell, Gill Headworth and Karyn Thompson

The Northern Writers' Awards add new short story award in memory of a special lady

The Clare Swift Short Story Award has been created by friends of Clare, a huge literature fan, who tragically died in 2013 at the age of 47

Benton fitness centre helping clients to not pile on the Christmas pounds

Fitness and wellbeing centre, Sound Mind and Body, is working hard to make sure clients avoid getting stuck in a fitness rut this Christmas

Northumbria health chief joins medical director of the NHS to discuss future of urgent and emergency care

David Evans, medical director for Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
North East medical director, David Evans, meets healthcare leaders to share learning about new Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital

Longbenton woman who doctors feared would not survive has celebrated her 21st birthday

Hannah Parker with mum Judy in The Journal.
Premature twin Hannah Parker from Longbenton celebrates 21st birthday for her and sister, Holly, who died at three weeks old

Business is child's play for North Shields firm behind unique natural playgrounds

Sam McGeever (left) and Helen Law of Infinite Playgrounds
Infinite Playgrounds has built turnover to £1.5m in the last five years and is looking to recruit
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Labour cuts plan could save North authorities £25m compared with Tories', says council leader

Councillor Simon Henig said Ed Miliband's proposed slashing New Homes Bonus would see £3m pumped back into North East council funds

Women in Newcastle are paid 15.8% less than men as gender pay gap widens

The gender pay gap in Newcastle has widened
Female wages left trailing way behind those of their male counterparts - despite a national trend which sees pay becoming more equal

Chancellor George Osborne tells regions: If you want cash and autonomy, elect a metro-mayor

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne
Other regions will have to follow Greater Manchester's example and elect a city-region mayor, George Osborne tells Parliament
Sam McGeever (left) and Helen Law of Infinite Playgrounds

Business is child's play for North Shields firm behind unique natural playgrounds

Infinite Playgrounds has built turnover to £1.5m in the last five years and is looking to recruit

Northern Resin Flooring expand into bigger North Tyneside premises

Northern Resin factory in Shiremoor
The flooring and paving specialists have taken over the lease of Shiremoor International Engineering's former premises

Barrier Group chairman honoured for service to NOF Energy and UK energy sector

Robert Bowles (left), chairman of Barrier Group receives his award from George Rafferty
More than 400 NOF Energy members and their guests were at the annual dinner to see Robert Bowles receive his award
Primary school pupils during a lesson

Tables reveal how many applications were made to each school across the North East

New figures show how the "race for a place" at state schools in the North East shaped up in 2014

Full steam ahead at Newcastle College's Rail Academy for next generation of engineers

The new Rail Academy in Gateshead, students from left Laim Barrass, Brandon Foster, Antony Walker, Andrew Bell
The state-of-the-art £5m training facility is the first of its kind in the North East and opened its doors to more than 70 students in September

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

Benton fitness centre helping clients to not pile on the Christmas pounds

Fitness and wellbeing centre, Sound Mind and Body, is working hard to make sure clients avoid getting stuck in a fitness rut this Christmas

Northumbria health chief joins medical director of the NHS to discuss future of urgent and emergency care

David Evans, medical director for Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
North East medical director, David Evans, meets healthcare leaders to share learning about new Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital

Longbenton woman who doctors feared would not survive has celebrated her 21st birthday

Hannah Parker with mum Judy in The Journal.
Premature twin Hannah Parker from Longbenton celebrates 21st birthday for her and sister, Holly, who died at three weeks old

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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Brunswick House in Whalton

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A Christmas food tasting test

Sweet Christmas fare put to the Taste test

From left, Richard Means from award sponsor, Strutt & Parker, with Lucinda and Tom Richardson and Giles Brandreth

Northumberland farm business Wheelbirks Parlour wins national award

 

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