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

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The Chocolate Smiths, Aimee Carroll, Steffi Smith and Amy Francis

The Chocolate Smiths have put zing into a favourite confection

The entrepreneurs behind The Chocolate Smiths explain how they found a market for smoky bacon-flavoured chocolate

Family of fallen Tyneside solider pay tribute at Tynemouth war ceremony

Relatives of First World War soldier Thomas Stephens Charlesworth and Irish piper Joe Crane at the plaque ceremony
Plaque honours fallen First World War soldier at his former home in Tynemouth as family members pay tribute

High ranking North East Innovation Board unveiled by North East LEP

Professor Roy Sandbach
The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (NELEP) has created the first Innovation Board for the region, which will support the LEP

Manufacturers in Dessert Heaven with second venture

The Dessert Heaven team and Dayna Charlton
Rachel Charlton also recently won North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the best rural business

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
The gender pay gap in Newcastle has widened

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

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

Pressure mounts for clarity on £50m gas contract

Heerema Fabrication Group in Hartlepool
North Tyneside MP Mary Glindon is says North East has received the 'crumbs' of a major North Sea gas contract awarded to Heerema
Professor Roy Sandbach

High ranking North East Innovation Board unveiled by North East LEP

The North East Local Enterprise Partnership (NELEP) has created the first Innovation Board for the region, which will support the LEP

Manufacturers in Dessert Heaven with second venture

The Dessert Heaven team and Dayna Charlton
Rachel Charlton also recently won North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the best rural business

Crown Estate applies to expand Silverlink Shopping Park

The proposed plans for the former Travelodge site at the Silverlink updated
Around 50 new jobs will be created as part of The Crown Estate's construction plans for Silverlink Shopping Park
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
From left Frances Ratcliff, Emma Campbell, Rosie Sparks and Lauren Hedley

Newcastle firm is doing its best to improve fitness levels of its employees

Creative communications agency OPR in Newcastle has launched its own running club to encourage staff to keep fit

Calls for transparency after North of Tyne GP out-of-hours bids axed at eleventh hour

A car used by Northern Doctors Urgent Care
Health officials have hit out after clinical commissioning groups halted a near-complete procurement process for GP out of hours services

Diabetes is costing the North East NHS almost £30million a year

Dr Guy Pilkington, and Deb Kelly
New figures show that the number of drugs given out to treat diabetes cost the North East NHS almost £30m in 2013/14

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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Humewood, 16 Argyle Street, Alnmouth, Northumberland

Property gallery: Alnmouth home provides the perfect seaside retreat

Autumn ride on the Sandstone Way, Northumberland National Park

Berwick and Hexham to be linked by new 120-mile cycle path

Guy Opperman, MP for Hexham

Northumberland County Council looking to scrap 300 acres of greenbelt around Ponteland, MP claims

 

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