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70 bedroom Gosforth care home proposed to Newcastle City Council

Malhotra Care Group is seeking to increase the bedrooms of a new addition to its portfolio in Gosforth

Wish 2014: Newcastle rambling group hopes to carry on walking

Wish 2014: Newcastle rambling group hopes to carry on walking
Newcastle & District Rambling Club is one of the longest running in the country and is hoping for token success in this year's Wish campaign

Hunt for killers of dog choked to death at Lemington house party on Halloween goes on

Hunt for killers of dog choked to death at Lemington house party on Halloween goes on
Yorkshire terrier Herbie, four, was found dead during the 18th birthday party on Halloween and officers say they have made no arrests so far

Northumberland County FA vice president loses his appeal over ban

Northumberland County FA vice president loses his appeal over ban
Vice president of Northumberland County FA loses appeal over four-month ban

Police called to student S&M themed party in Jesmond

Police called to student S&M themed party in Jesmond
Police called to S&M party involving more than 200 students in Jesmond, Newcastle

Newcastle gets festive at big Christmas switch on

Newcastle gets festive at big Christmas switch on
Newcastle's Christmas lights officially turned on as hundreds soak up festive atmosphere

As it happened: Newcastle's Christmas lights are switched on at Grey's Monument

As it happened: Newcastle's Christmas lights are switched on at Grey's Monument
Hundreds of families are expected to bring the festive cheer as they turn out on tonight for this year’s big Newcastle Christmas lights switch-on
Autumn ride on the Sandstone Way, Northumberland National Park

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

'The Sandstone Way' will be the first long distance linear mapped and promoted mountain bike route in England

Northumberland anti-wind campaigners welcome greenbelt reversal

Villagers from Fenrother, near Morpeth, celebrate plans for a Wind Farm at the village being refused
Anti-wind campaigners near Morpeth have welcomed Northumberland County Council's change of heart on a greenbelt extension

North East city leaders meet with top Tory over devolution

North East councillors with the Rt Hon William Hague MP
Core Cities leaders met with William Hague but warnings are sounded the Government must see the regional picture
Managing director of FES International Rob Anderson

Northumberland firms FES International and Techflow Flexibles partner to launch new subsea supplying outfit

The Northumberland firms are targeting demand from existing clients for made-to-order subsea products

Grainger profits rise 26% on the back of focus on London housing market

Andrew Cunningham, chief executive of Grainger plc
Residential property owner and manager says it is well positioned for another successful year as the economy continues to improve

George Clarke tells business leaders at Entrepreneurs' Forum 'bravery is the key'

George Clarke talks at the Entrepreneurs' Forum
TV architect George Clarke was the key speaker at an event held by the Entrepreneurs' Forum at Wynyard Hall

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David Cameron defends massive funding gap between London and North East

Prime Minister David Cameron
The Prime Minister said the Government was committed to building up the North East, but said London needed investment

Northumberland County Council unveils multi-million pound spending plans

Exterior of County Hall in Morpeth Northumberland
Northumberland County Council has announced multi-million pound spending plans, including new leisure centres and schools
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Vindolanda Roman fort stages chicken history day this Sunday

Universities unveil results of project to trace thousands of years of hens and humans joint history

Northumberland gardens to feature on new BBC One series

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The national spotlight is on Lindisfarne and Cragside's historic gardens as they appear in a new TV series

North East wildlife experts in call for new nature laws

Durham Wildlife Trust nature reserve at Low Barns, Witton-le-Wear
A green paper says new legilsation will benefit people's health as well as protecting nature in the North East
Cardinal Hume's new sixth form

Top North East school unveils state-of-the-art sixth form facility

One of the North East's leading schools, Cardinal Hume Catholic School, has unveiled its new £1.5 million sixth form facility

Sunderland AFC legend Kevin Ball in Peterlee to inspire youngsters

Former Sunderland caretaker manager and captain Kevin Ball
Former Sunderland AFC captain and club ambassador Kevin Ball is speaking at Peterlee Business Park Steering Group's event this week

Northumberland County Council unveils multi-million pound spending plans

Exterior of County Hall in Morpeth Northumberland
Northumberland County Council has announced multi-million pound spending plans, including new leisure centres and schools
Oyster-style tickets could be launched in the North East

North East bus operators to introduce Oyster-style smart ticketing

North East bus operators are working with IT firms and the Department of Transport on the ticketing plans for the region

Kevin Carr: It's time to dispel some myths about the plans for our buses

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The boss of Go North East responds to Newcastle Council leader Nick Forbes after the vote to proceed with radical plans for the buses

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

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Two youths look at bullet holes and forensic evidence inside a synagogue after an attack in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Two Palestinians stormed a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, attacking worshippers praying inside with knives, axes and guns, and killing four people before they were killed in a shootout with police, officials said. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Liverpool rabbi Avraham Shmuel Goldberg among four people killed in Jerusalem terror

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Liverpool rabbi Avraham Shmuel Goldberg among four people killed in Jerusalem terror

Two youths look at bullet holes and forensic evidence inside a synagogue after an attack in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Two Palestinians stormed a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, attacking worshippers praying inside with knives, axes and guns, and killing four people before they were killed in a shootout with police, officials said. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
68-year-old grandfather was killed when two Palestinian men armed with axes and guns raided a synagogue

'NHS sold off for profit': Tories' and Liberal Democrats' links with private healthcare firms revealed

Prime Minister David Cameron and Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt are among 64 Tory MPs named in a study by Unite - Lib Dems Nick Clegg and Vince Cable are also on the list

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