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Higher education to be made more accessible to all by North East institutions

Newcastle University and Newcastle College is making access to higher education more fair

Tyneside school set to become a centre for excellence in financial education

Trinity Deneview School in High Heaton
Trinity School Deneview, in High Heaton, is one of 21 schools in teh country to benefit from a new scheme

Diseases thought to be consigned to the history books are prevalent in the North East

Consultant Medicine, Clive Kelly, at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead
New analysis shows current picture of diseases in the North East which were widespread in the Victorian era

Journal poll suggests tough times ahead for Labour

Prime Minister David Cameron (left), Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg (centre) and Leader of the Opposition Ed Miliband
When asked which of the party leaders do they think would make the best Prime Minister, some 25% of the North East said Mr Cameron, versus just 16% for Ed Miliband

Real incomes fall five per cent in the North East - but fall more in London

Real income fell five per cent in the North East
The cost of living is set to be one of the main battlegrounds at the next election. Political editor Jonathan Walker looks at how the economic crisis of recent years has affected the North East

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University students

Higher education to be made more accessible to all by North East institutions

Newcastle University and Newcastle College is making access to higher education more fair

Tyneside school set to become a centre for excellence in financial education

Trinity Deneview School in High Heaton
Trinity School Deneview, in High Heaton, is one of 21 schools in teh country to benefit from a new scheme

Blow to plans for Gateshead convention centre after it loses out on funding

Artist's impression of the planned conference centre at Gateshead
Newcastle Gateshead Initiative refuses to give up on ambition for £30m centre
Karol founder and MD Stefan Lepkowski, left, has appointed outdoor industry veteran John Traynor

Appointments: John Traynor joins Karol Marketing Group

John Traynor's role at Karol Marketing Group will incorporate strategic development of the outdoor team and key accounts to incorporate PR, social media and digital communications

Former professional footballer creates franchise opportunity

Former Newcastle United and Middlesbrough centre-half, Anthony (Anth) Cole who has set up a new business
One-time Toon star Anthony Cole aims to create the football stars of the future through his business

Gosforth-based Home Group awarded £42m to build new houses

Home Group
Almost 800 new homes are set to be built in the North East as part of multi-million pound plans involving Home Group
Berwick MP Sir Alan Beith

Government says under fire council still paying significant travel subsidies

The government has claimed under fire Northumberland County Council is still paying significant travel subsidies for students

Real incomes fall five per cent in the North East - but fall more in London

Real income fell five per cent in the North East
The cost of living is set to be one of the main battlegrounds at the next election. Political editor Jonathan Walker looks at how the economic crisis of recent years has affected the North East

Journal poll suggests tough times ahead for Labour

Prime Minister David Cameron (left), Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg (centre) and Leader of the Opposition Ed Miliband
When asked which of the party leaders do they think would make the best Prime Minister, some 25% of the North East said Mr Cameron, versus just 16% for Ed Miliband
Jurys Inn

Jurys Inn Newcastle hotel in line for green award

The Jurys Inn Newcastle is the only city business to make the final of the Green Tourism Awards

Company launched to help North East communities build their own wind turbines

Wind turbines in Northumberland
The social business, Community Renewable Energy, CoRE, organised the installation of the turbine working along with Berwick Trust

Tadea hosts RHI roadshow in North East

Alan Jones, business development manager at Tadea
The event, which is being hosted by sustainable energy company Tadea along with Energise Events, is free to attend
University students

Higher education to be made more accessible to all by North East institutions

Newcastle University and Newcastle College is making access to higher education more fair

Tyneside school set to become a centre for excellence in financial education

Trinity Deneview School in High Heaton
Trinity School Deneview, in High Heaton, is one of 21 schools in teh country to benefit from a new scheme

School partners with Rolls-Royce for top apprenticeship scheme

Excelsior teacher Joseph Temple, pupils Nauman Ahmad and Hasan Ahmed, and Rolls-Royce Training Centre team leader Steven Bolton
Excelsior Academy teenagers are set to forge engineering careers through scheme at Rolls-Royce's North East Training Centre
Hitachi photo of a mock-up of Hitachi Rail Europe's AT200 train

Hitachi reveal next generation train to be built in North East

Hitachi Rail Europe have revealed images of a new commuter train to be built at its Newton Aycliffe plant

North East council leaders to unite on region's rail plans

A Northern Rail train
Lobbying efforts for Northern Rail and East Coast services will take place this week in Newcastle

Denise Robertson: Why take a journey into the unknown with our railways?

Rail union bosses say not enough assurances have been given by the Government over services from Morpeth
A French company has won a 7-year contract to run London’s Docklands Light Railway. Denise Robertson gives her opinion

Videos & Photos

Soldiers carry a coffin during a ceremony to mark the return of the first bodies of passengers and crew killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 from Ukraine at Eindhoven military air base

Liam Sweeney's family pray as first bodies are brought home

Public Sector protest march in Newcastle City Centre updated

North East council and school support workers to strike again in September

Crowds turned out to watch Frozen, part of Monument Movies

Fun in the sun as Monument Movies returns to Newcastle

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Peaches Geldof inquest: Baby alone for 15 hours with mum's body after tragic heroin death

Peaches Geldof and baby Phaedra
Journalist, model and television presenter had started using heroin in again in February this year

Morning news headlines: Day of mourning in the Netherlands, BA continues Israel flights, Peaches Geldof inquest

A man lights candles before a special prayer for the victims of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
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