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Nearly 100 new homes to be built on the outskirts of Newcastle

Nearly 100 new homes to be built on the outskirts of Newcastle

Almost 100 new homes are being built as part of a £15m project in Newcastle. Work is now under way on the Dunblane Crescent development in West Denton. The site, which previously had council flats, was lying derelict before this scheme was put together b

today, 05:09 in Regional North East
 
New bus service in Gateshead brings digital technology to the daily commute

New bus service in Gateshead brings digital technology to the daily commute

Travelling on the number 49 will never be the same again with all the new mod cons designed for our busy digital lives. A bus company has gone high-tech to roll out a service with digital technology in mind. They are getting brand new buses with free Wi-

today, 05:09 in Regional North East
 

How a celebration of Paralympic success could pave the way for more medals

The spectacular sporting success of Northumbria University’s medal-winning Paralympians were celebrated with a party that will help pave the way for those inspired by their achievements. A black tie dinner and auction held at the University raised £92,00

today, 05:09 in Regional North East
 

Meet Newcastle's one-woman litter crusader - and she's on a mission

​A one-woman litter crusade has seen Alicia Wroblewski collect more than 150 bags of items of rubbish discarded in her locality. Alicia, 24, from Jesmond Vale in Newcastle, has been litter picking in her local community for the last 15 months. The cleric

today, 05:09 in Regional North East
 
How well do you know Geordie dialect?

How well do you know Geordie dialect?

Question -1 of 10 Score -0 of 0 An easy one to start with. 'Neet' means Note Night Neat Not Next question Thanks for taking part in this quiz You scored Replay quiz To us, Geordie sayings are an everyday part of life. Whether we're in the Grainger Market

today, 00:34 in Regional North East
 
Hundreds of prison staff set for pay rise but union says scheme is 'plaster over a gaping wound'

Hundreds of prison staff set for pay rise but union says scheme is 'plaster over a gaping wound'

Hundreds of prison officers across the North East could be set for a pay rise but union bosses have dismissed the move as a “plaster over a gaping wound”. The Ministry of Justice said more than 2,000 new senior positions have been created nationwide, and

yesterday, 21:22 in Regional North East
 

Transport chaos as Storm Doris batters the North East

Storm Doris left her mark on the North East as the region was battered by heavy rain. High winds and wild rain wreaked havoc on transport across the region with flights and trains cancelled as a result. The army were put on standby to offer emergency rel

yesterday, 21:22 in Regional North East
 

Vandals' 'heartbreaking' attack on Newcastle city centre park

A leading councillor has condemned a vandal attack on a popular Newcastle park. A police appeal has been launched after vandals damaged the bandstand and a building in Leazes Park. The attack took place shortly before 7.40pm on Wednesday when police rece

yesterday, 20:27 in Sport
 
Storm Doris causes travel chaos with Newcastle trains running up to four hours late

Storm Doris causes travel chaos with Newcastle trains running up to four hours late

Storm Doris caused chaos for commuters in North East with trains running up to hour hours late or being cancelled completely. High winds and rain affected most train routes across the UK and the North East was no exception. Train providers urged passenge

yesterday, 19:15 in Regional North East
 

Storm Doris classified by the Met Office as a weather bomb - but what does this mean?

Storm Doris has battered Britain with gusts of up to 80mph and flights between Newcastle Airport and Heathrow and Amsterdam were cancelled on Thursday morning. In the North East, snow has been forecast in addition to the strong winds and rain. The severi

yesterday, 18:26 in Regional North East
 

Brave cancer battler Bradley Lowery shows off his moves after latest setback

Brave cancer battler Bradley Lowery has been showing off his moves ahead of taking to the field once again as mascot for his beloved Sunderland. The five-year-old football fan danced with a member of staff at Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary before u

yesterday, 18:26 in Regional North East
 

Teen thug who left loving dad in a coma wrote on Facebook: 'Sent him snoring hahaha'

A teenage thug who left a loving dad brain damaged while on bail for another brutal attack posted a message on Facebook saying “sent him snoring, hahaha” as he lay fighting for his life. Connor Jary had already been arrested for breaking the jaws of two

yesterday, 18:19 in Regional North East
 
No inquest to be held into death of Wallsend dad killed in horror smash, coroner confirms

No inquest to be held into death of Wallsend dad killed in horror smash, coroner confirms

No inquest will be held into the death of a Wallsend dad after his friend was jailed for the horror smash which claimed his life, a coroner has confirmed. Daniel Jones, known to his friends as Jimmy, died after his Ford Puma ploughed into a tree on Hadri

yesterday, 18:05 in Regional North East
 
See the £1m Durham home which is guaranteed to make you wish for summer days

See the £1m Durham home which is guaranteed to make you wish for summer days

Although summer seems a long way away, if you lived in this house you would be counting down the days. On the outskirts of Durham city centre, York House boasts a garden room made for summer sunshine. The ballroom sized glass extension onto the back gard

yesterday, 18:05 in Regional North East
 
We need a new way to tackle homelessness - and we need it to be the Newcastle way

We need a new way to tackle homelessness - and we need it to be the Newcastle way

Have you ever wondered what it must feel like to be homeless? Frightening, isolating, degrading. You may never have considered it but the fact is more and more people are finding themselves without a roof over their head they can call their own. There’s

yesterday, 18:05 in Regional North East
 


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