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Newcastle 10-pin bowling firm Lane7 to open four new sites as part of £7.5m roll out

A boutique bowling company is expanding out of the region through the opening of four new venues as part of £7.5m national roll out.

At least 60 new jobs are set to be created by Lane7, which has announced plans to open bowling alleys in Middlesbrough, Aberdeen, Birmingham and ...

2017-10-12 17:41 open_in_new
Newcastle 10-pin bowling firm Lane7 to open four new sites as part of £7.5m roll out

A boutique bowling company is expanding out of the region through the opening of four new venues as part of £7.5m national roll out.

At least 60 new jobs are set to be created by Lane7, which has announced plans to open bowling alleys in Middlesbrough, Aberdeen, Birmingham and ...

2017-10-12 17:41 open_in_new
Street style in Newcastle: Baby pink trends and where to buy them

We challenged Northumbria University fashion students to capture the most stylish trend-setters on the streets of Newcastle - and they didn’t disappoint!

Ellen Reid, a fashion communication student at Northumbria University , decided to photograph people wearing baby pink.

Ellen ...

2017-10-12 15:29 open_in_new
Street style in Newcastle: Baby pink trends and where to buy them

We challenged Northumbria University fashion students to capture the most stylish trend-setters on the streets of Newcastle - and they didn’t disappoint!

Ellen Reid, a fashion communication student at Northumbria University , decided to photograph people wearing baby pink.

Ellen ...

2017-10-12 15:29 open_in_new
London attack hero calls for more first aid training after rise in terror attacks

London terror attack hero Tony Davis is urging people to learn first aid to save lives after the increasing number of atrocities in the UK.

Gateshead-born Tony was photographed in the aftermath of the Westminster attack in March desperately trying to save the life of PC Keith Palmer ...

2017-10-04 21:41 open_in_new
London attack hero calls for more first aid training after rise in terror attacks

London terror attack hero Tony Davis is urging people to learn first aid to save lives after the increasing number of atrocities in the UK.

Gateshead-born Tony was photographed in the aftermath of the Westminster attack in March desperately trying to save the life of PC Keith Palmer ...

2017-10-04 21:41 open_in_new
BGF helps North East firm Total Recycling Services to accelerate its growth

We incorporated the company in the summer of 2009 – there was myself and my business partner and we literally started with two wagons, two wagon drivers and one labourer.

Both my business partner and I are from a waste management background and the whole idea of Total Recycling Services ...

2017-10-03 18:11 open_in_new
BGF helps North East firm Total Recycling Services to accelerate its growth

We incorporated the company in the summer of 2009 – there was myself and my business partner and we literally started with two wagons, two wagon drivers and one labourer.

Both my business partner and I are from a waste management background and the whole idea of Total Recycling Services ...

2017-10-03 18:11 open_in_new
Newcastle restaurant maintains Michelin star and others are honoured in 2018 Guide

The publication of the new Michelin Guide makes pleasant reading for a host of Tyneside restaurants, with one retaining its star and others receiving Bib Gourmand honours.

Regarded as the Oscars of the food world and a veritable bible for foodies across the UK, the Guide celebrates top ...

2017-10-02 16:51 open_in_new
Newcastle restaurant maintains Michelin star and others are honoured in 2018 Guide

The publication of the new Michelin Guide makes pleasant reading for a host of Tyneside restaurants, with one retaining its star and others receiving Bib Gourmand honours.

Regarded as the Oscars of the food world and a veritable bible for foodies across the UK, the Guide celebrates top ...

2017-10-02 16:51 open_in_new
Good Pub Guide 2018's list of North East pubs

A host of North East pubs are included in the Good Pub Guide 2018.

As we reported a few days ago, The Lord Crewe Arms in Blanchland was named the Inn of the Year for the whole country.

But many others across `Northumbria’ have also been given special mention – in particular The ...

2017-09-30 13:09 open_in_new
Good Pub Guide 2018's list of North East pubs

A host of North East pubs are included in the Good Pub Guide 2018.

As we reported a few days ago, The Lord Crewe Arms in Blanchland was named the Inn of the Year for the whole country.

But many others across `Northumbria’ have also been given special mention – in particular The ...

2017-09-30 13:09 open_in_new
North East firm Northgate sacks finance chief after conviction for assault

Commercial vehicle hire firm Northgate has sacked its finance chief after he was convicted of assault.

The Darlington company - which hires out its fleet to the likes of construction, wholesale and distribution businesses - said that while Paddy Gallagher’s offence took place outside of ...

2017-09-26 18:55 open_in_new
North East firm Northgate sacks finance chief after conviction for assault

Commercial vehicle hire firm Northgate has sacked its finance chief after he was convicted of assault.

The Darlington company - which hires out its fleet to the likes of construction, wholesale and distribution businesses - said that while Paddy Gallagher’s offence took place outside of ...

2017-09-26 18:55 open_in_new
Machete wielding man threatened to 'slice people up' on busy train

Passengers on a packed out train wrestled a machete wielding man to the ground after he threatened to ‘slice’ people up.

Heroic passengers bravely jumped into action after the man pulled out a ten inch machete on a Newcastle to Darlington train in April.

Aleksander Maksym, 25, ...

2017-09-18 15:39 open_in_new
Good Pub Guide 2018's list of Northumbria pubs given special mention

A host of North East pubs are included in the Good Pub Guide 2018.

As we reported a few days ago, The Lord Crewe Arms in Blanchland was named the Inn of the Year for the whole country.

But many others across `Northumbria’ have also been given special mention – in particular The ...

2017-09-14 18:07 open_in_new
Good Pub Guide 2018's list of Northumbria pubs given special mention

A host of North East pubs are included in the Good Pub Guide 2018.

As we reported a few days ago, The Lord Crewe Arms in Blanchland was named the Inn of the Year for the whole country.

But many others across `Northumbria’ have also been given special mention – in particular The ...

2017-09-14 18:07 open_in_new
Festival of Thrift announces 2017 programme of inspired money-saving ideas and cost-cutting treats

Pop-up restaurants in a walled garden and in a camper van will be among the quirky attractions of the upcoming National Festival of Thrift.

Other upcoming treats at this October’s festival will range from a mystery tour on a double-decker bus to workshops in everything from den-building ...

2017-09-13 20:03 open_in_new
Festival of Thrift announces 2017 programme of inspired money-saving ideas and cost-cutting treats

Pop-up restaurants in a walled garden and in a camper van will be among the quirky attractions of the upcoming National Festival of Thrift.

Other upcoming treats at this October’s festival will range from a mystery tour on a double-decker bus to workshops in everything from den-building ...

2017-09-13 20:03 open_in_new
Sports fanatic who broke his spine in freak accident refuses to let injury hold him back

Four years ago, sports fanatic Ben Forster was playing American football when an accident changed his life forever.

The Gateshead Senators defensive back was left with a broken spine, an injury which quickly deteriorated and forced him into a wheelchair.

An avid runner and active ...

2017-09-13 13:27 open_in_new
Sports fanatic who broke his spine in freak accident refuses to let injury hold him back

Four years ago, sports fanatic Ben Forster was playing American football when an accident changed his life forever.

The Gateshead Senators defensive back was left with a broken spine, an injury which quickly deteriorated and forced him into a wheelchair.

An avid runner and active ...

2017-09-13 13:27 open_in_new