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Zeera, South Shields' award-winning Indian restaurant, is donating weekly feast to NHS staff in thanks for their hard work Zeera restaurant will feed at least 30 NHS staff at South Tyneside Hospital, delivering them a slap-up, morale boosting meal every week. Shahnoor Choudhury, owner of Zeera, said: “The work they do...
Newcastle Hairstylist Wins North East's Hairdresser Of The Year Award
A hairdresser from Newcastle has been crowned North Eastern Hairdresser of the Year 2020 at HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional. Jonathan Turner from hair salon, Hooker & Young in Jesmond, fought off strong competition and stood out from a star-studded line up of the city’s best-known stylists...
60% of North East Businesses Dissatisfied with North East's Infrastructure
A report by the employers’ organisation the CBI has found that 60% of the north east’s businesses feel the region’s infrastructure is in need of improvement. The same report claims, however, that if the local infrastructure was boosted, it could benefit the north east’s economy by £5.5 billion a...
Newcastle City Council Green Lights A £30M Leisure Development Scheme
A £30m luxury leisure development scheme which has been ten years in the making has finally been given the green light by Newcastle City Council. Councillors voted unanimously in favour of the plan, saying it was a “fantastic and well thought out” project which would be a huge asset to...
North East Property Market Is Yet To Rebound To Its Pre-recession Highs
  The property market in the North East is yet to bounce back to its pre-recession peak, according to research by StripeHomes, with their research showing the average house price in the area is still -4.1% lower than the highs seen in 2007. Biggest market declines Back in Q3 of 2007, the...
photo courtesy of Matthew Hurst, from Flickr Creative Commons
Newcastle University is to spearhead a project to encourage ‘garage-level’ breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and machine learning. Many of science’s greatest advances have resulted from people tinkering in their garages. The inventor of the telephone Alexander Graham Bell set up a workshop behind his father’s house, and Walt and Roy...
catrina statue
A statue of the director of a Newcastle theatre company – made using innovative 3D-printing technology – is to be placed in the Great Hall of Newcastle Castle. Catrina McHugh MBE, the artistic director of Open Clasp, will be one of only 25 women nationally to be celebrated with such...
Housing Development By PrP Igloo Attracting New Residents To The Region
An innovative North East housing development is attracting ‘ex pats’ who have decided to return to the region. Around 90 percent of the 28 properties at Steenberg’s Yard in Newcastle’s Ouseburn Valley have already been sold, with buyers preparing to move in this summer. The development, created by PfP Igloo, has...
energy efficient
Businesses in Newcastle and the surrounding area can now get help to slash their energy bills – providing vital savings and helping to reduce the emission of global warming gases. The Business Energy Saving Team is a new initiative that will advise small and medium-sized businesses on...
Newcastle Exceeds The Record For Number Of Vaccinations Provided Against Covid-19
Local businesses including Vertu Motors Honda, join forces to help provide 2,000 vaccines in six hours. On January 21st 2021, over 2,000 residents received vaccinations against COVID-19 within just six hours at the Eagles Community Arena, thanks to the collective effort of local businesses in the Newcastle area. Beating the current...

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