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2008-10-04 18:00:09

A TEENAGER has been arrested in connection with a fight on a bus. An 81-year-old was hit on the shoulder when a fight broke out between other passengers on a bus near Gateshead Interchange, Walker Terrace, Gateshead.

2008-10-03 18:00:08

THE UK's fastest broadband is coming to Tyneside where 7,000 jobs are being created. Gateshead Council revealed today that is has joined forces with Alcatel-Lucent Telecoms to bring a super superhighway to the pounds 300m Baltic Business Quarter.

2008-09-24 18:00:30

ENERGY and the challenges of providing it will be the theme of the second annual Thomas Hepburn lecture on Friday.

2008-09-23 09:00:40

By Mark Tallentire SURELY everyone has something in their past ? a failed relationship, forgotten ambition or lost opportunity ? which occasionally enters their thoughts and prompting them to wonder: what would have happened, if. . .

2008-09-22 18:00:00

By HELEN RAE ANEW multimillion pound building to provide extended health services in Tyneside is on target for completion. The building of Wrekenton Primary Care Resource Centre, in Gateshead, is due to open in spring next year.

2008-09-20 21:00:28

A GATESHEAD school has been praised by a Government watchdog for providing "excellent care and support" to its pupils.

2008-09-12 18:00:35

A MAN struck by a train remained seriously ill in hospital today. He is in the intensive care unit at Newcastle General Hospital after suffering a head injury and collapsed lung.

2008-09-12 18:00:21

INSIDE: Music, DVDs and full TV listings FOOD: It's all the Raj in Gateshead (c) 2008 Evening Chronicle - Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-01 18:00:16

THE birds and the bees may help launch two student movie makers' careers. Ross Phillips, from Gateshead, and David Hutchinson, from Fulwell, Sunderland, have been chosen to take part in one of the most prestigious student film festivals in the UK.

2008-07-31 18:00:30

COMMUNITIES and Local Government minister Baroness Andrews yesterday toured a Tyneside urban farm. She visited Bill Quay Community Farm in Gateshead as an example of an exciting urban green space where riverside industry once dominated.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.