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Isle of Dogs-based Mudchute Uncles (MURL) seeks Rugby League players of all abilities, sponsors and community contacts as it enters its first season.
Anne Burton meets writer and navigator Tristan Gooley, the only living person to have flown and sailed solo across the Atlantic, and now the author of a new book.
A former campus Big Issue seller has been named ‘Britain’s most inspirational businessman’ after scooping top prize in the Barclay’s Trading Places Awards.
A new initiative involving members of the public in research on ageing is underway at the University. Dr Lynne Corner of Voice North reports.
On 23 February, Engineers at Newcastle University began an ambitious project to drill 2,000m under the heart of the city in search of renewable energy.
Stu Bradley reports on an all-nighter at the Robinson Library, as it bows to student demands for 24-hour opening.
A sustainable 'rain garden' designed to capture every drop of water that falls onto it has been unveiled as one of the leading attractions at the 2011 Chelsea Flower Show.
Newcastle City Council has approved an outline planning application for a world-leading Campus for Ageing and Vitality at the site of the former Newcastle General Hospital.
A new research network which will tackle some of the key challenges facing the marine environment now and in the future was launched at the University in February.
Professor John O'Brien is backing a call to make dementia research a priority, as a new poll shows people in the North East fear dementia more than cancer and death.
It may look like an over-grown slug, but scientists at the University believe the sea cucumber could play a vital role in the fight to save our seas – and become an unusual addition to British gourmet food.