The Journal (Newcastle, England)

The Journal is a regional newspaper from Newcastle, England. The Journal publishes the latest business, sports, and politics news.

Articles from July 11, 2013

5 OF THE BEST; Ways to Beat the Afternoon Slump
1 START RIGHT: YOUR mid-afternoon slump can be the result of what you get up to in the morning. If you didn't make time for breakfast then you will be more likely to feel sleepy during the latter stages of your work day. Make sure you eat a breakfast...
A Belter of an Idea to Learn from Comics; Science Publication Aiming to Educate
Byline: Rachel Wearmouth? 0191 201 6477 ? rachel.wearmouth@ncjmedia.co.uk YOUNGSTERS can explore the weird and wonderful world of science through a superhero comic as the North East looks ahead to a major event. With funding from Newcastle University,...
A Heartbreaker at Heaton Park
THE upturn in the weather may have seen a widespread shedding of clothes across the board, but if you're planning a visit to Heaton Park in Newcastle over the next few days, you may want to locate and pack a scarf, neckerchief or polo-neck jumper in...
Archbishop Blasts 'Cash Imbalance' Welby Calls for Money to Be Spread Evenly
Byline: Catherine Wylie? 0191 201 6262 ? jnl.newsdesk@ncjmedia.co.uk THE Archbishop of Canterbury said there is a "gross imbalance" and "neglectfulness" in the way resources are allocated around the country. The Most Rev Justin Welby, pictured,...
A Simple Idea Will Help Matt Fulfil His Goals; Journallive.Co.UK Golf TEEING OFF with TIM TAYLOR New Way to Gather Funds for Competitions
MATTY Lamb enters the biggest event of his fledgling career next week with his family receiving backing from a new sports funding system for youngsters just launched in the UK. On Wednesday, the day before The Open Championship starts at Muirfield,...
Bellingham's Resilience Results in New Bridge
ON the day in late June last year when the flood to end all floods battered Tyneside and Tynedale, Bellingham's earth bridge stood no chance and was wiped clean away. The members of the 120-year-old club, blessed by one of the most gorgeous courses...
Big Boys Squeeze out Region's Constructors
Byline: CONSTRUCTION Robert Gibson? 0191 201 6139 ? robert.gibson@trinitymirror.com THE North East's construction industry is being crippled by a public sector procurement strategy that favours huge national companies, the Government is being warned....
Canyari Can Justify Fahey's Faith
Byline: Saraband RUNAWAY Doncaster scorer Canyari is fancied to take a significant step up in class in his stride as he heads to Newmarket for the Portland Place Properties July Stakes. With the likes of Sandiva, Supplicant and Parbold all hitting...
Community Group Salute; Awards Presented in Garden
Byline: Sonia Sharma and Katie Davies? 0191 201 6262 ? jnl.newsdesk@ncjmedia.co.uk HARDWORKING community groups have been honoured for helping to improve their neighbourhood. The Love Northumberland awards recognised the efforts of 11 organisations...
Council Pauses Community Cash; Outrage as Objectors Say Vulnerable Excluded
Byline: Kate Proctor? 0191 201 6106 ? kate.proctor@ncjmedia.co.uk MONEY pulled from community projects by councillors will leave vulnerable adults and children socially excluded, protesters claim. Northumberland County Council is suspending its...
Deaths
BELL (Melkridge). Peacefully at home on Friday 5th July 2013, aged 74 years, Cathline Lee (nee Teasdale), beloved wife of Arnold, mother of Redvers and Ruth, mother-in-law of Janice and Graham, grandma of Richard, Jonathan, Louise, Jennifer and Angus,...
Dr Jonathan's Golf Clinic
I was fortunate to participate in the amazing Have a Heart Trophy for the CHUF charity at the Freeman Hospital, held by our owner Graham Wylie at my club, Close House on Monday. My role was to invite people to Beat The Pro on the 14th hole, which...
Durham Now Must Finish off the Job; THE MATCH: Durham V Derbyshire, Day Three Scope for Rushworth to Impress
Byline: Stuart Rayner at the Emirates Durham ICG CHRIS Rushworth has been dealt a tough hand in County Championship cricket this season, but just one wicket at Chester-le-Street this morning could do wonders as he strives to make himself undroppable....
Energy Firm Utilitywise Creates 150 New Jobs
Byline: ENERGY Coreena Ford? 0191 201 6331 ? coreena.ford@ncjmedia.co.uk ENERGY consultancy Utilitywise has announced the search for 150 new employees for its South Tyneside headquarters in a major jobs boost for the region's economy. The firm,...
England Left Sweating on Broad Injury
ENGLAND are crossing their fingers that Stuart Broad is able to reclaim his place in the bowling attack this morning as they look to build a lead following a frenetic first day of the Ashes. The series got under way in captivating fashion as England...
Farming Must Face Up to Changing Climate
Byline: CLIMATE Aranda Rahbarkouhi? 0191 201 6136 ? aranda.rahbarkouhi@ncjmedia.co.uk ANORTHUMBERLAND dairy farmer has spoken about the problems being caused to water supply by climate change. Michael Howie, from Morwick, near Warkworth, has...
Froome Strengthens Grip on Yellow Jersey
Byline: Ian Parker CHRIS Froome more than doubled his overall lead in the Tour de France as he finished a close second in yesterday's individual time trial to the world heritage site of Mont-Saint-Michel, but there was more controversy for Mark...
Godman: Good to Be Back Here; Phil Savours His Falcons Return - Nine Years On
Byline: Mark Smith ? (0191) 201-6432 ? mark.smith@ncjmedia.co.uk NINE years after leaving the club to secure game-time and fulfil his international ambitions, Phil Godman is back at Newcastle Falcons. Now aged 31 and with 23 Scotland caps on the...
Green Is Colour of Our Plans for City; Opinion
Byline: Matthew Whittaker GOING green may have dropped off the international political agenda, but it is still very much top in our business. In fact, it is one of our driving principles and has won us accolades and new business. To make ourselves...
Hands-On Family Study Invitation; Discovering Background from Original Documents
Byline: Michael Brown? 0191 201 6342 ? m.brown@ncjmedia.co.uk ARCHIVISTS hope the Discovery Museum's Destination Tyneside exhibition will lead to a boom in Tynesiders researching their family history. Visitors can search for their surnames and...
Hannah's Gearing Up for Moscow; ATHLETICS
HANNAH England's experience of the highs and lows of a sportsman's lot has given the world 1,500 metres silver medallist an appreciation of being injury-free as she looks to earn her spot on the Great Britain team for the World Championships in Moscow....
Housing Revival Lifts Barratt
Byline: PROPERTY Coreena Ford? 0191 201 6331 ? coreena.ford@ncjmedia.co.uk HOUSEBUILDER Barratt Developments added to surging optimism around the housing market today as it reported booming profits and sales. Britain's biggest housebuilder by...
Leaders in Clash at PMQs on Party Funding
DAVID Cameron and Ed Miliband traded furious insults in one of their fieriest ever confrontations at Prime Minister's Questions, as the Labour leader fought to regain the initiative on party funding after a fortnight of damaging headlines over alleged...
Life off the Front Line; He's the High-Profile MP Who Faced Down Rupert Murdoch and His Media Empire at the Leveson Inquiry and Helped Push Forward a Major Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse. Now Tom Watson Tells Political Editor JONATHAN WALKER He Is Looking Forward to Life out of the Spotlight
THE MP whose resignation helped plunge Labour into crisis has insisted he has no regrets - and is looking forward to life on the backbenches. He plans to rededicate himself to the campaigns which made him a household name, targeting unethical behaviour...
Lightening the Load; Winter Festival Plans to Ease Congestion
Byline: Rob Phillips? 0191 201 6262 ? jnl.newsdesk@ncjmedia.co.uk TICKETS and an earlier start are innovations designed to reduce crowd congestion at this year's Lumiere festival in Durham, organisers have revealed. The winter festival of light-based...
Martha's Musical Dynasty; in the Absence of Other Obvious Options, Martha Wainwright Signed Up to the Family Business and Has Been Working Hard Ever since. She Talks to Sam Wonfor about Motherhood, Sibling Rivalry and Choosing Laundry over Songwriting
T'S kinda like the circus. IWhen both your parents and aunts and uncles are doing it... there's a good chance you're going to get on that trapeze. Martha Wainwright was never going to be a vet, or a lawyer, or a doctor... even though she grew...
Martinez Secures Another Everton Signing
NEW Everton manager Roberto Martinez's reshaping of his squad continues apace after he signed rising Barcelona star Gerard Deulofeu on a season-long loan. The highly-rated 19-year-old scored 18 times in 33 matches for the Catalan's B side last season...
Motor Dealer Vertu Ahead with Acquisition
Byline: MOTOR RETAIL Rebekah Ashby MOTOR retail plc Vertu has made its second acquisition since its PS50m share placing in May and bought up its first Volkswagen dealerships for PS3m. The two Lincolnshire acquisitions from Lookers plc come amidst...
Needy Can't Afford to Heat Food
CITY leaders have warned they will have to spend years rebuilding Newcastle's social fabric as it emerged some people who use food banks can't even afford to heat what they are given. Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes made the claim as he...
New Refuge Planned as Domestic Abuse Rises
Byline: Peter Young? 0191 201 6262 ? jnl.newsdesk@ncjmedia.co.uk ANEW refuge for women and children is planned to tackle growing problems with domestic violence. The project is part of a shake-up in support services for victims proposed by council...
NHS Must Change Ways to Stay Free; 'Fixing the Existing Form Not Enough'
Byline: Ella Pickover THE NHS will not survive without radical changes in delivery of health care such as hospital closures and centralisation of services, experts say. If there is not "fundamental change" to the health service, there could be...
Obama's Silence over Coup Speaks Volumes; STATESIDE with US Editor Christopher Bucktin
Byline: Christopher Bucktin THE lighting up of New York's skyline on Independence Day seemed ironic as Cairo - albeit with very different kinds of fireworks - was being illuminated too. And as I stood looking out over the Hudson River watching...
Ovarian Cancer - the Silent Killer; Pierce Brosnan's Daughter Has Just Become the Third Generation of Women in Her Family to Die from Ovarian Cancer, Shining a Light on the Disease Which Often Defies Early Diagnosis. Lisa Salmon Reports
Byline: Lisa Salmon TWENTY-TWO years after his first wife Cassandra Harris died from ovarian cancer, film star Pierce Brosnan has lost his daughter Charlotte to the same disease. The mother-of-two was just 41, two years younger than her mother,...
Pardew Defends Magpies Record
ALAN Pardew has mounted a staunch defence of his record at Newcastle United - asserting they were a "top-ten team" in the last 15 games of the season, writes MARK DOUGLAS. The Newcastle boss (pictured left) is aware that he needs to make a strong...
Patience Is a Virtue When It Comes to Deciphering the Past; Columnist
Byline: Bernard Trafford LUCKY old Alex Kirton, a first-year student of archaeology and ancient civilisations at Durham University. On only his second day at a dig, he uncovered a rare Roman head, probably of the war-like Celtic god Antenociticus....
Pellegrini's Keen to Topple Neighbours
MANUEL Pellegrini spoke of his desire to topple Manchester United as he was formally unveiled as Manchester City manager. The Chilean also looked relaxed and unfazed by the huge challenges ahead of him as he met media for the first time since his appointment...
PHIL BRUSHES UP ON HIS BRITISH HISTORY; Journallive.Co.UK Golf TEEING OFF with TIM TAYLOR
PHIL Mickelson plans to visit the site of the Battle of Culloden as he attempts to conquer links golf in time for next week's Open Championship at Muirfield. Mickelson, who posted a record sixth runners-up finish in the US Open last month, is finalising...
Pigs Really Fly with PS500,000 Injection
Byline: EXPORTS Rebekah Ashby APIPELINE maintenance manufacturer is hoping even more of its pigs will fly after securing a PS500,000 cash injection just four months after it was bought by its managers. Inpipe Products, which is currently moving...
Premier Foods to Shut Flour Mill as It Rises to Market Challenge
HOVIS bread and Mr Kipling cakes firm Premier Foods today revealed plans to shut a 109-year-old flour mill with the loss of 43 jobs. The group is set to close the mill at Barry Docks by the end of October, bringing to a close a long history in South...
Proud Lion Roberts Now Targets Welsh World Cup Win
JAMIE Roberts will savour the British and Irish Lions' victory in Australia for the rest of his life and believes the success can spur Wales on to World Cup glory. The Lions ended a tough 16-year wait for a series win on Saturday, resoundingly beating...
Pub Rescue Fund Exceeds Its Target; Investors Stump Up PS203,000 to Save Their Village Local
Byline: Sonia Sharma? 0776 807 0489 ? sonia.sharma@ncjmedia.co.uk VILLAGERS are celebrating after raising more than PS200,000 to help save their local pub. People in Slaley, Northumberland, rallied round to raise funds in an effort to buy the well-loved...
Reunited by a Chain Reaction; Border Bridge Reopens Year after Landslip
Byline: Brian Daniel? 07733 002 822 ? brian.daniel@ncjmedia.co.uk A NORTHUMBERLAND road which was closed following a landslip has reopened after a year. The road close to the border-spanning Union Chain Bridge, near Berwick, and the Chain Bridge...
Robbery Ordeal: Five in Court; Couple 'Tied Up in Own Home'
Byline: Kerry Wood? 0191 201 6040 ? kerry.wood@ncjmedia.co.uk AGANG has appeared in court in connection with an armed robbery which saw a husband and wife tied up in their own home. The alleged offences are said to involve the elderly victims...
SMEs Can Join in Offshore Ventures; Renewable Energy Firm's Scheme Offers Footholds
AGREEN energy firm is offering a multi-million-pound boost to help small and medium-sized firms expand into the offshore sector. The National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec), based in Blyth, Northumberland, has created a PS2.8m scheme to support...
Sport Today
FOOTBALL UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE FIRST QUALIFYING ROUND SECOND LEG Aktobe v Gandzasar Kapan ................. 1600 Botev Plovdiv v Astana ........................ 1830 Budapest Honved v Celik .................... 1930 CM Celje v Tromso ................................
Standards 'Will Be Kept High' Principal of Controversial School's Pledge on Education
Byline: Sonia Sharma? 0776 807 0489 ? sonia.sharma@ncjmedia.co.uk THE principal of a controversial new academy has vowed to keep educational standards at the school high. The King's Priory Academy in Tynemouth will open in September after the...
The American Dream; America Is Renowned for Its Fitness Crazes and Exercise Workouts. Health Reporter HELEN RAE Speaks to One Woman Who Travelled across the Pond to See If Any US Trends Could Be Used Here in the Region
ALEADING fitness trainer made a transatlantic journey to find out about the latest American exercise trends and how they could be used in the North East. Janet Reveley, managing director of Newcastle-based Fit Training, specialises in helping young...
TV Choice
EYE SPY Channel 4, 10pm We all like to think that, in any given situation, we would always do the right thing. But what of everyone else? Are they as conscientious as us? That's what has made this series so compelling. As it draws to a close tonight,...
Walking Back to Fitness; It Has Been Revealed That Almost a Third of Adults in the North East Walk No More Than an Hour a Week. Health Reporter HELEN RAE Takes a Look at Why People Should Be Doing More of the Activity to Improve Their Fitness Levels
WALKING is an enjoyable way to keep fit and active while burning the calories and taking in some beautiful scenery along the way. But a recent survey revealed that nearly a third of adults in the North East walk no more than an hour a week. An...
'Website Is like a Shop Window'
Byline: SARAH PITTENDRIGH MANY businesses spend thousands of pounds on advertising and Search Engine Optimisation, but as I had no funds for a marketing budget when I started Simply Bows and Chair Covers I had to work smart. I gave my company...
We're Heading in Right Direction; REGIONAL AFFAIRS PS60m Agreed for Transport Priorities
Byline: Adrian Pearson Regional Affairs Correspondent? 0191 201 6286 ? adrian.pearson@ncjmedia.co.uk NEARLY PS60m will be spent on North East transport priorities after council chiefs bashed out a roads and rail rescue list. Seven council leaders...
What's on at the Cinema
ALNWICK PLAYHOUSE Bondgate Without (01665 510785) Populaire (12A): Fri 7.30pm The Stone Roses: Made Of Stone (15): Sat 7.30pm Therese Desqueyroux (12A): Sat 2pm CINEWORLD BOLDON, BOLDON COLLIERY Boldon Leisure Park, Abingdon Way (0871 200 2000) Before...
Windfall Will Protect Jobs; PS48m of Funding Handed out to Firms across Region
Byline: Jonathan Walker APS48m windfall for North East employers will create or safeguard 5,600 jobs in the region, Ministers said today. Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister, was announcing that bids for cash from eight businesses and two local...
YOUR MONEY; Your Money Queries Are Answered by Trevor Clark, Director of Rutherford Wilkinson Ltd, Chartered Financial Planners
Q. I have been told that the Government is planning to sell its stake in the part-nationalised banks. Is this true and, if so, will I have the opportunity to purchase shares? George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced recently that...
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