A man's been beaten and stabbed by a group of men outside a pub in Newcastle
North East Salaries See Biggest Drop In UK
Average advertised salaries have decreased faster in the North East than any other part of the country.
The UK Job Market Report from Adzuna UK shows the average advertised job here now pays £29,093, which was a drop of 5.3% year-on-year.
Salaries decreased in all UK regions, at an average fall of 3.5%.
Doug Monro, co-founder of Adzuna, concludes:
"It's been a difficult year for the North East's job market. For an area dependent on industry, tough times in the manufacturing sector have had a knock-on effect. And other sector areas haven't picked up the slack in order to cover job losses."
"The region appears to have been overshadowed by the North West when it comes to initiatives aimed at improving employment and skills."
"The area remains amongst the worst in the UK for unemployment and there aren't many signs of this changing."
"Many young people in the area are undoubtedly moving south in order to find better opportunities and this is depriving the area of some of its best talent and skills."
Scotland and London followed closely behind, with average advertised salaries falling 5.2% to stand at £31,283 and £39,988 respectively.
The 5 year old's family were hoping to raise £700,000 to take him to the US for treatment
The charity Mind has found authorities in our region spend an average of £137,000 a year on mental health services
Emergency services were called to Lucker, Belford, early this morning. An investigation is underway
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