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1. the point of the compass or direction midway between north and east, 45? clockwise from north
2. any area lying in or towards this direction
3. of or denoting the northeastern part of a specified country, area, etc.
4. (esp of the wind) from the northeast


the northeastern part of England, esp Northumberland, Durham, and the Tyneside area
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Both the LEP and the North East Combined Authority lobbied hard to ensure that the Jeremie funds were not swallowed up into a wider Northern Powerhouse fund announced by Chancellor George Osborne in this week's Comprehensive Spending Review.
Professor Kevin Fenton, national director of Health and Wellbeing, Public Health England, said: "This signifi-cant drop in North East smoking rates is a credit to the hard work and commitment of local organisations who have come together to reduce the devastating harm caused by smoking.
So far, the Ministry of DoNER has organized eight North East Business summit in various part of the Country.
The meeting comes a week after the Government announced plans for referendums next year to create a new tier of regional government in the North East, North West and Yorkshire and the Humber.
Libby said "Our affiliation with Motor Club opens up a wide range of possibilities for North East which we look forward to capitalizing on.
James Perry, is a Canadian national, but considers North East India his home.
Instead, he said central government should focus on helping the North East create jobs and attract investment from private sector employers.
Chancellor George Osborne said he "does not want to see money leave the North East" when he was asked about the claims during a trade mission in China last week, but the North East Local Enterprise Partnership has acknowledged the fund could be hived off.
Ted Salmon, FSB North East regional chairman, said: "Increasing the amount of spending on transport infrastructure across the North East is critical for future economic growth.
Commenting on the closing of the transaction, Libby said, "Our affiliation with Motor Club opens up a wide range of possibilities for North East which we look forward to capitalizing on.
IWS founders Frank Celli and Mike DiBella will remain as Chief Executive Officer and Vice President of Collection Operations, respectively, and will retain an ongoing ownership interest in the combined IWS and North East Waste Services businesses.
The mayor will oversee the North East Combined Authority, which serves County Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside and Sunderland.

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