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November 24, 2010 NE

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THERE will be the
opportunity to learn
about dementia
research at an event
The research roadshow
is the first of a series
being hosted across the
country by Alzheimer’s
Society’s research
team between now and
April 2011.
There are 2,895 people
with dementia in
Newcastle and 750,000
in the UK.
The exact causes of
dementia are still
unknown, there is no
cure and the
treatments available
only slow rather than
stop its progression.
The research
roadshows are the
public’s chance to learn
about how the
Alzheimer’s Society
funds research, hear HOT STUFF: Masterchef finalists John Calton, left, and Dave Coulson took part in the chilli jam challenge at Jesmond Dene House
about ongoing research
from a scientist in their

Hotel chilli
area and find out how
they can get involved in
selecting and
monitoring the
research that the
society funds.
Speakers at the

Newcastle event will
include Dr Elizabeta
from Newcastle
University, who will be
talking about her
research into

warms day
improving diagnosis of
Alzheimer’s disease
through testing blood Court order SPECIAL NIGHT
proteins, and research
volunteer Barbara
Alzheimer’s Society’s
head of research, Dr
warmed up a chilly,
First place in the
hotly-fought contest
The seeds were
sown for the chilli
but not guilty £12.95
Susanne Sorensen, will wet Sunday with went to Ken Holland
of North Country
challenge with a cas-
ual remark by Jes-
Dear Clive 5 Course Meal
also be there. their fiery relishes My ex-girlfriend told the police that I was stalking her. I was
Diagnosis of dementia Organics, fruit and mond Dene House arrested and charged with an offence which I believe
when they took part
relies predominantly
on psychological
in a culinary chal-
lenge with a differ-
veg growers
of director Peter Cand-
ler to the hotel’s
suggested I was harassing her. I pleaded not guilty and on
the morning of the hearing, I wasn’t represented, my ex
didn’t turn up. The court dismissed the charge. The police
testing. It is therefore who won dinner for chefs about the are now saying they are going to make a restraining order.
difficult to distinguish ence. two. excellence of his Can they do this?

between different Some 43 jam- Second place was home-made chilli Bob
forms of dementia, makers stepped up awarded to Steven jam.
Littlefair, assistant Through word of Dear Bob,
particularly in the early to the plate at Jes-
You should always seek the advice of a solicitor in such
stages. There is a
pressing need for a
mond Dene House in
Newcastle for the
manager of the
hotel’s restaurant,
mouth and a little
Tweeting on social
matters. Even though you have been acquitted of the
charge, the law has recently changed to enable the
More than 6 courses
simple diagnostic test boutique hotel’s while joint third networking site, prosecution to request the court consider a restraining
were entrants Ham- Twitter, the kitchen
to detect diseases, such inaugural North order. The purpose of a restraining order is to prevent
East Chilli Jam Chal- ish Dow and Louise culinary challenge future conduct causing harassment or fear of violence.
as Alzheimer’s disease, If a restraining order was made and you breached that

that cause dementia, lenge. Moore. grew into a full-scale order, you could be sent to prison and I would ask you to
before symptoms The heat was on as The event, which event. contact me immediately so that I can advise you further

top chefs from incorporated an Winner Ken, who and represent your interests at the next hearing.
It will be held at St around the region, entry fee and three- lives in Kingston Clive
James’s United amateur cooks and course lunch, raised Park, Newcastle, 앬 Clive McKeag is senior consultant and former senior
Reformed Church, suppliers of the about £1,500 for St said his jammy partner of McKeag & Co Solicitors, the Newcastle law firm
hotel relished the Oswald’s Hospice in entry included chil- which was established by his father more than 80 years ago.
Northumberland Road,
fun of the charity Gosforth, New- lies, tomatoes, tam-
Clive has spent all his working life in the legal profession here Ponteland Road, Blakelaw NE5 3NZ
Newcastle, from 12.30- in Tyneside. McKeag & Co are Law Society approved spe-
4.30pm. challenge. castle. arind and ginger. cialists in Criminal Law. Call 0191 213 1010 to arrange an
appointment for advice. Tel: 0191 286 6621

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