Author: Will Brown

Gateshead FC will play Halifax Town at Wembley after progressing to the FA Trophy final last month. The Tyneside club will play at Wembley on May 21 with 4,000 tickets already having been purchased by Gateshead fans. Gateshead had to win on penalties to progress to the final, after Barnet came back from three goals […]

Newcastle International Airport has welcomed a brand new airline that will offer flights to Turkey next month. SunExpress will travel to several destinations across Turkey, including Adana, Trabzon and Antalya. The Airline, which was named the World’s Best Leisure Airline by the prestigious World Airline Awards 2022, will fly from Newcastle to Turkey three times […]

Tyne and Wear Metro customers will have to spend more to travel after ticket prices are set for another increase next month. Metro announced that there are proposed plans to increase all ticket prices as of April 1, with some tickets increasing in price by almost 15%. Nexus have said they will need to increase […]

The first of the brand new Metro trains has arrived in Newcastle, after making the 900-mile trip from Switzerland. Swiss train manufacturer Stadler has partnered with Nexus to build 46 new trains for the Tyne and Wear Metro service in a deal worth £362million. A Stadler spokesperson said: “So far, four units have received what […]

Covid-19 hospital admissions have increased in Sunderland and other parts of Britain, with the UK Health Security Agency now monitoring the latest variant dubbed “Kraken”. Kraken, or its official name XBB.1.5, was first discovered in the US in October but the variant has now been discovered in the UK with one in 20 cases being […]

Over recent years the Tyne and Wear football scene has lacked trophies, but there was a party at the Gateshead International Stadium as Gateshead lifted the National League North title. Gateshead was confirmed as champions last Monday after drawing 2-2 against Chorley, so the pressure was off for their final game of the season against […]

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