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Hebburn Town clinched promotion on the final day of the regular season after beating the oldest club in English football Sheffield 2-0 away from home. In a game that came with rife pressure, Hebburn held their nerve as nearest rivals Stockton Town did their job by winning 4-0 against Belper Town. In what has been […]

Andrew Quinn, a friend of Robbie Robson who was murdered, is attempting to run five marathons in five days to raise money for Emmaus North East. Robson (far right) is pictured with friends, including Andrew Quinn (second from left). The South Shields local was 38 when he was murdered while working on an oil rig […]

Sunderland has a few fantastic opportunities to better someones mental and physical wellbeing, therefore impacting mental healthy positively. Physically, Sunderland has a handful of gyms across the city that are very affordable, but it is also a very walkable area for those who may be shy to go to the gym. The city is also […]

Newcastle Food Festival is to take place at Exhibition Park from Saturday, May 4 to 6 (the Bank holiday weekend). There will be food, drink, live entertainment from music to comedy, and plenty of activities for both kids and adults to enjoy! Diverse cuisine is offered, from Greek to South East Asian, accompanied by a […]

Once every month, dachshund owners meet at the Stack in Seaburn and walk to the end of the beach, pose for a picture and walk back. On the surface they seem to be a group of ordinary dog walkers, but their presence has a larger impact – helping charity DMT Dachshund Rescue and Support fight the […]

The title race between Hebburn Town and Stockton Town is reaching its climax, and the upcoming round of fixtures on Saturday 27 April 2024, is set to be absolutely thrilling. Hebburn Town travel to face off against Sheffield, while Stockton Town will be taking on Belper Town. The outcome of these matches will have a […]

Gateshead FC have been removed from the National League playoffs after “failing to meet the EFL’s relevant qualifying criteria to become a member of the Football League.” Despite finishing sixth in the National League, Gateshead have been told they will not be allowed to partake in the playoffs, with Solihull Moors taking their place. The […]

Northumbria Police are struggling amid a funding shortage following a decade long “government austerity drive”. Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Kim McGuiness believes Northumbria has been the hardest hit of any force in England and Wales, due to what she describes as “the central Government austerity drive”. She said: “I’ve campaigned hard for the […]

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