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North East landmark, the Tyne Bridge, undergoes refurbishment after a £35 million grant from the Government. The Tyne Bridge is undergoing a four-year work process which is set to include: joint replacement, resurfacing and full repainting alongside other repairs. The work, which began April 2,2024, was funded by a £35.2 million grant from the Department […]

Newcastle Food Festival was held over the bank holiday weekend from Saturday, May 4, 10 am to Monday 5pm at Exhibition Park. It featured food and drink stalls, live entertainment (including music, magicians, and comedians) and activities, such as a kid’s cooking class, a clip and climb wall and an axe-throwing court. There were 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 […]

Polling statistics from The Sutton Trust suggest that 63% of students surveyed reported having spent less on food and essentials, with 28% saying they had skipped meals to save on food cost With the ever-increasing cost of living crisis clouding over deprived areas in the North East, students are some of the most struggling individuals […]

Described as “part immersive story, part live-action game” this new interactive exhibition is an original fantasy adventure that sends visitors on quests throughout the museum. The exhibition is museum-wide and has been built around the idea of Mary Hancock, sister of the museum’s original founders, as she travels through “the parallel”. Running until September 3rd […]

Since Newcastle Arena opened in 1995, it has hosted some of the biggest names in music. However with the 11,000 capacity arena set to close in 2024, we take a look at a few of these concerts from the last 10 years.  

The North East of England is home to some of the most spectacular scenery and most iconic landmarks in the UK. Some of these places have even been the backdrop of the most recognisable movie and tv show scenes. From Downton Abbey’ to Avengers: Endgame, these are eight places in the North East where TV […]


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