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As pressure from rapidly increasing energy costs mounts on the North East, two local arts venues are offering help to local people. In collaboration with Gateshead Council, two new Warm Spaces are being offered at Sage Gateshead and Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art. Gateshead Council have stated “We want to do more to help residents […]

A Newcastle cat café have recently hosted successful adoption and fundraiser days on behalf of Hartlepool cat rescue, Second Chance. Mog on the Tyne cat café have worked with the rescue for several years and some of their resident moggies (Pumpkin, Yokai and Kiyo!) have been adopted from Second Chance. As well as the adoption […]

If you’re looking for an activity in Newcastle this month that is a little bit different to the usual Christmas stuff, say no more! Newcastle NE1 and Newcastle City Guides have teamed up to provide a variety of free tours this month. They are informative, interesting, and fun to attend if you’ve always wondered what […]

With the year behind us, ’tis the season to get yourself down to your local theatres and enjoy the pantomime.  Every Christmas we look forward to theatres coming alive with dames, villains and laughter.  Local panto star, Andy Power-Tate, starring in the Consett Empire Theatre production of Aladdin, said: “It brings families together and is […]

Listen to the full article here The cost-of-living crisis is a large struggle for everyone and is currently causing child poverty rates to skyrocket in local areas. Child poverty has been an ever-growing problem in the North East, and England in general, for many years. The cost-of-living crisis is worsening child poverty rates around the […]

Falling leaves and ageing trains are being blamed for delays to Metro services but solutions are on the way, says service operator Nexus.  “Low rail adhesion” due to the change in seasons and a 43 year-old train fleet have been identified as reasons for a rise in delays on Metro services. But despite the on-going […]

With everyone getting excited for the festive season and looking forward to the big day next month, Spark have rounded up some Christmas workshop events going on all over the North East. Whether you love outdoor trails with a festive theme, or prefer staying warm with some crafts and hot chocolate, there is something for […]

Nick Pope, Kieran Trippier and Callum Wilson have been called up to the World Cup by Gareth Southgate.  The Newcastle United trio become the latest footballers to be called up to represent North East clubs at the World Cup. Newcastle’s Fabian Schär and Bruno Guimarães have also been handed call ups, while Sunderland’s Jewison Bennette […]


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