Newcastle

Geordie hearts were broken when it was revealed that Newcastle, along with Manchester, Sheffield, Birmingham, and Leeds, have been eliminated from the running to host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest. Newcastle had been among the top seven cities shortlisted, but following Tuesday’s announcement Liverpool and Glasgow have been selected as the final two. Offering international […]

Newcastle has made the shortlist of seven UK cities that could host the 2023 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. 

Based in Sunniside, Gateshead, Whinnie’s Community Garden is a beautiful and free outdoor space for those in the area to visit. An accessible space with a big focus on children, families, and those with disabilities. Jim Rising, a long-time volunteer at the garden, talks about its success and recent developments. He also provides some tips […]

Blyth Spartans record appearance maker, Robbie Dale, scored his final goal for the club in the Northumberland Senior Cup final on Thursday, 5 May. The goal, scored directly from a corner; coupled with an assist, in the 3-2 victory over Newcastle United u23’s earned Dale the Man of the Match Award. Sado Djalo headed the […]

Just 2% of Ukrainian refugees who have arrived in the UK are calling the North East their home. The North East and Wales have the joint fewest Ukrainian refugees of any region of the UK, according to new figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Almost half have settled in London (31%) and […]

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Kim McGuinness has requested £2m of extra government funding to help improve public safety and tackle anti-social behaviour. The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) has applied for funding from the Home Office Safer Streets fund to introduce more night-time police patrols and overtime for officers on the Metro. Since securing […]

A survey has been conducted by Get Licensed, revealing Newcastle at number nine on the list and York as the top spot for a night out in the UK. York has also been revealed as the safest city for a night out, whilst Newcastle was ranked seven for drinking spots. The survey comes as the […]

Prospective homebuyers are being pushed out of the Jesmond housing market as asking prices in the suburb reach new highs. The average asking price for properties for sale in Jesmond reached £361,564 in March – the second-biggest jump seen anywhere in the UK in the last 12 months. This marks an increase of 23% from […]


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