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Northumberland Entrepreneurs Show Their Love On Valentine’s Day

Love was in the air on Valentine’s Day for a group of Northumberland businesses who have wholeheartedly committed to helping fellow entrepreneurs in developing countries. The Tuesday Business Forum who meet at Alnmouth Golf Club decided to support the work of Gateshead-based international development charity, Traidcraft Exchange after hearing about their “Hidden Entrepreneur” campaign. The […]

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Tyne Idols announce their last tour

The latest tour to be announced by North Tyneside entertainment tourism business Tyne Idols is sure to be popular as it will be their “last.” Fans of the iconic double-decker yellow bus need not fear however as this tour whilst being their last, is in name only. The tour incorporates “The Last Ship” stage play […]

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Record breaking donation to The People’s Kitchen

The People’s Kitchen has thanked the kind-hearted people of Tyneside and beyond for getting behind their Christmas campaign. Celebrity chef, Si King patron of The People’s Kitchen launched the charity’s #foodforthought campaign in November to encourage people to bake a cake to sell and raise funds during the run-up to Christmas. As part of that […]

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It’s No Secret – Freemasons donate £600,000

As 2017 draws to a close and Northumberland Freemasons mark the end of the 300th anniversary of the United Grand Lodge of England, the organisation has given away £600,000 to local and national charities. Tritlington farmer, Ian Craigs, the Provincial Grand Master of Northumberland explained that this year, The Provincial Grand Lodge of Northumberland has […]

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Carr Hill Kids Care at Christmas

The spirit of Christmas was alive and well in Gateshead when children from Carr Hill Community Primary School raffled three hampers to help The People’s Kitchen. The kind-hearted teachers raised an amazing £350 by donating food and pamper products which were then made into hamper raffle prizes. The children then helped to package the hampers […]

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Dragonflies pottery gifts fly out this Christmas

Grandparents, aunties and uncles are in for a treat this Christmas when more than 200 Durham mums and dads will be giving out a lasting and unique gift to treasure forever. Lorna Watkinson of Warkworth runs Rainbow Pottery Painting and the Northumberland mum has just delivered more than 500 pieces of pottery to Dragonflies Durham […]

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A Christmas Offer That Will Change A Life

As TV celebrity chef, Si King patron of The People’s Kitchen launched the charity’s #foodforthought campaign encouraging people to bake a cake to sell and raise funds during the run-up to Christmas, a generous Tyneside businessman is doing his bit for the third year running. Chris Tubman who runs NEOffers.co.uk understands that Christmas can be […]

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People with learning disabilities make friends thanks to Northumberland Freemasons

Chronic loneliness, one of the greatest problems faced by people in Newcastle with learning difficulties, is being tackled thanks to a grant from Northumberland Freemasons to local charity Skills for People. The £9,000 grant will pay for a programme of social activities for 60 people, some of whom do not have a single friend before […]

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A NEAT way to help at Christmas

A Tyneside academy trust is encouraging its students to help those less fortunate than themselves at Christmas with the focus on families who live locally on the breadline. Benfield School in Newcastle’s east end is part of the recently formed Newcastle East mixed multi-Academy Trust (NEAT). NEAT is a partnership of five schools – four […]

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STAN show is no holiday camp

A well-established North-East band who have been together for more than 20 years, produced six albums, supported big names such as Big Country, The Christians, Brian May and a host of other A-List artists are about to get the biggest break and exposure of their careers. Newcastle blues and rock band STAN have already established […]

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