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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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North East Snow – All you need to know

The met office has issued many weather warnings for the UK over the past two days. This morning snow has covered much of the North East and Schools, non-major roads and more rural areas are most likely to be the worst hit. We will have the latest updates on weather and road incidents from across […]

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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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Christmas Markets give young people a leading link in business

Bedlington based charity, Leading Link wished everyone a Happy Christmas by taking part in a special young people’s Christmas Market in Morpeth. The enterprise market on the 9th December saw a grand total of 45 teams of young people selling Christmas wares together with local live music and festive cheer. Students were mainly from the […]

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Jingle Bell Walk hits the streets of Newcastle and was a great success

For many years the Jingle Bell Walk in Newcastle ran by the Chris Lucas Trust has been a great family event for the lead up to Christmas. This year was no different and saw hundreds turn up for the walk from Newcastle Civic Centre down to the quayside of Newcastle. The event is held yearly […]

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Sammy’s Telling Tales in Toon

A young couple from Northumberland with artistic skills as diverse as dance and circus performance have teamed up to document life in Newcastle and they need the help of ordinary people with stories to tell. Dance and fitness teacher Catherine Muckle (25) and Circus artist and teacher Ross Taylor (25) from Cramlington have received funding […]

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Hadaway back to Newcastle man

A play written in the 1980’s about the lack of employment and prospects for young people on Tyneside is coming to Newcastle and the theatre company performing it are looking to give real opportunities to teenagers in the region. Blowin’ a Hooley will be bringing Tom Hadaway’s classic play The Filleting Machine to Alphabetti Theatre […]

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A night of music and madness!

Recently Dan from NE News got the opertunutg to get aboard the Tyne Idols tour bus and join them for one of their coastal tours. Starting at Tynemouth we climbed aboard and got sat down, the bus was lit up with LED’s and had the music pumping! Leaving Tynemouth we headed along the coast through […]

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Captain Comedy Sails Away With Award

A professional Master Mariner has turned into a Jolly Roger after winning a competition for budding comedy sketch writers. Captain Michael Nicholson’s sketch about a wine vintner from Alnwick impressed the judges at the final of the Sketch for Sammy competition for new comedy writers. Now, his winning sketch will be shown to 10,000 people […]

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A Song for Guy by Guy

From Bedlington to the Bahamas, talented musician Guy Stoker has been entertaining passengers on cruise liners all over the world and now he’s returning to his native north east to perform a special concert featuring the music of his musical hero. Guy has been entertaining audiences around the world for the last 25 years, and […]

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