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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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Tyneidols score by sponsoring local football

A North Tyneside entertainment tourism business famous for its music, comedy, film and TV location tours of the region has changed its goalposts to help a local football team. Tyneidols who are based in Whitley Bay provide guided rock and roll, TV and movie heritage tours of Tyneside in a double-decker bus as well as […]

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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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Practice makes perfect for local medical practice

A Newcastle medical practice has been given its fourth special award in recognition of outstanding care for its patients. Fenham Hall Medical Group received the latest Healthwatch Newcastle award when a patient nominated Dr Carolyn Paes for making health-related decisions with her patients. The award follows those previously given to Dr Jiri Dolezal, Dr Ruth […]

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Why we’re sponsoring the Christmas at the Cathedral event

Preparations are well underway for the sold out, sixth annual Christmas at the Cathedral, a glittering celebration of Christmas performed by some of the region’s biggest names in music, TV, comedy, sport and entertainment. Once again, the star-studded show will raise funds for one of the region’s most endearing charities; The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. […]

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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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Blyth Christmas Market returns and is a big success!

This year saw the return of Blyth Christmas Market. This event has continued to grow over the years it has been active and this year was no different! Many local traders got involved and joined with the weekend market traders for the 2 day event held in the heart of Blyth at the Market Place. […]

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Louise’s Success is Music to Our Ears

Louise Jones, 33, from Sunderland, first began playing a keyboard at the tender age of 10.  Now, her business, Sweet Symphony, teaches a staggering 240 music students every week.  With a reputation for excellence, 41 students from the studio recently took their music exams through the studio and, incredibly, all of them passed. Louise’s parents […]

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Hairy Biker gives us all food for thought at Christmas

For many people, Christmas can be a really tough time and that is particularly true for the vulnerable and homeless people of Newcastle. Now, however, a challenge has been cooked up asking generous Geordies to help The People’s Kitchen raise much-needed funds to make Christmas as normal as possible for those in need. TV celebrity […]

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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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