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Invest Newcastle launches plans for MIPIM 2020

Invest Newcastle has launched their plans for a return to MIPIM, the world’s largest international property conference. A breakfast event was held at The Biosphere on Newcastle Helix where Invest Newcastle were joined by both the private and public sector. All attendees were interested in playing part in championing...

Go North East pull out all the stops to mark their 39th Great North Run a success

Go North East, the region’s largest bus company, proudly supported the Great North Run for the 39th consecutive year on Sunday. Since the UK’s biggest half marathon began way back in 1981, Go North East has provided baggage and transport services to tens of thousands of participants and supporters...

Pet Shop Boys unveil ‘Dreamland’, a brand new single featuring year and years

Pet Shop Boys will open their first ever Greatest Hits Tour – Dreamworld: The Greatest Hits Live Pet Shop Boys have today unveiled their brand new single ‘Dreamland’, featuring Years & Years. The single was written by Chris Lowe and Neil Tennant with Olly Alexander who also duets with...

James Blunt announces early 2020 UK Tour

Following the news that his sixth studio album, ‘Once Upon A Mind’, will be released on October 25th via Atlantic Records, James Blunt today announces a major 2020 UK and European tour including a must see show at Newcastle’s Utilita Arena. After flirting with electronica on his last album,...

Gregory Porter announces 13 date UK tour

Gregory Porter, international best-selling artist and two time Grammy Award-winning jazz/soul singing sensation, is honoured to announce a thirteen date UK tour – which takes in his Utilita Arena debut on Thursday 14th May 2020. With his irresitable warm baritone vocals, Porter  continues to perform to sell out audiences...

New Downton Abbey Film at Beamish Museum

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is delighted to have been a location for the new Downton Abbey movie. The museum welcomed stars of Downton Abbey for the filming of the highly-anticipated movie, which is released this Friday (13th September) in the UK. More than 100 cast and...

Supporting good mental health and wellbeing in your organisation

Date: Thursday 3rd October 2019 Time: 4:00pm Registration and Coffees / Presentation commences at 4:30pm and finishes at 6:00pm (approx.) Location: UNW Boardroom (Ground Floor), Citygate, St James’ Boulevard, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4JE Awareness surrounding mental health continues to grow, and the topic itself remains high on the national agenda. Regionally,...

First flamingo egg in 4 years arrives

A Chilean flamingo egg has been successfully laid at WWT Washington Wetland Centre – the first in over four years. It was first spotted on a nest last week (Wednesday 31 July) among a very excitable flock who were showing a keen interest in the egg. The long-awaited egg...

Have we got newt for you!

North East wetland reserve helps local population of protected great-crested newt thrive. There’s been very encouraging news from recent survey results for these remarkable amphibians at WWT Washington Wetland Centre. Great-crested newts were first noted at the 103 acre site back in 2011. Survey work began to establish their...

Music stars get behind new Sage Gateshead development

New era for Sage Gateshead announced ahead of the 14th SummerTyne Americana Festival.  “I’m delighted to hear that Sage Gateshead has been successful in this bid. Sage One is a special room to play and I have some wonderful memories performing there. This new project should provide an even...

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