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Utilita Arena Partner with LNER to bring exclusive customer benefits

Utilita Arena are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with train operators LNER in a deal that will directly benefit arena customers. As the Official Travel Partner of the Utilita Arena, LNER are offering a 20% discount for future travel on selected advance LNER train fares to customers...

Ubisoft and UTC work together to add a new dimension to video games

Students are adding a new dimension to video games playing for people with physical impairments through an interactive project with a leading international developer. Learners at the new North East Futures University Technical College (UTC) in Newcastle, thought up solutions to support people who struggle to play electronic games....

Carol Bell OBE

Carol Bell receives an OBE

We’re delighted to share the news that our very own Carol Bell, Director, Major Events and Festivals has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours with an OBE. The award acknowledges Carol’s significant contribution to the bidding for, and delivery of, the Great Exhibition of the North, as well...

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Local gallery crafts summer-long programme of art, food and events

A Newcastle art gallery is toasting the new summer season with a botanical themed programme of art, workshops, and food and drink events, launching in June. The Biscuit Factory – the UK’s largest independent commercial art, craft and design gallery – unveils its new summer exhibition on 7 June,...

Meet Mr Bun the Baker

They say an army marches on its stomach – and this is the man who keeps the Toon army on its feet. For 13 years, Johnny Hall has been the baker at Newcastle United’s St. James’ Park Stadium. And along with providing the rolls for hot dogs and hot...

Newcastle College Students Taking Social Action for North East community

Newcastle College is challenging its students to deliver 100 projects which will make a positive impact in the North East community. The College has been awarded funding from the #iwill campaign, an initiative which aims to make social action a part of life for young people, enabling it to...

A civic role for arts organisations: relevance risks rewards

19th June, Gateshead: ‘The Art of Cultural Democracy’ (Sage Gateshead) What does it mean to play a civic role? For some arts organisations, it is at the heart of their mission and practice; others think it is not relevant. Communities are questioning whether the public money that arts organisations...

North East gallery draws up new creative away day experiences

The Biscuit Factory – the UK’s largest independent commercial art, craft and design gallery – has crafted a series of new away day packages designed to inspire and motivate employees. A variety of hands-on activities are available to teams of between 8 and 20 employees, including paint a planter,...

Port of Tyne continues to strive for excellence in its drive towards better health at work

Port of Tyne’s ‘Help Yourself to Health’ campaigns continue to raise awareness and support employees in improving their health and wellbeing. The Port has tackled issues as far ranging as first aid hints and tips, fitness and exercise, dental care, men’s health and women’s health and financial wellbeing. Having...

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