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Personal best for Go North East’s Paddy at this year’s Great North Run

A bus station supervisor from the region’s largest bus company, Go North East, celebrated his 30th year working at this month’s Great North Run; offering essential guidance and direction to spectators, and driving the runners home after their victories. Paddy Fagan has become a well-known face at the iconic...

Hotel saves the day after fire scuppers reception plans

A county Durham hotel has stepped in to save the big day after a couple’s wedding reception plans went up in smoke last week. Tracey Powell of Jarrow was devastated to learn that the Mill House pub in Washington had been severely damaged in a fire just a week...

Ramside spa named a finalist in prestigious awards

A luxurious County Durham spa has reached the finals of one of the industry’s most important award schemes. The Spa at Ramside has been named among the finalists in the Good Spa Guide Awards Best for Wellness category. The spa, which opened in 2015, was the first in the...

Loaded and ready at Newcastle’s Antler

LOADED AND READY AT NEWCASTLE’S ANTLER… TYNESIDE’S only Alpine-themed bar is getting loaded this autumn with an exciting new addition to the menu. Antler, at Newcastle’s 55 Degrees, is now serving loaded fries with a choice of more than 20 different toppings which are already proving to be a...

Newcastle’s leading boutique hotel takes a new step

Newcastle’s only independent luxury hotel has appointed its youngest General Manager – and it’s a woman. Leanne Cheek, 35, is only the third General Manager in Jesmond Dene House’s 13-year history. Women are not unknown at this senior level but it’s a rarity at the luxury end of the...

North East Futures UTC – Open Evening

Our brand new, state of the art UTC is opening its doors in October for future students (and parents) to come along for a taster of what life is like at our unique school. Our UTC is for ambitious students, looking to get a head-start to the workplace. For anyone...

Maritime Minister visits Port of Tyne

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, Nusrat Ghani visits the Port of Tyne. During the visit the Minister enjoyed a boat trip on the River Tyne aboard the Port’s pilot boat – Collingwood and was able to see first-hand the offshore renewable cluster of businesses based on the...

The Power of Video Marketing for your business

Date: Thursday 25th October 2018 Time: 8.00am for 8.30am start / closing at 10.00am Location: UNW Boardroom (Ground Floor), Citygate, St James’ Boulevard, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4JE UNW and Superkrush Films, a creative video production agency based in the North East, are pleased to invite you to join...

New small plate lunch on the menu at Dobson & Parnell

Lunchtimes are getting exciting at Dobson & Parnell on Newcastle’s quayside with the restaurant’s new take on casual fine dining. Customers can now enjoy a range of quick and casual dishes with two small plates for £10 and on the menu they’ll find dishes like hand rolled pasta with...

Can Philanthropy End Homelessness? Part of GeNErosity Festival

Homelessness is growing, everywhere. It is a societal issue we all want to see fixed. Is fixing it as simple as the right people, giving in the right way, towards the right type of work? Homelessness charity Oasis Aquila Housing are teaming up with Community Foundation as part of...

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