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Man and woman stand back to back in centre of image. Woman on the left has red hair tied up in a bun and is holding a cardboard recycling box. Man beside her is bald and has a short beard. He is holding a vacuum cleaner. Both are wearing grey 'Metrocentre' branded fleeces.

National recycling week initiatives at Metrocentre Gateshead

Having a big clear out ahead of Autumn? This National Recycling Week (Monday 20 to Sunday 26 September 2021) Metrocentre is encouraging visitors to recycle any old and unwanted items as it works towards a more sustainable future. From foil balloons and empty beauty products to old electricals, batteries...

Stadium of Light: Ed Sheeran announces North East double

Ed Sheeran has announced his ‘+ – = ÷ x Tour’ (pronounced ‘The Mathematics Tour’), including two dates at the City of Sunderland’s Stadium of Light in June 2022! Kicking off in April next year, the tour will see Ed play shows across the UK, Ireland, Central Europe and...

5 people stand in the doorway of a glass fronted store smiling towards camera. On the far left is a woman with long blonde hair and dark glasses, wearing a short summer dress with black leggings, next to her is a taller woman with dark brown bob haircut in a long sleeve blue top and blue jeans. Next to her is a taller man with dark, short, curly hair wearing a light polo shirt, next to him is a woman with long, dark, curly hair, long sleeve floral top and dark trousers. On the right hand side is a shorter woman with blonde hair, wearing a short sleeve white blouse and blue jeans.

Sook launches in Gateshead Metrocentre offering retailers bi-hourly rental and tailored customer opportunities

Sook, the award-winning start-up is celebrating the launch of its fifth space in Gateshead’s Metrocentre, one of the UK’s largest shopping and leisure destinations, offering businesses the opportunity to reach the right customers at the right times. Sook is helping businesses streamline their retail models with its ‘bi-hourly’ rental...

Here for life affirming experiences

Royal Northern Sinfonia takes to the stage of Sage One this coming Saturday in a concert which marks much new for the orchestra – a new Principal Conductor in the young Portuguese star Dinis Sousa, a new orchestra leader in violinist Maria Włoszczowska, a new approach to concert programming...

WBD hybrid working policy allows people to choose where they work

Law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD), which has a large office in Newcastle, has unveiled its new policy for all its UK offices, adopting a hybrid working model. Its people now have the flexibility to combine home and office working, blending personal preferences with business and clients’ needs without any...

Vehicle on its side with smashed windscreen surrounded by trauma and extrication team wearing full orange high viz and helmets. The teams are working to get people out of the car (this is a simulation as part of the UKRO challenge)

Festival of Rescue to astonish crowds on Newcastle & Gateshead Quayside

On the 17 and 18 of September spectators on Newcastle and Gateshead Quayside will be in awe of the 2021 UKRO Challenge – Festival of Rescue being hosted by Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS). The free, two day family event will provide the opportunity for 300...

Artist sketch of Exhibition Park with winding path lined by trees as and large pond and Wylam Brewery in the background

National Trust blossom plans take root around UK with Newcastle location and design confirmed

Today (10 September), the locations and plans for blossom plantings in Newcastle, Nottingham and Plymouth, first announced in February, have been revealed. The tree plantings are part of the National Trust and its partners’ ambition to create hundreds of blossom spaces in urban areas across England, Wales and Northern...

Leeds based technology and engineering consultancy, BJSS, expands into Newcastle with the opening of a new office

BJSS, the Leeds based technology and engineering consultancy, today announces it has opened a new office in Newcastle. The company aims to hire 40 new employees in the region by 2022, with all new recruits adopting BJSS’ company-wide hybrid working policy. Located along the city’s engineering and tech powerhouse...

Fenwick Newcastle celebrates the Great North Run with food hall event this weekend

Fenwick Newcastle celebrates the Great North Run with a weekend of performance boosting culinary delights and offers, available at Fenwick Food Hall from Friday 10 to Sunday 12 September. During the weekend of the Great North Run taking place on Sunday 12 September, Fenwick Newcastle customers can enjoy a...

Man and woman sit in a movie theatre on red velvet seats. On the left sits the man with short brown hair and beard in all black clothing. He holds a bag of popcorn and has one fist up in the air in a joyful pose. On the right sits a woman with dark hair slicked back in a ponytail wearing a striped top and black blazer holding a drink in one hand and with fist up in the air like the man. Both are smiling and there is a '5' balloon placed in between them.

Cineworld marks five years at Dalton Park with week-long birthday celebrations

Cineworld’s seven-screen multiplex cinema is celebrating five years at the North East’s biggest outlet centre with balloons, cakes, competitions and birthday treats for visitors. Cineworld opened its doors at Dalton Park on September 9th 2016 with a gala night Ben Hur screening, and has shown every major blockbuster in...

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