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Lundgren Tours wins Travellers Choice Award for the second consecutive year

Lundgren Tours is a themed guided coach tour business led by an energetic and entertaining guide, Rob Jones. As well as informing, he also performs for his customers. He dresses in costume as a Viking Warrior for a tour of Holy Island and Bamburgh, a convincing ‘Ron Weasley’ for...

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When you wish upon a well at Dalton Park

The North East’s largest outlet centre Dalton Park has officially unveiled a new interactive wishing well, a modern way to raise funds for the shopping destination’s chosen charity. Long-time Dalton Park visitors may remember a wishing well from a few years back where shoppers could throw coins which were...

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CBK Adventures announces Autumn/Winter paddling programme

Coming off the back of a bumper summer, CBK Adventures has just announced its programme of activities for the Autumn/Winter season. The award-winning kayak and SUP school is encouraging people to ‘chill out’ on the water in the lead up to the busy festive period and beyond. Experiences available...

New national nurse training centre brings major boost for University and North East health sector and wider economy

Up to 7,000 new nurses and midwives per year will complete the final stage of their training at Northumbria University after it was awarded a contract to become one of five national OSCE testing centres. The University worked in partnership with The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust...

WBD doubles planning team in Newcastle to respond to client demand

Following an increase in client demand for its planning expertise, law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has grown its planning and infrastructure practice with a number of new appointments in the firm’s Newcastle office. Three new recruits have joined the team in the past month. Umi Filby joins as...

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WBD launches its roadmap to achieving net zero by 2030

Law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD), which has a large office in Newcastle, is amongst the first law firms in the UK to announce its commitment to achieving net zero emissions by 2030. WBD launched this week its Carbon Reduction Plan which includes a number of engagements and measures...

Fenwick Newcastle’s Santa on the Roof dates announced

FENWICK Newcastle’s Christmas rooftop festivities return this year with an even more magical Santa on the Roof, with tickets on sale from 10am on Thursday 30 September 2021. Tickets for Santa’s Breakfast Club, Santa’s Supper Club, Santa Sunday and the returning Santa’s Rooftop Cinema will all follow from 10am...

Newcastle International Airport getting ready for a busy October half-term

Following the Government announcement last week, travelling abroad is set to get easier. From 4 October, all fully vaccinated passengers, as well those under 18, will not need to take a pre-departure test before returning to England. The positive news comes just in time for the October half-term school...

Newcastle City Council launch new Smart City website: NCLEUS

Newcastle City Council today launched a new website to showcase the latest smart and sustainable developments taking place in the city. NCLEUS.com profiles the projects, businesses, and research that have helped the city gain a global reputation for smart city innovation. Newcastle was recognised as UK Smart City of...

Go Smarter, Go Active launch new interactive walking and cycling map of North East

Go Smarter, Go Active; a campaign championing active travel in the North East, has launched a brand-new interactive walking and cycling map of the region to help make journeys on foot or by bike simpler. The interactive map covers the whole North East, bringing together the entire network of...

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