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Are you the North East’s biggest superfan?

The search is on for the north east’s biggest superfans. Explain Market Research wants to hear from people about why they are such a big fan and how their passion has changed your life. The biggest superfan will walk away with an iPad. Kim Davis,...

yesterday, 18:30 in Regional North East

In pictures: Eight award-winning North East beaches you might want to visit

Eight award-winning North East beaches you might want to visit It’s a blessing to live in a part of the world which has miles upon miles of beautiful coastline. And though we love a walk on the beach, whatever the weather, there’s something extra nice...

yesterday, 11:06 in Regional North East

Event to help Lynsey’s fund-raising

An event to help Lynsey Butler’s fund-raising for Maggie’s centre in Newcastle is being held in Tynemouth on Wednesday, June 27, from 7.30pm. The Lou Ross Band will be performing and there will be a range of prizes to be won and food and drink on...

yesterday, 09:55 in Regional North East

Durham Miners’ Gala 2018: Everything you need to know about this year’s event

The Durham Miners’ Gala will return for its 134th annual event on Saturday July 14. This event is highly attended and is one of the world's the biggest and most colourful celebrations of trade union and community spirit. Here’s everything you need to...

Thursday, 17:06 in Regional North East

Warriors to take on obstacle course for children’s charity

A group of fundraisers will be toe-ing the line to help support children with disabilities. Nearly 90 people will be taking part in the obstacle course race event Total Warrior in Leeds, in aid of Heel & Toe, on June 23. The charity specialises in...

Thursday, 12:41 in Regional North East

Charity walk in aid of North Tyneside life-savers

Two life-saving organisations are stepping out to raise funds to help protect lives along the coast. Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade (TVLB) and North Sea Volunteer Lifeguards (NSVL) are hosting a number of events as part of Drowning Prevention Week,...

Thursday, 12:41 in Regional North East

Golfathon will say thanks to Tiny Lives

A fund-raising drive will take place today (Thursday) in aid of a charity that supported a North Shields family following the premature arrival of a boy who was born without his forearms. Nathan and Nicola Thompson’s second child, Elliot, was taken to...

Thursday, 08:34 in Regional North East

Tall Ships Races 2018: The 55 ships taking part in this year’s sailing extravaganza

The Tall Ships Races is an exciting event in the sail training calendar and will see four fantastic cities and two challenging races across the North Sea. The City of Sunderland has the honour of being the start port for The Tall Ships Races in 2018,...

Wednesday, 16:50 in Regional North East

Whitley Bay pub undergoing a major refurbishment

Work is under way on a major refurbishment of a Whitley Bay pub – creating four new jobs in the process. The Quarry pub is undergoing a £237,000 refurbishment thanks to Star Pubs & Bars, Heineken’s pub business, and local operators Carl and Sam...

Wednesday, 14:32 in Regional North East

Summer fair will mark Whitley Bay school’s centenary year

A special fair is taking place to mark a school’s centenary year. Woodlawn School, in West Monkseaton, is hosting its Centenary Summer Fair on Saturday, from noon to 3pm. To mark the occasion, volunteers will be dressing in period costume for the...

Wednesday, 14:32 in Regional North East

Great Exhibition of the North: Everything you need to know about this summer’s cultural extravaganza

From June 22- September 9 the Great Exhibition of the North will showcase a multitude of art, culture, design and innovation, showing the best of what the North of England has to offer. This eighty-day free event will begin with a spectacular launch...

Tuesday, 16:50 in Regional North East

Countdown to the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North begins

Final preparations are now underway for the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North. This exhibition will showcase the best of what the region, and the rest of the North of England, has to offer, including art, culture, design and innovation. This...

Tuesday, 15:20 in Regional North East

Regulars at Earsdon pub gear up for charity bike ride

A group of fund-raisers are saddling up for their latest epic challenge. Customers and staff at the Cannon Inn, in Eardson, are all set for another challenge. A total of 18 regulars are taking part in the 185-mile Coast and Castles cycle challenge in...

Tuesday, 12:07 in Regional North East

New exhibition showcasing the work of engineers

An interactive experience is showcasing how engineers have transformed the world we live in. The Great North Engineering Experience will feature some of the region’s ‘invisible superheroes’ – those who work behind the scenes in the north of England’s...

Tuesday, 12:07 in Regional North East

Manager’s delight at pub’s new look

The Fox Hunters in North Shields has re-opened its doors following a six-figure makeover that has created eight new jobs. As part of the investment, the revamped venue on Preston North Road has received a design overhaul – including significant...

Tuesday, 11:37 in Regional North East

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