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Saturday, June 19, 2021

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The North East of England is home to some of the greatest films of all time. The stunning landscapes and scenery only enhance its attraction for film-making.  Here are 4 of some films we consider to be on the list of “all-time greatest ”: 1. Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) Newcastle in...
The world has drastically transformed in the last two centuries, and yet the manner in which academic institutions prepare us for our professional careers has remained stagnant. It is still fixated on the needs of an industrial age, a learning structure that is very much outdated and questionable for...
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Review: The Standing Water (Steel String Books) by David Castleton “Quality fiction with a gothic edge” Maybe nowhere in England is all that remote, but some places can still feel isolated. Perhaps you’re only 15 miles from the nearest dual...
Portrait of Gillian Web with hair braided over her shoulder.
A 68-year-old north-east poet has been announced as the winner of The Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry 2016. Gillian Allnutt, who has strong connections with Tyneside and County Durham, will receive the award from the Queen in a ceremony to be held later this year. The Gold Medal for Poetry...
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A jobcentre manager from Newcastle has criticised Ken Loach’s popular recent film I, Daniel Blake. Steve McCall, employer relationship manager at Jobcentre Plus in Tyne and Wear and Northumberland, said, “I hope people don’t think the film is a documentary because it’s a story that doesn’t represent the reality...
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Newcastle will soon have a new sculpture from Anthony Gormley, the sculptor responsible for the north east’s iconic Angel of the North statue. The sculpture – entitled Clasp – is to be installed on the campus of Newcastle University. The artwork – which Gormley will loan to the university –...
At 20 years young, it may be a bit early for Andrew Cushin to say that It's Gonna Get Better; only time will tell, but if he keeps popping out belters like this then at least he'll never be short of work. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlDnXcy7hQU He's headlining a show at The Cluny next...
Dog Owning Volunteers Stand In Friendship To Support Charity
A North East charity that works to combat loneliness for older dog lovers has turned to its volunteers and army of four-legged friends to come up with a way to raise much-needed funds, while providing a special gift to elderly people at the same time. Wag & Company is launching...
Forum Means Business as Net Walking Event Helps Charity
Businesses and volunteers socially distanced themselves and “net walked” along the North Tyneside coastline to raise much-needed funds for a nautical charity. Members of the Northumbria Unit of the Maritime Volunteer Service (MVS) took part in their annual sponsored “Pier to Pier” walk which this year went from St Mary’s...
Influencial Graphic Designer's Legacy Recognised with Northumbria Scholarships
Aspiring Graphic Design students at Northumbria University will have the opportunity to enhance their learning experience, through the new Vaughan Oliver Scholarships, launching in September 2021. Vaughan Oliver was one of the most influential British Graphic Designers and Art Directors of his generation. Graduating from Northumbria University, then known as Newcastle...

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