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Teeside University Academics Receive Prestigious National Teaching And Learning Award
Teesside University academics have achieved prestigious national recognition in the latest Advance HE Teaching Excellence Awards. The Sports Injury Clinic team, from the School of Health & Life Sciences, comprising Paul Chesterton (Associate Professor - Learning and Teaching), Gillian Naylor (Senior Lecturer), Deborah Harris (Sport and Exercise Clinics and Placement...
New Subscription Service Bringing Back Joy Into Learning
A new subscription service for teachers and schools providing quality learning resources without the need for hours of planning has been launched by Gateshead based Unique Group. The service, “Magazines for Schools” has been successfully trialled with Wingrove Primary School in Newcastle who are using the magazines to combine...
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Blues veterans The Blues Band are set to play Sage, Gateshead, on 28th October. Formed in 1979 by ex-Manfred Mann members Paul Jones and Tom McGuinness as a band “just to play the blues”, The Blues Band are today regarded as one of the best purveyors of rhythm and blues...
Foster & Allen with guitar and accordion.
For more than 40 years now, Foster and Allen have been entertaining the nation. With their easy-listening sound – tinged with country music and Irish folk – the Irish duo have sold over 22 million albums worldwide. Foster and Allen have scored many huge hits – such as A Bunch...
Credit: Valentine Fabre, Dent Blanche, Switzerland © Ben Tibbetts
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is bringing two nights of thrilling adventure films to the PLAYHOUSE, Whitley Bay on 23 and 24 April, 2020. The whole tour will cover loads of venues across the UK and Ireland between now and the 26th of May 2020, so if you...
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Newcastle’s up-and-coming rappers and writers are being given a chance to shine thanks to a crowdfunding initiative. Young Writers’ City is a long-term and in-depth scheme aimed at creative youngsters attending Excelsior Academy in Newcastle’s West End.  Every week, the Young Writers’ City project brings three professional musicians or writers into...
Portrait of Ken Loach smiling and pointing to his mouth
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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A rare collection of extraordinary books has inspired no less than 22 up-and-coming north-east artists to contribute to an exhibition at Newcastle City Library. Love Big Books – which begins on 2nd November – will feature a diverse range of artworks based on the library’s fifth size books. Visual artists,...
Watson Family Charitable Trust Celebrates 5 Years Of Supporting Locals
The Watson Family Charitable Trust is celebrating five years of supporting local young people and communities in the North East and beyond. The Trust is a family affair with Chairman Ian Watson, his wife Claire and their three sons and family friend and lawyer Hugh Welch, senior partner at Muckle...
Due to the H.M. Government plans to allow events, such as Newcastle Unleashed Comic-Con, to take place from 21st June 2021 means it is fantastic news for Unleashed Events and their geeky attendees.  In line with the recent announcement, Newcastle Unleashed Comic-Con is happening on the 18th July 2021 as...

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