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Newcastle Care Home Colleagues Raise Money For Macmillan With Bake-Off Competition
Colleagues at HC-One’s Kirkwood Court care home in Newcastle upon Tyne recently hosted a coffee morning bake-off competition, in order to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. With families not being able to visit due to coronavirus restrictions, wellbeing coordinators, Sarah Strawbridge and Lauren Proctor were not able to put...
North East School Awarded Top Teaching Accreditation
A South Tyneside secondary school has scooped a highly acclaimed teaching award in geography. St Joseph’s Catholic Academy, in Hebburn, has won ‘Centre of Excellence’ status for the Secondary Geography Quality Mark (SGQM). This status is the highest tier of the accreditation and the academy is one of only two...
Unique Design Wins International Award For Tyneside Bar
THE STYLISH interiors created for a Newcastle bar has taken a top honour at a prestigious international awards ceremony. The unique wallpaper and look of Leila Lily’s at Grey Street beat of competition from around the world at the FESPA awards, which celebrate print excellence across the globe. It was the...
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...
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...
National Park To Help Every School Child In Northumberland Connect with Nature
Northumberland National Park are launching a new education programme, highlighting the importance of nature in young people’s education, health and wellbeing. In order to kick off the programme the National Park are gifting every first school in Northumberland with a copy of the multi-award-winning book, The Lost Words, which...
Lockdown Boosts Business For Newcastle Gallery
A New Tyneside business has bucked the trend by reporting an increase in trade – directly as a result of lockdown. As concerns grow for the future of British retail following the economic impact of Covid, The Aviary art gallery, at Jesmond, Brentwood, is busier now than it was pre-lockdown. The...
Newcastle Residents More Loyal To Their Banks Than Their Partner
When it comes to money, it seems the old adage of "for better or worse, in sickness and in health" holds more currency than in our personal relationships. New research by Raisin UK has revealed that account holders are more likely to stay with their bank – typically for...
NE:BODY DOES IT BETTER
ARTISTS from across the North East are drawing together for a unique exhibition at Tyneside’s newest art gallery. The NE:BODY exhibition will open on Wednesday 9 September at The Aviary, Brentwood Avenue, Jesmond, Newcastle. And along with a host of established artists, it will give art-lovers the chance to view the...
England Footballer Becomes Ambassador For Children's Heart Charity
England and Manchester City player-coach, Jill Scott MBE, has taken on an ambassador role for a North East-based charity, which raises funds to help save the lives of children and adults needing coronary care. Jill has agreed to support the Red Sky Foundation, set up by Sunderland couple, Sergio and...

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