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The Road to Paris 2024: Northeast Chef's Journey to the Great British Menu Finals
Cal Byerley, the chef and co-proprietor of the Michelin-starred Restaurant Pine located in Northumberland, is poised to represent the Northeast & Yorkshire during the Finals Week of the Great British Menu, having triumphed in the regional heat. Byerley, alongside three other contestants; Adam Degg; Scott Hodgson; and Samira Effa; battled...
Breaking Barriers: Hellens Sensory Motor Suite Transforms Learning for Newcastle Pupils
Pupils with additional needs at a school in Newcastle are experiencing an elevated level of care and development, courtesy of a £100,000 investment in a cutting-edge sensory motor suite. The Hellens Sensory Motor Suite – named after its biggest supporter, civil engineering firm Hellens Group, which raised £65,000 to help...
Burkitt Scholarship Opens Gates: Northumberland's Ed Dando Rows to Success at Durham’s Historic School Boat Club
A rower hailing from Northumberland relocated to a different school to vie for a position in one of the North East's most ancient boat clubs, all the while pursuing a prospective career in Law, courtesy of a transformative scholarship. Ed Dando, from Hexham, is now coached alongside some of the...
How Expensive is Your Child’s Education?
No matter if you’re expecting, already are parents, or thinking about offspring soon, the financial burden of a child is a massive factor to be taken into consideration, before making a final decision. A study done by the Child Poverty Action Group has shown that the cost of raising...
Discover Teaching: Free Event in Newcastle - Get Into Teaching North East
An upcoming Get Into Teaching gathering is set to take place in the North East, aiming to inspire individuals to consider a path in education and delve deeper into the experience of being a teacher. This event welcomes everyone, including those contemplating a career transition, regardless of their stage...
How to Start Landscaping Business
Working as a landscaper can be enormously rewarding. You’ll get a chance to be creative and solve problems throughout the working day. You’ll be working outdoors for much of the time, and you’ll get physical exercise built into your day. Moreover, you’ll get the satisfaction of creating lasting structures that...
Northumberland Line's First Conductor Recruits Begin Training with Northern
The initial three recruits selected to join the upcoming Northumberland Line project have commenced their training under Northern. Meanwhile, the deadline for applications to fill an additional dozen positions is drawing near. David Nattress, Kevin Watson & Cameron Young are the first of 15 conductors being recruited for the route...
Get Into Teaching: Unveiling the North East's Educational Inspiration Event
A complimentary Get Into Teaching event is scheduled for the North East, aimed at inspiring individuals to consider a profession in education and gain deeper insights into the life of a teacher. This event welcomes participants of all backgrounds, including those exploring a career transition later in life. The event,...
Kids Kabin's Eco-Initiative: Transforming Communities with Newcastle Building Society's Support
With the support of Newcastle Building Society, a children's charity from the North East is embarking on a journey to bring innovative environmental education workshops to various locations. Kids Kabin runs a range of different workshops for young people in disadvantaged neighbourhoods in Newcastle and Middlesbrough, both from local community...
Collaborative Efforts: North East Fire Service and Universities Promote Student Fire Safety
A North East Fire and Rescue service has collaborated with local universities in the region to raise awareness among students about the hazards associated with fires in student housing. Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) have teamed up with Newcastle, Northumbria and Sunderland Universities to reduce call outs...

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