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This weekend…Newcastle Quayside to stage ‘Don’t Drink and Drown’ awareness event
A heartbroken firefighter has called on revellers to be safe near the water this winter – five years after his son died in the water following a night out. The season of Christmas and New Year are traditionally recognised as being a popular time for people to get together for...
Blyth ‘bulletproof’ mobility scooter re-unites retired tank engineer with cycling wife
Unable to ride a bicycle anymore, Jim Schofield, 71 from Blyth, has been able to enjoy time once again with his wife as she cycles thanks to an off-road Breeze mobility scooter. Jim and Ruth have just recently moved to Northumberland from Melton Mowbray so they can be closer to family. Jim used to design...
'North East Homeless' Volunteers Bringing Christmas Cheer With Warm Dinners
The Christmas Eve homeless event is officially returning to Newcastle central station this Christmas Eve, after not being able to run last year with Covid restrictions. Central Station will open its doors to North East Homeless this Christmas eve and their amazing team built up of volunteers will be...
Eldon Square Receives The Golden Standard Award For Autism Inclusion Changes
Eldon Square has become the first shopping centre in the North East to be awarded the Autism Acceptance Gold Award by the North East Autism Society (NEAS) charity for its outstanding autism acceptance efforts. Based in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, Eldon Square has worked closely with NEAS...
Cancer Patient's Dream Becomes A Reality!
A terminally ill man from Cramlington has made his marque on several kind super car owners who answered his request for a ride in a Ferrari. Sadly, a Ferrari wasn’t available on the day but turning up outside Graham Thompson’s house were two Lamborghini’s, two Aston Martins and a Porsche. After...
Volunteering To Make A Difference In Health And Social Care
Health and social care champions, Newcastle Healthwatch and Gateshead Healthwatch, are looking to recruit volunteers who want to make a difference to local services.  Volunteers play a vital role in helping people have their say on health and social care. Volunteering with Healthwatch can help develop skills, gain experience and...
Newcastle Considered The Best UK City For Those Trying To Quit Smoking
Across the UK, the NHS sees 506,100 hospital admissions attributable to smoking, and ‘Stoptober’ is here to help reduce this number. Stoptober is a month-long campaign to help those who want to quit smoking start their journey to becoming smoke-free through community support, health resources and increased awareness on...
Toomey Legal Seeks To Use Its Office Gardens To Benefit Others
A North East property lawyer is inviting local charities and community groups to survey her extensive office gardens to see if they can be used for the benefit of others.  Sue Shaw-Toomey runs her Toomey Legal practice from the historical Surveyors House in Cramlington Village which first appeared in maps...
How to help your youngsters kickstart their friendship
Learning how to be a good friend is a vital part of growing up, but the pandemic has kept many youngsters away from their peers so their social skills may have taken a knock. Here, former primary school teacher Laura Steele of education resource experts PlanBee reveals the four...
Newest Housing Development Promoting The Environment's Wellbeing
The North East’s newest housing development is giving the local environment a green future, thanks to an imaginative giveaway. Steenberg’s Yard at Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle is the latest scheme from PfP Igloo, which has a holistic approach to all its projects, taking into account the health and wellbeing of its...

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