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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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Seven-year-old Wren Steer Raises £600 For Charity By Completing A Virtual Run
A seven-year-old girl with cerebral palsy has raised £600 for charity by completing a virtual run using equipment provided by a leading Sheffield-based postural support specialist. Wren Steer, from Newcastle upon Tyne, was diagnosed with cerebral palsy from a young age due to complications that came as a result of...
There was a time when getting a fix of nicotine meant taking a pinch of black, powdered tobacco and inhaling it up the nose! The so-called “snuff” habit shot to popularity in London after the Great Plague of 1665–1666 because people believed the black powdery substance contained healing properties....
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...
Joanne B Kaar's new and ongoing project takes inspiration from aprons in all their various forms, and she is sharing your stories and photos on her blog for all to enjoy. If you have any classic aprons, house dresses, wrap aprons, housecoats, ‘dusters' or pinnies, either worn now, stashed in...
Ashberry Homes To Launch New Development At Callerton Park
The latest housing development to form part of the new 3,000-home Callerton Park neighbourhood will open its doors to the public at the end of this month (September). Ashberry Homes will be releasing the first properties for sale at Church View in Westerhope on Thursday, October 8. The 184-home development is...
Biodiversity: “the variety of plant and animal life in the world or in a particular habitat”. Few places on Earth, outside the rainforest, have as much biodiversity as a well tended English garden. Gardeners are almost addicted to packing in as many exotic and native species as possible, we love...
True Student Accommodation is hosting puppy parties during exam season to help students unwind. To combat exam stress, residents at true Student accommodation around the UK are being treated to a puppy party. During these events, puppies are brought into the accommodation for students to play with to help lower...
Big Band Brings Proms In The Park To Hardwick Hall Hotel
As part of its Outdoor Summer Sessions programme, Hardwick Hall Hotel, County Durham, is planning a Proms In the Park afternoon, featuring Musicians Unlimited Big Band on Sunday 6 September. The 20 piece orchestra formed in Hartlepool has been playing together for more than 30 years and will be performing...
£1.6K Raised At Duke Of Wellington For Macmillan Cancer Support
Team members and guests at Duke of Wellington in Kenton have together raised £1674 for Macmillan Cancer Support throughout September and October. The event was part of Greene King’s ‘Macmillan May’ initiative which was moved to September due to the Covid-19 pandemic which is a nationwide fundraiser that saw more...
Barratt Developments Partners With Wildlife Charity RSPB For Nature-friendly Housing
Barratt Developments North East is celebrating its ongoing partnership with wildlife charity Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) by continuing to raise the bar for nature-friendly housing across the region with the announcement of adding further wildlife-friendly features to its new sites. By 2023, Barratt Developments North East...

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