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A socially and environmentally conscious brewery – run by Newcastle University students – has won a prestigious award. Stu Brew, a microbrewery which draws on the expertise of the university’s chemical engineering department, recently won silver in the sustainability category in the Reimagine Awards in the USA. Stu Brew, which is...
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Newcastle city centre's Science Central is a twenty-four-acre science and technology facility located on the old site of the Scottish & Newcastle brewery. The science hub is a £350 million pound investment in Newcastle University. A recent plan to spend £29 million pounds on a new teaching & learning centre has...
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Newcastle’s thriving grassroots football scene could soon be benefitting from a large-scale investment. The city has taken a step closer to being accepted into the Parklife programme – a grassroots football initiative that could pump millions of pounds into footballing facilities in the city. Parklife is a five-year project that aims...
Scamp cigs
A very special government agent has helped sniff out illegal tobacco in Newcastle. Scamp the sniffer dog joined an operation run by Newcastle City Council’s Trading Standards Team and Staff from HMRC. Operation Beagle was a three-day project targeting shops in Newcastle’s West...
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Dominating the North East of England's news sources for decades are well known local newspapers like The Evening Chronicle, The Northern Echo, and The Journal. But these 'local' publications are in fact owned by national and multinational media organisations. For example, did you know the Evening Chronicle and The Journal is...
people's kitchen christmas
Though often a time of great joy, the Christmas period can be stressful for some. There might be dreadful weather to cope with, along with the hassles of doing the Christmas shopping, preparing the food and organising the festivities. But for those who are...
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A garden created to meet the needs of people with mobility problems and dementia has opened to the public – after securing £10,000 in funding. The Scotswood Garden received the £10,000 grant from the housing provider Your Homes Newcastle (YHN). The money – from YHN’s new Community Investment Funding pot –...
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The countdown to the switching-on of the Christmas lights in Newcastle city centre is now underway.  The centre will be festively illuminated on Tuesday 14th November.   Newcastle City Council has announced Metro Radio as its official partner for the evening and breakfast show hosts Steve and Karen will be joining...
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Newcastle will soon have a new sculpture from Anthony Gormley, the sculptor responsible for the north east’s iconic Angel of the North statue. The sculpture – entitled Clasp – is to be installed on the campus of Newcastle University. The artwork – which Gormley will loan to the university –...
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A lecturer from Newcastle University will join a £10 million project to investigate the devastating effects of climate change on the Arctic. Dr Geoffrey Abbott will be part of a team using underwater vehicles to collect data in the depths of the Arctic Ocean.  Far from being remote from British life,...

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