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Thursday, January 20, 2022

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The Curious Evolution Of Father Christmas
Natural selection? The curious evolution of Father Christmas Today, Father Christmas is probably the most popular symbol of the festive season in the UK, but how did this jolly, gift-bearing, elderly man evolve? Take a trip into Christmases past with former primary school teacher Laura Steele of education resource experts PlanBee to...
Live Music, Festive Entertainment And More At Winter Wonderland This Weekend
GROUPS HEADING to a popular winter pop-up this weekend can enjoy live music, festive food and drink and a special visit from some VIP guests. Winter Wonderland, at South Shields’ Ocean Beach Pleasure Park, has been entertaining guests with a real ice rink, fairground rides and more since it opened...
Newcastle Falcons team to face Worcester Warriors
Newcastle Falcons have named a power-packed line-up for Friday’s EPCR Challenge Cup opener at home to Worcester Warriors. The 8pm kick-off at Kingston Park Stadium sees the Falcons going with the same back line which started last weekend’s Gallagher Premiership trip to London Irish, director of rugby Dean Richards making...
Launch of Ad Gefrin puts North Northumberland on the Map
The Autumn 2022 opening of world-class cultural visitor experience Ad Gefrin will champion Northumberland’s Anglo Saxon ‘Golden Age’, alongside the county’s first whisky distillery. A celebration and showcase of the unique heritage, ancient hospitality and contemporary crafts, arts and produce of Northumberland, Ad Gefrin is both a fully-immersive Anglo Saxon...
Flip the switch on screen time: how xmas movies can be educational
How to flip the switch on screen time Don’t feel bad about your children spending hours watching their favourite films over the Christmas holidays. Former primary school teacher Becky Cranham of education resource experts PlanBee shows how canny parents can make it an educational experience. Many parents fret about the amount...
Newcastle family fundraising for two small sons with rare genetic condition requiring major skull operations
Daniel Rutherford, four and brother Matthew, 2, who live in the Benwell area of Newcastle, have a rare genetic condition called Muenke Syndrome which causes a form of crainosynostosis. Daniel also has ventriculomegaly which causes (pressure on the brain). The condition was suspected when mum Rachel, 36, was pregnant with Daniel...
Praise For The First Master Of Music Therapy Graduates At Nordoff Robbins Centre
The first students to graduate from a North East music therapy centre have received a special message from the superstar who launched them on their journey. The 10-strong group successfully completed the two-year Master of Music Therapy programme at the Nordoff Robbins centre, Jesmond, Newcastle - officially opened by music...
Helping to keep Santa Heart Healthy
New Campaign from Heart Research UK Seeks to Educate People on the Risk of Heart Attacks Over the Winter Period. London, United Kingdom, December 1st, 2021 – Reports have found that the risk of heart attack rises approximately 15% over Christmas time. To highlight the dramatic effect the festive season...
Mind how you go with Elf on the Shelf
Santa’s little helper is a seasonal favourite, but parents should think twice about the messages he’s sending to young children. Former primary school teacher, Emma Shingleton of education resource experts PlanBee is here to help. Who doesn’t love Elf on the Shelf? The mischievous little fellow who encourages good behavior...
Happy birthday future firefighter
The family of a five-year-old boy who has spent three years battling two holes in the heart have thanked Tyneside fire crews – after they paid him a birthday visit. A crew from Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) have been praised for making the dreams of brave...

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