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Newcastle To Celebrate Armed Forces Day Picnic With RAF Falcons Parachute Team
Newcastle will celebrate Armed Forces Day on Sunday 27 June with a COVID secure event on the Town Moor that will include a display from the world-famous RAF Falcons Parachute Team. Local residents are being invited to join military personnel, veterans and cadets for a Picnic in the Park to...
Spring Adventures Await at Ocean Beach: Discover New Rides and Family Fun
This Easter, the North East's largest leisure park, Ocean Beach Pleasure Park in South Shields, is set to delight families even further with new rides and attractions. Welcoming thousands of visitors annually, the award-winning park offers a wide range of entertainment, from classic side shows to the latest thrilling...
How To Turn Your Child Into A Bookworm This Summer
Is your youngster a reluctant reader? Despite tempting them with every type of book, do they still only read when they ‘have’ to at school and not for pleasure? Former primary school teacher Emma Shingleton of education resource experts. PlanBee shares some great tips for the summer holidays. The long summer...
Youngsters from Newcastle East End FC show off their skills
Newcastle East End Football Club is one of the UK’s most successful community clubs with its 49 teams consistently winning trophy after trophy both regionally and nationally. Success on the pitch is mirrored by the Club’s phenomenal popularity, with hundreds of people from the Byker, Walker and Walkergate communities...
After the announcement that many theatres across the country are cancelling their Christmas pantomimes, the Tyne Theatre and Opera House have come to the rescue. The Tyne Theatre and Opera House have announced that although they will be postponing their 2020 Pantomime; Sleeping Beauty, the theatre will be bringing...
Newcastle Stands Together Against Violence And Abuse Toward Women
Each year thousands of men and women stand up, speak out and say no to violence against women and girls. Earlier this year, after hearing that reports of domestic abuse increased by 30% in 2018/19, Newcastle City Council unanimously passed a motion that not only saw White Ribbon Day...
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...
Roarsome Dinosaur Experience At Eldon Square This Half-Term
Eldon Square has announced its plans for the Autumn half-term with a pre-historic experience for the whole family. Dino Live! is an interactive dinosaur meet & greet event featuring a realistic, 4-metre-long T-Rex, baby Rex, and a ranger where families can enjoy a unique show and get up close with...
February is everyone's favourite month, when the sun shines over the soothing wind and rain, and half term is when you have to make the most of it while it lasts. Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens Sat 15 - Sun 23 Feb 2020 (11am - 3pm) Get Hands on With History: Fairies...
Strictly Come Dancing Judge Anton Du Beke Becomes Ambassador for The Sick Children's Trust
The Sick Children’s Trust, the charity that gives families with a seriously ill child in hospital a warm and comfortable place to stay when they need it most, is thrilled to announce that Strictly Come Dancing judge Anton Du Beke is to become an official ambassador for the charity.   Anton...

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