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Food charity urgently seeking volunteers Volunteers urgently needed to help FoodCycle nourish communities in the North East FoodCycle volunteers in the North East cooked 54,257 meals*, saved almost 24,310 tonnes of surplus food and donated 324 hours in 2021 45% of FoodCycle volunteers pick nourishing the hungry as the...
Wheelbarrow Race Raises Over £3000 For North East Charities
TWO NORTH EAST charities have received a well-deserved boost after an annual event had its most successful year yet. The popular Ponteland Wheelbarrow Race – which starts and finishes at the Blackbird - returned last month (January) after being cancelled last year due to pandemic restrictions. And the 2022 event was...
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...
Lindisfarne’s Geordie Genius: The Alan Hull Story
Brit Award winner Sam Fender goes in search of a musical hero from another era - the late, great, Alan Hull of Lindisfarne in this one-off BBC Four documentary. Lindisfarne’s Geordie Genius – the Alan Hull story traces the career of a man whose words and music put Newcastle and...
'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...
The People's Kitchen Fully Operational Post-Covid
 A vital part of Newcastle’s social infrastructure is fully operational again following COVID with its facilities and services bigger and better than ever.  The People’s Kitchen supports hundreds of “friends” across the city every day. Volunteers have supported vulnerable people in Newcastle for more than 35 years serving up to...

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