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Newcastle to Celebrate 100 Years of Council Housing

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Newcastle is to celebrate the 100th anniversary of council housing first being provided in the city. A programme of events will mark the centenary of...

Newcastle Primary School Wins ‘Oscar of Education’

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A Newcastle primary school has won a teaching award so prestigious it is dubbed an ‘Oscar of education’. St John’s Primary School has received a...

Singer-Songwriter Nell Bryden Coming to Newcastle this June

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Later this month, Newcastle fans of Nell Bryden will have the chance to enjoy an intimate gig from the singer-songwriter. The New-York-born, London-based musician is...

Newcastle in £126,000 Bid to Slash Air Pollution Near Schools

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It’s estimated that air pollution is responsible for 40,000 premature deaths in the UK each year. Children are especially affected by air pollution as...

Free Healthy Food for Newcastle Kids in Summer Holidays

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A £1 million funding boost will make sure that poorer kids in Newcastle continue to get healthy food during the school summer holidays. The money...

Newcastle in $50 Million Bid to Help One Million Homeless People

Newcastle is to join other cities around the world in a bid to help up to a million homeless people. New York, New Delhi, Chicago,...

Seals Are More Frequent Visitors to Newcastle than You Might Think

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On Tuesday, a rather unusual visitor to Newcastle caused something of a stir. A fully-grown grey seal was seen swimming in the Tyne close to...

Newcastle Community Garden Opens after £10,000 Boost

A garden created to meet the needs of people with mobility problems and dementia has opened to the public – after securing £10,000 in...

Scamp the Spaniel Sniffs out Illegal Tobacco in Newcastle Raids

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A very special government agent has helped sniff out illegal tobacco in Newcastle. Scamp the sniffer dog joined an operation...

Grey’s Monument to Be Hung with Red Pompoms to Highlight Period...

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International Women’s Day 2019 (8th March) will see an unusual event taking place in the centre of Newcastle. Grey’s Monument is to...