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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...

Funding for Newcastle Group Spreads Crafty Christmas Cheer

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A community group in Walker aimed at the over-55s has received a very welcome Christmas present. The Happy Mondays social group has...

Newcastle Prepares for Arrival of Ultra-Rare Bird Colony on Tyne

Newcastle is preparing to welcome members of a rare bird species to the centre of the city for their nesting season.

Buy a Homeless or Vulnerable Local Person Christmas Lunch for Just...

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Though often a time of great joy, the Christmas period can be stressful for some. There might be dreadful weather to cope...

Take a Helicopter Ride with Santa & His Elves This Christmas

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Families in the north east will this week have the chance to enjoy an extra-special Christmas treat – a helicopter ride in...

Newcastle House That Starred in BBC Series Gets Commemorative Plaque

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A historic Newcastle house that featured in the BBC TV Series A House Through Time has been issued with a commemorative plaque. The plaque –...

Indulge Your Creative Side with Grainger Market’s Resident Artist

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Newcastle’s shoppers are being encouraged to express their creative sides – with the help of the resident artist at the city’s historic Grainger Market. As...

Electric Car Owners Will Have to Fork Out for Newcastle Parking

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The policy of allowing environmentally friendly electric cars to park for free in Newcastle City Council carparks is to end this October. Currently, electric or...



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