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Newcastle’s Best £1.1 Million Summer Ever Kicks Off

This week saw the launch of Newcastle’s Best Summer Ever (NBSE). The NBSE programme will see Newcastle kids enjoying arts and crafts, sports and...

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 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,...

£16.5 Million Boost to Help Build Thousands of Newcastle Homes

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Newcastle City Council has received a boost of over £16 million pounds in funding from central government. The money will be used to aid...

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 run by Newcastle City Council’s Trading...

£100,000 Campaign Launched as Elswick Pool Edges Closer to Reopening

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Hopes of reopening Elswick Pool received a boost this week. Despite being at the heart of the local community, the pool closed on 31st October 2015. But now Newcastle...

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. Each spring, hundreds of kittiwakes – a...

Newcastle Cracks Down on Facebook Fraudsters Flogging Fakes

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Fake goods with a value of thousands of pounds have been seized in Newcastle. Jewellery, clothes and footwear – destined to be sold over Facebook...