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Bar 1898 Opens in Consett

The week before Christmas saw Bar 1898 open for business on the corner of Newmarket Street in Consett. An intriguing addition to the local...

The Picnic

Happy Days - The Picnic The school holidays are here again and we were all looking forward to our day out by the river. We are...

Places to Go: Kingston upon Hull

The UK City of Culture project was born out of the success of Glasgow and Liverpool which were European Capitals of Culture in 1990...
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Stonham Home Group

Stonham is a great charity organisation that works with anyone over the age of 16 that may be in need of assistance with regards...
An image of a chromosome. A mutated X chromosome can be the cause of Lowe's Syndrome

Living With Lowe’s Syndrome

Lowe's Syndrome is a medical condition that few people know about but affects a number of people across the UK. Inherited genetically, Lowe's Syndrome was initally...

WRECKREATION launches collection ‘against the tide’

North East Fashion House WRECKREATION launches its second collection of next generation jeans and sports luxe to coincide with the iconic London Fashion Week. Dismissing the...
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Yarn Bombing – Colour Your Life

Colour your Life - a local arts programme - have organised a ‘yarn bombing’ project to be exhibited in Blackhill and Consett Park during...

Old Style Afternoon Tea Begins The Beamish Museum Season

Afternoon tea has become an absolutely essential gift for mums and grans and is perfect for friends who like to meet up for a...
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In The Bluebell Woods – Written by Sydney Peck

Shotley Bridge woods must no longer exist because the builders have  covered so much of the land around the village with houses. They probably...
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Calendar Girls ‘Touched’ By Celebrity Fans

TV stars including Sarah Millican, Warwick Davies and Tim Healy have joined forces with the Castleside Calendar Girls as their fund-raising efforts draw to...

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