Author: Helen Nugent
Eight million tonnes of plastic end up in the world’s oceans every year. If these trends continue, our oceans could contain more plastic than fish by 2050.Read the full story..
Forget Me Not, a new exhibition at The Exchange in North Shields, will showcase the work of pARTners which provides art classes for people living with dementia in North Tyneside.Read the full story..
It’s not all about the glamour when you’re a famous actress, as I find out when I chat to Holliday Grainger. “I was in Mauritius yesterday and now I’m in Blackburn,” she tells me.Read the full story..
We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul. But, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty, jetty and our favourite…a weind.Read the full story..
Morse, Vera, Poirot and, um, Kojak.Read the full story..
As we approach the end of 2019 (and the beginning of another decade) it’s tricky to remain optimistic – what with Brexit, a general election and a climate crisis. Nevertheless, this year wasn’t all fire and brimstone. If you’re a bookworm or a writer, 2019 was full of great news and excellent reads.Read the full story..
It’s hard to believe that the end of the year is fast approaching.Read the full story..
Ah, the Fenwick Christmas window in Newcastle.Read the full story..
In 1973, June Street in Salford was an archetypal northern terraced street used for exterior shots on Coronation Street.Read the full story..
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