England’s North East

England’s North East is an independent site promoting the best of the region’s culture, leisure, heritage and business. Read all our latest blogs below.

Newcastle vets saving lives of Sri Lankan street dogs
HELEN GILDERSLEEVE speaks to the founders of Newcastle based charity WECare Worldwide about the fantastic work they do to save the
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Archaeological passions
JONATHAN JONES meets former Northumberland County Archaeologist, Chris Burgess, and learns something about the passion and obsession that drives him
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It’s a Chef’s Wife: Dabbawal
In a quest for a great curry and a spicy Indian banquet, KIRSTIN HANNAFORD heads out to Dabbawal, a recent
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Rivers, becks, burns and linns : What’s in a (North East Place-)Name?
In this first blog exploring the curious and fascinating origins of North East place-names DAVID SIMPSON examines our rivers, streams
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A proud return
Back in the late 90s, I had the pleasure of writing about live music for The Northern Echo. While the
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How do I love beer? Let me count the ways
It’s nice to learn something new, especially if it’s about your own part of the world. I hadn’t been to
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A taste of the Deep South in South Shields
HELEN GILDERSLEEVE gets a taste of Louisiana as she chats to local Americana bluegrass band with a difference, Big Red &
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