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.
From local fun run to the world’s best half marathon
This year’s Great North Run is fast approaching. HELEN GILDERSLEEVE finds out some interesting facts and regales her own experiences ofRead more.
From whisky and flour to an unbeatable music hub
The Cluny: HELEN GILDERSLEEVE explores the history behind the popular Ouseburn Valley venue. Even rare pub goers in the region willRead more.
Cyclist’s Paradise: Keeping fit and enjoying the region’s landscapes
DAVID SIMPSON shares his passion for cycling as he explores old railway routes and scenery across the North East fromRead more.
Cathedral’s Treasures are the ‘Tutankhamun of the North-East’
JONATHAN JONES visits the wonderful relics of St Cuthbert that are finally back on display at Durham Cathedral in a superb newRead more.
Crafting The Entrepreneurial Spirit
Beer blogger, PAUL WHITE doffs his cap to the entrepreneurial spirit of the region's micro-brewers as he visits a new micro-pub andRead more.
A Festival of Innovation
The NWG Innovation Festival comes to the region in July. Guest blogger NIGEL WATSON, Director of Information Services, at Northumbrian Water GroupRead more.
Reconnecting with the great outdoors
PAUL WHITE pays homage to the region's scenery and explores the beautiful Low Barns Nature Reserve in the Wear ValleyRead more.
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