England’s North East is an independent site promoting the best of the region’s culture, leisure, heritage and business.
Full of beans in the North East
With 70 million cups of coffee consumed in the UK every day, it’s easy to see why we’ve taken toRead more.
Northern England’s BIG place in the world
DAVID SIMPSON considers the size and importance of Northern England and its place in the world and argues that theRead more.
So many reasons to get on yer bike
HELEN GILDERSLEEVE discovers the wide range of cycle-friendly cafés available across Newcastle and its surrounding areas. What better way to enjoyRead more.
Toon tour of passion and pride
DAVID SIMPSON meets Newcastle tour guide, Alexander Iles, who talks about his popular city tours and his hopes for the region I meetRead more.
The light at the end of the roadworks
Roadworks may be frustrating for motorists but PAUL WHITE advocates patience with these necessary improvements to our civilisation I drove from DurhamRead more.
Putting the Band Back Together
Sunderland musician Ross Millard talks to RICHARD CALLAGHAN about his Edinburgh Fringe debut Ross Millard is looking relaxed. Surprisingly relaxed, inRead more.
Kielder: A jewel in the North East’s crown
PAUL WHITE cycles 26 miles round the shores of the beautiful Kielder Water and despite the ups and downs suggests the challengeRead more.
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