England’s North East

England’s North East is an independent site promoting the best of the region’s culture, leisure, heritage and business.

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 meet
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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 Durham
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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, in
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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 challenge
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Laughs a-plenty across the North East
With such a broad choice of comedy venues and lots of up-and-coming comic talent, HELEN GILDERSLEEVE finds much to laugh about in North East England The North-East
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The Durham “Busk Factor” dilemma
PAUL WHITE presents his entertaining analysis of Durham's busking auditions which aim to vet the quality of buskers in the city, but
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1916: No Turning Back
DAVID SIMPSON enlists for the 1916: No Turning Back experience at Durham's Gala Theatre for a brief, moving experience of
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