England’s North East

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

Durham’s hidden coastal gem
HELEN GILDERSLEEVE soaks up the rays at one of our region’s unspoiled beaches and discovers how tranquillity turned the tide for one
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Treasure the moment
Durham Cathedral’s much-anticipated Open Treasure exhibition finally opens its doors to the public this weekend. DAVID SIMPSON takes a sneak
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What does the future hold for Ouseburn Farm?
HELEN GILDERSLEEVE finds out how a popular urban-based farm hopes to achieve self-sufficiency as it faces major cuts in funding Based under Byker Bridge,
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Live music needs…you!
PAUL WHITE speaks up on behalf of small, independently-run music festivals and the talented, hard-working bands that deserve our support
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Gazza’s woes
As former North East football star Paul Gascoigne hits the headlines for all the wrong reasons PAUL WHITE argues that
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Local ales? A walk in the park!
HELEN GILDERSLEEVE goes for a walk in the park and discovers a rich trail of history rounded off with award-winning beer Park
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Something about nothing
North East science blogger ALBERT SIMPSON examines how we make something out of nothing. SO, you think you're something do
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