England’s North East is an independent site promoting the best of the region’s culture, leisure, heritage and business.
Life behind the lens of a North East photographer
Helen Gildersleeve speaks to award winning North East photographer Chris Booth to find out about his life behind the cameraRead more.
Brewing up a Great North East Book
Award-winning beer writer ALASTAIR GILMOUR has just published The Great North East Brewery Guide, a book that celebrates the region’s proud tradition ofRead more.
The past is a wonderful place to visit but it’s not a place to permanently stay
DAVID SIMPSON reflects on finding a balance between looking back and looking forward in defining the future of North East EnglandRead more.
Tyneside Pride : Who is a Geordie?
DAVID SIMPSON explores the origins of the word 'Geordie' and the changes in its meaning over two centuries. Also seeRead more.
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.
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