England’s North East

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.

It’s a Chef’s Wife: Dabbawal
In a quest for a great curry and a spicy Indian banquet, KIRSTIN HANNAFORD heads out to Dabbawal, a recent
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Rivers, becks, burns and linns : What’s in a (North East Place-)Name?
In this first blog exploring the curious and fascinating origins of North East place-names DAVID SIMPSON examines our rivers, streams
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A proud return
PAUL WHITE reviews North East musician Mike Ross on a return gig to the region. Back in the late 90s, I
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How do I love beer? Let me count the ways
Beer blogger PAUL White tries out a local beer inspired by a poet. It’s nice to learn something new, especially
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A taste of the Deep South in South Shields
HELEN GILDERSLEEVE gets a taste of Louisiana as she chats to local Americana bluegrass band with a difference, Big Red &
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Happy Halloween : Tales of Witches, Warlocks, Mummies and Severed Heads
As Halloween approaches, ALEX ILES explores some gory and grisly events from the history of Newcastle and North East England
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Mary Ann Cotton : Victorian serial-killer
With ITV set to broadcast a two-part drama 'Dark Angel', featuring the story of Mary Ann Cotton at Halloween, DAVID
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