News

  • Pies at the ready

    Pies at the ready in local school contest

    10 June 2013

    Dicksons, the family pork butchers based in South Shields, are keeping all eyes on the pies for their 60th anniversary this year as they announce the winners of their pie design competition with local school children.  

  • Uplifting support for new bra business

    Uplifting support for new bra business

    5 June 2013

    A South Tyneside mum has secured funding to see her revolutionary new bra design developed into a lucrative new business venture.

  • From Newcastle to New Zealand – 20,000 km, 2 people, 1 van

    From Newcastle to New Zealand – 20,000 km, 2 people, 1 van

    29 May 2013

    Two native New Zealanders who’ve been based in Newcastle are set to embark on an epic 20 000 km adventure, crossing the largest land mass on earth… in a panel van. Laura Glasgow and Chris Pevreal are choosing to travel home in such unusual style to raise money for charity. All funds will go to North of England Children’s Cancer Research, charity for abandoned children Half the Sky as well as the Cancer Society of New Zealand.

  • Gateshead students are national champions

    Gateshead students are national champions

    24 May 2013

    Talented footballers at Gateshead College have proven that they are the best in Britain – and have picked up a fan in the form of double Olympic gold athlete Dame Kelly Holmes.

  • College does it by the book to support charity

    College does it by the book to support charity

    20 May 2013

    Students and staff from a Gateshead College have volunteered their time to take part in a read-a-thon at a local primary school as part of a national day of giving.