AD: Why Tyneside Cinema is a great option for families

Guilty confession time, up until last weekend, I had never watched a film at Tyneside Cinema. I’d been there for meetings, I’ve eaten in the cafe several times but I hadn’t actually watched a film. I think, like many people,…

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HWKRMRKT at By the River Brew Co Newcastle Gateshead review

For the past couple of months I’ve been following the news of the new £1.5m shipping container community By the River Brew Co opening on the Gateshead Quayside with eager anticipation. I’ve been saying for years that more should be…

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A day out in Newcastle with kids at Christmas with Tyne and Wear Metro

You’ll likely have heard the new fantastic news from the autumn budget that after much campaigning, Nexus, has been successful in its bid for £337 million to improve the Tyne and Wear Metro. This means that Nexus will now start…

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Turtle Bay Newcastle review

I’ve heard many people rave to me about Turtle Bay in Newcastle since it opened in February 2016 but I hadn’t got around to checking it out yet. We rectified this at the weekend with our first visit. Lena is…

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Review: Zapatista, Newcastle

We just got back from a great meal at the Grainger Street Zapatista. My friend Alex has been telling me to go to Zapatista for ages and now I could kick myself for having not gone sooner. Zapatista is Newcastle’s…

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