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New security procedures in place at Metro Radio Arena ahead of Katy Perry gig

Venue security at the Metro Radio Arena has changed ahead of a big gig at the venue next week.
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Britain’s Got Talent winner Lost Voice Guy announces North East tour date

Britain’s Got Talent winner Lost Voice Guy has announced a show in Newcastle next year.

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Boyzone to play North East in farewell tour

Boyzone will play the North East as part of their swansong arena tour.

The case is being heard at the Old Bailey.

Bouncer's shooting ordered by hard man after son ejected from club, court told

A well known local hard man ordered the ride-by shooting of a bouncer because his son was thrown out of a nightclub, a court has heard.

Ed Sheeran has played his opening night of a three-show run at St James's Park in Newcastle.

Ed Sheeran rocks St James's Park with first sold-out show - review + setlist

If you're looking for an ideal date for a Friday night, I'd say everyone's favourite redhead Ed Sheeran fits the bill.
Picture by PA

Amazon to show 20 Premiership matches a season, Premier League announces

Amazon will show 20 English top-flight matches per season for three years from the 2019-20 campaign, the Premier League has announced.
The Herb Garden in Westgate Road.

Review: The Herb Garden, Newcastle city centre

When I first visited The Herb Garden a number of years ago it was green to Newcastle’s restaurant scene.

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Hairspray the Musical

Win tickets to Hairspray at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal

Larger-than-life musical Hairspray returns to the region later this month, with X Factor’s Brenda Edwards in the role of Motormouth Maybelle. The Guide caught up with her to find out why it’s a role that’s close to her heart.

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Newcastle Central Station will be the scene for a major emergency planning exercise tonight

Major exercise planned for Newcastle's Central Station

Emergency services are descending on Newcastle's Central Station this evening - but there's no need for alarm.

Photography c BBC/Lisa Labinjoh / Joe Platko 2017

Live version of BBC’s Blue Planet announces North East tour date

Take a deep breath and submerge yourself in Blue Planet as it puts on a live show in the North East.

Rick Astley

Rick Astley announces North East tour dates

Rick Astley is back - and has announced two live dates in the North East this winter.

Passport. Picture issued by Northumbria Police

45 Sunderland fans and 81 Newcastle fans banned from all travel abroad during World Cup

Scores of Sunderland and Newcastle fans have been banned from travelling abroad during the World Cup.
Snow Patrol are back

Snow Patrol announce North East tour date

Snow Patrol have announced they will play Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena this winter.


Chart-toppers Steps to headline North East gig

Hitmakers Steps will headline a North East music event this summer.

Sting’s Bank Holiday performance of The Last Ship cancelled

A Bank Holiday performance of Sting’s musical has been cancelled.

Rolando Aarons

Newcastle winger and his mother avoid jail over 'wild west' brawl

A young Newcastle star and his mother have escaped jail after admitting their part in a "wild west" brawl in the VIP area of a trendy bar.
elrow is heading to the North East

Shindig team up with elrow for enchanted forest-themed clubbing spectacular

Hedonistic Spanish club night elrow have teamed up with North East clubbing institution Shindig for an open air spectacular.

Pictures by Tyne & Wear Fire and Rescue of the flooding at Newburn Bridge

Cars submerged in dramatic floods and homes left without water after major pipe burst in North East

Cars were been submerged and homes left without water after a major pipe burst in the North East.
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Craig Charles

Review: Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club, Boiler Shop, Newcastle

It’s been a few years since I was at the Boiler Shop.

An artist's impression of the new observation wheel, nicknamed the Whey Aye, planned for Newcastle. Pic: World Wheel Company.

Whey Aye! Europe's biggest wheel could be new riverside landmark

Plans have been announced to build Europe's biggest observation wheel in Newcastle - dubbed the Whey Aye.
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