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Aly Dixon and Big Pink Dress join runners to launch 10th anniversary of Great North 10k

This summer marks a major milestone for the North East's biggest 10k running event.

Newcastle Gateshead
Manic Street Preachers at Metro Radio Arena. Photos by Mick Burgess.

Review: Manic Street Preachers, Newcastle Arena

First night nerves were nowhere to be seen as a confident Manic Street Preachers pulled off a stunning performance on the opening night of their latest tour, no doubt buoyed by the chart success of their current album Resistance Is Futile.

Music
The film features a host of big names from the footballing world as they discuss the life and career of Sir Bobby Robson.

First look at Sir Bobby Robson documentary trailer as film prepares for screenings

A film about Sir Bobby Robson's devotion to football is to be screened at St James's Park.

Newcastle Gateshead
Les Miserables announces eight-week run at North East theatre

Les Miserables announces eight-week run at North East theatre

Beloved production Les Misérables will run in the North East for eight weeks as part of its first UK tour in almost a decade.

Theatre and Comedy
The Kite Runner on stage

Win tickets to see The Kite Runner at Theatre Royal, Newcastle

After two West Ends seasons playing to more than 100,000 people The Kite Runner is heading out on a UK tour, much to the delight of director Giles Croft.

Theatre and Comedy
CINDERELLA by Prokofiev ;''Directed by Mathew Bourne ;'Designed by Lez Brotherston ;'at the Saddlers Wells Theatre, London, UK ;'23 November 2017 ;'Credit : Johan Persson /

Review: Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella, Theatre Royal, Newcastle, until April 28

There may not be a pumpkin in sight, but Matthew Bourne’s vivid reimagining of Cinderella is every bit as enchanting as the original.

Theatre and Comedy
The Ford Fiesta was travelling towards Gateshead across the Tyne Bridge when the collision happened at the junction of Askew Road. Image copyright Google Maps.

Man left fighting for life after being hit by a car close to Tyne Bridge 'critical but stable'

A man injured after he was hit by a car close to the Tyne Bridge remains seriously ill in hospital.
News
Victoria's Secret is to open a store at the Metrocentre in Gateshead.

Lingerie store Victoria's Secret announces it will open its first North East branch

Victoria’s Secret, the leading international brand for lingerie, sleepwear and beauty products, has signed for its first store in the North East.

Business
TV presenter Anthony McPartlin centre arrives at The Court House in Wimbledon, London, to face charges of drink driving. Pic: PA.

TV star Ant McPartlin fined and banned after admitting being more than twice the drink-drive limit

TV presenter Ant McPartlin has been fined £86,000 after admitting driving while more than twice the legal alcohol limit.
Crime
Arctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys add second North East tour date

Arctic Monkeys have added an extra date at Newcastle Arena.

Music
Naked Attraction is auditioning in the North East for contestants.

Naked Attraction holds North East auditions for contestants - are you brave enough to apply?

Single men and women who don't mind baring all in a bid to find love are being offered the chance of TV stardom.

News
The body was found close to the Millennium Bridge.

Police recover body from River Tyne

The body of a man has been recovered from the River Tyne.
News
Crime Story is making its return following on from its success in 2014 and 2016.

People behind real life justice to offer insight at crime day

Ever though you could have what it takes to be the next Ian Rankin or Val McDermid?
Arts
Vicky Pattison said she used to worry she was 'her father's daughter'.

Geordie Shore star Vicky Pattison 'scared she'd end up an alcoholic like her dad'

Vicky Pattison has told of the guilt she felt leaving her mother and sister to "deal" with her father's drinking problem, to go to university and start her TV career.

News
Declan Donnelly completed the series of Saturday Night Takeaway without his presenting partner Ant. Pic: PA.

Dec asks for round of applause for Ant after Saturday Night Takeaway finale

Declan Donnelly paid tribute to Ant McPartlin after he hosted the series finale of Saturday Night Takeaway alone.

News
The Band

Review: The Band, Take That musical, Theatre Royal, Newcastle, until April 14

The year was 1995. I’d just turned 13 and to celebrate this teen milestone, my dad drove me and my friend all the way to Manchester and back to see Take That perform.

Theatre and Comedy
Declan Donnelly presenting Saturday Night Takeaway on his own for the first time in his history. Pic: ITV.

Dec thanks fans for support after appearing without Ant for first time on Saturday Night Takeaway

TV presenter Declan Donnelly thanked fans for their support after he hosted his first ever Saturday Night Takeaway without sidekick Ant McPartlin.
News 1
Around 60,000 people are expected to pass through Newcastle Airport terminal this weekend.

Easter set to be Newcastle Airport's busiest weekend of year so far

Newcastle Airport is set for its busiest weekend of the year as people make an Easter getaway.
Transport
Inside Central Oven and Shaker

Review: Central Oven and Shaker, Neville Street, Newcastle

Pizzas are two a penny in the North East, but the elusive proper pizza is a little harder to find.

Eating Out
Stewards inspect seating s at the Stadium of Light in the Newcastle end following their reserve-team win over Sunderland on March 7.

Boy, 16, given three-year football ban after disorder at Sunderland vs Newcastle U23 match

A 16-year-old boy has been banned from attending football matches for three years following disorder at a youth football fixture at the Stadium of Light.

Sunderland
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