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Newcastle bar owned by former Silverchair bass player goes up in flames

Police are investigating the cause of a fire that has destroyed a popular Newcastle bar co-owned by prominent local Chris Joannou, of Silverchair fame.

The former bass player for the iconic Newcastle grunge band opened the bar four years ago and said he is devastated at the loss of his business. 36 more words


The Perils Of Buying Wedding Gowns Online!

A wedding gown is the most important dress a woman will wear in her life, so we ask, is it worth the risk of buying cheap online? 379 more words

The beauty of Bee Orchids

For me, the Bee Orchid (Ophrys apifera) has always been somewhat of an enigma: a species I frequently encounter on TV, social media and the blogs of other naturalists yet never in the flesh. 275 more words


Weekend Adventures

Its the Weekend! As good of a reason as any to celebrate. Its also my weekend off work, which means its definitely a reason to celebrate. 964 more words



We ended up going to IKEA yesterday, buying new blinds for the doors and windows. What a project that is mind you! We, well Derek, managed to get one up, but we left the others for now. 157 more words


The Short-Lived Return of Stephenson’s Rocket

George and Robert Stephenson’s world famous steam locomotive, “Rocket”, has returned to the North for the first time in 156 years. It shouldn’t leave.

Through the determination and grit of its workers and the ingenuity and talent of its engineers and inventors, the North-East of England played an enormous role in Britain’s Industrial Revolution. 673 more words

Newcastle And North East

Stage Door: An Officer and a Gentleman Cast

After the fantastic new musical version of An Officer and a Gentleman I just had to pop to the stage door to meet these fantastic performers, who I am certainly a big fan of having seen them in many different shows. 82 more words