Category: Geordie Communities

Geordie Sporting Legend Steve Cram

Geordie athlete and icon Steve Cram was in the Eighties’ (and by many still is) described as “one” of 😛 the World’s best ever runners. Known more as a UK athletics’ commentator these days, its worth seeing his credentials 🙂 If ( for some reason :-/ ) you cant view it in the UK! just click …

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Historic High Street Fund

North Shields in North Tyneside & Hexham in Northumberland are the only two Geordie towns or cities, set to benefit from the UK Governments fund for historic high streets. The funding which was awarded to 69 towns and cities is intended for projects aimed at turning historic disused buildings into shops, houses and community centres. …

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St James’ Park To Host Rugby World Cup 2021 Opening Ceremony

Full Rugby League Worldcup Wallchart Owners of Hotels and B&B establishments across Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyneside, Durham and Northumberland will be especially happy that St James’ Park will host the opening England men’s group game between England and Samoa, as well as the men’s opening ceremony on the 23rd of October 2021. Further up the …

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Geordie Eye Test

People from all over the UK and especially Geordies in the areas of Durham, Northumberland & Tyneside, have been talking about eye tests recently and deciding whether they may need to organise a trip to Barnard Castle, to ensure their eyesight is good enough to drive a long journey. However, the very simple new Geordie …

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Howay Man The Whey Aye

Developers have announced plans to build Europe’s tallest observation wheel on Newcastle Quayside in a project that would see more than £100m invested in the city and create up to 550 jobs.  Standing 140 metres high, the observation wheel – dubbed ‘The Whey Aye’ in celebration of its location – will be five metres taller …

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