Category Archive: Geordie Towns & Cities

Newcastle Win Promotion & Championship 2017

An excellent video showing how the Championship title was won and Newcastle were crowned champions in 2017 and gained promotion to the Premiership –  uploaded to youtube by Newcastle United Videos

VE Day Newcastle And Gateshead 1945 – 2017

Found on Vimeo, this excellent film was made as part of a Tyneside Cinema Education and Outreach Department project and brings together young people with local volunteers to record a reworked version of the originally silent film, VE Day set in 1945.  

Get Rachel Home

fellow #geordies please retweet & lets help get this canny lass home to her family in #bedlington #northumberland… https://t.co/IXgnWHq5GT — Follow The Geordies (@geordiewebsites) 11 August 2016

Taking The Piss

It’s a well known fact that coal and beer used to be Newcastle Upon Tyne’s biggest exports, however what is not so well known is that another huge export was “Urine”. Some reports even suggest it was the biggest of them all at one time. Urine, which was collected from public urinals or barrels in the city, was used …

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The Horrid Story Of William Jobling

An innocuous corner just east of the Jarrow side of the Tyne pedestrian tunnel is where you will find a small stone monument marking where the Gaslight public house formerly stood. The Gaslight,  known also as the Commercial was once one of the oldest pubs in Jarrow and legend has it where the body of William Jobling, …

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