Category: Newcastle Upon Tyne

2015 Blaydon Race Hailed A Success

Thousands of Geordie’s took part in Geordieland’s 2nd most iconic road race this week as the famous road race yet again took place on the 9th of June. Naturally, this long running and historic race was started in the heart of the Geordie City of Newcastle Upon Tyne, before following the road along Scotswood Road, crossing the River Tyne via Scotswood Bridge, before finishing in playing fields near Blaydon …

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John Alder Football Memorabilia Auction

This weekend sees the poignant viewing and auction of the massive amount of football memorabilia collected by lifelong Newcastle United fan John Alder,. John a fervent collector of football related paraphernalia throughout the years he supported his beloved Newcastle and fellow avid Newcastle United fan Liam Sweeney were killed during the deliberate shooting down of …

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A Geordie TV Channel Is On It’s Way

Made TV Ltd have announced that they have been awarded the Local TV Licence for the Newcastle area by Ofcom today to launch Made in Tyne & Wear, a local television station for Tyne & Wear that aims to be on air 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  This new and innovative broadcasting …

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BUPA Great North Run 2014 To Become A World First

This year, the Geordies own BUPA Great North Run will celebrate its millionth finisher, a world 1st for any event of this kind. In celebration of this forthcoming event  the Newcastle and Gateshead Quaysides along with the River Tyne will be transformed into a huge outdoor arena for the Great North Run Million Opening Ceremony. This special …

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Former Tyne Shipyard Workers Wanted For Dance Project

A contemporary dancer and choreographer based at Dance City in Newcastle is currently working on a new dance project in collaboration with the visual artist Alexander Millar. You may have heard of him or seen his paintings, as he depicts industrial scenes of the North-East, in particular, the working men or ‘gadgies’ who worked in …

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