Category Archive: North East Blog

Feb 05 2016

Shields Ferry Skipper Stars in BBC Sea Cities Documentary

Around the coast of Britain are cities where the sea shapes people’s lives. The Shields Ferry is legendary on the Tyne – like its Skipper, Sting look-alike Chris McGuinness, who’s not averse to opening the odd supermarket for extra cash. The Shields Ferry is legendary on the Tyne – like its Skipper, Sting look-alike Chris …

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Jan 08 2016

BBC ‘Inside Out’ Series to cover North East Topics

The impact of the recent floods across the north of England, the burgeoning refugee camp in Calais some claim is becoming a major security threat to London, and the Geordie Shore star who’s been catapulted into the big league after becoming Queen of the Jungle. These are just some of the stories featured in the …

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Jan 08 2016

North East Honours List 2016 – Pride of the North

The 2016 New Year’s Honour list has been released. Below are the pride of the north east who were selected for their great achievements and contributions to their field. CBE Andrew Wathey, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Northumbria University, for services to higher education. Professor Wathey has been Vice-Chancellor at Northumbria University since 2008. Under …

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Merry Christmas Everyone, see you in 2016!

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