Category Archive: North East Blog

Jun 12 2015

Roker Park free community events for 2015

ROKER PARK PROVIDES the open air venue for a programme of free community events.  With financial support from the Community Chest Funds of the St Peter’s ward councillors on Sunderland City Council’s North Area Committee, the Friends of Roker Park voluntary group has organised a series of live music and theatre performances. The mixture of live music and Shakespeare is designed to encourage …

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Apr 24 2015

WIN Tickets to Corbridge Festival 2015

Northumberland’s biggest family friendly music festival is returning to Tynedale Park on Sat 11th July 2015 for its landmark 5th Birthday.  Legendary punk rock band The Undertones will be headlining this celebratory year. WE HAVE 4 PAIRS OF TICKETS TO GIVEAWAY (ENTER BELOW) The Londonderry band – famed for hits such as Teenage Kicks, Jimmy …

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Apr 10 2015

Comedian backs North East ADHD Play

Comedian Rory Bremner has backed a North East dad’s play about living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Scott Latty, of Brunswick Village, Newcastle, was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 33 and his symptoms include being impulsive, irrational, argumentative and fidgety. It means his mind is “like having multiple TV stations on in front …

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Mar 12 2015

Akenside Syndrome book is released on Kindle

Described by Sting as ‘provocative but also fair’, Jajosa Books is delighted to announce the release of Akenside Syndrome: Scratching the Surface of Geordie Identity on Kindle. There have been feature articles on Akenside Syndrome in The Journal, The Northern Echo and Living North, and reviewing the book for NARC. magazine, Eugenie Johnson said it …

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