Creative Cramlington students support cause close to school’s heart

Cramlington students have used their writing talents to raise money for a cause close to their school’s heart. More than 20 of them, aged between 11 and 16, spent months perfecting their poetry and prose during a lunchtime club called The Write Lunch. The result is a collection of their work in a book –…

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Girls golf rock leading golf club

More than 20 girls have enjoyed a free taste of golf thanks to one of the area’s leading golf clubs. Tynemouth is one of only ten North East clubs participating in this year’s Girls Golf Rocks, which is run by England Golf and the Golf Foundation. Last year 1600 girls aged between five and 18…

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Free food and drink event returns to South Shields for Bank Holiday

Lovers of locally produced food and drink are in for a treat over the Bank Holiday weekend when a popular free event returns to South Shields. The Proper Food and Drink Festival – taking place in Bents Park on Saturday, Sunday and Monday – provides a showcase for dozens of artisan chefs, bakers and brewers…

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Budding businesses given chance to showcase their products

Three budding businesses have been given the chance by Middlesbrough’s Dundas Market to showcase their products as part of a world-wide celebration of local markets. One of the aims of the Love Your Local Market (LYLM) campaign – which was launched in the UK in 2012, is now held in 24 countries and this year…

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Free leasehold advice available for Cramlington residents

Free advice will be available next month for Cramlington residents who are concerned or confused about the leaseholds on their homes. A two-day Leasehold Roadshow will be held at the Cramlington Village Club on 25 and 26 June where experts will be at hand to answer questions. A similar event in October – also organised…

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Coastal business expands, campaigns and recruits

The family behind a string of successful and popular coastal restaurants has made a series of exciting announcements ahead of the 2019 summer season. The Wilsons – owners of the iconic Crusoe’s and The View on Tynemouth’s Longsands and The Lock at the Royal Quays Marina in North Shields – are building an extension to…

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International flavour for North Shields Bank Holiday festival

North East chefs and producers brought an international flavour to this year’s North Shields Proper Food and Drink Festival. The Bank Holiday weekend event – held in Northumberland Square for the eighth year – offered visitors tastes to try from India, the Middle East, Greece, Germany, Spain, South America and Italy. The festival also provided…

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Free Early May Bank Holiday festival heading to North Shields

Lovers of locally produced food and drink are in for a treat over the Early May Bank Holiday when a popular free event returns to Northumberland Square in North Shields. The Proper Food and Drink Festival has taken place in the town every year since 2012 and provides a showcase for dozens of artisan chefs,…

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Lifeline for charity which helps hidden victims of abuse

A North Shields-based charity has been given a financial lifeline to carry on helping the area’s hidden victims of domestic abuse. The Acorns Project – whose specialist staff support 500 young local people and their families every year –  has been awarded a contract by North Tyneside Council and a grant from Children in Need…

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Newsmaker PR and Video Production – for all your filming needs

Newsmaker PR and Video Production has been fortunate to have been engaged by clients to work on a variety of challenging, important and fascinating projects. These have included a film about the history of a munitions factory in the North East England, where – during The First World – the majority of workers were Belgians…

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