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New Caribbean restaurant in Newcastle to donate opening day takings to children with disabilities charity

Hundreds of diners enjoyed a ray of winter sunshine after Newcastle’s newest Caribbean restaurant promised to donate its opening day takings to charity. Turtle Bay were swamped by customers yesterday morning (Tuesday, February 9) after opening their doors for the first time in aid of the Sunshine Fund. The restaurant, […]

Sunderland sea landmark to feature on BBC show

  Sunderland’s Roker Pier is set to feature on BBC One’s Countryfile programme. The programme, which was filmed in the city last month, sees presenter Ellie Harrison visiting the historic pier and lighthouse. During her visit, presenter Ellie Harrison talked to volunteers from the Roker Heritage Group about their involvement in the project, including Phil […]