Gateshead

The sun sets behind the Angel of the North in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, after England and Wales experienced the coldest night of the season with temperatures dropping as low as minus 9.4C (15F), the Met Office said.

Top 10 landmarks of the North East

The North East is full of amazing landmarks such as The Angel of the North and St James’ Park. Newcastle has been voted number 1 for nightlife in the UK and is home to one of the biggest shopping centres in Europe, intu Metrocentre. What else does this vibrant region have to […]

Bags of support: Jill Smith (centre, wearing orange), with president of Soroptimists Newcastle Club with fellow club members collecting New Start Bags from intu Metrocentre staff, including Chaplain Lyn Jamieson (second right). Photo by Intu Metrocentre.

Gateshead Metrocentre offers bags of support to Newcastle anti-trafficking support charity

Gateshead’s intu Metrocentre has offered bags of support to a Newcastle anti-trafficking support charity. The centre, home to more than 370 stores, provided Newcastle Soroptimists with New Start Bags for girls and women in the North East who have been trafficked. The volunteering group, which is affiliated to The United Nations, is […]