Category: Community

We may have Newcastle United Football Club, but there’s more to sport in Newcastle than the Toon Army. There’s the Newcastle Falcons Rugby Club and Newcastle Eagles basketball team for starters, and every year The Great North Run brings world class athletes to the streets of Newcastle city centre and beyond.

Aug 13
The Great North Run 5k is back – with a brand new Team Challenge for 2021

Join in the fun and fast Great North 5k to mark the start of an incredible weekend

Jan 13
Newcastle musicians offered chance to train as music therapists

Sony Music UK bursaries aim to remove barriers for those who would otherwise not have…

Sep 18
Northumberland’s beautiful Druridge Bay has been saved from destruction

Campaigners celebrate as the bid for open cast coal mine in beauty spot rejected

Jun 01
A touching tribute to Newcastle volunteers on behalf of the people of the city

The army of volunteers who have rallied round to support vulnerable residents…

Apr 02
No excuse for fly-tipping during Coronavirus lockdown, says Newcastle City Council

Fly-tippers are being warned they will still be caught and prosecuted as Newcastle…

Mar 05
Young entrepreneur from Newcastle teams up with Fearne Cotton to launch youth wellbeing initiative

A local entrepreneur who was supported into business by The Prince’s Trust has…

Mar 05
This major new charity gifts thousands of life experiences to people who need it most

“We get to put smiles on people’s faces every day by giving them…

Mar 02
Northern Pride teams up with Newcastle Ravens rugby club for UK Pride

A leading LGBT+ charity is building on the success of its Pride in Sports campaign, by…

Mar 01
This hip little village has been declared Newcastle’s first plastic free community

Ouseburn, a formerly industrial valley to the East of Newcastle city centre, has…

Feb 20
Stormzy receives first Greggs ‘black card’ handing him free pasties for life

Award-winning grime artist Stormzy says he has now “peaked” after Greggs…