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Robbie’s Bike for Bobby

FORMER Newcastle United and Sunderland player Robbie Elliot is joined by triple jump world champion Jonathan Edwards as he trains to cycle over 3,500 miles to raise money for the Bobby Robson Foundation and Breakthrough Breast Cancer. http://www.bikeforbobby.com/  

MSC Lirica makes her first visit to the Tyne

First cruise ship of the year sails in on Tyne

The first cruise ship of the year to visit the Tyne sailed in on Wednesday April 12th. The 65,000 tonne MSC Lirica made a one-day visit as part of a six-night European cruise, and berthed at Northumbrian Quay, North Shields.  

Fish Quay Buskers Festival

  North Shields fish quay was the scene for a four-day Buskers festival as over 70 local and no-so-local musicians came together in their own time to entertain Easter visitors.