Linda Arkley, elected Mayor of North Tyneside celebrates all of the beaches in North Tyneside beaches being awarded 'Blue Flag' status in recognition of the cleanliness of the sand and water.
My good friend Pippa celebrating a year of running the Burnside Inn, Longhoughton, with a great bunch of regulars!
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/
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.
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.