Newcastle's New Year's Eve Winter Carnival brought the city's Christmas celebrations almost to an end as thousands of spectators watched a procession of floats and entertainers parade through the city and on to the Civic Centre where they were entertained by a dramatic firework display.
In her first publicised engagement since being elected, former Solicitor General and MP for Redcar, Northumbria Police & Crime Commissioner Vera Baird and Northumbria Police Chief Constable Sue Sim launch a new campaign entitled "Are you walking on eggshells" to raise awareness of domestic violence in the Northumbria Police force area. The launch took place […]
Interesting job for the Sunday Post: Brian Bernie, eccentric former owner of Doxford Hall who sold up to set up cancer transport charity Daft as a Brush, is selling another home to fund the charity's move into a new headquarters building. More on Daft as a Brush
Piano virtuoso Jonathan Middleton gives an unusual performance on Whitley Bay beach of pieces from the film The Piano before the showing of the film at the Rendevous Cafe, as the last event of the Whitley Bay Film Festival 2012.
The world premiere showing of a huge art installation entitled Mariner 9 took place at the Spanish City Dome, Whitley Bay. Mariner 9, by acclaimed Canadian artist Kelly Richardson, was commissioned by the Tyneside Cinema's PixelPalace and North Tyneside Council, and brings together traditional art and technology. For more information click here.