Manchester makes for a great city break

World-class culture, fine dining and shopping galore, Manchester has it all. Monica Turnbull finds out why a trip to the city is a perfect staycation,…

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NE1′s Restaurant week returns in January 2015

The dates for NE1’s next Restaurant Week have been announced and a new ingredient…

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Asian inspiration with Sohe’s new head chef, Andrew Drape

Sohe’s new head chef, Andrew Drape, talks career, travel and alternative festive…

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Alexandra Burke is set to play the leading lady in The Bodyguard

Alexandra Burke will take on the role of Rachel Marron when the multi award-winning…

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Interview: Photographer Jade Turnbull talks about her body confidence campaign

A  campaign launched by a North East photographer is encouraging people to…

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Get Your Skates On at The Black Swan’s Festive Ice Rink

Think of a nostalgic winter’s scene on a traditional Christmas card . The chances are ice-skating will stir up a festive aspiration or a magical memory…

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Award-winning microbrewery doubles production

A North East microbrewery has topped off an award-winning year by more than doubling its production. Figures just released by Sonnet 43 Brew House, at…

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