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Month: August 2018

10 Years Since Metroland Indoor Theme Park Closed

It has been 10 years since Metroland was axed by Metrocentre bosses in 2008. Many families across the North East will have great memories of visiting the brilliant theme park, in which it featured a roller coaster which went around…

Cheryl’s Trust Helps Over 600 Young People In Just 6 Months

Cheryl Tweedy set up the trust just over 6 months ago, in her hometown of Newcastle. Tweedy, 35, said: “Too many young people grow up thinking no one cares and they don’t believe they can make anything of themselves… I…

Tyne and Wear Metro Disruptions This Weekend!

TYNE AND WEAR METRO – MODERNISATION – DISRUPTIONS THIS WEEKEND A £12 million train management system will be installed on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August. This new system will transform the way Metro trains are controlled, making the operations…

Summer Reading Challenge 2018 at Dunston Library!

Dunston Library is calling for children to sign up to read six books this summer as part of Mischief Makers, Summer Reading Challenge 2018. The Summer Reading Challenge asks 4-11 year olds to borrow and read any six library books…