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We Like: Have a kebab…

We Like: Have a kebab…

For the first time, a kebab from Whitley Bay is gracing the pages of appetite. It may have been home to some questionable versions over the years, but the seaside town is at last the proud possessor the real thing ...

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Winter warmer

Winter warmer

Carruthers & Kent is hosting its annual Winter Wine Fair on Sunday Nov 26 at Wylam Brewery in Newcastle’s Exhibition Park. This year’s event offers the chance to taste some 100 wines from around the world from fizzes, sweeties and sherries ...

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Fun of the Fayre

Fun of the Fayre

The ever-popular Brocksbushes Christmas Fayre is back Nov 9-12 with three marquees filled with gifts, food and wine. Entry and car parking is free and there’s a fairground for the little ones. There’s also a Christmas Tasting Weekend coming up ...

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Christmas covered

Christmas covered

Blagdon Farm Shop has everything covered for a tasty local Christmas, from the roast for the big day to the trimmings and pudding. The farm shop is filling up with produce from the Blagdon Estate including bronze and white turkeys, ...

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‘Tis the season

‘Tis the season

There really is no avoiding the fact that Christmas is coming, and to get into the mood we recommend Vallum’s annual Christmas market, with mulled wine and food to enjoy as you browse stalls loaded with food, drink and gifts. ...

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Health kick

Health kick

Is your body a temple? Then we have good news in the shape of the new Aurora Kitchen, which has been launched by personal trainer Kyle Patterson in Newcastle. Kyle, who runs Aurora Fitness in the city, is serving up ...

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Hart of the city

Hart of the city

Great news for Newcastle foodies – work is about to begin on White Hart Yard – a new bar and restaurant development in the centre of the city. Developed by the company behind Pleased to Meet You – winner of ...

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Charity pie fight

Charity pie fight

Could the humble pie be the key to helping men live happier, healthier and longer lives? Pioneering Newcastle-based social enterprise Food Nation thinks so – and it’s secured nearly £100,000 funding from the Movember Foundation to launch a pilot scheme ...

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Star turns

Star turns

It’s that time of year again, when the all-powerful folk at Michelin announce the stars of the culinary world. James Close has retained his two stars at The Raby Hunt in Darlington, while Kenny Atkinson at House of Tides in ...

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We’re inn

We’re inn

The Good Pub Guide 2018 has named one of our favourite country pubs, The Lord Crewe Arms in Blanchland, its Inn of the Year. Bringing together feedback from customers and scores from random inspections by its editors, The Good Pub ...

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