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Firefighter numbers in crisis after chronic underfunding

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The number of firefighters in service remains to be significantly low despite a recent spike in posts. The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) revealed that whilst fireman posts in the UK...

Law Commission on hate crime comes to campus

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Today (Thursday 29 August), Newcastle University will host the Law Commission for the first time in the city. The event has been organised by Tyne and Wear Citizens to give voice...

Newcastle societies take the Fringe

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Newcastle University’s very own A Capella Society and Theatre Society (NUTS) both made exciting appearances at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last week. The festival is renowned...

Co-op to open in Students’ Union

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Incoming freshers will be presented with a very different Students’ Union building this year...

Mind the Gap discusses mental health stigma

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Students of Newcastle University gathered at the Students’ Union on Saturday 4th May to hold a conference on mental health, the stigma around it and how to address it. The...

Whistleblowers and the media

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Newcastle University played host to four experts on whistleblowing for a talk on how it intersects with the media and human rights. Since Edward Snowden blew the whistle on global...

Life after transplant: the World Transplant Games come to Newcastle-Gateshead

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In just over a week, Newcastle will be host to over 3000 athletes from 60 different countries, all here to compete in the World Transplant Games. The World Transplant Games will...

Baller Boris gives Newcastle NHS £41m boost

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Newly-appointed Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to invest an extra £1.8 billion in the NHS, of which Newcastle hospitals will see £41.7 million. The lion’s share of...

Newcastle to host the 2020 Recovery Walk

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Newcastle is set to host the 2020 UK Recovery Walk, showing a push from the city to lose its previous brand of being a ‘party city’. The Recovery Walk is an annual event that...

Hard Rock Café could come to Quayside

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Restaurant chain Hard Rock Café has submitted a planning permission request to Newcastle City Council....