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Guide to Galentine’s day in Newcastle

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Galentine’s Day is celebrated on February 13th and originated back in 2010. This new-found holiday was created by the character Leslie Knope from the well-loved American TV show...

‘Tis The Season for Gift Shopping (fa la la la la la la la la)

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Fenwick’s Christmas window has been revealed, Northumberland Street has turned into Santa’s workshop, and Michael Bublé is now the go-to at pre-drinks. Yes, the festive...

To fake or not to fake: Which Christmas tree is better

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It’s December, and the Christmas season has officially begun! The decorations are starting to go up, and the Christmas tree is by far the most important. With this in mind,...

For those who don’t celebrate Christmas

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What do people do if they don’t celebrate Christmas? Why escaping the festive season doesn’t make you a bah-humbug. Christmas can be the most wonderful time of the year, in...

Why the Christmas Market has been sleighing

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Christmas has officially come to town. Now that Grainger street is decked out from head to toe with fairy lights, and the queue for the Fenwick’s window continues to grow down...

Biscuits about biscuits

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What’s your favourite biscuit?  Our writers tell us their top biscuits   I hope you like Jammin’ too Jammie Dodgers. The classic British sandwich of shortbread and...

Best Advent Calendars that Aren’t Chocolate

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You’ve got beauty treats, mini candles, tea and pet festive calendars to choose from this year. ...

‘Tis the sea-sun… to seek out Tynemouth’s market

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We students don’t know how good we’ve got it up here in Newcastle. Too often weekends can go to waste, as we sit wallowing in our workload and spending every waking minute...

Stack: the shipping containers unpacked

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Just when we think Newcastle cannot welcome another bar, club or eatery, several conjoined shipping containers crop up in the middle of the toon. Within these tin walls are a...

Podcast of The Week: Lifestyle and Health

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Podcasts have become a very popular form of entertainment recently, with a lot of people tuning in whilst commuting to university, doing work in the library, or waiting for...