In some wards of Newcastle, 47% of families are reported as living in poverty.Read the full story ›
More than 7,000 people are expected to take to the streets of Newcastle this summer to celebrate 45 years of world Pride.Read the full story ›
The chairman of the RYA (Royal Yachting Association) North East Region, has completed a 250 mile charity cycle ride around the North East.
Steve Gibbon finished his challenge at the Kielder Water Sailing Club yesterday (May 4).
Kielder Water Sailing Club is among hundreds of sailing clubs around the UK opening their doors to visitors during the RYA 'Push The Boat Out' week.
'Push The Boat Out' is a great opportunity to get out and try sailing or windsurfing at a local club.
Clubs across our region are taking part in the campaign, from Berwick and Kielder in the north down to Scaling Dam and Teesdale in the south.
'Push the Boat Out' is now in its fourth year.
Open days and sailing events will take place from Saturday May 9 to Sunday May 17.
To find out when your local club is holding its open day you can enter your postcode here
You will see a full list of all your local events with contact details, dates and times.
RYA Push the Boat Out offers nationwide sailing and windsurfing taster sessions, introducing newcomers of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to the sports.
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A much-improved day compared to Sunday. Dry throughout with plenty of pleasantly warm sunshine and lighter winds. Highs 14-16°C.
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