Kirkleatham Owl Centre says that Mario and his meerkat friends like to spend much of the day foraging for food, creepy crawlies, small mammals and birds eggs.
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The Gung-Ho! Seriously Fun 5k takes place today (Saturday 2nd July) at Newcastle Racecourse, Gosforth in aid of charity.
Veterans, cadets, dignitaries and serving Northumberland Fusiliers have paid tribute to those killed at the Battle of the Somme
Clear spells. Showers. Brisk winds. Sunday looks like the better day