An online petition calling for a return to plastic straws has so far garnered more than 35,000 signatures for McDonald’s

25th April 2019

  McDonald’s is being called on to stop its roll out of paper straws in the UK and Ireland, amid claims that they “dissolve” in drinks. The fast food giant is switching from plastic to paper straws at their 1,361 restaurants after customer pressure. An online petition calling for a return to plastic straws has […]

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Marti Pellow will headline the first of this year’s South Tyneside Festival Sunday Concerts

15th April 2019

The former Wet Wet Wet lead singer will be performing at this free open-air concert on Sunday 14 July at Bents Park, on South Shields’ beautiful seafront. With support from The Good Souls. ADMISSION It’s a FREE concert to enjoy, but why not upgrade to a Priority Plus ticket. A Priority Plus ticket allows earlier […]

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Abigail McArdle’s story back and forth from RVI Newcastle & Durham

4th April 2019

Abigail McArdle aged 26 years old from the North East was referred to Dr Chaloub in November 2017 after years of terrible menstrual pain starting at the age of 8 her GP decided that a specialist needed to see Abbey as It had recently become more of an issue of her everyday life. Whilst long […]

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Up to 8 inches of snow forecasted for the weekend

14th March 2019

Britain is bracing for three days of potentially life-threatening weather including as much as 20cm of snow, 100mm of rain and 70mph gales. The Met Office has issued severe weather warnings for snow, rain and wind ahead of a late winter storm – which could be named Storm Hannah – that threatens widespread travel disruption. Up […]

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I’m A Celebrity: Ant McPartlin CONFIRMED to be returning to jungle to present alongside Declan Donnelly

13th March 2019

Creative Director Richard Cowles has now confirmed that Ant will make a triumphant return to Australia this year after taking time off to deal with personal issues following his drink-driving charge. He said: “We love what Holly did, but we’re very much looking forward to Ant coming back and I think it’s going to be […]

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