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The Rivers of Newcastle

Beneath the iconic Dean Street in Newcastle flows a little-known river.  The Lort Burn. The burn starts in two locations in the heart of Newcastle. The first tributary of the...

Newcastle’s Grainger Town – a brief history

Grainger Town in Newcastle Upon Tyne is one of the best examples of Georgian architecture in Britain today. Built during the 1830s, it is one of the largest urban centres...

A history of Earl Grey’s Monument in Newcastle

Earl Grey’s Monument sits at the heart of Newcastle and is a place where people gather, meet friends and thousands of people come through the Monument area every single day....
Every schoolchild knows the events of 1066 but what happened next here in the north east? As the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings approaches, Alex Iles investigates.

The north east and the Norman Invasion

Every schoolchild knows the events of 1066 but what happened next here in the north east? As the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings approaches, Alex Iles investigates.
Alex Iles delves into the history of Newcastle and is inspired by three notable entrepreneurs

Newcastle’s Entrepreneurs

Alex Iles delves into the history of Newcastle and is inspired by three notable entrepreneurs
Illustration from ralph Gardner’s ‘England’s Grievance’ showing the execution of witches

Tales Of Witches, Warlocks, Mummies And Severed Heads

As halloween approaches, alex iles explores some gory and grisly events from the history of newcastle and north east England.
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