Calling all food lovers, there’s a brand new food festival coming to the North East and it’s set to take your tastebuds on a trip around the world. The inaugural Flavours and Beats, which will be held at Jarrow Hall, Church Bank, Jarrow, on Friday, November 24 and Saturday, November 25, is a new style of event that will bring…

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When it comes to shopping I’ve always struggled with finding high-quality pieces that are affordable. I always try to invest in clothes that are going to last a few seasons, if not longer, but my problem is everything I like seems to come with a huge price tag. Seriously, you could put two plain, white shirts in front of me…

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When it comes to beauty there’s always something new to learn; new brands, new products, new tips and tricks, it’s one of the reasons I’m an avid beauty lover and follower. So, when a new opportunity arose to visit the Beauty Retreat in John Lewis Newcastle, you can bet I wasn’t going to turn it down. The evening exceed my…

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One thing I have always feared is getting wrinkles. Now, I know that one day I will eventually have them and there’s nothing I can do about that, but I can do my best to try and prevent them. Lately I’ve been playing close attention to the crow’s feet, or laughter lines – whatever you want to call them – around…

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“Come on Sunderland, let’s dance…” as soon as leading lady, Tracy Turnblad, as played by Rebecca Mendoza, uttered those words the entire audience jumped on its feet. Clapping, toe-tapping, shaking it from side-to-side and singing along to the closing single ‘You Can’t Stop The Beat,’ by the time Hairspray had finished it was clear the Sunderland crowd were ready to…

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