Celebrity Question of Sport 2018

Celebrity Question of Sport Date Announced   We are pleased to announced the date for this year's event. Thursday 22nd November 2018. Put the date in your diary NOW.   It will once again be held at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead. Tickets go fast, so why not book nice and early....

Sunflower Ball 2018

Sunflower Ball Date Announced   The date for this year's Sunflower Ball is Friday 28th September 2018. To be held once again at the Marriott Gosforth Park Hotel. We are delighted to announce that this year's theme is...

Glass Slipper Awards 2018 – The Finalists

Best Newcomer Recognises the work and achievement of either an individual or business that has been in their chosen role or existence for up to 2 years. The individual nominee will have made an exceptional contribution and made a significant impact in the local community or their...

Caroll’s Column Thursday 23 November

As all the Christmas lights are popping up, I hope you are starting to get in the Christmas spirit, five weeks and counting down, it’ll be here before we know it.We are all getting excited in the office for our Celebrity Question of Sport event...

Get your Chrismas knits on for charity

Do you fancy helping local children and having a laugh while you do it?Well it’s time to dust off those ugly Christmas jumpers to raise money for The Sunshine Fund.The charity dedicate their time to fundraising to buy specialist equipment for disabled children and they...

Carolll’s Column Friday 17th November

Hi there, I hope you enjoyed all the firework displays at the weekend and are loving the run-up to Christmas.I watched the opening of Fenwick’s Christmas window with my lovely daughter Laura.With the fake snow coming down, the children and some bigger children were very...

Caroll’s Column Friday 29th September 2017

Hi, I hope you’ve had a lovely week and are making the most of the little bits of warm weather we are having. The last flush of summer!I have had an amazing week, the Sunflower Ball last Friday was fabulous. Not only did everyone have...

Rachel’s Column Thurs 24th August 2017

Hello. It’s Rachel here. Caroll is off on a well-deserved holiday so I’ve taken over the column this week.It’s been six months in post for me as the family liaison officer and what an amazing six months it’s been. We’ve already helped so many children...

£10,000 gift gets the ball rolling in charity initiative

Disabled children in the North East are set to benefit from a new relationship between a local charity and some of the region’s businesses.The Sunshine Fund, which helps youngsters from the region access equipment and resources which can make a world of difference to their...

Caroll’s Column Thursday 17th August 2017

Hi, isn’t it nice to have a taste of summer? Everyone seems so happy when the sun shines. Hope you are making the most of it and avoiding the showers.My thank you this week goes to Helen from Katherine’s Florist who we met with this...