Jan Papadopoulos at her home in Low Fell

Property gallery: Impressive Low Fell home sits next to Saltwell Park

Saltwell Park is just a stone's throw away from this impressive detached home near Durham Road in Low Fell

Gateshead cancer survivor, Sarah Doick

Cancer survivor Sarah Doick urges women to sign up for Race for Life in Newcastle

Skin cancer survivor Sarah Doick is rallying women across the North East to sign up for Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life. Here she tells why the charity’s work is so important

Crowds enjoy Enchanted Parks Saltwell Park Gateshead

Families descend on Saltwell Park in Gateshead for opening of arts adventure

Families descended on Gateshead's Saltwell Park for the opening of annual arts adventure Enchanted Parks

Enchanted Parks 2013 at Saltwell Park, Gateshead

Enchanted Parks returns in December - and this is how you get your tickets

The after-dark arts adventure will once again fill Saltwell Park in Gateshead with wonder and stories.

Councillor Tracey Dixon joins Allan Maving, from the Councils Green Space Team, to celebrate the Green Flag Award for South Marine Park

Parks flying the flag for a greener North East with dozens of awards

A total of 39 parks have been presented with prestigious Green Flag Awards in the North East

Summer's here! Don't miss it - pack a picnic and get out there quick

Here are a few of the North East's top spot ideas for dining al fresco this summer, as long as the weather stays fine

Warning that council cuts could hit North East parks

Leazes Park in Newcastle and Saltwell Park in Gateshead are among parks in the region that could be at risk from spending cuts

Families enjoy a weekend of events and activities in the North East

The region was determined to enjoy itself at the weekend with a series of special events

Olympic athlete Colin Jackson at the Go Run For Fun event

See photos from the GO Run for Fun event with Olympian Colin Jackson

See photographs from the Ineos Go Run For Fun event in Gateshead's Saltwell Park where 1,500 children took part

Kate Craddock, director of Gateshead International Festival of Theatre

GIFT Festival makes a return to Gateshead

Barbara Hodgson welcomes the news that GIFT is making a comeback so get set to enjoy another mixed bag of treats

Grayson Perry at his exhibition of giant tapestries with L-R Kat Adamson, Debra Ratcliff and Laura Gooch who appeared in one of his works

Culture highlights 2013: Dramatic highs, film firsts and shining successes

Barbara Hodgson picks out some of her personal favourite cultural highlights of the year

Go North East development manager Mark Ellis with The Drifters launching the new Drifter bus

Bus giant Go North East drives ahead with £14m investment

Bus giant Go North East is driving ahead with seventies music favourites The Drifters to launch its new £14m bus fleet

Staff at Lloyds No1 bar on Newcastle Quayside begin the clean-up operation

Clean up underway after storm surge hits North East coast

Residents and businesses in the North East have been left counting the cost of the storm surge which caused flooding and wind damage

Hundreds of North East families enjoy Bonfire Night

Fireworks displays were held across the region last night with hundreds of North East families turning out to enjoy Bonfire Night

Poppies in Saltwell Park in memory of those who have fought and died in Afghanistan

Crosses placed at Field of Remembrance in Gateshead for fallen heroes

Fallen heroes were honoured at a dedication service in Saltwell Park in Gateshead which has once again been turned into a Field of Remembrance

David Reynolds (left) and Les Farthing at the Field of Remembrance at Saltwell Park, Gateshead

Field of Remembrance returns to Saltwell Park in Gateshead

Saltwell Park in Gateshead will become a moving tribute to those servicemen and women who have lost their lives fighting for their country

Big M arts instillation by Isis Arts

It’s magic with a capital M at Newcastle's Toffee Factory

An inflatable gallery takes us to the very edge, as Toni Marie Ford finds out

Juice Festival art jam

Half-term welcomes Juice Festival again

IN the short time since it arrived to test the waters in 2008, Juice Festival has become somewhat of a bells and whistles safety net for parents all over Newcastle and Gateshead.

Robert Lepage

Region rides great wave of creativity

THE last few years have seen an extraordinary number of new cultural buildings opened across the North-East and an equal number of impressive refurbishments.

McLeod Mark ll follows in father’s spike marks

ELSWICK’S Ryan McLeod strode to an emphatic victory at yesterday’s annual Pre-Christmas Saltwell 10km Road Race.


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