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Whether it’s smart money-saving tips or advice on what to do and where to go our blog has it all – stay up to date with everything that’s happening across the North.

Five of our Favourite Beauty Spots from Across Our Network

From strolls which take you past gorgeous architecture to breath-taking trails offering up jaw-dropping ocean views, there are so many beautiful locations to enjoy along our network.

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Six Ideas for a Day of De-Stressing

If you’re feeling a little stressed, why not set some time aside for yourself with our ideas for a day of de-stressing?

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4 Ideas for a Fun Easter at Home

Easter is likely to look a little different this year, but there are plenty of ways to celebrate. Looking for things to do? Here are some of our favourite activities.

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Where to Get the Best Easter Eggs in the North of England and Scotland

Ready for your Easter chocolate-fix? To make this year extra-special, why not treat yourself and your family to some deliciously decadent chocolate from an independent retailer near you?

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Delicious Dishes from Across Our Network

Do you love local food? There are plenty of delicacies worth seeking out if you live in one of the cities across our network.

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Local Charities Who Could Use Some Love

COVID-19 has left plenty of people across the country in need of a little extra support. Here are a few amazing charities you could support during such a challenging time.

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Our Favourite Ideas to Celebrate Mother’s Day in 2021

There are plenty of ways to celebrate your mum on the 14th March while staying socially distanced, from a scenic walk, to having an afternoon tea at home.

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World Book Day: Our Favourite Books Featuring Trains

With World Book Day on the 4th March, it’s a great time to start a new book. Why not turn your attention to stories which feature our favourite things – trains!

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National Apprenticeship Week

Meet some of our Apprentices to find out more about them and get their advice for young adults looking to join the railway.

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Our Favourite Places to Get a Chinese Takeaway from Across Our Network

Want to celebrate Chinese New Year at home? Why not do so by supporting a local business and treating your taste buds with a Chinese takeaway?

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