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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.

6 of our favourite ideas to celebrate Father’s Day 2021

Whether you want to treat your dad to a day to remember, get some family time in the fresh air, or toast them with something special, here are 6 of our favourite ideas for Father’s Day 2021.

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5 LGBTQ+ heroes in celebration of Pride Month

June is Pride Month across the world. A month dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQ+ communities from all corners of the globe. A time for celebration and awareness.

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Five of the Best Coastal Walks On Our Network

Magnificent views which go on for miles – that’s what coastal walks are all about. Looking to get out and enjoy a relaxing seaside stroll yourself? Here are five of our favourites.

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Top 10 Independent Businesses in Newcastle

There’s plenty of great independent shops, bars and cafés in Newcastle. Check out some of our favourite independent businesses there before your next visit.

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A Look Back at 5 Historic Train Stations across our Network

It’s no secret that many of the train stations across our network are full of intriguing stories and stunning period details. So why not take a look at their history?

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When You’re Ready to Get Going, We’re Here for You

Here’s what we’re doing to keep you safe during future journeys and what you can do to be prepared. When you’re ready to get going we’re here for you.

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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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