Leah Goodwin

Review: Little Comets @ Newcastle’s O2 Academy

Review: Little Comets @ Newcastle’s O2 Academy

Little Comets took to Newcastle’s O2 Academy stage on Saturday (March 14). The atmosphere got giddier by the second as local lads Little Comets prepared to enter the stage and celebrate the last stop on their UK tour. When Jarrow brothers Rob and Mickey Coles and Washington’s Matt Hall arrived, whistles and cheers broke out. […]

 Leah Goodwin

Little Comets to play Newcastle’s O2 Academy on Saturday

Little Comets to play Newcastle’s O2 Academy on Saturday

North East indie-poppers Little Comets, who have been famed for their impromptu gigs in unorthodox venues, such as the Tyne and Wear Metro and even a Marks and Spencer bakery aisle, are back on home turf for the final stop of their 2015 tour at Newcastle’s O2 Academy on March 14. Hailing from Jarrow and Washington, […]

 Sarah Bailey

An A-Z Guide To Why The North East Is Brilliant – Part III

An A-Z Guide To Why The North East Is Brilliant – Part III

Finally, that article you've all been eagerly waiting for - the alphabetical finale of all that is great about the wonderful entity that is the North East. There is no need to be on the edge of your seats any longer, for here we have S to Z. (And, yes, I've been creative with the rubbish letters.)

Scientific Innovation You may not realise it, but this region has been home to many a scientific innovator. Joseph Swan gave us the lightbulb, George and Robert Stephenson were the kings of the Victorian railway revolution, Lord Armstrong pioneered hydraulics. But even now, the Centre for Life in the heart of our very own Newcastle, […]