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Paralympic Flame comes to Newcastle

As part of the process to create the Paralympic Flame, Down District will be welcoming LOCOG’s lighting of a Flame in Newcastle this Wednesda...

Newcastle Arts Festival – Saturday timetable

Newcastle Festival of Flight 2012 – what, where, when?

This week sees the return of the spectacular Festival of Flight to Newcastle. While there are loads of events on all week, the highlight is undoubt...

Herring Gutters Festival 2012 is here!

It’s time for some more fun and games at the harbour end of the town – yes, the Herring Gutters Festival is almost upon us! Our favouri...

Spot the deliberate(?) mistake

At Castlewellan Forest Park. Oh dear.

They’re off! Hill and Dale series under way

The annual Hill and Dale series of mountain and cross-country races got off to a flying start on Thursday night in Castlewellan. The series of twel...

Who will carry Olympic Torch in Newcastle? No-one from Newcastle.

The Olympic Torch may be coming to Newcastle, but not one of the torch-carriers is actually from Newcastle or its environs. Of the five lucky peopl...

What’s a tourist to do in Newcastle? Suggestions please!

Dear readers – I received this lovely email from Jess, who is headed this was from New Zealand on holiday, and she wants some tips on what to...

Charity Urges People to show their support at Charity Triathlon

Leonard Cheshire Disability is urging people to come to Crystal Palace on Sunday 11 September and support the participants of Tri Together, its sig...

Newcastle harbour swim 2011

Congratulations to all the hardy souls who completed the Newcastle harbour swim today. Thirty or forty intrepid swimmers set off today shortly aft...

Newcastle Arts Festival programme published

A packed programme for the first Newcastle Arts Festival has now been published. The holiday weekend of 26-28 August will see live music, visual ar...

Newcastle Arts Festival call for volunteers

Newcastle Arts Festival has an impressive line-up of events planned for the August Bank Holiday weekend, 26th to 28th August. Here’s a taste:...

Crystal Palace Grand Prix: World No.1 looks forward to battle this Friday

World number one hurdler David Oliver believes a sell-out crowd at next week’s Aviva London Grand Prix could set the stage for his maiden World t...

Herring Gutters Festival 2011 – this weekend!

Here at Newcastle Rocks we love the Herring Gutters Festival, not least for its name. Well, it’s that time of year again – in fact it s...

Crystal Palace Parkrun needs volunteers

    What is The Crystal Palace parkrun? It’s a 5km run against the clock. It is held every Saturday at 09:00 in Crystal Palace Pa...

New mountain bike course at Tollymore

Tollymore Outdoor Centre has recently opened a purpose built mountain bike skills course, which has been designed to allow bikers to develop theirÂ...

Patrick Kielty to run the 2nd GR8 Dundrum Run

Patrick Kielty was back on home turf in Dundrum this past week where he was lending his support to the 2nd GR8 Dundrum Run. Patrick who acted as a ...

GASPing for some action?

If you love a bit of outdoor action, then get yourself along to the GASP – Gravity Action Sports Park – near the Tollymore Mountain Cen...

Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell at Royal County Down

There’s a lovely picture story in the Belfast Telegraph of local golfing stars and good friends Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell strolling th...

Leonard Cheshire Disability Launches ‘Tri Together’ Triathlon

The charity Leonard Cheshire Disability has launched Tri Together, a triathlon uniquely designed so that disabled and non-disabled people can take ...

Crystal Palace Triathlon 2011 – a windy success

Over 500 adult and 180 junior competitors as well as spectators arrived, despite the early morning rain and strong winds, for the annual Crystal Pa...

Crystal Palace and the GB Women’s Handball Team

OLYMPIC FEVER is trickling into Crystal Palace as the GB Women’s Handball Team gradually moves into the area. Players will be training at the Cr...

Crystal Palace to host backward running championships

It has just been confirmed that London will host its first ever backward running race – the London Backward Running Championships, this summer. ...

Red Arrows fly again in Newcastle

The Red Arrows RAF display team are set to return to Newcastle this summer, following the spectacular success of their acrobatics over the town las...

Brazil picks National Sports Centre for Olympics training base

Over 200 Brazilian competitors and officials are expected to use our National Sports Centre before and during the Games under an agreement signed b...

Crystal Palace Triathlon – the green triathlon

Crystal Palace Triathlon: 22 May 2011 Crystal Palace Triathlon, organised by the Crystal Palace Triathletes will once again it will be carbon neutr...

Royal County Down golf course from the sky

Loving this aerial shot by Chris Hill of Royal County Down golf course, with Newcastle and the Mournes in the background. It is from the National G...

Caution: helicopter lifting at Slieve Binnian

Public notice from Mourne Heritage Trust: From Monday 28th February 2011 to Friday 11th March 2011 there will be helicopter lifting in progress for...

Newcastle festival funding fight

There must be an election round the corner – the politicians are fighting like crazy to claim credit, point fingers and shift blame … ...

Wine appreciation course

Hats off to local off licence Donard Wines, which has established an excellent website, including a weekly blog, to promote its products and provid...

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