The QT

Monday 20 May 2024

Pigeon racing

Bob the pigeon is a home bird at heart

They say ‘opportunity is a bird that never perches’ and that is certainly the case for Bob the pigeon and his Gateshead owner. When Bob set off for a race from Guernsey in June 2022 to head back home to Blaydon, neither the unsuspecting bird nor his owner could have known they were about to …

Funding for community heritage projects

The untold stories of Newcastle’s drag scene is one of six North East projects awarded grants under a scheme which seeks to celebrate the region’s diverse local heritage. The ventures chosen by Historic England as part of its Everyday Heritage programme to explore working class history have collectively been awarded more than £80,000 to dig …

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