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Chinese New Year 2012, Newcastle

Newcastle has a thriving Chinatown centred around the Stowell Street area. On Sunday 29th January the Chinese community treated onlookers to the traditional New Year lion and dragon dances with the backdrop of the Chinese Arch and St James Park. Kung Hey Fat Choi!

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Occupy Newcastle, 5th November 2011

Since 15th October the group Occupy have been camping out at Grey’s Monument as part of the worldwide anti-capitalist demonstrations. They state that “the current system is unsustainable. It is undemocratic and unjust. We need alternatives …”.

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The Great North Run 2011

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