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Marsden Rock & Grotto

Marsden Rock
Standing on Marsden Beach you can’t help but feel moved by the general surroundings. The jaggedness of the cliff face against the golden sands and the strange combination of pillars which seem to rise up ...
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Plum & Almond Tart

Plum & Almond Tart
Enjoy British plums at their best with this delicious baked tart. It tastes just as good warm or cold served with a spoonful of thick cream or crème fraiche. Serves 8 Ready in 1 hour ...
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Words we use: From Europe

Before continuing our journey by heading even further afield, our series of articles looking at the origins of words English has adopted from other languages continues with a final overview of the remaining languages of ...
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Mirror, Mirror

An easy 5 mile walk exploring the many paths in the foothills of East Boldon! Plus a reminder of more turbulent times. Start the walk at the War Memorial and turn down Gordon Drive, go ...
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Smoked Haddock Fishcakes

Smoked Haddock Fishcakes
Homemade fishcakes are a real treat for all the family. For a more luxurious version replace the smoked haddock with salmon and add a few chopped peeled prawns. To make little fish nuggets that the ...
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Words we use: Greek

This month our series looking at the contributions different languages have made to English continues with Greek. At first thought, the number of words borrowed directly from Greek may seem somewhat insignificant, limited perhaps to ...
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The 4 ‘W’s

The Windmill, the Watertower, the Wherry and the Waterfountain. An easy five and a half mile walk with good footpaths and only one short climb. Starting at the War Memorial in Cleadon village, walk up ...
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