Frank, the "figurehead" of the Brandling
Villa in Gosforth, died on Wednesday at the age of 10.
Villa won't quite be the same without him patrolling the floor and stopping to shake hands.
FRESH from reviving cuppas at a neighbour's house after a bitter January walk, we hopped into the Eatsmobile to pay The Brandling
Arms in Gosforth a visit.
From the outside the Brandling
is an imposing stone clad and large building, wedged between shops and separated from the main road by its beer garden.
They're called brandling
worms and you can even buy them, but in a good heap they'll turn up on their own.
NEWCASTLE has secured a pounds 450,000 interest-free loan from the Levy Board for converting the east wing of Brandling
House, a Grade II listed building, into offices for its staff.
AS a concerned ratepayer and resident I read with interest of the potential destruction of the Brandling
Park Bowling Green in Jesmond.
Park Bowling Club, in Jesmond, has been running for more than 130 years but with just a dozen members the club decided to close its doors after the summer and handed the keys back to Newcastle City Council.
Junkanoo shoulders a 7lb penalty in the Christmas Parties At Brandling
House Handicap Hurdle for his win at Haydock last Sunday, but that should not stop this talented horse landing the spoils.
THE transformation of the oldest feature on Newcastle racecourse, the listed Brandling
House, will begin in earnest in January thanks to an interest-free loan of pounds 800,000 sanctioned by the Levy Board.
Park Bowling Club, in Jesmond, Newcastle, has been running since Victorian times - but with just a dozen members the club decided to close its doors after the summer and handed the keys back to Newcastle City Council.
Park Bowling Club was formed in 1885 and, due to withdrawal of support from the council, the club was unable to open for the 2017 season.