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Orange Pip Market – Middlesbrough

We received an email last year about a new market starting up in Middlesbrough called Orange Pip. It sounded really interesting and I was keen to show my support. Unfortunately, as much as we want to cover the whole of…
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Grainger Market – NUFC Foodbank

Things haven’t always been easy for me. I was a single mum and found myself in hard times when I was unexpectedly made redundant three years ago. While I didn’t resort to using a foodbank, things were very tight financially…
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Supper Club at The Journey – Samosa Sisters

The Journey are teaming up with local community group Samosa Sisters to host a Supper Club on Saturday May 27th. Beautifully crafted vegan and gluten free food will be served up in the warm and vibrant atmosphere of this lovely café, located close to…
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South Causey Inn – Vegan Afternoon Tea

As I have previously written about on the blog, afternoon teas for those who are dairy and/or egg free are not that easy to find. I listed some of the North East options in a post that can be found…
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Kiln, Ouseburn – Review

I was thrilled to hear about Kiln opening in Ouseburn recently. The area is a culinary hive of activity, with reviewed Cook House appearing on Michel Roux Jnr’s Hidden Restaurants recently and the wholly vegan kitchen of The Ship Inn consistently…
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Harvester’s Vegetarian and Vegan Options

It has been many years since I’d eaten in a Harvester. This national salad and grill restaurant purports to offer ‘quick service, cheap food and unlimited salad and drinks’. It used to be that you built your own plate of…
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Jump 360 Hartlepool*

I may be on the slippery slope to 40 now but that doesn’t mean I don’t occasionally want to be silly. When I was asked if our family wanted to visit a Jump 360 in Hartlepool I jumped at the…
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Thought Foundation, Birtley

I first heard about Thought Foundation through Twitter. An arts and cultural space, there is also a café to enjoy a coffee or let the kids entertain themselves. I was keen to visit myself as I appreciated the spirit behind the…
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