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Great North Run Weekend

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Great North Run

The Great North Run takes places this weekend and we have all the information you need if you are visiting South Shields and Newcastle upon Tyne this Saturday and Sunday including spectator travel, Great North CityGames, the Great North 5k, Mini Great North Run, Junior Great North Runs, road closures and start and finish area maps…

To book tickets and for more information about the Great North Weekend events vist their website here: greatnorthrunculture.org (opens in a new window).

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Quorum Business Park Newsletter Summer 2015

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Quorum Business Park Newsletter Summer 2015 Cover

If you are one of the many visitors who stay at our bed and breakfast accommodation to visit Quorum Business Park, Benton Lane, North Tyneside, NE12 8BW then you may be interested in reading their latest newsletter below.

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The Italian Retro Restaurant On Stanhope Road

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The Italian Retro Stanhope Road South Shields NE33 4SS

Popular local restaurant Tavistock Italia Retro on Stanhope Road in South Shields is having a name and menu change. The owners, staff and location remain the same but the restaurant will now be called The Italian Retro.

You can take a look at their new menus here, there is a main menu…

The Italian Retro Stanhope Road South Shields NE33 4SS Main Menu

A £12.95 set price three-course menu…

The Italian Retro Stanhope Road South Shields NE33 4SS £12.95 Menu

A £19.95 set price three-course menu…

The Italian Retro Stanhope Road South Shields NE33 4SS £19.95 Menu

And finally a Sunday lunch menu…

The Italian Retro Stanhope Road South Shields NE33 4SS Sunday Lunch Menu

The restaurant can be found on Stanhope Road, South Shields, NE33 4SS. They are open from 5pm until 9pm Monday to Friday; 12 noon until 3pm then again from 5pm until 9.30pm on Saturdays and from 12 noon until 3.30pm on Sundays. To book a table you can call them on 0191 456 5670.

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New Restaurant Mambo Wine And Dine

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Mambo Wine and Dine Winchester Street South Shields NE33 2PS Exterior

Mambo Wine and Dine is a Mediterranean restaurant and cocktail lounge located less than five minutes walk from our bed and breakfast accommodation in South Shields, ideal if you are looking for an evening meal within close walking distance during your stay with us. Mambo Wine and Dine is located at 18-20 Winchester Street, South Shields, NE33 2PS. To book a table you can telephone them on 0191 454 1618.

You can see our close proximity to Mambos Wine and Dine on the map below…

Mambo Wine and Dine Winchester Street South Shields NE33 2PS Map

Mambo Wine and Dine opened on 28th April 2015 and is a sister restaurant of Mambos Italiano which opened in 2010 at 3 St Hilda Street, South Shields, NE33 1QD. Mambos Italiano focuses on Italian cuisine and is five minutes walk from our bed and breakfast accommodation. Their second sister restaurant Mambo II which opened in 2012 on Prince Consort Road in Hebburn which also serves Italian cuisine.

Mambo Wine and Dine Winchester Street South Shields NE33 2PS Interior

If you are thinking of dining at Mambo Wine and Dine on Winchester Street in South Shields you can see all their menus here…

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South Tyneside Triathlon 2015

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South Tyneside Triathlon 2015

South Tyneside Triathlon 2015 has been confirmed for Sunday 5th July 2015. The event will have three categories – elites, adults and children. All events will take place along South Shields seafront – at the bottom of our street.

The children’s event has 150 places. It starts at 10am with a swim at Haven Point leisure centre, between 25m and 400m depending on the age of the child. After the swim there is a cycle around Bents Park, again the distance varies depending on the age of the child. Finally a run of upto 3km. The entrance fee for children is £12 for BTA members or £15 for non-BTA members.

The adult triathlon has 250 places. It starts at 8am and comprises a 400m pool swim (16 lengths) of Haven Point swimming pool. Next is a 20km/12 mile cycle along the seafront and finally a 5km run along the seafront. The entrance fee for adults is £40 for BTA members or £45 for non-BTA members. A relay team entry costs £60.

The elite triathlon has 150 places. It starts at 7am and comprises a 750m sea swim, 20km/12 mile cycle along the seafront before a 5km run along the seafront. The entrance fee for the elite triathlon is £40 for BTA members or £45 for non-BTA members. A relay team entry costs £60.

How to enter to the 2015 South Tyneside Triathlon can be found here: South Tyneside Triathlon 2015 Entry

If you need accommodation for the South Tyneside triathlon we are ideally located just a few minutes walk from Haven Point leisure centre, Bents Park and Sea Road/the seafront where the running and cycling elements of the adult and elite triathlon events are taking place. Our bed and breakfast room prices and availability can be found here: book online.

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