Archive of 2011 December

14Dec2011
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Recipe for Pollock Curry

Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 26 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion 2 cloves garlic 2-inch piece fresh ginger 2 red chilies 4 tbsp tikka masala curry paste 1 x 400ml can coconut milk 900g pollock fillets freshly ground black pepper 1 tbsp roughly chopped fresh coriander METHOD Heat the oil, crush the garlic and finely slice the onion, then cook

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Lottery Funded Development

This development on Union Quay has recently commenced and is converting the upper floors into living accommodation/Luxury Apartments and 2 retail units on the ground floor. The  ground floor may be destined to become another restaurant although the existing Planning Application indicates two retail shops at ground floor.The development is being funded in part by the Lottery Heritage Fund with

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New Plans

MULTI-MILLION pound plans have been unveiled to transform a historic shipyard into an attractive riverside community. Smith’s Dock, in North Shields, was once a key part of the shipbuilding industry on the Tyne and one of the main employers in the region. But after work ceased at the site in the 1990s, the area became derelict. Now the old repair yards could be brought back to life und

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The Net

A NEW group has been set up to provide what it sees as the missing piece in the revival of North Shields Fish Quay. Called The Net, the group wants to establish an open centre where the story of the history of the fish quay and how it has developed and changed can be told to visitors and school parties. It has earmarked the historic Old Low Light building on the quay as a possible base for t

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14Dec2011
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Ballard’s Smoke House

Ballard's Smoke House has marked the north-east corner of Clifford's Fort since 1707. In 2007 Brightblue Studio moved in and have recently been granted planning permission to redevelop the building. Ballard's Smoke House is in a conservation area and within a Scheduled Historic Monument. Following four years of consultation with a wide variety of people and organisations, Brightblue Studio

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