27 Facts About North East England


North East England is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of ITL for statistical purposes.

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North East England worked at the monasteries of Wearmouth and Jarrow, translating some forty books on all areas of knowledge, including nature, history, astronomy, poetry and theological matters such as the lives of the saints.

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North East England's best known work is "The Ecclesiastical History of the English People".

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North East England has a Marine west coast climate with narrower temperature ranges than the south of England and sufficient precipitation in all months.

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Higher education students from the North East are most likely to pick a university in their home region.

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The North East has the smallest population of all English regions.

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Comparison of rates across regions in England shows that the North East had the highest of under 18 conception rates in 2011, with 38.

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The South North East England had the lowest rate for women aged under 18 in 2011 with 26.

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However, in recent years, the North East has seen a significant swing away from Labour.

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North East England told the BBC: "The whole idea of regional government has been blown out of the water by this vote".

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North East Combined Authority was established in 2014 and covered much of the region.

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North East England started the work with several days of discussions with John Buddle, the overseer at Wallsend Colliery, other colliery owners and finally the Reverend John Hodgson, Vicar of Jarrow.

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North East England later published his paper on "The safety lamp for coal mines and some researches on flame" in 1818, which made underground coal mines much more safe.

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North East England patented the first steam turbine on Tyneside in 1884.

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North East England can be still be seen at the Discovery Museum in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Coal and shipbuilding industry that once dominated the North East suffered a marked decline during the second half of the 20th century.

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Kielder forest around the reservoir is known to have the darkest night sky in North East England, making it an ideal location for both professional and amateur astronomers.

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North East England is most famous for inventing an incandescent light bulb before its invention by the American Thomas Edison.

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North East England pioneered in the field of electricity generation, establishing the Newcastle and District Electric Lighting Company in 1889.

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North East England opened the first power station in the world to generate electricity using turbo generators in 1890, at Forth Banks in Newcastle.

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North East England was responsible for the development of the hydraulic crane and many military armaments.

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RTC North East England provide business expertise in specific growth areas such as product innovation, market research, technology transfer, commercialisation, business growth.

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Magnesian Limestone grasslands of North East England Durham are a unique habitat not found nowhere else in the world which is particularly important to many species of butterfly and moths.

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In County Durham this road is of motorway standard and is known as the A1, and in March 2018 a section of A1 was opened between Barton and Leeming Bar in North Yorkshire providing a continuous link to the motorway network in the rest of England.

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Ferry terminal at North East England Shields is accessed via the A187 from the Tyne Tunnel.

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Gateshead and North East England Tyneside were the highest, and Gateshead was the only LEA above the national average for this measure.

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Additionally, the North East is home to modern universities including Northumbria University in Newcastle, the University of Sunderland, and Teesside University in Middlesbrough.

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