As the season gets underway, we take a look at how exactly the North East celebrates Christmas.
Sunderland Ladies’ 1-0 win over Liverpool meant more than just a victory, as the game also marked the Lady Black Cats’ Thumbs Up For Bradley special. Sunderland donated all of the game’s proceeds — made up of ticket and programme sales — to the Bradley Lowery Foundation. The ladies’ programme also carried […]
COUNCIL leader Martin Gannon has revealed that 20 per cent of children in Gateshead live in poverty as he launches a new support initiative for his town. The Labour councillor made a call to arms this week, after shocking statistics have unveiled the need for more local assistance, and is now urging members of the […]
Thousands of people flocked to Durham for this years Lumiere Light festival. With over 20 different light displays, this year was another great success for the city. See below for the highlights and a recap of what went on at the festival.
Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery was honoured posthumously at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year event last night (Sunday, December 17). His parents, Gemma and Carl Lowery, travelled to Liverpool’s Echo Arena to collect the Helen Rollason Award, in memory of the six-year-old, who sadly lost his life in July this […]
Male learner drivers in Tyne and Wear are more likely to pass their driving test than women, something which has remained unchanged since records began. SRNews seeks to discover why. Government data from Elswick, Gateshead, Gosforth, South Shields and Sunderland test centres, show monthly pass rates for male and female […]
It is time to wrap up warm as Sunderland’s spectacular frost village, including a traditional Christmas market, real ice rink and fun fair, is back for the third year running. The launch night, which was held on December 4, saw performances from professional ice skaters Lisa Brewin and Gary Beacom, […]
Newcastle United fans push trolleys full of food to St James’ Park in aid of Newcastle West End Food Bank
Newcastle United supporters pushed two trolleys full of food from South Shields to Newcastle last weekend in aid of Newcastle West End food bank. Kris and Adam Wallace, Chris and Dan Goodall, Deka Petrie and Mark Walker walked more than 12 miles until they reached St. James’ Park where Newcastle United […]
Durham Riverside will soon have a new look, as work has started on redeveloping the old site into a state-of-the-art shopping complex. The new regeneration will include installing a multi-screen Odeon cinema along with a range of popular restaurants. It is estimated the work will cost £195 million once it […]
Metro Radio’s Cash for Kids, Mission Christmas appeal last year helped over 47,000 children across the North East to wake up to something on Christmas and along with your support, this year they wish to help over 47,500. Metro Radio’s Steve and Karen, in partnership with B&M Bargains store, have […]