“Nazi” and “monstrosity” were just some of the words used to describe the Angel of the North when it landed on a Gateshead hilltop by the A1 in 1998. In 1989, Gateshead Council reclaimed the site of the former pithead colliery baths and decided to earmark it for a future […]
Growing your hair seems to be the easiest thing in the world but it’s one of the things we take for granted in everyday life. Some people lose their hair due to many different conditions, but what would it take for someone to cut all of their hair off and […]
Independent hope to deter gig attendees from using their mobile phones. This comes after Chris Rock’s January UK tour causing controversy among concert goers. A spokesperson from Independent, Sunderland’s only dedicated live music venue and club, Ben Wall, claimed the venue: “try to discourage people from videoing gigs as it […]
Police are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in South Shields. The incident happened at 6.30pm last night [Thursday, January 18] and The victim and offender left an address in Marshal Wallis Road where there was an altercation between them at the junction with Bertram Street and Alice […]
A bar in the centre of South Shields nightlife, previously known as Bar 44 or Raffles has decided to reopen after four years under the name ‘Depravity’ thanks to new owners Steph and Chris Forster. The bar used to be a popular stop off point on a weekend crawl when […]
You may think reading isn’t cool, you may think the past time is a thing of the past and the youth of today just aren’t interested, you’d be wrong. Reading and enjoying books has never been easier, cooler and more accessible. We look at how various ways of reading is now more […]
The Portuguese Christmas is very different from that in the UK. The first difference, of course, is that Portugal has a gigantic yellow ball in the sky all year long — they call it the Sun! And that is no different at Christmas than the other 364 days. But that […]
Yes, it’s that time of year! It’s the time where we see endless Instagram and Facebook posts of diamond rings and #shesaidyes. So if you’re feeling the festive vibes and thinking of popping the question this Christmas then we have some romantic spots lined up for the magical moment.
Recent Freedom of Information requests submitted by SR News reveal how much councils across the region are spending on Christmas decorations. Newcastle Council will this year spend a total £150,293.70 on Christmas decorations, the most of any council in the region. However this year it will not receive the same […]
With The Last Jedi officially out in the open, meet the Star Wars fans who use their force-like powers to help raise money for charity.