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North East mother of two says: “Schools do not dictate. If I wanted to take my children away from school for something beneficial then I would”

North East mother of two says: “Schools do not dictate. If I wanted to take my children away from school for something beneficial then I would”

A North East mother of two children has said that ‘schools do not dictate’ when it comes to making the decision to take her children out of school during term time. Her statement follows petitions that have been rapidly gathering signatures around the UK to allow parents to take their […]

Investigation reveals Newcastle student accommodation giants named in offshore database

Investigation reveals Newcastle student accommodation giants named in offshore database

Properties owned by a Newcastle student accommodation provider are listed in a database of properties registered offshore, SRNews can reveal. Liberty Living, who operate purpose-built student accommodation across the UK – including a number of sites in Newcastle – have been found to own properties which were registered to companies […]

Bid for Christmas no.1 as Netflix series Sunderland ‘Til I Die gets local singer-songwriter The Lake Poets in the charts

Bid for Christmas no.1 as Netflix series Sunderland ‘Til I Die gets local singer-songwriter The Lake Poets in the charts

Local singer-songwriter Martin Longstaff – who performs as The Lake Poets – is currently placed at no.4 in the British Itunes charts with his single Shipyards. Thanks to the Netflix documentary Sunderland ‘Til I die, the eight-episode series which aired on December 14 has given local lad Martin a huge backing. […]