Northumbria Police have introduced the Walk Safe to School project in Wallsend. The project launched on November 28, at Richardson Dees Primary School, has plans to launch in other schools in the area. Funded by Blueline taxis and Wallsend Action for Youth, the scheme has handed out almost 6,000 hi-vis […]
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According to the Office of National Statistics, more than a quarter of people (26%) in the North East said they had gambled in the past week. 57% had gambled at least once in the last 12 months, the highest amount in the UK, where the national average was 41%. Gambling […]
The Search is over: The National Lottery have found their next star presenter to host new Sunderland online mini-series
Josh Wilkinson from Sunderland has today been revealed as the local co-presenter of a new online campaign showing how lottery funding impacts and benefits real people in their hometown. The National Lottery has today announced the winner of a talent search throughout the city of Sunderland, to find an ambitious […]
Sunderland AFC fans had 60 football-related arrests in the 2017/18 season according to new home office statistics. This was the third highest total for all clubs, behind only Birmingham City and Sheffield United. The club also issued the joint-highest new banning orders, with 28 alongside Grimsby Town, in the season that […]
Cross-sex friendships are a recent development in modern society, so there are plenty of questions about the opposite sex you probably daren’t ask just yet. That’s why we’ve done it for you in the video below.
A student-led charity is tackling poor sex education in schools. Sexpression:UK delivers lessons on sex and relationships, from consent to contraception. According to a 2017 report by Brook, a sexual health charity, 47 per cent of young people believe traditional lessons don’t cover what they need to know about sex. […]
Sunderland will be directly affected by national increase of train fares, as Rail Delivery Group (RDG) confirms an average increase of 3.1%, as of 2 January. Early on Friday, November 30, RDG announced plans to increase the fares, in order to invest in better “infrastructure”. RDG were eager to highlight […]
(Image) Sunderland ice rink under construction. A Christmas ice rink is set to return to Sunderland on Saturday, December 1, 2018, where it will join Hadrian’s Tipi, a winter pop-up retreat already running in Keel Square. Danieli Holdings Group and Sunderland Business Improvement District have joined forces to create a […]
Sunderland’s Business Improvement District will continue for a further five years after city centre businesses voted yes to secure its future. The results of the ballot for the BID to continue for a second term was announced this morning – November 29 – with an overwhelming vote in favour. Supporting […]