Month: November 2017

Mixed reactions on Wearside to Harry and Meghan’s big news

PRINCE Harry and American actress Meghan Markle’s engagement announcement has met with a mixed reaction among Wearside students. Harry, 33, and Los Angeles-born Meghan, 36, announced their betrothal yesterday (Monday), having been an official couple since July last year, with commentators speculating over her suitability as a royal bride. Meghan is known for her […]

WATCH: Sir Bobby Robson Foundation contributes £892k to Prospect-NE project at Newcastle Royal Victoria Infirmary hospital

The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation has contributed £892,000 to Prospect-NE, a new personalised cancer treatment and research project, which will be delivered at the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) in Newcastle. The genome sequencing project, which will be delivered at the RVI’s molecular pathology node proximity lab, will help develop personalised treatments for cancer patients, […]

Young Sunderland girl in need of bone marrow transplant is special guest at Pallion Christmas lights switch on

Chloe Gray, a seven-year-old Sunderland girl who needs a bone marrow donor, was a guest at the switch on of the Christmas lights in Pallion. Diamond Blackfan Anaemia (DBA) is a rare blood condition, affecting less than 1,000 children worldwide. DBA cuts the production of red blood cells, which are produced in the bone marrow. […]