Month: April 2018

The Little Waster: 30 Years On

Legendary North East comic Bobby Thompson died 30 years ago but he is still remembered fondly by people in the area. Thompson, whose stage name was ‘The Little Waster’, told jokes about the issues of the day such as debt and tales about the wife. It’s because of the relatability […]

Bonded Warehouse re-opens in Sunderland

Bonded Warehouse — the former University of Sunderland Students’ Union and bar building — has reopened as a two-floor restaurant and music venue. The building, which is still owned by the university and leased out to its current tenants, has been redeveloped from its previous configuration and now serves as […]