Month: March 2021

Wake up to the sleep culture!

It’s that time of year again: the clocks are going forward this weekend, signifying the start of spring and warmer weather. And while many of us may bemoan losing that hour lie-in at the weekend, Dr Derek Watson, associate professor in Cultural Management at the University of Sunderland, believes it’s […]

North East leaders call for ‘level playing field’ on Government transport funding

  NORTH East local authority leaders want their ”fair share”, as they look for funding after agreeing to a £6.8billion transport overhaul. North East Joint Transport Committee chairman Martin Gannon compared London’s £3,636-per-person in transport funding to the North East’s £519. This is just one-seventh the funding London receives, and […]