Author: Fay Brown

Sunderland misses out on 2021 UK City of Culture bid

Wearsiders were disappointed to discover that Sunderland will not become the UK City of Culture in 2021 after the results were announced live on BBC’s The One Show. The arts and culture minister, John Glen, revealed Coventry as the winner on Thursday night, leaving Sunderland, Swansea, Paisley and Stoke-on-Trent in runner-up positions. […]

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 […]

Wonder Woman Walsh sets sights on Sunderland!

British Empire Medal recipient and fundraising queen, Ann Walsh, is looking to Sunderland for Cancer Research Relay For Life participants. Ann Walsh, organiser of the Jarrow Relay for Life, is looking to recruit teams from Sunderland in order to raise her dream target of £1,000,000 for Cancer Research UK. Talking […]