Author: Kieran Archer

Sunderland community sports facilities remain closed amid confusion over lockdown guidelines

Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement that from Wednesday: “you can play sports, but only with members of your own households,” Sunderland residents heading to local parks may be surprised to find sports some facilities remain locked up. Sunderland council have said facilities such as tennis courts, football pitches, and […]

North East businesses “stalling investment” amid Brexit uncertainty, says North East Chamber of Commerce

The North East Chamber of Commerce warns businesses in the North East are “stalling investment” due to uncertainty around Brexit and this is “suffocating regional growth”. The BBC found that nationally, one third of businesses are considering moving some operations abroad as a result of our exit from the European […]

North East student responds to measures tackling ethnic disparity in university grades

Newcastle University’s Afro-Caribbean society president welcomes new measures introduced by the government to ensure universities are doing everything they can to tackle ethnic disparity in attainment. Kemi Adediran says he is pleased universities will be “held to account” in making sure they are providing an environment in which black and […]