Author: Lucy Britnell

Sunderland’s first bubble tea shop “didn’t anticipate the demand” as it lands prime spot in high street

Sunderland’s first bubble tea shop “didn’t anticipate the demand” as it lands prime spot in high street

MOTHER and daughter team, Sam and Millie Johnson are bringing Taiwanese-inspired teas to their hometown of Sunderland with the cities first shop to offer bubble teas. The owner, Sam Johnson, 49, previously worked as a health and safety engineer at Nissan, and first discovered bubble tea from her 19-year-old daughter. […]

A pigeon walks in an empty Grey Street in Newcastle upon Tyne the morning after Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out further measures as part of a lockdown in England in a bid to halt the spread of coronavirus.

“The Government’s focus should be on safety first” says Trade Union on the plans to open non-essential businesses this April

THE North East is relieved that lockdown restrictions are coming to an end, giving hope for holiday makers booking their summer holidays and leaving local businesses preparing to see the return of customers. However, “Safety should be a number one priority when businesses re-open,” according to a trade union. BUSINESS […]

The aisles of the Eastridge Market Liquor store in Ridgecrest, California, California, were impassable after the 7.1 M earthquake on Friday, July 5. Earthquake 6 (Photo by JUAN CARLO/THE STAR via Imagn Content Services, LLC/USA Today Network/Sipa USA)

What is an earthquake really like?

This morning Teesside woke up to a 2.8 magnitude earthquake that left many houses in the area shaking. The tremors were felt just before 6:00am in Billingham, Stockton-on- Tees and Middlesbrough. The website Earthquake Track said it was six miles (10km) beneath Stockton. Those effected took to social media to […]