There will be overnight disruption to the Tyne Bridge as it’s closed for repair work between May 13 and May 20. Engineers will be working to replace the bridge’s expansion joints. But some had hoped that the iconic bridge would also get a new coat of paint in time for […]
Author: Nestor Watach
North East event to raise money for Manchester terror attack victims
A local North East resident who survived the Manchester terror attack is raising money for those affected. Shaun Malpass, 23, from Consett, is holding a community event with funds going to help the victims. He spoke to SR News about his experience: “I was there on the night. It was […]
Good news for craft beer enthusiastics as pop-up cafe brings Belgian beer culture to Newcastle’s Pink Lane.
Mick Potts, a local pub landlord, is looking to bring continental beer culture to the people of Tyneside. His pop-up beer cafe, Lanterne Rouge, runs Thursday-Saturday, 7pm-late, from the Pink Lane coffee shop, opposite Central Station in Newcastle city centre. This is the second time the pop-up has been in […]
Local Labour MP attacks Tories over changes to state pension
A local MP has spoken out regarding the changes to state pension age for women, calling it “a disgrace” in the case of one of her constituents. Mary Glindon, MP for North Tyneside, spoke in a Parliament debate regarding the changes for state pension for women, which affects 5,000 of her constituents. […]