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East 17 make South Shields sparkle

Crowds gathered to watch as the Christmas lights at South Shields were lit up by East 17 on the most festive event of the year. The South Shields Lights Switch On took place on November 21. BBC Newcastle’s Gilly Hope hosted the event and she was joined by Mayor Councillor […]

Last year's Fenwick's Christmas window display drew the crowds as usual.

Fenwick’s window reveal 2019

  If you haven’t already heard, Fenwick’s Window this year is Charlie And The Chocolate Factory. This follows their film themed windows of the past two years, Paddington Bear in 2017 and The Snowman in 2018. Before the big reveal, we asked a few people in the crowd what they […]

Jenah May at Enterprise Place, Hope Street XChange, Sunderland Picture: DAVID WOOD

Sunderland University graduate launches arts project to help those with mental health issues

Sunderland graduate Jenah May has launched a theatrical project, Eagle Artistry, which focuses on wellbeing, fighting stigma around mental health and working with the victims of trauma and from fractured backgrounds. Inspired by her own struggle with mental health and overcoming adversity from domestic violence, miscarrying her twins and fighting […]