Zilch Weigh House opened its door to the public for the first time on April 12 this year. Founders, Andrew and Claire Quinn, used lockdown to develop and launch their sustainable living store, with the aim of leading by example for their young children, as well as providing their local […]
THE number of crimes being committed online slightly dropped during last years first national lockdown, according to figures released by Northumbria Police to SR News following a Freedom of Information request (FOI). WHEN the nation entered it’s first national lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, the number of online crimes […]
WHILE some businesses have closed for good due to the pandemic, Sunderland’s City Centre has seen a rise in new businesses opening their doors following the latest lockdown. It comes after the first easing of the restrictions on April 12, with the next step allowing customers to sit indoors from […]
JOIN SR News’ reporter Anna Pavlova while she speaks to former Nissan worker Stephen Breeze for a live interview and stroll down Roker Beach, to find out more about his work as a volunteer at one of the world’s top 10 piers.
ELECTIONS will be held on May 6 to choose the next Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Northumbria. The four candidates who are standing for the role are Duncan Crute (Conservative), Julian Kilburn (Independent), Peter Maughan (Liberal Democrat), and Kim McGuinness (Labour) who has been PCC since 2019.
BY PLANTING RAISED beds with flowers and vegetables in car parks, and sowing wildflowers on unused council land, local businesses and allotment owners across the North East are joining the fight against climate change during Earth Month. Earth Month takes place in April every year to raise awareness of climate […]
TOUGHER measures aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour across Sunderland will come into force in May. UNDER the city’s newly updated Public Space Protection order, from May 1 people will be facing fixed penalties of £100 compared with the current £75 fine. The city council will introduce a ban on spitting […]
HOLD FOR PUBLICATION – RIGHT OF REPLY NEEDS TO BE GIVEN TO THE FIVE COUNCILS?HOUSING ASSOCIATIONS MENTIONED. NEIL MAC EXCLUSIVE An investigation by SR News today reveals how the pandemic is exposing the true scale of the region’s homeless population. We have found evidence of vulnerable people in crisis being […]
THE University of Sunderland Student’s Union have launched a campaign called ‘Take Back The Streets’ in light of the recent events involving Sarah Everard. It took place on Wednesday 21st April where they discussed with students how they can make their university and themselves feel safer. In both the […]
REDSTAR Clothing marks decade ‘in the game’ with dedicated collection. OPERATING from their South Shields HQ, streetwear brand, Redstar Clothing are celebrating a 10-year milestone with a dedicated collection paying homage to their first ever designs, which will be available from April 29. Over the past decade, Redstar defined themselves […]