THE coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a standstill for the better part of a year, but one area of business which has been able to keep its doors open to the public is the fast food industry. However, frustrated staff in one Sunderland outlet, who have worked tirelessly over […]
TODAY we were live on Facebook across the North East, and spoke to those running homeless shelters, cafes and businesses who’ve finally reopened this week. You can check out our complete livestream below, or see our individual interviews on our Facebook page.
MANY of us have developed some healthy exercise habits over the past year, sourcing some great walking routes…why not continue with this development when the pubs are open again? Here is a map with some of our region’s top picturesque drinking establishments, waiting to be worked into your evening strolls.
WITH lockdown starting to ease, it won’t be long until we can meet our friends and family in beer gardens and outdoor restaurants. We’ve all missed social interaction, but until we can meet one another indoors, beer gardens are the next best thing. From 12 April we are officially allowed […]
AFTER a year spent in lockdown (yes, we are going to count the little rest bite we seemed to have over the warmer months), I think all of us have even started hallucinating about the first proper night out we will get, the first cocktail or glass of wine and […]
LOCAL business shares their wisdom on how to make the perfect pancake ahead of Shrove Tuesday tomorrow. SHROVE Tuesday, otherwise known as Pancake Day, is just around the corner, which not only marks the start of Lent, but also the yearly revival of the sweet vs savoury pancake debate. If […]
THE Coronavirus pandemic has changed all of our lives, just how much has it affected our bars? THE hospitality industry is the 3rd largest employer in the UK and makes up one in eight jobs. 3.2 million people are directly employed by the industry, making up 9% of total UK […]
With 670,000 additional people in the UK being officially classed as ‘destitute’ by the end of 2020, food poverty in the UK is at crisis point. Robin Ferris, founder and CEO of Bankuet, an organisation set up to help stock the UK’s foodbanks, tells Nic Eatch of SR News […]
FOOTBALLER Marcus Rashford has inspired a fundraising campaign to prevent children in Southwick from going hungry this winter. Inspired by the Manchester United star’s free meals campaign, Southwick resident, Michael Butler opened a GoFundMe page with the goal of raising £1,000 to support children and families in the Southwick area. […]
FORMER BBC Masterchef contestant Matei Baran has moved from the kitchen and into the community. The chef, who brands his produce as posh street food, is now taking his food into housing estates across the North East, so people can enjoy restaurant-quality food during the Covid pandemic. Matei said: […]