The Word on Wearside team of smartphone reporters have been out in the City of Sunderland to cover the region’s top stories. Today’s programme includes the 10 year anniversary of the Sir Bobby Robson foundation, the return of Miss Swimsuit UK to Newcastle and the locations are revealed for this […]
Photography by Jenny Goodfellow
Listen to our Word on Wearside: In Focus podcast put together by our team of mobile journalists reporting across Sunderland and the North East. This week we are focusing on the aftermath of the ‘Beast from the East’ and ‘Storm Emma’ in the North East. The snow and heavy winds have […]
Dragon dances, lion dances, Kung Fu performances and Chinese calligraphy, that is only part of the numerous Chinese New Year celebrations seen in Sunderland in the 2018 festivities. Crowds from all parts of Sunderland gathered in different venues to witness the family friendly celebrations. Organised events attracted a lot of […]
Watch our WoW round up of today’s regional news, gathered by our mobile journalists reporting across Sunderland and the North East. The top stories today include the Royal visit in Sunderland by Prince William and Princess Kate, a protest against NHS cuts at the South Tyneside hospital and unemployment rates announced […]
A number of services at South Tyneside Hospital are being removed from the region or reduced, following a meeting of health bosses in Hebburn today. Stroke services, 24-hour children’s A&E and some maternity services are moving to Sunderland. South Tyneside Hospital will continue to operate children’s A&E units between 8am […]
The life of a truck driver can seem like a daunting experience. A small cabin becomes your home and the A1 becomes your best and worst friend. Cars hate your presence and the pressure of transporting goods from A to B is on your back. But what is life on […]
As the season gets underway, we take a look at how exactly the North East celebrates Christmas.
‘Tis the season of good will: meet the Newcastle United fans coming together to support the city’s West End food bank
It’s the season of good will across the world as it’s nearing Christmas. Sophie Dishman meets the Newcastle United fans coming together to support the city’s West End food bank. To read the full story, click here.