NEWCASTLE Café owner Joe Meagher was “very happy” to treat his customers to a sit-down service outside and is “really excited” for the summer and the return of sit down coffee catch-ups indoors. Mr Meagher has run Flat Caps Coffee, Newcastle’s first specialty coffee shop since 2010. He said: […]
How do students vote in elections and are they encouraged to vote?
THIS year’s local elections take place on May 6 2021. How will student votes effect the council and are students encouraged to vote? WE often hear that young people are ‘too political’. But what is student voting actually like? Peter Hayes, an expert in politics at University of Sunderland, has […]
What teachers do and nobody knows about it: journey into one of the most deprived areas of the North East
SINCE the beginning of the pandemic we have heard about the struggle of home schooling parents and how difficult is to teach. But what about what teachers did during those days and still do today? SR News reportage from Walker. FOOD parcels delivered door to door. Phone calls to pupils […]
LEAVING LOCKDOWN: LIVE COVERAGE ACROSS THE NORTH EAST
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.
8 of the most scenic waterside pubs to enjoy your first post-lockdown pint
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.
Tyne Tees Television: A history of the North East’s iconic broadcasting station
STANDBY and get ready as we transmit you through a whole time “tube” of Tyne Tees Television nostalgia plus an exclusive interview with Christine Llewellyn-reeve, a former floor manager on Channel 4’s The Tube. EXCLUSIVE: An interview with the former Tube floor manager, Christine Llewellyn-reeve ON Thursday March 11, 2021, […]
Eight of the best castles to see and explore across the North East of England after lockdown
THE North East is full of places which are rich in history, and is home to some of the most incredible castles in the country. Click below for our interactive map of various interesting castles to visit after lockdown. Each location has different style, condition and history. The map will […]
North East politicians express concerns about policing bill
THE POLICE, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is a legislation currently at the committee stage, the third step towards the long process of a bill becoming official law. The bill, commonly known as the policing bill, has various proposals, including allowing police to have additional powers within protests. As the […]
8 underrated cocktail bars in and around Sunderland
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 […]
Where to escape to in the North East after lockdown
WITH the end of the national lockdown on the cards for the near future, but with a true return to normality a little ways out of sight, everyone is asking themselves what they should do with their returning freedoms. INDEED, international travel, for various reasons, is not on the cards […]