NEWCASTLE’S next Alan Shearer could be lacing up donated football boots from a local Newcastle church group this summer. ‘Grassboots’ is the latest community project by a Life Vineyard Church in Marley Hill which gives footwear including football boots and school shoes to those in need. So far around 150 […]
ELECTRIC CARGO BIKES are helping a North Tyneside business to cut down their carbon emissions on local deliveries while saving time and money with support from North Tyneside council. Bike4health, a community interest company based in North Tyne industrial estate, made their first delivery last week using an Urban Arrow […]
ANTISOCIAL behaviour was the most frequent crime in the North East during lockdown, in a period spanning from April 2020-March 2021. This particular crime accounted for 34.1% of all crimes in the North East during this period, with 110,000 crimes being committed. The North East has seen a huge rise […]
Uos Elite Athlete Karl Beggs describe his feelings after being back to training.
Lockdown has been incredibly difficult, and one group of people who found it tougher than most were the region’s Big Issue magazine sellers, who have had to battle not only Covid-19 but also an increasingly ‘cashless’ society. “Personally, I can’t remember – like many people, I suspect – the last […]
SUNDERLAND’S new fine dining restaurant Undisclosed hosted their VIP launch night on May 17. Situated at the old D’Acqua site on John Street in the heart of the city centre, the restaurant officially opens its doors to the public for the first time on May 21. The site has also […]
A CAMPAIGN is taking place to stop the closure of Brixton People’s Kitchen after their landlord, The Black Prince Community Hub CEO Kirk Harrison, served them a notice to quit and vacate with only 12 weeks’ notice. SR News spoke to manager Georgia Wright and a local resident, Marie Lowe, […]
ONE in four people will experience a mental health problem in their lifetime, and those involved in the football community are no exception. Hartlepool United Football Club are teaming up with Learning Curve Group to offer free online training in Mental Health Awareness to encourage people to start talking about […]
THE first ever girls-only goalkeeping camp in the North East is to be launched by Helen Alderson over the summer holidays. THE former Sunderland and Durham shot-stopper will deliver coaching alongside a range of North East goalkeepers including Sunderland’s Claudia Moan, Durham’s Megan Borthwick and Newcastle’s Laura Wareham.
The number of children treated for eating disorders in Newcastle dropped by 59 per cent during the coronavirus pandemic compared with 2019, according to data obtained by SR News. A FREEDOM of Information (FOI) request to Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT) revealed that in 2020, just 31 children aged […]