Figures, revealed by SR News Freedom of Information request, show that the five council authorities in Tyne and Wear: South Tyneside, North Tyneside, Gateshead, Newcastle and Sunderland have spent a combined total of £1,584,418 over the last five years. The FOI request also revealed that South Tyneside Council tops the […]
North East parents struggle to “unplug” their kids from technology more than anywhere else in the UK
Action for Children’s latest research has found that nearly a quarter of parents struggle to get their children to “unplug” and take part in activities away from television, phone and computer screens. When asked which behaviour they found most difficult to control in their children, more parents said they struggled […]
A new six-month trial scheme will see North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) and the four Fire and Rescue Services based in the North East work together to save more lives. The trail means that Emergency Medical Response Units, known as EMRs, will deliver emergency medical services. The service will be […]
The puddle live stream everyone is talking about has finally ended with about 19,000 views and an explosion of more than 50k tweets.
Big waves at Roker this morning. A video posted by SRNews (@srnews) on Jan 6, 2016 at 12:42am PST Source: Sunderland City Council Find out if your property is at risk from flooding: The Environment Agency provides a 24-hour Floodline service, which allows you to check if your property is […]
Amber Warning of Rain for North East England : Northumberland, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, Durham, North T… https://t.co/Cpr4b9ejpl — Met Office warnings (@metofficeNEEng) January 5, 2016 Severe weather warnings have been issued by the Met Office for the whole of the North East up until Monday, January 11: “We warn […]
Police are reminding the public to remain vigilant to the problem of telephone scammers – as fraudsters are continuing to operate. Officers have received three reports of attempted fraud and one of actual fraud – all today (Monday, January 4) – where offenders have purported to be from the Metropolitan […]