WITH summer on the horizon and government lockdown restrictions loosening, football players across the North East will be dusting their boots off and getting ready to get back on the grass. While football can be very competitive, most players will be missing the social side of the game as much […]
SUNDERLAND moved into the Stadium of Light in the summer of 1997, moving from the historic Roker Park due to its outdated facilities. Since then, the Black Cats have played 15 seasons in the Premier League, won the Championship three times and finished seventh twice in the Premier League. SR […]
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.
SR News has had a lot of time over the last few months to find the best places to visit when walking around the city of Sundertland. We have put together a list of eight landmarks to explore and visit when you are walking around town.
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 […]
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 […]
THE mural created by city artist Frank Styles is to celebrate the life of national hero Captain Tom, who died in February this year. The retired veteran raised more than £30million for the NHS during the pandemic and has become an inspiration for so many. THE art piece revealed […]
NEARLY a fortnight after pupils in England returned to the classroom, trainee teachers from the University of Sunderland are helping them adjust to the ‘new normal’. Twenty trainees have started their placements at Monkwearmouth Academy, in Sunderland, this week, to help pupils catch up after months of remote-learning due […]
THE pandemic has seen a surge in demand for mental health support – and Occupational Therapy students in Sunderland are providing a vital lifeline for those in need. As part of their degree at the University of Sunderland, Occupational Therapy students must complete 1,000 hours of clinical placements, with first […]
SUNDERLAND’S Director of Public Health is clamping down on false rumours about the vaccines. OVER 24 million people have had their first dose of the vaccine. However, some minorities have refused or are against the vaccine, and they call themselves anti-vaxxers. While vaccines were beginning to roll out, rumours circulated […]