Author: Callum Hodgson

Three North East seats that could change the election

Three North East seats that could change the election

By Callum Hodgson and Gemma Hirst Three seats in the North East could change the outcome of the General Election. Berwick-upon-Tweed, Stockton South and Redcar are the region’s marginal seats. Berwick has a new Liberal Democrat candidate, Julie Porksen, following Alan Beith’s retirement after 42 years as MP.  Anne-Marie Trevelyan, however, of the Conservatives […]

Reported crime down in Sunderland

Reported crime down in Sunderland

The number of crimes reported in Sunderland have decreased by 8 between July and August. According to the latest police statistics, a total of 544 crimes were reported to police in August, down from 552 in July. Anti-social behaviour was the most common offence in August, with 233 incidents being reported […]