Author: Ciaran Sneddon

Wearslide test day huge success

Wearslide test day huge success

Representatives from local charities tried out a 100 metre-long slide on Friday, as part of a trial run for the Wearslide event due to take place on April 25 and 26. The NSPCC, St Benedict’s Hospice, The North East Autism Society (NEAS), and the Mulitple Sclerosis Society all took to […]

The General Election: A preview

The General Election: A preview

It’s less than 100 days to go until the General Election, when voters across the UK will choose who’s going to run the country for the next five years. Already, the battleground has been set, with a focus on the TV debates, and more importantly, who should appear. The fact […]

VIDEO: Roker Pier reopens

VIDEO: Roker Pier reopens

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Y6-V05bfZw?list=UUFDyr8Hf-EiJ_mdukZV9U8Q] Roker Pier has reopened to the public following an £850,000 regeneration and repair project. For information on the reopening, you can read our earlier coverage here.#####

Roker Pier reopens to public after renovation work

Roker Pier reopens to public after renovation work

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Y6-V05bfZw?list=UUFDyr8Hf-EiJ_mdukZV9U8Q] Roker Pier has reopened to the public after being resurfaced and repaired at a cost of £850,000. The 600-metre-long structure had been closed since June 22 to allow the work to take place, but today the gates were unlocked once again. During the five-month closure, the entire length […]