Author: Lucie Simon

Bid for Christmas no.1 as Netflix series Sunderland ‘Til I Die gets local singer-songwriter The Lake Poets in the charts

Bid for Christmas no.1 as Netflix series Sunderland ‘Til I Die gets local singer-songwriter The Lake Poets in the charts

Local singer-songwriter Martin Longstaff – who performs as The Lake Poets – is currently placed at no.4 in the British Itunes charts with his single Shipyards. Thanks to the Netflix documentary Sunderland ‘Til I die, the eight-episode series which aired on December 14 has given local lad Martin a huge backing. […]

Katie Bulkmer-Cooke and Josh Wilkson at The Fire Station, Sunderland.

The Search is over: The National Lottery have found their next star presenter to host new Sunderland online mini-series

Josh Wilkinson from Sunderland has today been revealed as the local co-presenter of a new online campaign showing how lottery funding impacts and benefits real people in their hometown. The National Lottery has today announced the winner of a talent search throughout the city of Sunderland, to find an ambitious […]

Art puts spotlight on forgotten group

Art puts spotlight on forgotten group

A new exhibition running this week is shining a light on a little-known and misunderstood section of society – people who are living with dwarfism.  The exhibition, ‘You’re Just Little’, is at the Spectrum Cultural Hub in Seaham until 14 October, and will reveal the challenges, obstacles and assumptions that people […]