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Jenah May at Enterprise Place, Hope Street XChange, Sunderland Picture: DAVID WOOD

Sunderland University graduate launches arts project to help those with mental health issues

Sunderland graduate Jenah May has launched a theatrical project, Eagle Artistry, which focuses on wellbeing, fighting stigma around mental health and working with the victims of trauma and from fractured backgrounds. Inspired by her own struggle with mental health and overcoming adversity from domestic violence, miscarrying her twins and fighting […]

Steve Cram arriving at the Olympic Golden Ball in the Natural History Museum, London.

Steve Cram to step down as Chancellor at University of Sunderland

Steve Cram CBE will step down as the chancellor of the University of Sunderland in July 2019 after eleven years in the role. During this time, Cram has officiated at more than 100 graduation ceremonies and personally congratulated over 30,000 students as they crossed the stage at the Stadium of Light to receive their academic awards. Chair of the board of governors, John Mowbray OBE DL, said: “Steve has been hugely […]

Mapped: An eco-friendly Tyne and Wear

Mapped: An eco-friendly Tyne and Wear

The number of eco-friendly shops such as fair trade, zero waste and organic has increased drastically in Tyne and Wear over the past year. The demand for eco-friendly shops has increased so the number of shops, restaurants and bistro’s has also. Newcastle and Tyne and Wear are increasingly becoming a […]