Community

New writing club opens doors at Independent

New writing club opens doors at Independent

Holmeside Writers began on Wednesday, February 5, with 11 eager attendees ready for a session of creative writing. The new writing club is based at Holmeside Coffee, ground floor of Independent, and will run monthly, allowing all forms of writers to socialise and collaborate and to critique their written work. […]

Photograph: Chantrybee

Pub bosses happy with licence extension

By Joe Pennington and Ben Park Sunderland pub owners are happy with the Prime Minister’s rethink call on extending pub opening hours for England’s World Cup against Italy in June. PM David Cameron overruled a Home Office refusal on allowing pubs to remain open long enough facilitate coverage of the […]

Leading media companies meet Sunderland students

Leading media companies meet Sunderland students

By Gemma Hirst and Clarissa Jackson-Murphy The Sunderland University Movers and Shakers event introduced students to their potential future employers last night. The event has been successful for the last seven years, helping students to get their foot in the door of the media industry. It brings together national, regional and […]

Panns Bank at the University of Sunderland

Students disgusted at excrement on pathway

Residents at University of Sunderland’s halls, Panns Bank and Scotia Quay, were shocked to discover excrement on their main pathway. Students have reported seeing three different deposits of excrement, human or animal unknown, on a pathway which they need to use to get to the city. The path, following Panns […]