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Police issue winter driving advice

Police issue winter driving advice

Northumbria Police have released details on how to combat driving in adverse weather conditions. With the weather worsening over the next week and storms forecast, Northumbria Police have given details to drivers on how to stay safe on the roads. The list gives practical instructions of car use and care […]

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. […]

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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 […]