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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 […]

Ice Rink to return to Sunderland

Ice Rink to return to Sunderland

(Image) Sunderland ice rink under construction. A Christmas ice rink is set to return to Sunderland on Saturday, December 1, 2018, where it will join Hadrian’s Tipi, a winter pop-up retreat already running in Keel Square.  Danieli Holdings Group and Sunderland Business Improvement District have joined forces to create a […]

Students, academics, activists and campaigners outside of the University of Sunderland on Wednesday

Free Shahidul Alam: University of Sunderland students and academics lead march over jailed photographer

United voices today called for the release of internationally renowned photographer and close friend of the University of Sunderland Shahidul Alam from his Bangladeshi jail. On Wednesday more than 80 staff and students, along with campaigners and peace activists, unveiled photographs taken by Shahidul at the University’s Priestman Gallery. Academics and […]

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 […]