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Sunderland misses out on 2021 UK City of Culture bid

Sunderland misses out on 2021 UK City of Culture bid

Wearsiders were disappointed to discover that Sunderland will not become the UK City of Culture in 2021 after the results were announced live on BBC’s The One Show. The arts and culture minister, John Glen, revealed Coventry as the winner on Thursday night, leaving Sunderland, Swansea, Paisley and Stoke-on-Trent in runner-up positions. […]

Nadia with a class of school children - courtesy of The Tranquil Tree House

Cleadon Yoga teacher says emotional well-being should be taught to children as part of the national curriculum

A yoga teacher from Cleadon says that schools should adopt meditation and yoga techniques to increase children’s emotional well-being. Nadia McSheffrey, Founder of The Tranquil Treehouse works with school children and staff to develop and nurture pupils emotionally, mentally and physically. She said: “It has been a huge revelation for […]