Dragon dances, lion dances, Kung Fu performances and Chinese calligraphy, that is only part of the numerous Chinese New Year celebrations seen in Sunderland in the 2018 festivities. Crowds from all parts of Sunderland gathered in different venues to witness the family friendly celebrations. Organised events attracted a lot of […]
Watch our WoW round up of today’s regional news, gathered by our mobile journalists reporting across Sunderland and the North East. The top stories today include the Royal visit in Sunderland by Prince William and Princess Kate, a protest against NHS cuts at the South Tyneside hospital and unemployment rates announced […]
A number of services at South Tyneside Hospital are being removed from the region or reduced, following a meeting of health bosses in Hebburn today. Stroke services, 24-hour children’s A&E and some maternity services are moving to Sunderland. South Tyneside Hospital will continue to operate children’s A&E units between 8am […]
The life of a truck driver can seem like a daunting experience. A small cabin becomes your home and the A1 becomes your best and worst friend. Cars hate your presence and the pressure of transporting goods from A to B is on your back. But what is life on […]
As the season gets underway, we take a look at how exactly the North East celebrates Christmas.
‘Tis the season of good will: meet the Newcastle United fans coming together to support the city’s West End food bank
It’s the season of good will across the world as it’s nearing Christmas. Sophie Dishman meets the Newcastle United fans coming together to support the city’s West End food bank. To read the full story, click here.
It is time to wrap up warm as Sunderland’s spectacular frost village, including a traditional Christmas market, real ice rink and fun fair, is back for the third year running. The launch night, which was held on December 4, saw performances from professional ice skaters Lisa Brewin and Gary Beacom, […]
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. […]
Since the Head of Steam took over The Cluny in 2002, this riverside music venue has seen many an up-and-coming artist grace its stage and many a legend live on the Tyne. Formerly an Old Flaxen spinning Mill, and considered Newcastle’s best live music venue (in 2009 anyway), it has […]