The Leave means Leave march set off from Sunderland to Hartlepool on the first leg of the 200-mile route hosted by Nigel Farage. Pro-brexit marchers walked the 18.5 mile route to Hartlepool, which then continued down the country for 14 days. The march finished in Parliament Square on the 29 […]
St Patrick’s Day is one of the most popular holidays across the world. However, to those without direct Irish links, its cultural significance can often be lost behind the partying. For the members of Newcastle’s Tyneside Irish Centre, the day means much more than just that.
Sunderland captain George Honeyman told pupils at Monkwearmouth Academy that automatic promotion ‘is the plan’ despite the Black Cats gearing up for a trip to Wembley in the Checkatrade Trophy final. The special Q&A for pupils on Monkwearmouth Academy’s football programme saw Honeyman discussing his teammates, his career so far, […]
St Patrick’s Day is one of the most popular holidays across the world. However, to those without direct Irish links, its cultural significance can often be lost behind the partying. For the members of Newcastle’s Tyneside Irish Centre, the day means much more than that. See video:
As tickets for Sunderland’s Checkatrade Trophy final clash against Portsmouth at Wembley went on sale, we decided to gauge the mood on Wearside.
Unemployment is on the rise in the North East and the region has the lowest levels of employment in the country, according to the latest figures. A recent survey from the Office of National Statistics showed that the North East has the highest rate of unemployment in England, with 5.4% of […]
An exhibition detailing children’s lives under Nazi rule is currently being displayed in Sunderland. The Children under the Nazis exhibition is curated by Dr Beate Muller of Newcastle University, in collaboration with South African Holocaust and Genocide foundation. It has been on display in three public libraries in Sunderland, Houghton […]
A women’s football coach and two promising young players from Tyne Metropolitan College have recently earned an international call-up. Defender Grace Ayre and forward Kacie Elson were part of the England College’s side which won the Il Calcio E’Rosa tournament, which hosts teams from across Europe, in Rome in February. […]
Over two hundred children from across the North East made their way to the Washington Wetland Centre for some winter fun at the 2019 Puddle Jumping Championship. The annual event, which ran from February 18-27, 2019, featured various activities such as welly hanging, hurdle crossing and ceramic boot decorating among […]
by Mariam Khattab, Lucy Hope, Katie Baggott, Georgina Earley and Charlotte Price Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported a 13 per cent increase in rough sleepers in the North East, with more than 2,200 people suffering from homelessness across the region. The statistics were backed by a report from Shelter – […]