By Veronica Harding and Masuma Begum
Sunderland came out to say goodbye to one of the North East’s best loved television icons – Denise Robertson. It is thought that about 500 mourners gathered at Sunderland Minster to pay tribute to Denise Robertson. The 83-year-old, who was born in East Boldon and lived most of her life […]
The number of bike fatalities involving Bermuda’s teens has significantly decreased in the past five years since the Project Ride programme was made compulsory. An investigation into the programme by SR News has revealed statistics that prove that the teenage learning scheme has ultimately been successful as of 2010. A […]
The Butcher’s Arms, on High Street East, is the oldest pub in Sunderland and part of the Sunderland Heritage Trail. The building itself dates back to 1724, with licensing records for the premises dating back to 1753.
People of Sunderland have given a thumbs down to the latest changes on Facebook. The popular social networking site had on Wednesday introduced a new line of ‘reaction’ emoticons, allowing users to express emotions rather than the standard ‘like’ button. These include ‘love’, ‘haha’, ‘wow’, ‘sad’ and ‘angry’. Many have […]
A Freedom of Information request to Wokingham Borough Council has revealed that the number of compensation claims paid out from the council have risen. Figures show claims paid-out from the council have gone up from 37 in 2012 all the way to 101 in 2014, with a total of £4,884.12 […]
Top UK theme parks have seen a rise in the number of investigations and dangerous occurrences, SR News Freedom of Information (FOI) request shows. The FOI was sent out to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The data gained is on the amount of times HSE investigated the top 10 theme […]
The Sunderland Astronomical Society has launched a two-night astronomy event in support of BBC Two’s Stargazing Live shows. The society’s own Stargazing Live event runs today (January 15) and tomorrow (January 16), from 6.30pm at the Cygnus Observatory at the WWT Washington Wetlands Centre. The Stargazing Live shows were shown […]