The Strands won Sunderland University’s Battle of the Bands to earn the chance to perform at the This is Tomorrow Festival. They beat other local bands SLEEPTAPE and Infernal Bloom to join Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Foals and Stereophonics at the Newcastle festival. Find out more about them in […]
Most of the Tyne and Wear have been at a stand-still as the metros have been down across the network for the majority of the week. A lot of people have been struggling to get to work as the metro system is a key link around the region. See our […]
Jamilah Hassan, a singer from Newcastle shares her thoughts on issues resolving mental health issues. The singer has spoken out against social media and its impacts on mental health. Jamilah is also close to releasing her new single which she shares parts of in this video.
World Headquarters is an independent underground night club in Newcastle. The owner Tom Caulker wanted to make a place that was safe and enjoyable for all races and walks of life. There is no club just as multicultural and diverse in Newcastle.
Pollution charges or a daily fee for using certain vehicles may be brought to drivers on Tyneside to improve air quality. Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside councils have been following a legal order from the Government, urging them to improve air quality by 2021. Figures show that levels of pollution […]
Students and staff at the University of Sunderland are set to go head to head in a Battle of the Bands final on May 1, 2019. The winners will have the opportunity to perform in front of 15,000 people on stage 2 of the This Is Tomorrow festival in Newcastle on […]
As Newcastle is set to host the first Northern Sustainable Fashion Revolution, Sarah Sinclair meets those striving for a more ethical and sustainable industry. Over 1,000 bathtubs of water. 6,000 car miles of carbon emissions*. £140 million of clothing sent to landfill**. 14 million workers paid less than the living […]
The road to Brexit was never going to be easy or fast as demonstrated last week when MPs voted for a law that would prevent the UK leaving the EU without asking for a longer extension. The law, which will almost certainly mean the UK taking part in the EU […]
Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is set to return to the North East in June with events taking place in Sunderland, Newcastle and Gateshead. The fundraising event aims to collect as much as possible for the charity Cancer Research UK, and has changed its methods of fundraising in the […]
The University of Sunderland is looking for a support act to open Stage 2 at the This Is Tomorrow festival on May 24, 2019. To qualify, the band must include at least one Sunderland student, graduate, or member of staff. Entrants must submit a link to a 30-60 second video […]