Politics

Another recurring theme was support for the Muslim hijab. (Image by Ryan Lim)

North East activists travel to London to support UN’s Anti Racism Day demonstration

Stand Up To Racism North East travelled to London last Saturday to join the national demonstration to mark the UN’s Anti-Racism Day. Representing the North East was Labour’s youngest councillor, Sharifah Rahman of Darlington. The activists marched from the BBC’s Portland Place offices to Whitehall. Prominent anti-racism campaigner Diane Abbott MP […]

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Public Meeting to Discuss NHS Crisis

Sunderland Trades Council and NHS campaign group ‘Keep Our NHS Public’  are to hold a meeting on Friday 23 March to discuss NHS issues. This meeting comes as a response to the Newcastle march and rally on 10 March, organised by Durham campaigners of ‘Keep Our NHS Public campaigners’ (KONP), in […]

Council Disagree Over Sunderland Potholes

Council Disagree Over Sunderland Potholes

Members of Sunderland City Council have been at the centre of controversy regarding the city’s pothole crisis. Liberal Democrat Martin Haswell, councillor for the Pallion and Ford areas of the city, challenged the council at a recent meeting to do more to help repair the roads. He said: “Residents across […]