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 […]
“Nazi” and “monstrosity” were just some of the words used to describe the Angel of the North when it landed on a Gateshead hilltop by the A1 in 1998. In 1989, Gateshead Council reclaimed the site of the former pithead colliery baths and decided to earmark it for a future […]
As the season gets underway, we take a look at how exactly the North East celebrates Christmas.
Thousands of people flocked to Durham for this years Lumiere Light festival. With over 20 different light displays, this year was another great success for the city. See below for the highlights and a recap of what went on at the festival.
Sunderland’s Fulwell Mill has reopened recently as a visitors’ attraction. The striking landmark is a significant cultural asset because it stands as a monument to the historical industry it served, and the unique structure could again serve as a place to learn about the industrial history of Sunderland. Sunderland […]
After a year in the second tier, Newcastle have bounced back to the Premier League with their Champions League winning manager and with a club takeover seemingly ever closer is there light at the end of the tunnel? Momentum Under the leadership of Rafa Benitez, Newcastle United now have an […]
Yesterday news broke that Sunderland had failed in their bid to become the City of Culture 2021. Twitter has reacted to Sunderland being pipped to the post by Coventry in the City Of Culture bid. Many people reacted in different ways to the news: TWLieutenancy who is the Her Majesties […]
Sunderland has lost its bid to become the UK’s third City of Culture in 2021, being pipped at the post by the winner – Coventry. The winner of the renowned title was announced live on BBC One’s The One Show this evening. It was up against four other cities: Paisley, […]
THE latest disruptions to the Tyne and Wear Metro system caused havoc for commuters this morning after a fault to the overhead wires put much of their service out of action. Anyone needing to use the service south of Monument, in Newcastle, had to find alternative transport as there was […]
LOCAL Conservatives have defended the Government’s approach to the North East after recent figures revealed that the region had experienced some of the biggest spending cuts over the last five years. Official figures released by the Treasury at the end of November showed that funding for the North East has been cut by £137m […]