Christmas for many is a time of joy, giving and spending much needed time with family. This is most likely what you have been brought up with and is just a common thing for you this time of year. It might not ever cross your mind that people out there […]
Washington Riding Centre (WRC) has been the home of the Tyne and Wear Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) group since 1977, and it is still going strong 40 years on. The people who use this riding school remain at the heart of WRC, as the riding school provides specialist […]
The life of a truck driver can seem like a daunting experience. A small cabin becomes your home and the A1 becomes your best and worst friend. Cars hate your presence and the pressure of transporting goods from A to B is on your back. But what is life on […]
Over the past few years there has been a spike in anti-social behaviour related crimes within Sunderland City Centre during the Winter period. This poses the question, does the Christmas period have a particular effect on this rise and why? To read the full story, click here
As the season gets underway, we take a look at how exactly the North East celebrates Christmas.
‘Tis the season of good will: meet the Newcastle United fans coming together to support the city’s West End food bank
It’s the season of good will across the world as it’s nearing Christmas. Sophie Dishman meets the Newcastle United fans coming together to support the city’s West End food bank. To read the full story, click here.
COUNCIL leader Martin Gannon has revealed that 20 per cent of children in Gateshead live in poverty as he launches a new support initiative for his town. The Labour councillor made a call to arms this week, after shocking statistics have unveiled the need for more local assistance, and is now urging members of the […]
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 fan Bradley Lowery was honoured posthumously at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year event last night (Sunday, December 17). His parents, Gemma and Carl Lowery, travelled to Liverpool’s Echo Arena to collect the Helen Rollason Award, in memory of the six-year-old, who sadly lost his life in July this […]
Male learner drivers in Tyne and Wear are more likely to pass their driving test than women, something which has remained unchanged since records began. SRNews seeks to discover why. Government data from Elswick, Gateshead, Gosforth, South Shields and Sunderland test centres, show monthly pass rates for male and female […]