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 […]
It is time to wrap up warm as Sunderland’s spectacular frost village, including a traditional Christmas market, real ice rink and fun fair, is back for the third year running. The launch night, which was held on December 4, saw performances from professional ice skaters Lisa Brewin and Gary Beacom, […]
Newcastle United fans push trolleys full of food to St James’ Park in aid of Newcastle West End Food Bank
Newcastle United supporters pushed two trolleys full of food from South Shields to Newcastle last weekend in aid of Newcastle West End food bank. Kris and Adam Wallace, Chris and Dan Goodall, Deka Petrie and Mark Walker walked more than 12 miles until they reached St. James’ Park where Newcastle United […]
Good news for craft beer enthusiastics as pop-up cafe brings Belgian beer culture to Newcastle’s Pink Lane.
Mick Potts, a local pub landlord, is looking to bring continental beer culture to the people of Tyneside. His pop-up beer cafe, Lanterne Rouge, runs Thursday-Saturday, 7pm-late, from the Pink Lane coffee shop, opposite Central Station in Newcastle city centre. This is the second time the pop-up has been in […]
A local food bank has seen an increase in the number of people accessing it after a difficult year for the region. The Bay Food Bank, located in the Meadow Well estate in North Shields, delivered parcels to more than 6500 people this year, with an increased demand in […]