Tag: equality

COCO celebrates International Women’s Day with event and ‘Planting Future’ campaign

Newcastle based children’s charity, COCO has launched an appeal to fund sustainable agriculture training honouring International Women’s Day. COCO (Comrades of Children Overseas) charity is holding an event at Newcastle University Business School on Friday March 6, bringing in guest speakers from around the region to talk about their experiences […]

“I was one of the few who was offered a way out” Ex-Sunderland footballer speaks out about his battle with alcoholism for Alcohol Awareness Week

SR News’ Sophie Dishman speaks to Kieron Brady on Alcohol Awareness Week which runs from November 14 to November 20.  “I’ll be an alcoholic to the day I die,” says Kieron Brady as he sits in a blank white room at the University of Sunderland, a place where he once volunteered […]