Tag: politics

Tanni Grey-Thompson honoured to receive Sunderland University honorary doctorate

Sporting legend Tanni Grey-Thompson has said it is a “ huge honour” to receive her honorary doctorate from the University of Sunderland. The 47-year-old, who has lived in the North East for about 20 years, was given an honorary doctorate of law from the city’s higher education institution on Thursday, December 1 at the annual Winter […]

Owen Smith MP gives speech in Newcastle

Labour leadership contender Owen Smith has given a speech in Newcastle today (August 8). Mr Smith spoke at The Auditorium, Bunker Coffee & Kitchen, next to Campus North between 11.30am and 1.30pm. The Pontypridd MP has branded Jeremy Corbyn “useless” and said he would be tempted to hold a snap election if he […]