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Before the coronavirus lockdown, it was easy to keep yourself entertained to avoid feeling lonely; go to the pub, catch up with friends, the list is endless. However, during lockdown and waiting for restrictions to rise, people have been forced to seek new ways of staying connected to one another. For many, this was tuning […]
Former University of Sunderland student Jordan North is taking part in this years I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here and our Northern Light’s editor Ewan Gleadow will write up regular reviews of the series. North is currently a radio DJ on BBC Radio One, and regularly featured on Spark FM while he was a student […]
A NORTHUMBRIA Police dog has been praised by a top cop after helping hunt down a burglary suspect who allegedly threatened his victim with a knife. At about 8.20am on Saturday (October 3) police were alerted to a raider at a home in Ashfield Park, Whickham, Gateshead. He was challenged by the occupants, who chased […]
UNIVERSITY of Sunderland (UoS) student Charlotte Riley is on a mission to make sure her centre of learning is doing its bit to protect the local hedgehog population from extinction. She has linked the UoS with a national scheme aiming to make university campuses a better place for the cute little animals – transformed into […]