Author: Ben Pescod

With the constant rise of European football and the Premier League, many believe that the magic of the FA Cup is slowly dying. However, that can’t be said for Sunderland fans who still revere that historic 1973 Fa Cup-Winning side, which remains one of the all-time great stories of the competition.  May 5th 1973. The […]

70 years on from the last Coronation, the North-East are preparing to celebrate the crowning of King Charles III this weekend but many doubt that the event will be appreciated as much as in the past. Local 102-year-old woman, Edna Bateman, was 32-years-old at the time of Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation back in 1953 and has […]

The National Glass Centre is set to close after 25 years of service due to reported health and safety issues regarding the structure of the building. Approximately 230,000 people visit the centre per year and it is one of the major family attractions in the area. Through the education of Sunderland’s history and industrial heritage, […]

Sports has been engrained into the culture of the North East over many years. Talked about by many, the North East has many different sporting venues with a great atmosphere and also phenomenal skill on display. Here are just some of the sporting venues in the North East that you MUST visit: St.James’ Park The […]

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