On the 4th of May, local elections were held across the UK, including Gateshead, where one councillor seat was up for election in each ward. The results showed that, despite Labour retaining overall control of the council, the Liberal Democrats gained two contested seats from Labour in the wards of Saltwell and Birtley. Both of […]

Sunderland FC begin their Championship play-off campaign on Saturday, at home to Luton Town after an enthralling final day of the regular season, which included play-off rivals Millwall dropping a two-goal lead to Tony Mowbray’s former side, Blackburn. But can the youngest squad in the Championship achieve back-to-back promotions? Kieran Kelso looks at their prospects. […]

THE North seems far less excited about today’s coronation of King Charles III than the South, according to the number of official street parties planned in our region. The North-South Royal divide is illustrated by the Eden Project Communities’ ‘Big Lunch Map’, which shows there are significantly fewer street parties and lunches taking place in […]

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