The UK government has decided that from April 4th the minimum wage required for a skilled worker visa rises to £38,700. Until April this year, the minimum wage employers had to pay to sponsor someone for a skilled worker visa was £26,200. This is an increase of almost 50% and it is a worry to international students. Students on a student […]

Northumbria Police are investigating an area of Roker Beach in Sunderland after “suspected human remains” have been found. The police were seen having a major search of the area on Tuesday, February 13, and it has been reported that searches have continued. A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “Shortly after 10am on Tuesday, we received a […]

Friends of Fulwell, a charity based in Monkwearmouth. From sports activities for children and young people to shopping for older people. The Charity offers a wide range of activities. The organisation started as a sports programme for children and young people, but since 2016 it has continued to grow and now offers a wide variety […]

Would you like to attend a Catholic or general Christian service in the North East of England? Even though the Christian percentage of the population in England continues to fall and currently stands at 46%, there are still plenty of opportunities to live out your faith, not only to pray but also to experience a […]

Jill Scott was celebrated as European champion in the summer and was then crowned Queen of the Jungle yesterday. The midfielder was born in Sunderland and spent the first two years of her professional career there. 12 million viewers tuned in on Sunday night to watch Scott take on the Rat Race challenge and then […]

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