As Census 2021 findings begin to be released, data suggests religion is overwhelmingly declining – but where in the North East is still largely religious? Data is now being released from last years Census, providing insight on demographics like religion, gender, sexuality and occupation. With data on religion now publicly available, here are the least […]

Schools across the country have had their outstanding ranking removed following revised inspections. The schools watchdog removed the highest ranking from a staggering 83% of outstanding schools after legal exemptions meant some schools had not been visited in more than 10 years. In the findings, Ofsted said: “Whilst we did inspect schools where we had […]

Constituency boundary changes are on the horizon, with some proposed modifications set to dramatically transform the political landscape of the North East. New plans set out by the Boundary Commission show how constituencies in the region will change before the next General Election. Locally, Washington and Houghton & Sunderland South constituencies are set to be […]

A community project supporting local people is having a positive impact on its users’ lives. Space4, founded in Houghton-le-Spring, aims to support the people of the community with advice, social opportunities and necessities like food. Established in 2014, it offers daily drop-in services, runs a food bank and organises weekly events for the community. Headed […]

Following calls from the Government to cut down on immigration after a supposed ‘invasion’ of the South East, is the North East also experiencing a similar influx? Home Secretary Suella Braverman has come under fire for suggesting there is an “invasion on our southern coast” in regard to a large increase of migrants arriving in […]

Taylor Swift’s tenth album Midnights was released this week, treating fans to a collection of tracks based on “sleepless nights” from her tumultuous life. Not including re-recordings or ‘Taylor’s Version'(s), Midnights is the artist’s first release since Evermore, released in 2020. Teasing the song titles on social media, Swift announced them one by one on […]

David O. Russell’s latest foray into 30s noir has fallen spectacularly short, leaving this reviewer unfulfilled and confused. Murder mystery Amsterdam follows the characters of kooky doctor Burt Berendsen (Christian Bale) and credited lawyer Harold Woodman (John David Washington) as they seek to clear their name for the murder of Liz Meekins (Taylor Swift). However, […]

The North East no longer has the highest unemployment rate in the UK, according to new figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS). Data released by the ONS reveals that unemployment levels in the region have fallen to a record low of 4.4%. Previously, the region’s figures sat at 4.7% earlier this year but […]


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