Author: Liam Caffry

Mining is an integral part of Sunderland’s history; everyone knows someone who worked in the ‘pits’, and those who were affected by the strikes have their say, 40 years on. The Miners’ strike of 1984 was a huge moment in the history of British coal mining. The strikes consisted of thousands of miners and their […]

More than half of knife crime convictions are by first-time offenders. Charities have spoken out on what should be done to prevent it 58% of the 430 people found guilty of knife and offensive weapon offences in the area were first-time offenders. In light of the 5th anniversary of Sunderland boy Connor Brown’s death due […]

Sunderland AFC have earned their place into the Championship Play-Offs, which is great for the football club, yet is also great for local businesses. Match days draw people into Sunderland’s town centre before kick-off therefore more money is spent in local shops and after, meaning the clubs and bars in the town will fill up […]

The North East has lots of places that you can go to for a picture for your Instagram, from The Quayside all the way down to Roseberry Topping, but what if you had more appealing things to take pictures of right on your doorstep… This is the Top eight places in the North East for […]

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