Author: Isaac Barnett

Nexus’s Tyne and Wear metro system has been a staple in the north-east since it’s opening, on November 6, 1981. However, in recent years, the service has seen a fall in reliability in the service, with the percentage of trains arriving on time decreasing from 84% to 78% between March 2022, and March 2023. Nexus […]

Nexus’s new £362m is set to begin it’s highly anticipated new service later in 2023. The project was announced in 2019, and is currently in the final stages of testing. We took the opportunity to speak to those involved in the project, and furthermore how it is going to impact the lives of locals.  

The Lion King has returned to Sunderland’s Empire Theatre for the first time since its record breaking run in 2014. The world-wide phenomenon is set to run for a total of seven weeks, with the first show set to be March 16, and the last running on May 6. Marie Nixon, Theatre Director at Sunderland […]

In recent weeks, a petition was launched to “save Cole Kitchen” over speculation the business had to potentially close its doors. Cole Kitchen is a local business located in Roker, Sunderland. The café and deli have been open since 2017 and often has a queue outside of its door, with plenty of locals waiting patiently […]

On the 16th of January, Vaux taproom was robbed after having the outer gate ‘rammed’ by a vehicle. This resulted in extensive damage being caused to the premises, along with alcohol being stolen. Vaux taproom, is a local business on Monk street, Monkwearmouth, and it is a popular destination for local football fans before and […]

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