Author: Katie Baggott

Students at the University of Sunderland met at Bede’s Bakehouse near St Peter’s Campus last Thursday to raise awareness of ‘Time to Talk Day’. Undergraduate and postgraduate students gathered at the new community cafe for a cuppa, cake and a chat! The University of Sunderland’s Students Union launched its new event ‘Your Community Cafe’ in […]

Praise has been given to local children’s charity Rainbow Trust as nine-year-old Sophie from Durham rings her ‘end of treatment bill’ this month, marking the end of two years of gruelling chemotherapy. Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity supports families with a seriously ill child and enables them to make the most of their time together by […]

Katie Baggott discovers the key to sticking to your New Year’s Resolution Regardless of what resolution you commit to, the goal is to improve your life in the coming year. Resolutions can come in many forms; some people make a promise to change a bad habit, such as quitting smoking or eating less junk food. Others seek to improve their wellbeing […]

The 1st of December marks World AIDS Day, which is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection. World AIDS Day has been on the 1st December every year since 1988, and the 2017 campaign aims to “End isolation, end stigma and end HIV transmission”. Today, many show solidarity with […]

A fantastic line-up of Wearside and East Durham businesses have  won this year’s Portfolio Awards. Judges met twice at Port of Call in Sunderland and examined every entry before deciding who should progress to the next stage. After hours of deliberation, they agreed on the finalists and agreed it had been a tough task to […]

Today marks one of the most important days in a GCSE’s students life: GCSE Results day! Katie Baggott visited Hetton School in Sunderland who have made a huge positive shift in the direction of the school, due to recently moving to a new school building last September and had a change in leadership in February. We call all remember the nerves you felt […]



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