Author: Max McVittie

Team Sunderland made it back-to-back Varsity wins, following on from their TeesWear Varsity victory, as they overcame the visiting York St John in the Clash of the Minsters. The two university teams competed in a wide range of sporting competition, where Team Sunderland dominated the day and, in the end, won impressively emphatic. Fixtures were […]

The small seaside town is set to go under regeneration of its town centre as early as this summer. North Tyneside Council is expected to draw up a master plan for the town centre, with plans subject to consultations with the public. According to council documents, the plans put forward intend to upgrade the town […]

The former Freight Depot in Gateshead is to be redeveloped over the next five years, with 270 new homes being built as part of a £350million initiative, after its 25 year vacancy. The Gateshead Regeneration Partnership (GRP), which is a joint venture with Gateshead Council, has been responsible for overcoming the site posed challenges including […]

The Angel of the North turned 25 on Wednesday February 15, with this iconic landmark dominating Gateshead’s skyline. The Angel was sculptured by Sir Antony Gormley, and was completed in 1998. The 20-meter high statue is said to be the UK’s most viewed and famous work of art, whilst winning many accolades and awards over […]

The environmental movement, Extinction Rebellion North East, has accused the energy giant, Shell, of ‘putting profits before the planet’. This anger comes after the energy companies announced it had recorded the highest profit in its 115 year history, as they saw a 53% increase to £68.1billion  in 2022 due to soaring oil prices. These profit […]

The University of Sunderland are raising funds to help support some students this Christmas with gifts and other useful items.

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