Shake off those winter blues and smell that sweet spring scent. Everything is in full bloom and seeing all these wonderful flowers will have you in the mood to buy a bright beautiful bouquet, so why not try any of these five North East florists so you can bring spring indoors? So, if you’re (rightly) […]

In the last decade-and-a-half, there has been an explosion in the popularity of vinyl records. But who are the people fuelling the vinyl revival? Callum Rowe investigates. 

With Mother’s Day fast approaching on March 10 we’ve taken a look at the best events going on around the North East. These events are perfect for a last-minute Mother’s Day gift or if you’re just wanting to give your mother an extra treat on her special day. These are perfect if you do not […]

As The Angel of The North celebrated its birthday on Thursday, locals, including an Olympic torch bearer, shared their memories of the landmark.   The Angel turned 26 years old today and located on the side of the A1 motorway, it stands 65ft (20m) tall dominating Gateshead’s skyline.  Sir Antony Gormley was the designer behind the […]

Happy Chinese New Year! 恭喜发财! Did you know that Chinese New Year is celebrated in different countries around the world? Chinese New Year was first celebrated in the Shang Dynasty, 3500 years ago in China and soon spread across countries with high Chinese populations. It is now celebrated in China, Vietnam, Malaysia, South Korea, Singapore, […]

A Movember spokesperson has discussed the importance of men’s mental health to mark the 20th anniversary of the organisation.  Harry Cleary issued his thoughts on the organisation as a whole, men’s mental health in today’s world, anxiety and much more.  He said: “Men’s mental health is simply just not discussed enough”.  Harry embraced and touched […]

Spark volunteers have won six awards at the Student Radio Awards (SRAs) on Tuesday 14 at the O2 in London. The annual awards ceremony highlights the talent that student radio has to offer with volunteers and industry professionals alike coming together to celebrate their achievements. The station brings home to Sunderland: GOLD – Best Presenter […]

  Christmas is just 46 days away and decorations are up for grabs for affordable prices here in Sunderland. The Bridges Shopping Centre is well known for its bright and lovely Christmas decorations. Some families already have their decorations up and in ready for the festive season but if you are finding it difficult to […]

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