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Sunderland has officially kicked off Christmas with the Christmas Light Switch on 2023 on November 16 hosted by Steve and Karen from Metro Radio breakfast at Keel Square. The evening was filled with performances from the cast of Sunderland Empire’s Panto including former Emmerdale star Charlie Hardwick, band Khalysis and a host of Disney characters. […]

Figure skaters from Newcastle University brought a dose of Christmas cheer to Life’s open-air ice rink. The skaters from Newcastle University’s Figure Skating Society took to the ice rink in Times Square, Newcastle to perform a routine to the fifties festive classic, ‘Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree’. Life’s outdoor ice rink, an established part of […]

Industrial action which had been threatened by the Unite Union on the Tyne and Wear Metro has been called off after engineers accepted the latest pay deal. The strikes, which were due to start on November 20 for a week, were cancelled by Unite after Stadler, who employ the Metros engineers, had increased their pay […]

The Bridges shopping centre is set to elevate the festive spirit to new heights this holiday season with an array of delightful experiences and revamped classics.  The bustling shopping hub has been adorned with brand-new decorations, transforming the entire centre into a dazzling winter wonderland.  It will also offer shoppers the chance to take part […]

Starting November 13, England’s top football leagues will experience a temporary pause, as players jet off to represent their national teams. Fans will have to wait until November 24 for the Championship to resume and November 25 for Premier League football. Eleven days without football may be too much for some fans, luckily there are […]

Five North East Labour MPs and one independent have signed a Parliamentary Motion calling for a ceasefire in Israel and Palestine. The motion, which was orchestrated by Leeds East MP Richard Burgon, calls for the Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary to “urgently press all parties to agree to an immediate de-escalation and cessation of hostilities” […]

As we approach the colder months with the festive season on the horizon, the region prepares itself for the busiest, and most wonderful time of the year. Whether you’re looking for a market to drink mulled wine by the fire, or are looking for a festive activity, the North East has you covered. Here are […]

When the latest instalment of cult game Football Manager released on November 6 it featured something that it hadn’t before, the small coastal town of South Shields. South Shields FC play in the sixth tier of English football, two divisions below the Football League. An ambitious outfit, their current head coach is former Middlesbrough and […]


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