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Is the 2012 games still inspiring generations in the North East of England?

The London Non-League Club You Didn’t Know About Founded By Geordies 100 years ago; have just been promoted to Step Three for the first time in their history! Hanwell Town Football Club defeated Chertsey Town 2-3 at Alwyn’s Lane in Surrey 11 days ago in a thrilling encounter.  The Geordies looked to have secured the […]

Over the past decade, CrossFit’s popularity in the North East and the rest of the UK has grown exponentially. Now with over 500 CrossFit affiliated gyms in the UK and around 25 in the North East. However if you were to ask people on the street, what is CrossFit? Many would not be able to […]

The UN’s Global Goal 13 calls for countries to work together to take action on the climate crisis, while Goals 14 and 15 calls; for the protection of life below water and life on land respectively. The latest eye-opening documentary about climate change from naturalist and climate advocate Sir David Attenborough is causing a storm […]

New Enterprise Studios, located on North Hylton Enterprise Estate, started in January 2019 and is fast becoming a new creative hub for creatives from all walks of life, working with people that have not had any experience within media as well as industry professionals. For more information visit here.

Sunderland Foodbank has seen an increase in demand over the last few months, leading to them supplying more than they have donated to them.  The foodbank has fed over 2000 people this year, and as rising costs of living show no signs of going away thousands more may need to be fed. With the average […]

The MP for Washington and Sunderland West is celebrating the 10th anniversary of International School Meals Day in the UK today. Mrs Sharon Hodgson is the chair of the All-party Parliamentary Group on School Food which discusses better provisions in school food and ensures children are receiving high-quality school meals in and out of school. […]

With inflation affecting the UK currently for fuel, energy and wages, anxiety is in the air for people across the country, especially the elderly on a state pension. Rita Beard, 81, of Lingey Gardens in Wardley, is just one of many elderly people, who are feeling increasingly anxious about money and how much it will […]

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