The Northeast of England has seen an increase in population in recent years. UK-Population, a population database in the UK, has stated that Newcastle, which is the biggest city in the Northeast, has seen a population growth of 5,542 since 2022, but what is the reason for the continuous growth?   We spoke to London-born Wayne […]

Patients in need of maternity services within the North East of England are “at risk”, according to a watchdog, in January 2024. In a Care Quality Commission (CQC) report at Middlesbrough’s James Cook University Hospital, staff shortages are causing midwives to be overstretched on shift. They are struggling to give mothers and babies the care […]

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) […]

From North Shields to Billingham, here are the North East’s ‘under the radar’ non-league derbies. The North East is host to some great rivalries, with the likes of the infamous Tyne-Wear derby between Sunderland and Newcastle and the Tees-Wear Rivalry between Sunderland and Middlesborough. With the Tyne-Wear derby happening last January for the first time […]

The UK government stated it plans to introduce a new tax on vapes and vaping products alongside a plan to ban disposable vapes to try and tackle the epidemic of children vaping. Chancellor Jeremy Hunt stated in the 2024 Budget that a new duty for vaping products will come into action by October 2026. The […]

The new trains on the Tyne and Wear Metro system have been delayed again until the end of 2024 despite setting aims of running the updated fleet by summer 2023. The current Metros have recorded the lowest punctuality of 61% for four weeks between 11 November – 9 December. This is the lowest in the […]

By Adam Bell The East London side are reportedly interested in the North East’s marquee man in an attempt to bolster their squad.   West Ham are one of the Premier League clubs including Crystal Palace, Burnley and Brentford who are weighing up a move for the 23-year-old – according to the Evening Standard.  Premier League […]

After unions and bus employers struck an agreement, the bus strikes that had put Sunderland students through months of transportation hardship were called off at the start of December. Unite general secretary Sharon Graham, said:  “Go North East workers should be congratulated on their victory for better pay. They stood together in unity until their […]

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