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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 […]

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 […]

A group of university students are passionately reaching out to empower refugees and asylum seekers through the gift of education – a tale of hearts bridging the gaps created by borders and backgrounds. North East Solidarity and Teaching (N.E.S.T), a student-led volunteer initiative centred at Newcastle University Students Union, is dedicated to offering educational support […]

REVIEW On October 26, a thunderous rumbling could be felt all throughout Sunderland, emanating from the hub of all things alternative as ‘Goth Christmas’ shook the foundations of Life of Riley. Teaming up to melt some faces were Rituals, coming off the back of playing Download Festival 2023 and Sorrow, an unstoppable force from Sunderland. […]

In the North East’s immigrant communities, striking a balance between child safety and cultural values is a vital consideration. As parents from various backgrounds strive to nurture their children within the framework of their traditions, the need to ensure their well-being becomes more intricate and multi-faceted. While many parents manage this transition seamlessly, others find […]

October is most known for its Autumn leaves and its spooky celebrations but this time of year is also very important to the Black community – with Black History Month being celebrated throughout the month. The celebration honours and acknowledges the historical achievements and contributions of Black individuals to British society, culture, and history. The […]

A soon-to-be bride in Sunderland is keeping her love on a budget as she prepares for her big day. With the high cost of living, Endurance Idowu has been creative in finding ways to save money. Despite the challenges, she said: “I am optimistic, determined, and focused on a brighter future.’’


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