Newcastle Arena now called Utlilita Arena

29th January 2019

On Friday 25th January the beginning of a four-year partnership, illuminating the North East skyline as Utilita Energy shines bright over the arena. Their  11,000-capacity arena hosting world class entertainment will now be known as UTILITA ARENA – the first of many exciting partnerships to be announced for the SMG venue. Utilita Energy already supports […]

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Firefighters are tackling a blaze in Sunderland city centre

23rd January 2019

Firefighters are tackling a blaze in Sunderland city centre Onlookers have said three fire engines are currently at the scene as fire crews tackle the blaze at one of the premises. Sian Potter told the Sunderland echo : “Smoke is pouring out of the front and the back of the building. “It’s started to come […]

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Stereophonics to headline an outdoor festival in the toon

15th January 2019

Stereophonics to headline an outdoor festival in the toon part of This is Tomorrow festival in Newcastle The most favourite song Dakota will be played to thousands of people at the Exhibition Park in Newcastle at the end of May along with new material from the band The band’s This is Tomorrow date follows the […]

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BREAKING – PM’s Brexit deal defeated as Corbyn tables no confidence motion

15th January 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal has been rejected by 230 votes – the largest defeat for a sitting government in history. MPs voted by 432 votes to 202 to reject the deal, which sets out the terms of Britain’s exit from the EU on 29 March. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has now tabled a […]

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POLICE have seized approximately 150 cannabis plants during co-ordinated raids in South Moor this morning.

4th January 2019

POLICE have seized approximately 150 cannabis plants during co-ordinated raids in South Moor this morning. At 8.45am today, officers from Stanley Neighbourhood Policing Team, supported by specialist officers, executed two search warrants at properties in School Terrace and Fern Avenue.   Officers forced their way into both addresses and uncovered cannabis farms, with a total […]

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