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All the latest news, reviews and events.

2015

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Tis the season to go to Panto!

Christmas time means one thing in the theater – pantomime season is here! So be ready to yell ‘he’s behind you’ and for a whole lot of thigh slapping. There is plenty of choice in the north east, so here is a selection of pantomime’s full of fun and frolics for kids of all ages.

Posted in: Entertainment | Events | Gigs | Holidays | North East | Out and about | Sunderland

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Top tips for Christmas post

Quite often the image of the Christmas tree with a pile of presents underneath waiting to be opened is what kids and adults of all ages look forward too at this time of year. Getting the presents and cards through the post on time can be a mission in itself so here are my top tips for Christmas post.

Posted in: Facts | Student Advice

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Clean up begins following Carlisle Floods

Following Storm Desmond and the weekend floods the true impact and devastation of the aftermath is evident across Carlisle and Cumbria.

Posted in: Carlisle | News

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Man marries pizza because ‘pizza wouldn’t betray you’

A lonely Russian man married a pizza after he became fed up of being single.

Posted in: News

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8 reasons to stay at u-student Carlisle

So you’ve decided which university to attend and which course to study – but now you need to choose some student accommodation. Halls can be the perfect place to make friends and become familiar with a new city, so it’s important to live somewhere that feels like home.

Posted in: Carlisle

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Students start school in afternoon to help them focus

A private sixth form is starting lessons at lunchtime to help the students concentrate and alleviate problems with mental health.

Posted in: Education

10 things to know about the University of Sunderland

Going to university will probably be the best few years of your life – but there’s a lot you need to know before starting the journey. What are the support, advice and student union like? Will a night out set you back £10 or £100? Is the accommodation going to feel like a home away from home?

Posted in: Sunderland

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Busted announce reunion and 2016 comeback tour

Busted have officially returned and even announced a comeback tour – more than a decade after Charlie Simpson left the band.

Posted in: Entertainment

16 things you need to do in Sunderland

Sunderland is often overlooked next to the likes of Newcastle and Durham – but it’s quickly becoming one of the most fun places to live in the area. Home to hidden gems, beautiful displays, stunning coastlines and ever-changing events, there is always something to do in the city.

Posted in: Sunderland

Adult-only ball pits are now popping up around Britain

Adult-only soft-ball pits are popping up around Britain in a bid to reduce stress levels and boost creativity.

Posted in: News