Sunderland Empire to host Shrek on a two week run.
For part of the UK tour, Shrek the Musical has been welcomed to the Sunderland Empire for a fortnight in November.
Sunderland AFC to open a new free school for under-performing children.
Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that the Foundation of Light has opened a school for pupils who cannot cope in normal classroom environments.
Wear side pupil’s writing seen around the world.
Pupils at Usworth Colliery Primary School are taking part of LendMeYourLiteracy scheme to inspire young writers.
Toxic smog alert for Asthmatics and Elderly.
There is now a health alert in Britain as a potentially dangerous cloud of air pollution is heading our way from Europe. People with respiratory problems should always carry inhalers and take care when going out says Officials.
Solar eclipse: How and when to see it.
One Friday morning most of Northern Europe, including the UK will be plunged into darkness for several minutes. People are being warned to not look at the sun directly as they could be at risk of retinal burns.