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Boston Jobcentre enters the digital age

Originally published in Boston Jobcentre’s  internal District Good News story section in December 2014.

Boston Jobcentre is officially ready to enter the digital age. Continue reading Boston Jobcentre enters the digital age

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Sunderland fans’ floral tribute to MH17 crash victims delivered to St James’ Park

Originally published on SportsByte on July 22nd 2014.

The fundraising page set up by a Sunderland fan in tribute to John Alder and Liam Sweeney has now raised £29,000 – and flowers have now been delivered to St James’ Park. Continue reading Sunderland fans’ floral tribute to MH17 crash victims delivered to St James’ Park

St. Wilfrid’s RC College stars excel at Futsal

Originally published in the Shields Gazette on June 1st, 2013.

St. Wilfrid’s Roman Catholic College will represent the county in Futsal after the team were crowned champions of Durham in their first tournament together.

Continue reading St. Wilfrid’s RC College stars excel at Futsal

Mayor: Proposed ‘bedroom tax’ could benefit Millfield

Originally published online at Run of the Millield, a hyperlocal website focused on the Millfield suburb of Sunderland, on March 16th, 2013.

The Mayor of Sunderland believes that the proposed ‘bedroom tax’ could benefit the local area – as vacant flats look set to be put to use. 

It contradicts what Labour MP for Sunderland Central, Julie Elliott, has said – as she hasopenly opposed the housing benefit plans. Continue reading Mayor: Proposed ‘bedroom tax’ could benefit Millfield

Fanfara set for Millfield Salvation Army weekend

Originally published on Run of the Millfield, a hyperlocal website focused on the Millfield suburb of Sunderland, on March 14th 2013.

Sunderland Millfield Salvation Army are hosting a weekend of music and worship as brass band Fanfara come to town.
Continue reading Fanfara set for Millfield Salvation Army weekend

Millfield Salvation Army host brass band Fanfara concerts

Originally published online at Run of the Millfield, a hyperlocal website focused on the Millfield suburb of Sunderland, on March 11th 2013.

Sunderland Millfield Salvation Army are holding concerts this weekend as brass band Fanfara come to town.  Continue reading Millfield Salvation Army host brass band Fanfara concerts

Mayor: Millfield mosque decision is “correct” despite right-wing protests

Originally posted online at Run of the Millfield, a hyperlocal news website focused on the Millfield suburb of Sunderland, on March 6th, 2013

The Mayor of Sunderland has labelled the controversial decision to convert a transport depot into a mosque as “correct” despite continued protests from right-wing groups. Continue reading Mayor: Millfield mosque decision is “correct” despite right-wing protests