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Secrets of Sunderland: The Oldest Japanese Grave in All Britain

Did you know that Bishopwearmouth Cemetery holds the first Japanese grave and burial ever to take place in the United Kingdom? It’s an interesting story, but also a tragic one,…

Here is the story of South Shields in the Middle Ages

In ancient times, the Roman Empire had came to the banks of the River Tyne and upon a hill on the southern bank built the fort of Arbeia. It’s the…

Editorial: Now is the Time to Get Behind Our Club

The takeover of Newcastle United by the sovereign wealth fund of Saudi Arabia has sent shockwaves through Sunderland fans, many of who fear their closest rivals potentially becoming “one of…

The North East Party Helms The Campaign to Reopen Pallion Shipyard

The regionalist North East Party has positioned itself to become the leading advocate for the reopening of the former Pallion Shipyard, who’s former facilities continue to sit on the River…

The North Star Chapter X: In the Name of the Father

“Sophie Scott, you have been charged with the kidnapping and suspected murder of young men… you will be held on remand in custody until you face trial” a cold voice…

Farnton.org places order for Farringdon Heritage Blue Plaque

Following a response from the Sunderland Heritage forum, local history organization Farnton.org has placed an order for Farringdon’s first heritage blue plaque which upon manufacturing is set to go on…