‘A matter of life and death’ – Northumbria University moves to online teaching

Northumbria University have announced that they will move to online-learning as they are following the Department of Education’s guidelines following the backlash on Vice Chancellor, Andrew Wathey.  While the Newcastle-based university may not be the worst university for confirmed covid cases – 770, with the likes of the University of Nottingham, University of Sheffield andContinue reading “‘A matter of life and death’ – Northumbria University moves to online teaching”

EIHA progresses to Phase Three in Return to Play plan

Today, the English Ice Hockey Association has progressed into phase three in their five part ‘return to play’ plan after the ice rinks reopened on August 15. The Coronavirus pandemic, the global outbreak which has impacted every part of our everyday lives, has had a massive impact on the sporting world. Suspensions and cancellations inContinue reading “EIHA progresses to Phase Three in Return to Play plan”

Sir Alec Guinness: The Original Obi-Wan Kenobi

Credit: BFI Yesterday (August 5) marked the 20th anniversary since Sir Alec Guinness had passed away. Over his time, he had played many iconic roles to grace the movie screen from Obi-Wan Kenobi in the original Star Wars trilogy to Colonel Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957). However, it was also knownContinue reading “Sir Alec Guinness: The Original Obi-Wan Kenobi”

Coronavirus & the economy: Groundhog Day

Sunderland and Newcastle residents have flocked to the city centres this week to spend money as the Government allow shops to reopen to slow down the falling economy.  After months of being told to stay at home by the British Government, we have been given more freedom as high street stores reopen to the generalContinue reading “Coronavirus & the economy: Groundhog Day”