Northumbria University Outbreak

Northumbria University has said 770 of its students have tested positive for Covid-19, in one of the UK’s largest single-site coronavirus outbreaks, as other universities across the country reported surging case numbers. The Newcastle outbreak has taken the total number of cases among students to more than 2,000 across 65 universities, with most testing positiveContinue reading “Northumbria University Outbreak”

Year of the Rooster

Thousands of visitors came to Chinatown in Newcastle Upon Tyne to watch and take part in the Chinese New Year celebrations to mark The Year of the Rooster. Chinese New Year is China’s most important traditional festival and brings families and communities together for a week long public holiday. TECH STUFF: All pictures in thisContinue reading “Year of the Rooster”

Exercise ‘Medical Challenge’

Doctors, nurses and medical staff from throughout the North East put their medical skills to the test Army style today as they took part in Exercise ‘Medical Challenge’. The competition, which attracted participation from over 200 medical and support staff, was designed to give the medics and their NHS trusts and universities an insight intoContinue reading “Exercise ‘Medical Challenge’”