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Coronavirus

Last Orders? Bars packed in Newcastle as restrictions tighten

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In fear of pubs closing, Newcastle residents have flooded the streets to take advantage of pubs and restaurants....

North of Tyne tackle COVID-19 youth unemployment with £1 million budget

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Unemployment in the North East falls above the national average. The Government have proposed a £1 million budged to tackle rising unemployment in the face of the COVID-19...

500 reported safety measure breaches in Newcastle over 14 days

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Over 500 breaches of COVID-19 guidelines were reported during the first two weeks of October. Later on, 12 October the government new safety measures were announced by the...

Universities face student “mental health crisis”

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Elsa Tarring reports on the effects coronavirus is having on students' mental health...

Newcastle University UCU branch threatens industrial action

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Lucy Adams reports on the UCU branch's Extraordinary General Meeting ...

Tier 2 restrictions set to replace local lockdown rules in Newcastle

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Joe Molander on the new lockdown system announced today...

£3.5 billon loss for university towns following pandemic

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Newcastle has been the 12th hardest hit city in the UK...

University claim no evidence for on-campus transmission following UCU criticism

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Joe Molander on the latest from the Newcastle University UCU branch ...

Newcastle student cases skyrocket to over 1000 in last week

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1003 Coronavirus cases have been confirmed among students in the last 7 days. This is a rise of over 900 from the previous week, in which only 94 cases were reported....

Sabbatical Officers respond to Tier 3 teaching

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Alex Gervás reports on the recent statement out out by the NUSU Sabbatical team....