Thousands spent policing Jesmond – Story for Newcastle Tab

Tyneside’s two major universities have spent £36,000 over the last three years on police patrols in the student suburb. Newcastle spends £8,000 a year on the project while Northumbria, who previously paid £4,000 annually, will contribute the same next year. The money is used to help police crack down on the thousands of student-based complaints… Read More Thousands spent policing Jesmond – Story for Newcastle Tab

Noise Complaint? That’s Nothing: Story for The Tab, Newcastle

Baffled students received a complaint from their neighbours because their house smelled too much of garlic. In a letter given to The Tab, the Jesmond household were sent a letter complaining of a foul smell. It said: “We came home tonight to find our home stinking of garlic and we suspect this came from your house.”… Read More Noise Complaint? That’s Nothing: Story for The Tab, Newcastle

Newcastle University student recovers after 20ft fall on night out – Wills’s page lead for The Sunday Sun (30.09.12)

Link to article on Sunday Sun website IT started as a night out on the town with a group of student pals. But it ended with a 20ft fall . . . and a brain injury that put Simon Hales in a coma from which doctors said he would never wake up. Three years on,… Read More Newcastle University student recovers after 20ft fall on night out – Wills’s page lead for The Sunday Sun (30.09.12)