Category Archives: Environment

Korfball in Jesmond: Tyneside Titans explain why it’s a growing sport

Playing in the North East Korfball League, Jesmond’s Tyneside Titans are helping to make the league and this growing sport even more popular.
Originating in the Netherlands more than 100 years ago, korfball is traditionally played with two teams of eight players. The aim is to get the

Ronnie Reid elected NUSU President

Ronnie Reid has been elected Newcastle University Students’ Union president.
Last week, JesmondLocal spoke to the four candidates, focusing on issues surrounding Jesmond.
Reid was asked about his views on current student-permanent residents relations and ways in which he would improve them, telling JesmondLocal he wants to “expand the discourse”

Jesmond’s one-woman clean-up warrior

Victoria Young spoke to 24-year-old Alicia Wroblewski, a Jesmond Vale resident, who has recently been inspiring young women to make a positive impact in the community