On 100th anniversary of women's suffrage, we launch search for North East's most incredible females
On the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the UK, TV presenter Angellica Bell has helped to launch a new campaign searching for extraordinary women in our communities - here’s what she says.
One hundred years ago today, British women were given a voice.
For the first time, many mothers, daughters and sisters could have a say in how their country was run.
Back then, suffragettes up and down the country would stop at almost nothing to get their voices heard in parliament.
The struggle to win the vote was long and arduous, but in 1918 these brave women won.
Since then, women around the... read more
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