Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Get active and give sport a go!

Last week I had the pleasure of presenting some of the awards at the AAA Sports annual awards evening at the Rainton Meadows arena.

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Barnes Park, Sunderland.

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Spending ‘the best six weeks of the year’ in Sunderland

With just a week left of the academic year, it’s certainly been a tearful time for me and many of my mam friends as my daughter moves from the infant school to the juniors.

Work Discovery Week at Stadium of Light

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Showcasing young enterprise

This week I have been completely blown away by some of the exceptional children and young people in our city.


Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Finding the right fitness trainer for you in Sunderland

Fitness has become such a hot topic in our city in recent times, which I am over the moon about, but with so much choice on offer – which again is awesome – how do you know which is the right fitness solution for you?

Nekoda Davis

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Lots of sports to choose from

This week I was really lucky to land a position as presenter on a new show to be shown on Sky over the summer.

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: New game is really hot stuff

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: New game is really hot stuff

Anyone who knows me, even just a little bit, knows that there are two things a love massively. The first is the Internet, and all of the super funny posts that go viral, and the second is a right good giggle (I’m not the best at acting my age).

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Mourners look put down flower tributes at St Ann's Square in Manchester city centre. PIC: SWNS

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Terror is real so close to home

It’s been a very bad week, and there really aren’t enough words in the English language to describe the sadness caused by the events in Manchester.

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Sunderland City 10k and half marathon.

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Why we need to get the balance right on healthy living – and avoid ‘fitness extremism’

It seems that there is some what of a health and fitness vibe in the city right now. I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many people out walking and jogging, and the gym I go to seems to be super busy lately.

Paula Radcliffe at Sunderland 10K/Half Marathon press conference, Hilton Garden Hotel, Sunderland

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: On my ‘City is mint’ soapbox

If you don’t want to read about how vibrant our wonderful city is this week, then look away now, as I’m on my ‘Sunderland is mint’ soapbox.

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Sunderland 10k and Half Marathon 2016.

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Ready to run Sunderland 10k

This past week I’ve been on my travels again and was super lucky to jet over to Jersey to work with an amazing brand.


Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Take a side order of realism

The Easter holidays are well and truly over, so it’s time to wave the kids off into school and wave good bye to the Easter eggs.

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Nestle Easter eggs: Eleven million have been produced by the Nestle factory at Halifax for Easter 2017

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Who to follow for a fitness fix

Now that the Easter bunny has been, and we’ve all consumed way too much chocolate (although I like to tell myself that calories consumed at Easter don’t count), it’s time to burn off all of those Easter eggs and get active again!

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Richard Wilson

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Loving the city’s Culture buzz

I’m loving the buzz in the city right now and all of the coverage around the UK City of Culture Bid 2021 is getting both in mainstream media and on social too. With this in mind and the fact that the sun is finally shining, I’m in a super positive mood and loving our wonderful city even more than usual.

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Joe Wicks, centre, cooking with students.

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Child obesity is a big problem

I was ecstatic at the end of last week when Public Health England revealed it’s plans to challenge businesses, who sell foods such as biscuits, chocolate bars and cereals, to reduce their sugar content by 20% by 2020.

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Colin Burgin-Plews

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Get your trainers on for charity

One of my favourite things in life is running, and I am currently in full training mode for the Sunderland 10k.

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Make social media work for you

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Make social media work for you

It’s been a busy one on the social media front this week, as I’ve been out and about delivering my social media workshop to businesses in the region.

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Richard Wilson

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Richard aiming for five in five

This week I met up with a someone I’ve known for sometime, fellow fitness lover, Richard Wilson.

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Fiona Simpson

KATIE BULMER-COOKE: No question of me taking part

Sunderland is gearing up for an exciting event, as Question Time is set to be filmed in the city.

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Sir Peter Vardy

KATIE BULMER-COOKE: Don’t be afraid to ask for help

This past week has been a week filled with education, as I’ve delivered courses and took part in a course myself too.

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