Letter of the week: Why aren't Sunderland concerts free like those in South Shields?

What a great event Let’s Rock The North East at Herrington Park is.

Friday, 3rd May 2019, 11:50 am
Updated Friday, 3rd May 2019, 12:31 pm
Bucks Fizz at Bents Park in 2018.

I’m pleased to see its back on for another year with some great acts.

However can someone explain to me how South Shields has been doing the same thing successfully at the Bents Park for many years but without the £30 to £50 admission price – it’s free.

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Ian Spence