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New affordable food hub to open in Easington Lane

Easington Lane is the latest location in Sunderland for an affordable food hub, offering weekly groceries at a fraction of high street prices.

Have your say on family hubs

People are being asked their views on plans to develop of a network of family hubs to provide additional help and support to families across Sunderland.

Let there be trees

A total of 210 trees have been planted at Bunnyhill as part of a drive to improve the environment for local wildlife.

Cafe opening marks significant step in transformation of Elemore Country Park

The countdown is on for the new community-run cafe and garden centre at Hetton's newly transformed Elemore Country Park as it gets ready to open its doors to the public.

North East devolution consultation reaches final stages

Leaders from across the North East have issued their thanks to everyone who has taken part in a consultation into a £4.2bn devolution deal for the region.

Work gets underway on £740k Thompson Park regeneration

More than £740,000 is being invested into transforming Southwick's Thompson Park into an active park.

New Wear Footbridge moves ahead

Sunderland's striking new city centre footbridge is set to advance, with Cabinet expected to approve proposals at a meeting this week [March 16].

Raising the Commonwealth Flag

The Commonwealth Flag was raised at City Hall on Monday 13 March to celebrate Commonwealth Day.

Drones deployed to tackle nuisance bikes

A motorcycle has been seized after a drone was used to tackle motorcycle disorder in the north area of Sunderland.

Three footballing freedoms conferred

Thanks for their 'significant contributions to the wellbeing and community spirit of Sunderland'.

Old hospital makes way for new homes

Demolition work that will pave the way for new homes in Pennywell is underway.

New reuse shop saves nine tonnes of treasured items from going to energy from waste in its first few weeks

A new reuse shop, which has saved more than 9 tonnes of treasured household items, clothing, toys and more from going to energy from waste in its first few weeks, has been officially opened at Sunderland's Household Waste and Recycling Centre.(HWRC)

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