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'Outstanding' school has 'outstanding' new building

It's even more 'outstanding' now at Sunningdale School

Schoolchildren to get sneak peek of Festival of Light

Invited Sunderland schoolchildren will enjoy a special preview evening of the Festival of Light next week.

Bradley Lowery Foundation partners with World Triathlon Championship Series Sunderland

To celebrate the launch of the partnership between 2023 World Triathlon Championship Series Sunderland and the Bradley Lowery Foundation, a special sale period before the general sale opens has been announced where £5 from every sprint or standard distance entry will be donated to the foundation.

Green fingered gardeners enjoy sweet smell of success for second year running

Green-fingered gardeners from Washington Village and Southwick Green are celebrating after picking up a bunch of top awards in this year's Northumbria in Bloom.

Autumn re-surfacing and road closures

Drivers are advised that stretches of road across Sunderland will be closed for resurfacing in the coming weeks as the city council continues its investment in highways and footways.

Blue Plaque unveiled to honour Houghton hero

A blue plaque has been unveiled in memory of Bernard Gilpin ahead of this year's Houghton Feast.

East (Sunderland) In Bloom

Bloom in East! Well done to everyone for all the colourful displays in the first East In Bloom competition.

Houghton Feast returns this October

Houghton Feast is set to return from Friday 7 - Friday 14 October with a packed programme of activities, events and entertainment.

Keeping you safe from trips and falls

Residents across Sunderland are being supported to stay safe and mobile as they get older.

City's Poppy Appeal launched

The Mayor of Sunderland has joined the Royal British Legion in launching this year's Poppy Appeal.

'Abnormal loads' to pass through city centre

Drivers in Sunderland are advised that slow-moving HGVs will be passing through the city centre on Monday, as six 'abnormal loads' of up to 114ft long are transported to the Port of Sunderland.

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