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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.

Festival of Light tickets now on sale

Tickets for the ever-popular Festival of Light are now on sale.

Let's talk about taxis

Changes are coming on how taxis are overseen and licensed - what do you think?

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