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Jamie McLeish
15/10/2020 - 12:41
A showcase for emerging playwrights will be delivered in front of a live audience next week. Writehouse is part of Sunderland Stages Writers’ Project and follows on from the recent successes of...
13/10/2020 - 09:47
Autumn nights in Sunderland are soon to be brightened by the return of the much-loved Sunderland Illuminations.   From Friday 9 October, Roker and Seaburn seafront will be awash with colour as the...
Artists impression of entrance
13/10/2020 - 09:37
A vision to create a new history centre showcasing County Durham's rich heritage can now become a reality after plans were approved this week.  Durham County Council have been given the go ahead to...
07/10/2020 - 11:18
Sunderland's Remembrance commemorations are going online this year. In light of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and national and local government restrictions, the City Council has decided not to go...
Jimmy Montgomery
06/10/2020 - 12:54
Sunderland AFC’s 1973 FA Cup winning team could be receiving the Freedom of the City. The City Council’s Cabinet is examining the proposal at its meeting next week on Tuesday 13 October. Freedoms are...
Literature Festival 2020
24/09/2020 - 13:07
Sunderland Libraries Services Literature Festival: 1-10 October 2020 Sunderland's annual literature festival is once again upon us, celebrating local talent, literature and themes with local authors...
September clean
09/09/2020 - 08:24
Finally, after the Great British Spring Clean was postponed earlier this year due to Covid-19, it's time to get ready for the country's biggest mass-action campaign. We're calling on Sunderland...
Harry Watts
08/09/2020 - 12:50
Final preparations are underway for the opening of a new Sunderland school that caters to children with autism. The Harry Watts Academy Harraton, which is based at the former Harraton Centre in...


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Sunderland Airshow celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2018, with hundreds of thousands of people expected to enjoy magnificent flying displays and activities on the ground.


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