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Library books
27/05/2020 - 15:04
Sunderland Libraries Services is once again offering a free book delivery service for Sunderland residents who are unable to access libraries due to age, illness, disability or mobility issues. The...
Memory Bank
27/05/2020 - 14:52
Sunderland Libraries Services have gifted Memory Bank Sunderland DVD pack to 50 residential and care homes throughout Sunderland to assist care staff to help and support the wellbeing of all...
Arts Centre Washington
26/05/2020 - 14:54
Although we are all social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic there are still lot's of great, family friendly 'virtual' activities taking place through Arts Centre Washington. Here's a selection...
21/05/2020 - 13:55
To celebrate local history month in May, Sunderland Culture is inviting families to explore Sunderland’s special heritage and their own family histories this Whit Half Term. New activities will be...
Borrow box
21/05/2020 - 09:50
Although library venues may have had to close their doors in response to the Covid-19 outbreak Sunderland Libraries Services continue to offer a wide range of digital services for all ages, to reduce...
20/05/2020 - 14:34
Two former Sunderland industrial sites that were re-born as parks and public spaces are featured in a new book showcasing some of the country’s most beautiful gardens and landscapes. Silksworth...
New Trees
20/05/2020 - 14:09
A Further 426 trees have been planted as part of a project to introduce more than 2,500 trees across Sunderland. The first phase of the planting has now been completed, with new trees appearing...
Alex Smiles site
14/05/2020 - 15:25
WORK TO transform an abandoned waste site into use as a key manufacturing site has taken a major step forward with its clearance now complete. More than 27,000 tonnes of waste have been removed from...


Did you know?

L.S. Lowry spent his holidays in Sunderland at Seaburn, painting scenes of the coast, port and coal mines. The city is the home to one of the best collections of L.S. Lowry paintings in England.


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