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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...
Penshaw Monument
14/05/2020 - 08:47
Foster Care Fortnight 2020, a national campaign that aims to raise awareness of the need for more foster carers to come forward across the UK, wraps up on 24 May and we want to say a big thank you to...
City Hall
13/05/2020 - 13:20
One of the most significant buildings that will rise from the ground in Sunderland is taking shape as the city remains locked down.  Work on City Hall, which will stand on the new Riverside...
13/05/2020 - 13:06
'You're doing a brilliant job' - that's the message from Sunderland Council Leader, Councillor Graeme Miller and Chief Executive Patrick Melia after meeting front line council workers. The pair have...
We'll meet again
12/05/2020 - 13:56
A wartime-style crooner helped residents at a Sunderland care home celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE day in style. Residents at Farmborough Court Intermediate Care Service were treated to a host...
12/05/2020 - 13:22
A noisy neighbour could now be jailed for up to two years if he breaches a 12 month injunction. The injunction was brought by Sunderland City Council against Glen Watson, of Dunstanburgh Close,...
07/05/2020 - 10:18
Sunderland's Beach Street Household Waste and Recycling Centre (HWRC) reopens on Monday 11 May with measures in place to ensure social distancing. The centre closed on 24 March due to Government...


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