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Tom MacManus
15/04/2020 - 10:10
A Sunderland City Council worker has reached out and helped support a vulnerable woman who has been affected by the Coronavirus. Tom McManus, who works in the Environmental Maintenance team in...
Sunderland scout group drawing
14/04/2020 - 16:28
A group of Sunderland Scouts have put their efforts into helping elderly residents of a local care home.  Due to social distancing and isolation rules those living in care homes are some of the most...
Penshaw Monument
24/03/2020 - 16:09
Landmarks across Sunderland were lit blue In a symbolic show of support for the NHS and health care workers. From dusk on 23 March, The National Trust owned Penshaw Monument, and Sunderland City...
Big 3K Run
18/03/2020 - 13:35
In response to the current situation with regards to the Covid-19 virus the Active Sunderland BIG 3K run will now take place on  Sunday 27th September 2020  as part of the Run Weekend.  The 5k ,10k...
Penshaw Bowl - Cancelled
18/03/2020 - 12:04
With regret, Sunderland City Council announces the cancellation of Penshaw Bowl and the Active Sunderland Festival that was due to take place on Thursday 9 April We understand this news will be...
Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens
18/03/2020 - 11:04
Following recent changes to COVID-19 restrictions this page will keep you up to date with the latest news on venue closures and reopenings along with event cancellations and postponements.   ...
School of Rock The Musical
27/02/2020 - 10:45
THE BAND ARE HITTING THE ROAD! Sunderland Empire Monday 29 November - Saturday 4 December 2021 School of Rock - The Musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit, award-winning West End show, will go on a...
La Boheme
16/01/2020 - 10:10
Has your dog got star quality? If your pet pooch is the canine equivalent of Brad Pitt or Scarlett Johansson, then they could win a place in the spotlight in the beautiful and romantic opera La...


Did you know?

Roker beach is home to the unique 'cannonball' rock formations that were the inspiration for the seafront 'pods'.


We had a great time at Riverside Festival 2019! Here's our highlights of the weekend. Don’t forget Sunderland Rive… 2 hours 4 min ago
Why not try one of our wonderful riverside walks this weekend? Simply download the viewranger walking map… 1 day 3 min ago
Our fabulous riverside has so much to offer, why not check out the amazing Sculpture trail… 1 day 2 hours ago


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