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Illuminations
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...
Remembrance
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...
Coastal planting
08/09/2020 - 12:01
A £2.32m package of further street and landscape improvements is being lined-up for Sunderland's seafront at Seaburn. Sunderland City Council has invested more than £10m in recent years along the...

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Sunderland marks the easterly end of the 140-mile C2C (Coast to Coast) route. The C2C cycle trail from Whitehaven in Cumbria to Sunderland is Britain's most popular long distance route, with up to 15,000 cyclists completing it every year.

Sunderland Top Ten's

Looking for a great family day out in a friendly, exciting city by the sea? Looking for fascinating museums, cute wildlife and plenty of space for your little ones to run off their excess energy? Look no more because Sunderland ticks all those boxes and more. Here are our ten best things for all of the family to do in Sunderland.

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