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03/09/2019 - 11:44
The jewels in the crown of Sunderland's Heritage Action Zone are throwing open their doors to the public later this month as part of the annual Heritage Open Days. The Heritage Action Zone was set up...
29/08/2019 - 11:26
A long-awaited Chilean flamingo egg has successfully hatched at WWT Washington Wetland Centre – the first chick to arrive in over four years!   For 30 long days, staff and volunteers at WWT...
27/08/2019 - 11:22
Sunderlands creative industry sector is one of the community partners supporting the Active Sunderland BIG Summer Festival 2019. Tomorrow's event - it's £5 for all the activities - at Herrington...
27/08/2019 - 11:12
Following another year of first-class events and activities in Sunderland, new research reveals that visitor numbers, visitor spend and the number of people employed by tourism in the city are again...
22/08/2019 - 12:45
There's still time to make the most of the summer holidays in Sunderland, with a whole host of activities planned at the Pop Up Park. Organisers Sunderland BID are inviting visitors to head to Market...
21/08/2019 - 14:19
Sunderland's new River Festival is taking to the water on the weekend of Saturday 31 August and Sunday 1 September. Opposite banks of the Wear - the northside at St Peter's Quayside and on the...
21/08/2019 - 11:40
It's the School Summer holidays and week 6 of 6  If you're looking for some great ideas to entertain the whole family then here's the latest roundup of fantastic activities and events taking place in...
20/08/2019 - 10:07
COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR 'BIG' EVENTS (Link to images)   Seaburn beach will host  the last local event in this year's Sunderland BIG Community Sports Festivals programme on Wednesday 21 August The...


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Sunderland is one of the few cities in the UK to have a river, beautiful coastline and two award winning beaches at Roker and Seaburn.


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