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VE day celebrations
30/04/2020 - 17:12
Sunderland City Council is encouraging residents to commemorate Victory in Europe from the comfort of their own homes this year. On Friday 8 May people across the country will celebrate Victory in...
Penshaw Monument
29/04/2020 - 16:19
Sunderland's Northern Spire Bridge and the National Trust's Penshaw Monument are being lit in the colours of the rainbow in the city's latest bid to spread hope and show support for key workers....
Staying safe
29/04/2020 - 12:46
In response to Coronavirus and stay at home guidance Together for Children’s Next Steps team, Commissioning and Supported Accommodation teams have collaborated to deliver Staying Safe at Home Packs...
29/04/2020 - 12:37
More 20MPH zones have gone ‘live’ across Sunderland. Sunderland City Council has introduced the zones in residential areas in Concord and Biddick after they were identified as areas where speeding...
Brown bin
28/04/2020 - 13:52
Garden and bulky waste collections are set to resume in Sunderland. Garden waste collections were due to begin on 31 March but were temporarily suspended to allow the council to concentrate its...
Museum & Winter Gardens
28/04/2020 - 13:30
Sunderland's Museum and Winter Gardens has been awarded a Gold in the regional tourism awards. The North East Tourism Awards were held virtually this year and the Museum and Winter Gardens won its...
28/04/2020 - 12:57
Colourful 'THANK YOU NHS' road markings have been created at the entrance to two Sunderland hospitals as the latest token of the city's grateful support for its healthcare heroes. This comes just a...
Food bank
28/04/2020 - 11:47
Sunderland City Council is supporting food banks as they experience a surge in demand during the Covid-19 pandemic. Food banks in Sunderland are currently supporting close to 500 people per week with...


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2013 marked 21 years since Sunderland city status from HM The Queen, on 23rd March 1992.


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