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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...
23/04/2020 - 13:56
At the end of March, the Department for Education published guidance regarding Free School Meals that gives details of how schools may access a national free school meal voucher scheme to distribute...
Colorful pictures
23/04/2020 - 13:52
When young people aged 11 to 16 from one of Together for Children’s children’s homes heard that residents at local care homes couldn’t see their families, they decided to write cards and enclose...
16/04/2020 - 11:02
Defibrillators have been collected from Sunderland's amateur football network and loaned to the NHS as part of the fight against COVID-19. The 12 defibrillators collected are part of the essential...
Veg boxes
16/04/2020 - 10:28
More than 700 people have put themselves forward as new volunteers to help the vulnerable and housebound in Sunderland. The City Council made the call for extra volunteers with more than 120,000...
Sunniside car park
16/04/2020 - 10:00
Car parking charges have been suspended by Sunderland City Council until further notice. The suspension is designed to free up parking for those workers who need to access their workplace and to help...


Did you know?

Sunderland is home of the National Glass Centre - the only UK centre celebrating the history of glass making and providing a world focus for glass. The centre reopened in 2013 after undergoing a major refurbishment.


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