The majestic centrepiece of Sunderland's new bridge has taken its final position over the River Wear.
Some of Sunderland's finest young singers appeared on stage at the Sunderland Empire.
A Council Tax increase of five per cent has been proposed as part of Sunderland City Council's budget for 2017/2018.
Savings from alternate weekly collections to be reinvested into key environmental frontline services..
New campaign warns smokers who've cut down they are still facing significant risks of cancer and heart disease unless they quit or switch to electronic cigarettes.
The council is seeking tender offers from ice cream sellers in respect of its trading pitches within the city's parks for the summer of 2017.
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