People in Sunderland are continuing to feel safe thanks to the continued success of partnership working in the city to reduce crime, anti-social behaviour and substance misuse.
As part of the Active Sunderland 2017 programme a series of community sports festivals are being held in various areas of the city during the school summer holiday period.
A new event bringing together vintage buses, traction engines, commercial vehicles, classic cars and motorbikes will take place at Sunderland seafront this weekend.
A hard-hitting water safety advert designed to help save lives has taken to the airwaves in the city.
The Typhoon helped bring Sunderland International Airshow 2017 to a close on Sunday.
Five parks in Sunderland have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as some of the very best in the UK.
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