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Covid case rate lowest since August 2020

The Covid case rate is falling: remember hands, face and space.

Sunderland artist to create community centrepiece

Contemporary fine artist Dr Ron Lawson, has been commissioned by Sunderland City Council to create an attractive sculpture, that will stand amongst new council-built homes at Stanley Terrace in Shiney Row

City Way dualling begins

Supporting new housing with highways improvements in south and east Sunderland.

Virtual visiting project helps fight loneliness

Sunderland City Council's community rehabilitation team are working alongside the University of Sunderland to connect Occupational Therapy degree students with customers in Farmborough Court Intermediate Care Service.

Landmarks to be lit as a mark of respect to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Landmarks and lighting features across Sunderland will be lit purple on Saturday evening as a mark of respect for His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh.

Sunderland targeted Covid Champions programme supports local projects

Sunderland City Council is highlighting projects that will be supported through the new targeted Covid Champions programme.

SARA Project begins engagement on vacant Cato Street land

Southwick schoolchildren are having a say in what happens in their area, as a local partnership begins plans for Cato Street.

Council gets tougher on anti social behaviour

Tougher restrictions aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour across Sunderland come into force at the beginning of May.

Recipe book offers new hope for life after Covid

A new recipe book aimed at helping people who have lost their sense of taste following Covid is set to be distributed to 3,000 residents across Sunderland in a collaboration between the City Council and award-winning chef Ryan Riley.

New Local Testing Site for Washington

Washington now has its own walk-through test site to help improve access to Covid 19 testing for those with symptoms.

Football Welcomes All

Amnesty International's football focused campaign on welcoming refugees is being supported across the city.

Tribute: HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Union Flags are flying at half-mast at Sunderland Civic Centre, Hylton Castle and the Port of Sunderland as a mark of respect for His Royal Highness Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh.

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