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PM's praise as more than 80 per cent of Sunderland's care home residents vaccinated

More than 80 per cent of residents and 50 per cent of staff in care homes for older people in Sunderland have been vaccinated as the city continues its fight back against Covid-19.

Trimdon Street westbound carriageway open ahead of schedule

The latest key milestone on the Sunderland City Council scheme has seen the Trimdon Street westbound carriageway open to motorists.

We're here to help

We're here to help - that's the message going out to Sunderland residents who are shielding or who have been told to self isolate.

Stay home call as city's infection rate remains high

Sunderland's Director of Public Health is calling on residents to stay at home as Covid rates continue to be among the highest the city has seen during the pandemic.

Statement from LA7 leaders: We cannot allow the virus to take control

"As we enter the second week of the third national lockdown, we once again thank all residents who have done their bit by staying at home as much possible.

Sunderland support for NHS Test and Trace

Sunderland City Council has joined forces with the national NHS Test and Trace programme in a bid to reach more people who have tested positive with Covid-19.

Stay at home to bring soaring infection rates down

Please, stay at home and help bring infection rates down.

North East leaders call for national lockdown.

National lockdown is required to slow spread of Covid-19, says North East.

Government places North East in Tier 4

Today the North East has been placed into Tier 4 restrictions by government, alongside many other parts of the country.

Oh, I do like to eat beside the seaside

A successful team of food and drink entrepreneurs are preparing to make a splash with a feast from the deep.

Statement from LA7 Public Health Directors

Keep following the basics to keep the virus at bay

Sea defences - back in 2021

More updates to sea defences are being programmed for March 2021.

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