Roker Pier named one of the 10 best in the world
Sunderland's Roker Pier has been named one of the world's 10 best piers by Guardian readers.
Northern Spire to open to traffic next week
Sunderland's impressive new bridge will open to traffic on Wednesday 29 August.
English Civil War
Are you a Roundhead or a Cavalier?
Council continues to clamp down on irresponsible fly-tippers
Sunderland City Council is continuing to clamp down on irresponsible fly-tippers caught dumping rubbish where they shouldn't.
Saluting the Merchant Navy
You can add your tributes to the Red Ensign on Monday 3 September - Merchant Navy Day.
Plea to keep pond waste free after clean-up
Motorbikes, scooters, bicycles, wheelie bins and a crossbow bolt are among the things pulled out of a Sunderland pond during a council clean-up.
Chucking cans out of car window costs driver £150
A motorist has been served with a £150 fixed penalty notice after throwing two cans out of his car window as he sat waiting at traffic lights in Hendon.
Historic Roker Pier tunnel and lighthouse opens to tours
One of Sunderland's best loved landmarks is opening its doors to the public for the first time in its history.
Historic Hylton Castle hosts 'The Battle for Sunderland' this August Bank Holiday weekend.
More than 300 members of the English Civil War Society will stage a battle re-enactment between the Parliamentarian and Royalist forces in the grounds of the 14th castle.
A new partnership project will use digital technology to help people with Dyslexia use online services and information.
The partnership between Sunderland Libraries Services and locally based voluntary group Social Inclusion and Dyslexia Project (SID), will install the latest assistive technology on pubic access computers in libraries across the community and provide advice on how to use it.
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