Netting the Cut
Works to drape more of Houghton Cut with protective rock netting are now underway.
Game on for major football investment in Sunderland
Community sport in Sunderland is getting a major boost with construction work set to get underway in the New Year on three multi-million-pound football hubs.
Please join the Mayor at Sunderland Minster for this year's Civic Christmas Carol Service on Sunday 9 December
This year's service begins at 6pm with the Mayor of Sunderland, Councillor Lynda Scanlan, and Mayoral Consort, Mr Michael Horswill, inviting residents to join the congregation which will include the Lord Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear, Mrs Susan Winfield OBE, the Leader of Sunderland City Council, Cllr Graeme Miller, and the Chief Executive, Mr Patrick Melia
Sunderland has achieved success in this year's annual horticultural awards
In the Northumbria in Bloom awards Sunderland won the 'best city centre' category, Rainton Bridge in Houghton was named as Best Business Park, and community gardening groups across the city were successful in the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) It's Your Neighbourhood Awards.
Lets Rock - Herrington Country Park ( 8 June 2019 )
Following the success of last year's live music event in Herrington Country Park which attracted sell-out crowds, the promoters of 'Lets Rock' are returning next year with an even bigger programme featuring some of 80's biggest musical stars and greatest hits
Funding to develop innovative approach to social care
Sunderland City Council has been awarded external funding to use digital innovation to create new ways of delivering social care
The true meaning of Christmas
The Mayor of Sunderland, Councillor Lynda Scanlan, will use the annual switch-on of the city centre Christmas lights to help raise awareness of the NSPCC Christmas appeal
Children from across Sunderland have created visual reminders of the First World War
Pupils from five schools have created the 'Remember, Reflect and Respect - Space for Reflection' display which will be on view in the Sunderland Museum, Library and Winter Gardens until the end of November
Investing and Saving
First proposals for an invest and save budget are before the City Council's Cabinet when it meets next week on Wednesday 21 November.
Sunderland Remembrance Parade and Service
Hundreds of serving members of the Armed Forces will join veterans at the city's War Memorial on Burdon Road to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.
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