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Mayor gets Covid Booster jab and encourages others to do likewise

The Mayor of Sunderland is calling on everyone who is eligible to come forward for their Covid booster jab after having his own this week.

Join the conversation for Talk Money Week 2021

Sunderland residents are being encouraged to open up about their finances as part of Talk Money Week, a campaign coordinated by the Money and Pensions Service.

Panns Bank

A section of Panns Bank quayside is being rebuilt and strengthened with more than 340 tonnes of steel piling.

Bike stands mean business

A cycle scheme has launched in Sunderland to make it easier to travel around the city by bike.

SSTC3 Dual carriageway open to traffic

Sunderland's new dual carriageway, linking the Northern Spire bridge to the city centre, has officially opened.

£2m boost for Sunderland housing plans

Sunderland has been awarded more than £2m from Homes England to press on with the next phase of its transformational £59 million housing plan.

More important than ever to get vaccinated

Sunderland's Director of Public Health is calling on everyone who is eligible to get their Covid and flu jabs without delay as case numbers remain high across the city.

Christmas Switch on returns to Keel Square

TV legend and star of Sunderland Empire's panto, Su Pollard joins the Mayor of Sunderland, Councillor Harry Trueman in Keel Square on Thursday 18 November for the city's Christmas Lights Switch On.

Transport leaders approve region's Bus Service Improvement Plan

Transport leaders have today (Tuesday 26 October) approved the region's Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) at a meeting of the North East Joint Transport Committee.

Warning over private e-scooters

Sunderland City Council is working in partnership with Northumbria Police to combat the use of illegal private e-scooters on the city's public roads and pavements.

Partnership to reduce carbon and boost businesses

A new partnership is set to improve efficiency, reduce carbon emissions, and boost local businesses by more than £270,000.

Welcome return for Sunderland's Remembrance Parade and Service

Sunderland's Remembrance Parade and Service is set to make a welcome return to the city centre next month after going online last year due to the pandemic.

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