Some of the biggest names in music chart history are returning to Sunderland this June
The 'Let's Rock' outdoor music concert at Herrington Country Park on 8 June celebrates the music of the 1980's with headline acts including Status Quo, Marc Almond and Jason Donovan.
Northern Gateway - right turns into Dame Dorothy Street
Dame Dorothy Street and two-way traffic on Monday 29 April.
Solidarity with Sri Lanka
Landmarks lit to show solidarity with Sri Lanka.
Historic Hylton Castle is preparing to re-open its doors later this year
Hylton Castle Drop-in event at the Bunny Hill Centre 16 January 5-7pm
Celebrating World Book Night
Annual World Book Night (23 April) promotes books and encourages reading.
Fundraising runners are signing up for this year's Active Sunderland BIG 3k event
Among those taking part on Sunday 12 May are 85 parents and children from the Supporters of Fulwell Infants Academy (SOFIA) community group, who are raising money to create a sensory garden at the school.
Easter recycling tips
No changes to bin collections over the Easter bank holiday weekend
Explore your cultural heritage during Local History Month this May
A programme of talks, guided walks, exhibitions and other activities gives people the chance to discover more about the history of their local communities and their city.
The 'Great Active Sunderland School Charter' is helping young people improve their health and fitness
The charter is annual recognition for schools who help their pupils develop healthier lifestyles by creating more opportunities to get involved in sport, fitness and exercise.
Working to keep our city clean
Plans to make our city centre a cleaner, more attractive place are underway.