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2019 news archive

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.

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