2023 news archive
New Wear Footbridge moves ahead
Sunderland's striking new city centre footbridge is set to advance, with Cabinet expected to approve proposals at a meeting this week [March 16].
The City Council's budget for the next financial year has been agreed.
Cost of living assistance, supporting services and investing - the budget has been backed.
Council scoops duo of industry awards
Sunderland City Council has scooped two coveted awards for its work to better support residents through digitally-enabled homes.
AJ Bell named title partner of 2023 World Triathlon Championship Series Sunderland
AJ Bell, one of the UK's largest investment platforms, is to be the title sponsor of the British leg of the 2023 World Triathlon Championship Series, this year hosted in Sunderland by British Triathlon and Sunderland City Council.
Sunderland families to benefit from rollout of Family Hubs
Families across Sunderland are set to benefit from additional help and support after the City Council was selected as a trailblazer for the Government's Family Hubs and Start for Life Programme.
A new home for hockey in Sunderland
Hockey has a new home in Sunderland, with the opening of a new purpose-built hockey pitch at Raich Carter Sports Centre.
Hefty fine for failure to co-operate with fly-tipping investigation
A Sunderland resident suspected of fly-tipping has been fined by magistrates after failing to co-operate with a council investigation.