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2023 news archive

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens secures £349k Arts Council funding for urgent roof repairs

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens has secured £349,000 grant funding towards vital repairs to its roof and stonework.

Have your say on plans for Washington F-Pit Museum

Exciting plans are progressing for the regeneration of Washington F-Pit Museum and Albany Park.

New cameras to keep Hetton safe

Four new cameras are now active in Hetton as the HALO project continues its work to tackle anti-social behaviour (ASB) in the area.

Cracking events to look forward to this Spring

Big screens showing the Coronation, a giant Easter egg trail in the city centre and the traditional Penshaw Bowl are just some of the exciting events to look forward to in Sunderland this Spring.

Two refurbished play parks open in Coalfields

Two play parks in Houghton-le-Spring have been given a makeover as work continues to upgrade play facilities in the Coalfields area of the city.

Anyone for tennis?

More than £380,000 is being invested into breathing new life into 17 tennis courts in parks across Sunderland to encourage more people to take up the sport and enjoy being more physically active.

Milestone moment for council's housing plan

A Sunderland couple have become the 100th residents to move into their new council home.

New affordable food hub to open in Easington Lane

Easington Lane is the latest location in Sunderland for an affordable food hub, offering weekly groceries at a fraction of high street prices.

Have your say on family hubs

People are being asked their views on plans to develop of a network of family hubs to provide additional help and support to families across Sunderland.

Let there be trees

A total of 210 trees have been planted at Bunnyhill as part of a drive to improve the environment for local wildlife.

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