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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.

New council home is a dream for James

A SUNDERLAND mum has praised life-changing new council homes that are enabling her profoundly autistic son to spread his wings.

Sniffer dog tracks down 4,000 illegal cigarettes

A specially trained sniffer dog has helped Sunderland City Council's trading standards seize a haul of 4,000 illegal cigarettes.

Cabinet asked to approve next steps in transformation of Elemore Country Park

PLANS to transform the former Elemore Golf Course into an Eco Park, Cafe, Garden and Visitor Centre could take a significant step forward when they go before the City Council's Cabinet next week.

Festival of Light off to a dazzling start

Thousands of visitors enjoyed the opening weekend of the famous Festival of Light and Sunderland Illuminations.

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