2018 news archive
Staff at Sunderland City Council have donated toys to Ward 14 of the Great North Children's Hospital
The friends and colleagues of Policy Officer Dianne Pattison raised more than £800 to buy the toys as way of saying thank you to the staff at the hospital, where Diane and Dale's two year old son Sam has been receiving treatment for Leukaemia and is now thankfully in remission.
A new light controlled 'Toucan' crossing is being proposed across a busy stretch of road into the city
Local residents are being asked for their views as part of the latest public consultation into new road safety measures in the Grindon Mill area.
Two student placements from Sunderland's French twin town of Saint Nazaire are bidding 'Au Revoir' to the city
Marceline Assani (20) and Nathanaelle Rade (19) have been on work experience with Sunderland City Council's International Team since the beginning of November, working alongside their English colleagues on a number of projects.
Structural conservation work on the interior and exterior of the landmark 14th Century building is almost complete, allowing refurbishment to begin within the walls of the castle to return it to the centre of community life early next year.
Sunderland City Council has been chosen by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to help lead the national initiative to develop the use of online technology to deliver better services to residents.
Contractors are on standby to begin resurfacing affected areas of the eastbound section of the A1231. Weather permitting this could allow the road to re-open by Monday.