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Tickets are on sale for the 'Take Off Enclosure' at this year's Sunderland Airshow

The private ticketed enclosure is available for people looking for a base from which to watch the air displays, and enjoy the musical entertainment from the stage area in catered comfort.

New dual carriageway funding comes through

Major works can now start on a new highways project into the city centre

Nearly 250 highways and footpath projects for the next year

£8.5m for roads, footpaths, bridges and dozens of highways and traffic schemes.

Thank you for not smoking where we play

That's the message being displayed in parks across Sunderland as part of a wider drive to reduce smoking rates across the city.

Charity fundraisers are among those preparing for the Active Sunderland BIG 3K Run

As added incentive to register well in advance for the event on 12 May, an 'early bird' discount is available until 21 March for online entries.

Two-way for North Bridge Street

Northern Gateway works update.

One of the region's leading companies is helping to sponsor this year's Active Sunderland BIG Walk

Sunderland based Oculus HR is the main sponsor of the event on 30 June, with three different routes to suit all ages and abilities beginning and ending at Herrington Country Park.

Sunderland's Stella Maris Seafarers' Centre is getting into the cup-final spirit

Sister Mary Scholastica from the charity which runs the centre, has enlisted the help of Mayoral Consort and 1973 FA Cup winner Micky Horswill to appeal for donations of people's no longer needed Sunderland Football Club strips and clothing which are popular with the ship crews from around the world who berth at the Port of Sunderland.

Spruce up opens up view of the river

Work to open up views of Sunderland riverside, harbour and marina is underway in Roker.

The Commonwealth flag was raised at Sunderland Civic Centre

The Mayor of Sunderland Councillor Lynda Scanlan was joined by civic guests including Her Majesty's Deputy Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear, Mr Norman Taylor MBE, for the ceremonial raising of the flag on Commonwealth Day.

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