2019 news archive
The formal Affiliation between the city and the ship was announced on the eve of Armed Forces Day last year, and a civic delegation was invited by the Royal Navy to see the progress of work on the Astute Class nuclear powered submarine.
Children from Valley Road Academy have helped Sunderland Libraries Services kick off a global reading challenge aimed at getting children across the world to read for a collective 200 million minutes.
Sunderland Libraries Services have signed up for a global reading challenge aimed at getting children across the world to read for a collective 200 million minutes.
More than 1000 people attended the launch event, an Indoor Sports Festival at the Beacon of Light where children and families enjoyed a range of games and sports activities.
Sunderland's adopted Regiment - 4th Regiment Royal Artillery - celebrate their 80th anniversary this year
The Mayor of Sunderland, Councillor Lynda Scanlan, welcomed a delegation of leading soldiers into the Mayor's Parlour to congratulate the Regiment on behalf of everyone in the city.
Ofsted inspectors have found signs of significant progress in family, adult and community learning and apprenticeships in Sunderland.