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2019 news archive

Prisoner of War to read Remembrance Prayer

Far East vet and former prisoner of war Len Gibson BEM is helping lead Sunday's Remembrance Service.

Making an event for volunteer 'Event Makers'

There was a celebratory event held in the Council Chamber as a 'civic thank you' to more than 250 volunteers and event makers from across the city.

British Empire Medal for community hero

Len Gibson (B.E.M) from East Herrington was awarded with his medal for his services to World War Two Remembrance and community life in Sunderland.

Oh, yes it is - it's the Christmas Lights Switch On

Panto stars from Sunderland Empire's Cinderella join the Mayor from 6pm on Thursday 21 November for the Christmas Lights Switch On in Keel Square.

Barnes Gyratory Resurfacing

Two days of resurfacing at the busy Barnes A690 junction.

Sunderland Remembrance Parade and Service

Hundreds of service personnel and veterans will join the Mayor of Sunderland, Councillor David Snowdon, when the city pays its respects at the annual Remembrance Parade and Service on Sunday 10 November.

City Hall contract awarded to Sunderland based company

A Sunderland based company has been awarded the contract to build the new City Hall.

Sunderland supports Wear Red Day ( Oct 18 )

National 'Wear Red Day' helps raise awareness of racism, and helps raise money for anti-racism education and activities.

Promoting a healthier, happier workplace was the subject of a major conference held in Sunderland

The event was hosted by the Sunderland Workplace Health Alliance, which represents more than 95 companies from across the city.


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