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Elephant Tea Rooms
One of Sunderland’s most iconic buildings is not only undergoing renovation – it is about to enter the 21st century by being the star of a podcast. The Elephant Tea Rooms are being restored by Sunderland City Council. The council plan to renovate the ground and first floors so the...
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With the general election coming up and campaigning already begun, Sunderland’s residents are being urged to make sure they have registered to vote. If you aren’t yet registered, you have until Tuesday 26th November to register to vote. Anyone who would like a postal vote has until 5.00 pm on...
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A 99-year-old community hero has been awarded the prestigious British Empire Medal (BEM). The BEM is given to people who have made outstanding contributions to their communities, professions, country or walk of life. The medal is awarded as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Len Gibson, from West Herrington, Sunderland,...
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Sunderland’s mayor is to be joined by Cinderella and Prince Charming this November when the city’s Christmas lights are switched on. Cllr David Snowdon will turn on the lights together with stars from this year’s Sunderland Empire pantomime Cinderella on Thursday 21st November. The switch-on fun, in Keel Square, will begin...
ParkRun
Sunderland’s award-winning Herrington Country Park is now hosting a free weekly timed parkrun. Since 300 people took part in the first Herrington Park run in July, more and more people have been joining in with the weekly 5K events. The attractive circular course – which boasts some wonderful views and passes...
fruit and veg
An innovative Sunderland tech project has developed edible barcodes that can be stuck onto a variety of foodstuffs in shops and supermarkets. The codes can be directly attached to products such as meat, fish, bread, vegetables and fruit, as well as packaged and canned goods. Shoppers can then find out all...
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Online tickets are now on sale for Sunderland’s Festival of Light, an extravaganza of illuminations set to brighten up the dark early winter nights. The Festival of Light, which is an enormously popular part of the Christmas in Sunderland programme, will this year be held in its new city centre...
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A graduate of the University of Sunderland has won a prestigious Emmy Award – for his work with James Corden and Paul McCartney. Emmy Awards are American prizes that recognise excellence in the television industry. And, just over a week ago, Sunderland graduate James Longman scooped an Emmy for his...
terraced houses
Sunderland City Council has announced its determination to tackle the issue of long-term empty properties on Wearside. A key priority in the council’s City Plan is to transform disused properties into family homes. The council is seeking to purchase empty homes in the Millfield area, working in partnership with housing provider...
Marion Phillips
Sunderland’s first female MP has had a blue plaque unveiled in her honour. Marion Phillips – a Labour politician and social activist – held her Sunderland seat from 1929 to 1931. As well as representing the north east at Westminster, Phillips was a feminist who campaigned to educate women, encouraging them...

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