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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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Sunderland residents will soon have the chance to learn about the north east’s fascinating, complex and often radical political history. The Tyne-and-Wear section of Heritage Open Days – which is England’s largest free festival of history and culture – will open today (Friday 13th September) and last until Sunday September...
whale mural
A much-loved ocean-themed mural in Roker is to be given a facelift. The mural – which resembles a whale – curves along the walls and roof of the Marine Walk Play Area. Painted in 2014, the popular artwork is now showing signs of wear and tear. So the mural’s creator Andy...
Town Park
Renovation work is underway on Sunderland’s historic Minster Churchyard and the nearby Town Park. The works are part of a project to revitalise the city’s Minster Quarter, entitled the Bishopwearmouth Townscape Heritage Scheme. This scheme is backed by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Sunderland City Council. £700,000 will be invested...
airshow
Last year saw Sunderland host a range of prestigious events, from the thrilling Sunderland Airshow to the majestic Tall Ships Races. This led to a boom in both visitor numbers and visitor spend, as well as more jobs being created in the city’s tourism sector. The latest statistics obtained by Sunderland...
raving
Two graduates from the University of Sunderland have made a film about two of the city’s most famous – and sometimes infamous – nightclubs. The documentary is about the Blue Monkey nightclub and the New Monkey that followed it. The film, entitled Two Monkeys, is by digital film production graduates Rob...
It has been a long time coming but the former Vaux Brewery site is set to get its first tenant. Online shopping giant Ocada will be the first to move in and is now poised to be responsible for the creation of hundreds of jobs in the North East. The news...
penshaw monument lit
Some of Sunderland’s most famous landmarks will be illuminated in red, white and blue to celebrate the World Transplant Games coming to the north east. The structures that will be lit in the patriotic colours include the Penshaw Monument, Seaburn Lighthouse, Northern Spire Bridge and Fulwell Mill. Keel Square, Market...
Empire and Dunn Cow
Two historic Sunderland pubs are due to be renovated – thanks to the National Lottery. The pubs – the grade-II-listed Peacock and the Dun Cow – lie in the city’s heritage-filled Minster Quarter. The renovation of the pubs is part of the Bishopwearmouth Townscape Heritage Scheme, which is regenerating that whole...
Sunderland Airshow
Hundreds of thousands of people enjoyed the Sunderland Airshow this weekend. The Airshow – held from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th July – saw a major programme of air displays along Roker and Seaburn’s award-winning seafront as well as plenty of entertainment. The 2019 Sunderland Airshow – the 31st to be...

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