Sunderland News

Plans For New Centre At The Former Elemore Golf Course
Residents will be able to find out more about plans for a heritage and visitor centre and a garden centre at the former Elemore Golf Course at an open day next week. Sunderland City Council is currently developing plans to transform the 60-hectare former golf course in the Hetton ward...
Council Executive Appointed As UK5G Advisory Board Member
Patrick Melia, Chief Executive at Sunderland City Council, joins a national network of experts as he is appointed to the UK5G Advisory Board. Sunderland’s forward-thinking reputation and the esteemed standing of its digital leaders continue to be noticed on a national scale as Patrick steps up to join nine new...
Recognition For Sunderland's High Quality School Meals!
Sunderland City Council has been recognised for the high quality of its school meals, with a ‘Food for Life Served Here’ Bronze Award. The award, granted by the Soil Association, recognises that the council serves healthy and sustainable meals at primary schools across Sunderland.With studies showing that almost four million...
Sunderland residents are being encouraged to take up both doses of the vaccine and continue working from home if they can, following the Government's decision to delay further lifting restrictions for now. In her regular video to residents, Gerry Taylor, the City Council's Executive Director of Public Health and Integrated...
ParingPerx Launches New Collaboration With RingGo!
Motorists can now redeem ‘Perx’ to pay for parking using the RingGo app, extending the places consumers can now park for free. ParkingPerx is launching its new integration with RingGo, the UK’s leading cashless parking provider, on Wednesday 16th June, allowing users to park in even more places in Sunderland...
Access To BIPC Boosting The City's Businesses
SUNDERLAND Libraries Services is helping to give the city’s businesses a boost by providing access to the Business and Intellectual Property Centre (BIPC).BIPC, in conjunction with the British Library, provides free information and advice for inventors, start-ups and existing businesses, offering access to collections of hard-copy materials and databases.Visitors...
Commuters Reminded Of Queen Alexandra Bridge Closure
Drivers are reminded of scheduled closures to the Queen Alexandra Bridge in the coming weeks.The bridge will be closed Southbound for 11 weeks from Monday 7 June while £420,000 worth of maintenance is carried out.The works will see infrastructure specialists Balfour Beatty remove cables from the bridge, rail deck...
City Council Shows Appreciation To Volunteers During National Volunteer Week
Sunderland City Council is recognising the efforts of volunteers in the city as part of National Volunteer Week.Taking place from Tuesday 1 to Monday 7 June, Volunteer Week aims to thank the hard work that hundreds of people within our communities do every single day.There are several reasons why...
Sunderland Council Partners With Protech City To Help Communities Get Online
People across Sunderland are being encouraged to part with their old laptops and desktops in a bid to help charities and those they support, to get online.Sunderland City Council has partnered with Protech City to launch the GO! Get Online Scheme to offer low-cost computer equipment to registered charities...
Cllr Henry Trueman Welcomed As Sunderland's New Mayor
The ward councillor for Washington West, Cllr Henry Trueman, has been officially sworn in as Mayor at a meeting of the full council, with his wife and ward councillor for Washington West Cllr Dorothy Trueman to serve alongside him as Mayoress.            They took over the ceremonial chains of office from...

Subscribe to Sunderland Magazine

>



This will close in 11 seconds