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A ‘bike dock’ on Sunderland’s riverside is to rent out bicycles to the public for as little as £1.00 per hour. The bike dock – next to the National Glass Centre at St Peters – will be hiring the bikes out at an hourly charge of £1.00 for children and...
Among plenty of fun things to do in and around Sunderland, a live football match is bound to be one of the priorities for a lot of travellers. Football being what it is in the UK, a lot of visitors will want to see it first hand. And in...
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The Run Sunderland Festival 2018 saw thousands of people – of all shapes, sizes and ages – running through the city at the weekend. The festival – which took place on Sunday – featured three races: the Active Sunderland Big 3K, the Siglion Sunderland City 10K and the Siglion Sunderland...
Sunderland half marathon
If you fancy getting active this spring, there’s still time to register for the Run Sunderland Festival on Sunday May 13th. The festival’s main races will be the Siglion Sunderland City Half Marathon and the Siglion Sunderland 10K, but there will also be a gentler option in the Active Sunderland...
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Road closures and parking restrictions have been introduced around the Stadium of Light on matchdays.  Sunderland City Council, Sunderland AFC and the police have agreed to the restrictions in order to improve pedestrian safety in the Sheepfolds area.  Motorists who used to park on the Sheepfolds Industrial Estate should now seek...
photo courtesy of vagueonthehow, from Flickr Creative Commons
The BBC has signed a deal to continue providing commentary for Sunderland AFC. The new deal, which will begin in the 2017-18 season, is set to last three years.  During this time, BBC Newcastle will provide exclusive commentary of all Sunderland AFC games, both home and away.  This means that BBC...
Wise Men Say - Cornered IMAGE PORTRAIT
This September, the north east will be treated to a ‘double bill’ of plays about Sunderland AFC. After a depressing and frustrating season, Sunderland fans might want to forget about football for a while, but the two short plays from Sunderland-based theatre company Cracked Anvil promise an interesting night for...
Sail Training Ambassadors in blue uniform pose with Sunderland's Mayor
A group of Sail Training Ambassadors – local youngsters who will participate in, and are helping to promote, the Tall Ships Race – have met Sunderland’s mayor, Councillor Alan Emerson. The Sail Training Ambassadors are tasked with getting other young people involved in events surrounding the Tall Ships Race, which...

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