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A Sunderland-born musician and composer will present a newly composed song inspired by the heroic lives of two sisters who helped 29 Jews escape Nazi Germany. Composer Alison Cotton will perform “Engelchen” at Seventeen Nineteen, Holy Trinity Church, in Sunderland on Saturday, March 11 (5pm). It is based on Ida and Louis Cook; two opera-obsessed […]

Sunderland Regional Talent Club’s U11 and U12s were treated on Monday night when SAFC Women coaches Mel Reay and Steph Libbey gave them a “brilliant” coaching session. https://twitter.com/SunderlandRTC/status/1630314778554953734?s=20   Owing to the success of guest speakers and coaches across the board including the Foundation of Light Scholars getting to see Jamie Chandler’s expertise, the young […]

Students at the University of Sunderland are hosting an event to raise money for victims of the Turkey and Syria earthquakes. Sunderland’s Islamic Society (ISOC) are holding a ‘Cup of Kindness’ event at CitySpace on the University’s Chester Road campus on March 3. This is the second fundraiser organised by students in response to the […]

Running from March 4 to March 12, Sunderland Restaurant Week is one of the most important events on Wearside’s cuisine calendar, as it provides the opportunity for some of the city’s best eateries to show off their amazing venues and menus with discounts to dine for. Countless and varied eateries across the area, as well […]

The Stadium of Light will host the Durham County FA Frank Pattison Challenge Cup final between Hebburn Town FC and Spennymoor Town FC on May 3 for the first time in four years. The home of Sunderland AFC last hosted the final in 2019 when Shildon AFC defeated South Shields 1-0 to lift the cup. […]

Queen of the Jungle, Jill Scott, is among many celebrities set to star at a star-studded dinner in Sunderland this April. Sunderland Primary Schools FA (SPSFA) have organised their annual Sportman’s Dinner at the Roker Hotel on April 14. Scott will be joined by ex-Sunderland boss, Ricky Sbragia, former Mackem stalwart Michael Bridges, as well […]

Lifelong Sunderland fans will be able to submit their 1973 FA Cup memorabilia to be used in an upcoming book, marking 50 years since Sunderland won the cup. Photographer and football fan Julian Germain has been commissioned to produce a book, along with visual material such as photographs, to reflect upon the experiences of supporters […]

The first of the brand new Metro trains has arrived in Newcastle, after making the 900-mile trip from Switzerland. Swiss train manufacturer Stadler has partnered with Nexus to build 46 new trains for the Tyne and Wear Metro service in a deal worth £362million. A Stadler spokesperson said: “So far, four units have received what […]

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