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Local burger legends Fat Hippo are set to take over the kitchens at the recently launched Bonded Warehouse on Sunderland’s Fish Quay. Fat Hippo has already been taking over the menu as part of weekly visits at the venue on the south side of the River Wear banks. Fat Hippo are now in their 7th […]

Newlyweds Harry and Meghan begin their first day as a married couple after tying the knot during an emotional wedding ceremony that captivated the nation. After a day that saw the couple seal their union with a kiss, process through Windsor in a carriage and experience a moving wedding reception speech in their honour from […]

Looking a head to the Royal Wedding a little bit later today. We put together a list of the top 10 things you need to look out for. What we might see when Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle: 1. Celebrities Star-spotting will be the name of the game as guests file into St George’s Chapel. […]

Sunderland sporting fans can enjoy the best of this summer’s national and international events with a mobile ‘fan zone’ across the city.  A double decker bus with a 20 feet long screen will become a mobile Fanzone and will be parked at various locations around the city centre between 14 June and 15 July.  The […]

Sunderland’s Station Taxis has been offering karaoke kings and queens the opportunity to become part of a new singalong series with its drivers. Inspired by the celebrity karaoke series on James Corden’s Late Late show in America, Sunderland’s largest taxi firm, Station Taxis, gave customers the opportunity to star in Sunderland’s first version of Cabpool […]

This week (14th-20th May) is Mental Health Awareness Week where people are being encourage to open up and talk about their mental health. Two thirds of people experience a mental health problem in our lifetimes, according to research and this year the theme of the week is about stress. It look at how we’re coping […]

Sunderland has unveiled a four-day festival line up as the city prepares to host the international Tall Ships Races 2018. As start host port for the event, the city will welcome 55 sailing vessels and their crews along with an estimated 1.5m visitors from 11th to 14th July. For four full days, crews, locals and […]

A community led cultural heritage project in Sunderland is staging Royal Wedding celebrations. The event is being organised by the Hylton Castle Project, which is a partnership between Sunderland City Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund leading the £4.5million restoration project to return the 14th century castle and grounds to community life. To help celebrate […]


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