Local

University of Sunderland chaplain Chris Howson spoke to Drivetime presenter Katie Baggott about their ‘Together for Peace’ event at St Marks road mosque today. Prayers for solidarity are needed after the New Zealand terrorist attacks last Friday. This special Sunderland Interfaith Forum event took place tonight in the city to show solidarity and support from people of […]

Sharon Hodgson, Member of Parliament for Washington and Sunderland West and Shadow Minister for Public Health sent a letter to Chris Grayling , Secretary of State for Transport today calling for the Tyne and Wear Metro to be extended to Washington. The letter detailed several reasons for an extension of the Metro line, including regional growth, accessibility […]

Sunderland took to the polls yesterday (Thursday 3rd May) in the 2018 Local Elections, deciding local councillors across 25 wards. Sunderland is split into 25 wards and one local councillor elected to each ward who will sit alongside two other already elected councillors to represent local people and discuss local issues. Across the city 17 […]

More than 60 of the UK’s biggest music festivals have pledged to ban the use of plastic straws at their events this summer. StraThe group of independent festivals, including the likes of Bestival, Boomtown Fair and Shambala, have also committed to eliminate all single-use plastic by 2021. Organised by the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF), […]

Putting a sofa out in the back lane proved costly for a Grangetown resident after she ended up having to pay for it to be removed. Fly-Tip Investigation Officers came across the sofa and a black bag of household waste deposited in the back lane of Markham Street during their routine patrols and referred it to the Environmental Enforcement […]


Current track

Title

Artist

Background