The opening of Sunderland’s new impressive bridge across the River Wear – Northern Spire – is nearing, after delays to the project due to the bad weather at the start of the year.  Finishing works on the bridge, which boasts a 105m-high central A-frame pylon, are underway with it expected to be open to traffic early […]

A section of the A1231 Wessington Way in Sunderland will be closed overnight this week to enable final resurfacing works to be carried out ahead of the opening of the city’s new bridge later this spring. The section of road between the Colima Avenue roundabout, near McDonald’s, and the Queen Alexandra Bridge roundabout will be […]

People in Sunderland are being urged to try and help save the life of a seven year old girl who needs a bone marrow transplant.  Seven year old Chloe from Sunderland suffers from the rare condition Diamond Blackfan Anemia, this means her body doesn’t produce red blood cells. Chloe now needs regular blood transfusions to […]

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