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It’s the second day of The Tall Ships Races Sunderland, and nearly all of the Tall Ships are now berthed. There is loads of fantastic events today, from being able to access some of the ships and have a look around, to fireworks later and even various circus and dance acts! Throughout the event, there […]

Local music act Little Comets are among the acts confirmed for Sunderland Summer Streets Festival as it unveils its biggest line up yet. Summer Streets – a free annual festival founded five years ago by The Futureheads guitarist and vocalist Ross Millard – is moving from its usual Southwick home to Seaburn Recreation Park to […]

A song celebrating the greatest shipbuilding port in the world has been chosen as the official anthem for The Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018. The Tall Ships Song – written by North East lyricist George Lamb and performed by acclaimed blues singer George Shovlin – pays tribute to the city’s maritime heritage. And it will […]

Emergency repairs to Sunderland’s coastal defences and it’s piers are getting underway after backing from the City Council’s Cabinet. The Old North Pier, New South Pier and Stonehill Wall were battered when Storm Emma and the Beast from the East combined and caused ‘significant damage’. The repairs are being estimated at costing approximately £3.1m with […]

It is the 30th year of the annual Sunderland Airshow this summer- and everyone who has helped to make it such a success over the years is invited to join in with the celebrations. People are being asked to share their memories of the event, with their photographs, videos, memorabilia and interviews being used as part of a souvenir […]

Time is running out to get on Sunderland’s Electoral Register if you want to vote in the City Council election on Thursday 3 May. Credit: Ana Jaks There are already 207,810 people on the Sunderland Electoral Register and 86,414 people have registered for a Postal Vote. Voting is already underway as those registered for a […]

As the school holidays approach, the RNLI is calling on people visiting the coast this Easter to respect the water and remember sea temperatures are still very cold. Nick Ayers, RNLI Community Safety Partner for the north east and east, says: ‘RNLI lifesavers across the north east are dedicated to providing a professional rescue service […]

Sunderland’s restaurants, cafés and bars are preparing to dish up some delicious special offers for the city’s fourth Restaurant Week. Eat Drink Sunderland Restaurant Week will run from 17th – 25th March, with a whole host of new restaurants joining old favourites to celebrate the city’s thriving culinary scene. The event, organised by Sunderland BID, […]


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