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 […]

Today the people behind the Sunderland City of Culture Bid have announced the launch of a brand new cultural programme for Sunderland. Twenty Four Seven is an ambitious seven-year project that aims to build on the city’s unsuccessful 2021 bid and existing cultural offerings. The £60m project will take the city up to 2024, with […]

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to save a historic Sunderland church from collapse. Holy Trinity Church, located on Church Street East in the East End of Sunderland, is nearly 300 years old and now the structure of the building is at risk. The building itself is no longer used for regular religious services but […]

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