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City library to close for makeover

City library to close for makeover

Sunderland City Library and Arts Centre is to close temporarily as it undergoes a £500,000 refurbishment later this month. The refurbishment will include tablet computers, e-readers, a new computer suite and free Wi-Fi throughout the building, giving library users access to state-of-the-art technology. It is also to get twelve new […]

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Pub bosses happy with licence extension

By Joe Pennington and Ben Park Sunderland pub owners are happy with the Prime Minister’s rethink call on extending pub opening hours for England’s World Cup against Italy in June. PM David Cameron overruled a Home Office refusal on allowing pubs to remain open long enough facilitate coverage of the […]

Sunderland University's "RAG" week gets underway

Sunderland University's "RAG" week gets underway

The 2014 Sunderland University Student Union’s “Raise and Give” (RAG) week kicks off today with plenty of activities promised for students. Student volunteers have spent today collecting for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) across both campuses for “Wear it Red Day” before a charity piggy bank tonight at North Shore, which includes […]