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Sunderland SU president says becoming NUS delegate is ‘fantastic opportunity’

Sunderland SU president says becoming NUS delegate is ‘fantastic opportunity’

University of Sunderland Student Union president Carl Taylor has encouraged students to ‘get involved’ in becoming a delegate for the annual National Union of Student (NUS) conference. Students can nominate themselves to become delegates from Wednesday February 12 until noon on February 19 before voting takes place between  February 26-28. […]

Council approves pay rise for deputy mayor

Sunderland councillors have backed a cabinet decision to raise the yearly allowance of the deputy mayor by almost 50 per cent. Labour councillor Stuart Porthouse will see his Special Responsibility Allowance increased from £3,827 to £5,735. The rise was originally decided on by the council’s cabinet earlier this month, and […]

CELEBRATE: Chinese New Year in Sunderland

CELEBRATE: Chinese New Year in Sunderland

By Annabel Bradford & Rosa Grantham Chinese New Year will be celebrated this Saturday with lion dances through Sunderland City Centre. Celebrations of the Year of the Horse will begin with a lion dance, starting at the reception area of Sunderland Museum at 11am on February 1, with another dance […]

Budget gym set for approval in Southwick

Plans for a new budget gym to open in Southwick have moved one step closer to becoming reality after receiving council approval. The proposal to convert an empty call-centre on Wayfarer road into a gym run by Leeds-based Xercise4less was given the go-ahead by councillors at a meeting of the […]