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Newcastle Road takeaway plans rejected

Controversial plans to open a takeaway on Newcastle Road have been rejected. Plans to convert HNH Newsagents in Monkwearmouth into a fast-food shop were submitted to Sunderland City Council in February. But councillors voted unanimously to refuse planning permission at a meeting of the North Sunderland Development Committee on Tuesday, March […]

Sunderland Pride organisers release line-up

Sunderland Pride organisers release line-up

Organisers of Sunderland’s annual celebration of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and trans (LGBT) life and diversity in the North East have today released the line-up of acts that will perform at Sunderland Pride on September 28. Topping the bill this year will be Booty Luv, known for their hits; ‘Boogie 2nite’, […]