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Proposal to change use of Grade II* listed building in Silksworth

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Plans to tackle youth unemployment in Sunderland East put on hold

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Sunderland University and college academics go on strike over pay

Sunderland University and college academics go on strike over pay

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/131056799″] Sunderland University lecturers struck for two hours yesterday in a dispute over pay. Yesterday’s action was the first of three walkouts planned to take place between January 23 and February 10, where the University and College Union (UCU) are protesting ‘over a 13% drop in pay,’ they say. […]

New clock for Wheatsheaf Gyratory

Councilors have agreed to shell out £20,000 for a new clock at the Wheatsheaf Gyratory in Monkwearmouth. The clock, which will be red with a white face, will also require yearly funding from the council’s revenue fund for maintenance. The proposal was presented to a meeting of North Sunderland councillors […]

Silksworth boy injured in police car collision

An eight-year-old boy from Silksworth has suffered a suspected broken leg after a police car collided with his scooter. The collision happened on Vicarage Lane at 6:30pm on Wednesday evening. An investigation is underway and the case has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission. Chief Superintendent Chris Thomson […]