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Homelessness and Poverty Action Week in Sunderland

This week is National Homelessness and Poverty Action Week, which aims to raise awareness of the issues of poverty and homelessness in the UK. The week was founded in 2008 and brings together two special Sundays: Homelessness Sunday and Poverty Action Sunday. These two days are marked by churches throughout the country by […]

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. […]

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 […]

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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