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Word On Wearside in 60: One Minute Round Up

Word On Wearside in 60: One Minute Round Up

Watch our WoW round up of today’s regional news, gathered by our mobile journalists reporting across Sunderland and the North East. The top stories today include the Royal visit in Sunderland by Prince William and Princess Kate, a protest against NHS cuts at the South Tyneside hospital and unemployment rates announced […]

Sunderland misses out on 2021 UK City of Culture bid

Sunderland misses out on 2021 UK City of Culture bid

Wearsiders were disappointed to discover that Sunderland will not become the UK City of Culture in 2021 after the results were announced live on BBC’s The One Show. The arts and culture minister, John Glen, revealed Coventry as the winner on Thursday night, leaving Sunderland, Swansea, Paisley and Stoke-on-Trent in runner-up positions. […]