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New care scheme to launch in Washington

New care scheme to launch in Washington

A new care scheme is launching in Washington aimed at improving the lives over 55s in Sunderland, with a focus on independent living within a supportive community. The £8.7m care scheme, initiated by Riverside ECHG, will include 79 one and two bedroom modern apartments providing communal facilities as well as […]

New road bridge confirmed for River Wear

New road bridge confirmed for River Wear

A decision will be made this week on who could build a major new road bridge across the River Wear. The EU Official Journal published a contract for the design and construction of the bridge in May last year. This invited civil engineering and construction companies to tender. These steps began […]

Cold weather alert issued for Sunderland

Cold weather alert issued for Sunderland

Met Office has issued a cold weather alert for Sunderland and the surrounding communities for the next seven days. Earlier weather warnings remain in place as average winds of 25mph are expected to batter the region throughout the week, according to the Meteorological department. Temperatures are expected to drop below […]