Sunderland

Operation launched to tackle thieves in Sunderland

Operation launched to tackle thieves in Sunderland

Northumbria Police have launched an operation to tackle thieves and burglars in Sunderland. Sunderland city centre policing team have launched a crackdown on thieves and burglars after reports of burglaries and thefts from cars, particularly in the Millfield and Ashbrooke areas. Since Friday (January 30), extra patrols have been taking […]

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 […]