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Sunderland: night in the museums

Sunderland: night in the museums

Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens is taking part in the national Museums at Night event this Saturday with an ‘out of hours’ free programme. The programme will involve music, arts and craft activities among the galleries and displays, and it will be also open to young people accompanied by adults […]

Car is set on fire in Sunderland

Car is set on fire in Sunderland

A car was set on fire in Sunderland yesterday night. Emergency services called to the scene are treating the incident as arson. Fire and police were called to the rear of Percy Terrace at 10.11pm on Wednesday, May 13, where a parked silver Mercedes was alight. The fire service extinguished […]

19-year-old arrested after Sunderland flat fire

19-year-old arrested after Sunderland flat fire

    A 19-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire in a flat in Sunderland. The fire, which police believe was started deliberately, happened at a property in Hudson Road in Sunderland at around 5.45pm on yesterday. A woman was taken to hospital for treatment and condition is not believed to be […]

UKIP reach record highs in Sunderland

UKIP reach record highs in Sunderland

By Jordan Davidson, Jen Harrison and Danny Wearin UKIP has seen significant gains in Sunderland’s three constituencies despite not winning a majority. UKIP’s popularity has risen from around 2 per cent in 2010 to about 20 per cent in 2015. This ushered in a total vote count of 23,598 this year – […]