Sunderland

Parking charges increase in Sunderland

Parking charges increase in Sunderland

Sunderland City Council has raised its parking costs by 10p per hour. The charges have been put in place in an attempt to balance the council’s budgets, following revelations that they were costing more money than they generate. These changes, which were enacted on February 2, will appear in all […]

The General Election: A preview

The General Election: A preview

It’s less than 100 days to go until the General Election, when voters across the UK will choose who’s going to run the country for the next five years. Already, the battleground has been set, with a focus on the TV debates, and more importantly, who should appear. The fact […]

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 […]