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Creative Apprenticeships launch at The Bunker

Creative Apprenticeships launch at The Bunker

Twelve young people from the North East were chosen to take part in an arts project launched at The Bunker. The project is run by local training company Monumental Training, supported by some of Sunderland’s most successful musicians. Monumental Training’s Adrian Woodland, who leads the first workshop sessions, said: “Creative […]

Two vehicles collide near Wearmouth Bridge

Two vehicles collide near Wearmouth Bridge

Two vehicles collided on the road between Wearmouth Bridge and Dame Dorothy Street this afternoon. Reports emerged of an ongoing incident just next to Wearmouth Bridge where traffic was backed up and emergency services were present at about 2pm today. A spokesperson for Northumbria Police confirmed the incident. They said: […]

Catalytic converters stolen from vans in Silksworth

Catalytic converters stolen from vans in Silksworth

Northumbria Police are insisting that drivers need to be more vigilant after catalytic converters were stolen from vans in Sunderland. Police received three reports of thefts from Mercedes Sprinter vans overnight between Monday February 10 and Tuesday February 11. The incidents happened on Thanet Road, Taunton Square and Avonmouth Road. […]

From left to right Sha Nazir, Brian Talbot, Mary Talbot, Jordan Smith, Jessica Rengart
and Dr Mel Gibson.

First Comic Con Festival for Sunderland

The North East Comic Book Festival, the first Comic Con in Sunderland, is to take place in the city this summer. The new event will be held at Sunderland Software Centre on August 9-10, where it will see comic book writers, artists and creators attend from all over Britain, making the North East […]

Police issue winter driving advice

Police issue winter driving advice

Northumbria Police have released details on how to combat driving in adverse weather conditions. With the weather worsening over the next week and storms forecast, Northumbria Police have given details to drivers on how to stay safe on the roads. The list gives practical instructions of car use and care […]