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St Mary's Way Traffic Update

St Mary's Way Traffic Update

Sunderland Council have announced today that traffic will move onto the new St Mary’s Boulevard in both directions when the westbound section of the road opens from Tuesday 27 May. There will still be some temporary lane closures in place to allow work to continue, however there will be two […]

RNLI patrols to return this weekend

RNLI patrols to return this weekend

RNLI lifeguards will be returning to the region this weekend to keep watch over seven beaches in Tyneside and three in Wearside. The patrols are vital to provide peace of mind to beach goers for the bank holiday weekend. They will now run until 7th September between the times of […]

Tesco Pull The Plug On New Washington Store

Tesco Pull The Plug On New Washington Store

Tesco have pulled the plug on plans to build a new store, after fighting a two-year battle to win planning permission at Peel Retail Park in Washington. The superstore giants fought rivals Morrisons and also overcame objections about competition from the Galleries shopping centre and was given the go-ahead earlier […]

Sunderland Council Elections: Full Results

Sunderland Council Elections: Full Results

Sunderland City Council Election 2014 Results  Ward Name  Political Affiliation  Elected Councillor (votes)  Barnes  Labour  Michael Peter Essl  Castletown  Labour  Doris Macknight  Copt Hill  Independent  Anthony Allen (1,469)  Doxford  Labour  Betty Gibson (1,280)  Fullwell  Conservatives  George Edward Howe  Hendon  Labour  Barbara McClennan (1,162)  Hetton  Labour  John Cummings (1,470)  Houghton  Labour  Billy Turton  Millfield  Labour […]