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Businesses in Sunderland set to soar

Sunderland businesses and profits in the city are continuing to strive with the ever existing competitiveness of the retail market, according to the North East Chamber of Commerce. Even with the current issues regarding the economic climate, the businesses within Sunderland has successfully coped through this with ever growing profits and […]

Six arrests in mosque protest

Six arrests in mosque protest

Police have thanked residents in Sunderland for their cooperation after demonstration in the city. The protest took place in the Millfield area this afternoon where the vast majority of those taking part have done so peacefully. Officers have made a very small number of arrests following minor public disorder which […]

Photograph: Richard Rayner,  North News & Pictures.

New chapter for Sunderland City Library

Sunderland City Library and Arts Centre reopened to the public today (Monday 31 March) with a bumper packed programme of activities. The library closed at the end of February to allow a £500,000 refurbishment to go ahead – the first since it opened in 1995. To celebrate the library’s reopening […]