Tag: council

Sunderland community sports facilities remain closed amid confusion over lockdown guidelines

Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement that from Wednesday: “you can play sports, but only with members of your own households,” Sunderland residents heading to local parks may be surprised to find sports some facilities remain locked up. Sunderland council have said facilities such as tennis courts, football pitches, and […]

Plastic Pollution Upon The Pier

The amount of plastic litter streamed across our scenic coastlines and invading the sea is increasing at an alarming rate. With recent reports predicting that there will be more plastic than fish in our sea by 2050, the attempt to prevent this has never been so vital. While many different […]

Sunderland children board chair thinks city needs to do more to tackle child sexual exploitation

Sunderland City Council’s Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB) Independent chair,Jane Held, has said she does not think “anyone in the city is doing enough” to tackle child sexual exploitation (CSE) and child sexual abuse (CSA). It came as Ms Held opened the NSPCC’s Tackling Child Sexual Abuse Conference on November 22 at Sunderland College’s Bede Campus. Ms […]