Councillors welcome top rating for Sunderland

Councillors welcome top rating for Sunderland

SUNDERLAND councillors have welcomed news that the city has been ranked is the best city to live and work in the UK. A survey of 2,000 people from across the UK saw Sunderland named as the nation’s favourite place to live, based on factors including housing, jobs,...
Summer of learning for Sunderland’s young people

Summer of learning for Sunderland’s young people

EVERY DAY is a school day for a group of young people in Sunderland – even during the summer holidays… Rather than learning maths, English and science over the summer though, 30 youngsters from the West area of the city are finding out how having a kind heart can...
£25k boost for Southwick Community Centre

£25k boost for Southwick Community Centre

A TIRED community centre will be given a new lease of life, thanks to council funding that will deliver much-needed improvements Southwick Community Centre will push ahead with work to upgrade its facilities, renew its kitchen, improve lighting and lay new flooring,...
Shadow Minister joins fight to save urgent care centres

Shadow Minister joins fight to save urgent care centres

THE SHADOW Health Secretary has joined a campaign to keep three of Sunderland’s Urgent Care Centres open, after Sunderland CCG announced plans to consolidate services. Jon Ashworth MP has joined Sunderland Labour Group and Sunderland MP Sharon Hodgson at Bunny Hill...
Public urged to join fight to save urgent care

Public urged to join fight to save urgent care

SUNDERLAND Labour Party is leading the fight to save the city’s urgent care centres, with an organised rally to ensure residents are aware of plans to close three local centres. The party has criticised plans to close urgent care centres at Houghton, Bunny Hill and...