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Community-run foodbank opens its doors

Community-run foodbank opens its doors

A Sunderland councillor has praised her kind hearted community and local football club after a huge team effort led to the launch of a much-needed community foodbank.

Community chest boost for Grindon Broadway

Community chest boost for Grindon Broadway

Grindon Broadway Over-40s has received a Community Chest grant from Cllr Debra Waller, a Labour councillor for the Sandhill ward, to fund new kits, training equipment and cover running-costs.

New Washington school gets set to open

New Washington school gets set to open

The Harry Watts Academy Harraton is a temporary school while work continues to be completed on the Harry Watts Academy, which is due to open in 2021. The site is able to accommodate 40 to 50 pupils who have Autism, while the main academy will have 96 places.

Hetton councillor backs move to build new primary school

Hetton councillor backs move to build new primary school

A Hetton councillor has welcomed news of a £13.5m programme that will rebuild an ailing school in his ward. Councillor James Blackburn, who has served the area for more than 15 years, said the decision by Sunderland City Council’s ruling cabinet to approve plans to...