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Tribute to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Tribute to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Sunderland’s Labour leader has paid tribute to Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, following his death today, aged 99. Councillor Graeme Miller, leader of Sunderland City Council and the of the group, said the Duke was a remarkable man and an inspiration to many....

Proactive not reactive on litter and fly-tipping

Proactive not reactive on litter and fly-tipping

Former Sunderland Mayor and Seaburn resident, Barry Curran, has pledged to fight for a ‘more proactive approach’ in dealing with the problems of litter and fly-tipping along the Seaburn and Roker seafronts. Barry Curran, who is standing to represent Labour in Fulwell...

Labour candidate helps lead life-changing move for North East charity

Labour candidate helps lead life-changing move for North East charity

The former mayor of Sunderland has spoken of his pride at seeing a charity he has supported for four years find its new premises. The Northeast Disabilities Resource Centre (NDRC), which has been serving the region for more than 50 years, is set to relocate into...

Chris aims to deliver lifesaving kit

Chris aims to deliver lifesaving kit

A heroic Sunderland resident is running to his community’s aide, having set up a GoFundMe page to raise money for a life-saving defibrillator.  As well as running to become a local councillor in St Michael’s, fire-fighter Chris Smith will be treading the pavements of...