Sunderland Cultural Quarter – Phase Three

Plans Are Under Way For Phase Three Of The Sunderland Cultural Quarter To begin with, the new phase of the Music, Arts and Cultural Quarter (MACQ) will be taking shape in 2016. This of course, will be injecting more life into the area close to the Sunderland Empire Theatre. Indeed… Continue reading

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Sunderland High School Closure

Sunderland High School Closure Falling pupil numbers to blame. Indeed, pupils at the privately funded Sunderland High School have fallen from 580 in 2006 to around 280 today! Firstly, Sunderland High School has been in existence for 130 years. Indeed, it is the oldest senior school for girls in the… Continue reading

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Scotland Decides – A Mackem’s View

Scotland Decides – My View From Wearside To begin with, I write this article because I love Scotland. Indeed, Scotland is not too far away from where I live in the the north east of England. The result of the independence referendum could also have an impact upon the north… Continue reading

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OMG The Councils Can Sell Your Details

OMG The Councils Can Sell Your Details Indeed, we reveal today that the councils can sell your details on and its quite legal for them to do so! Furthermore, Sunderland City Council can sell your details too! Firstly, councils have full government permission to sell on your details to companies… Continue reading

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Ageing Rockers And A Book For North East Punks

Calling All Wearside’s Ageing Rockers Indeed, the North East had a thriving punk scene in the 1970’s. With this in mind, a group of writers have decided to make a book on the subject. As a result, ageing rockers from Sunderland are in demand to come and reveal their memories.… Continue reading

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Sunderland Rave Organisers Vow To Break The Rules

Sunderland Rave Organisers Vow To Break The Rules Firstly, Sunderland City Council says Chris Bungoni cannot hold a rave event in a warehouse on Wearside. However, Bungoni has the determination to make it happen. Indeed, this is after already selling tickets for £10 each and selling over 100 so far.… Continue reading

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Gillbridge Police Station To Close?

Gillbridge Police Station To Close? To begin with, the main fire station in Sunderland is facing the axe due to the austerity cuts. However, it is now clear that we may now find that the main police station in Sunderland could also close. Indeed, Gillbridge Police Station is also facing… Continue reading

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Extend The Metro Into Washington

Extend The Metro Into Washington To begin with, a petition online has many hundreds of people calling for the Metro Rapid Transit System’s extension. Indeed, this is to add Washington to the grid. In fact, 900 people have signed up calling the authorities to extend the Metro into Washington. Sunderland… Continue reading

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Sunderland To Be Part Of North East Super Council

Sunderland To Be Part Of North East Super Council January 2nd 2014 is when the North East has to respond to the plan for the ‘Super Council’.  The Secretary of State will accept the response after its submission. Indeed, all correspondence and files will be for consideration at a later… Continue reading

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Peter O’Toole Dies – Sunderland Fan

Peter O’Toole Dies – Sunderland Fan To begin with, Sunderland AFC has lost one of its most famous supporters. Indeed, Peter O’Toole dies, a massive lads fan, has died on 14th December 2013 after a long illness. So, without delay, here is an article about the great man. To begin… Continue reading

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