Roker Lighthouse To Shine Again After 40 Years

Roker Lighthouse To Shine Again After 40 Years Firstly, at the end of Roker Pier stands one of Sunderland’s most iconic land marks – Roker Lighthouse. The Victorian structure is a half a mile out to sea and people love the walk along the pier to see it. Indeed, it… Continue reading

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Toy Dolls Come Home To Sunderland

The Toy Dolls Come Home To Sunderland The Toy Dolls came back home to Sunderland last night and it was about time! Indeed, they performed to a full house at North Shore, St Peters Campus. In brief, The Toy Dolls played a gig in The Old 29 in Sunderland (1983),… Continue reading

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Sunderland Fire Stations Facing Closure

Sunderland Fire Stations Facing Closure Indeed, the austerity cuts go on. But, now the emergency services are under threat. Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service plan the closures which will also put 131 jobs on the line. As part of the plans, Sunderland Central Fire Station in Millfield would… Continue reading

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Hilton Hotel To Build Near The Stadium Of Light

Hilton Hotel Given The Go-Ahead Next To The Stadium Of Light Indeed, the world famous hotel chain ‘Hilton Hotels’ will build a new hotel in Sunderland. Moreover, they have the go-ahead to build a new 161 bedroom hotel next to the Stadium of Light. Hilton Hotel Job Creation The area… Continue reading

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Sunderland Health Services Force Feed You Smoke!

Sunderland Health Services Force Feed You Smoke! Firstly, this is quite a headline. But it certainly would seem true and it has been going on for years. Surely it is illegal? In effect, the Sunderland health services should enforce their policy better. To begin with, the Sunderland Echo ran a… Continue reading

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Sunderland Drinkers Give NHS a Hangover

Wearside Drinking Shocker Sunderland Drinkers Give NHS a Hangover Firstly, the cost of looking after people in the City of Sunderland with drink related problems is £26.3 million! Indeed, according to this report, 26 people every day are needing some sort of treatment across the City. Moreover, medics at the… Continue reading

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Councillor Lisa Smiles Benefit Fraudster

Sunderland Labour Councillor, Lisa Smiles, In Benefit Fraud Scam. To begin with, the Labour Party in Sunderland recently had to suspend one of its councillors. Indeed, Councillor Lisa Smiles (44), represents the voters in the St Annes ward has appeared in court. Moreover, she pleaded guilty to one charge of… Continue reading

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TB Cases On The Rise In Sunderland

TB Cases On The Rise In Sunderland To begin with, Sunderland health services are reporting a rise in TB cases on Wearside. Indeed, the bacterial disease attacks the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body as well. The way the disease spreads is typically the same as… Continue reading

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Hints And Tips

To begin with, here is a collection of hints and tips that we have put together over the years. Obviously, these are our own collection which we wish to share with others. Please note that if you do use them, you do so at your own risk. Indeed, nobody else… Continue reading

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