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24/06/2020 - 08:56
Friends and family members are being urged to make domestic abuse everyone’s business in a new campaign designed to set out how they can help those at risk. A series of posters and leaflets aim to...
23/06/2020 - 10:49
A cyclist who suffered serious injuries after crashing his bike has thanked the Sunderland City Council worker who came to his aid. Allan Card, 69, was riding his bike in Fatfield, just a short...
18/06/2020 - 15:49
Time is running out to apply for a grant scheme designed to help the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) during the Covid-19 pandemic. VCSE organisations based in and delivering...
17/06/2020 - 13:12
Sunderland's new Household Waste Recycling Centre is set to take a significant step forward with a planning application for its new site on the Pallion Industrial Estate, due to be submitted in the...
A gift from Harbin, China
16/06/2020 - 10:51
A friendship shipment of face masks and goggles from Sunderland’s Chinese partner city Harbin is being prepared for distribution. As Covid-19 was hitting the UK in April, Sunderland City Council...
Drowning prevention week
16/06/2020 - 10:26
Sunderland residents are being urged to help keep their families safe this summer by following the Royal Lifesaving Society's (RLSS) water safety messages. The message comes as the City Council gives...
Armed Forces Day
16/06/2020 - 10:13
Sunderland will pay tribute to the military by raising the flag at the civic centre on 26 June ahead of this year's annual Armed Forces Day.   Armed Forces Day takes place every year on the last...
Refugee week
16/06/2020 - 09:48
Sunderland is joining cities across the world to celebrate annual Refugee Week (15-21 June). Community led events and activities are being held in recognition of all those who have had to flee...

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Perhaps Sunderland's most prominent landmark is Penshaw Monument. It was built in 1844 in honour of the first Earl of Durham, John George Lambton. Penshaw was modelled on Theseion, the Temple of Thesus in Athens.

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Looking for a great family day out in a friendly, exciting city by the sea? Looking for fascinating museums, cute wildlife and plenty of space for your little ones to run off their excess energy? Look no more because Sunderland ticks all those boxes and more. Here are our ten best things for all of the family to do in Sunderland.

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