• Tue. Sep 28th, 2021

Sunderland Global Media

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SGM Reviews: 808 Bar and Kitchen, Tapas, pizza, bao buns and cocktails

New: Sunderland Global Media are proud to present Amy Nicholls (who runs the North East Eats blog!) as our new food reviewer and critic, who will be writing a monthly…

The History of Thorney Close You Never Knew: From Saxons to Shipyards

Thorney Close is a estate in Southwest Sunderland. Boarding the Durham Road, the suburb is one of the largest postwar schemes that was built in the city having been erected…

Netflix’s Squid Game is *the* drama to see this year

Rated 100% on the review site Rotten Tomatoes, the first season of the Korean Survival Drama “The Squid Game” was launched last week to a thunderous applause from audiences. An…

The Lost Routes of Sunderland: The Lambton Wagonway

Featured Image: A modern day reconstruction of a coal wagon in Beamish museum. As the industrial revolution commenced in the late 18th and early 19th century, a hybrid form of…

Paul Watson: A Sunderland Hero or Villain?

Paul Watson is a name which raises controversy and polarized opinions in Sunderland, to put it mildly. Leader of the City Council from 2008 to 2017 before he lost his…

The Lost Roman Story of South Hylton

South Hylton is a very quiet settlement on the River Wear. Its name is shared with the settlement across the water, of which referred to “The Hill Farm” in Old…