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Farringdon Heritage Blue Plaque Proposal to Move Forwards

After a long period of waiting for a response, Sunderland Global Media’s Farringdon History organization Farnton.org will be moving ahead in purchasing and installing a Heritage Blue Plaque on the…

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…