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The Glorious Lost History of Hendon Few Knew Existed

Welcome to Hendon. Although one of the oldest, it’s probably one of the most notorious suburbs of Sunderland and the butt of many jokes. We don’t need to go into…

The Strange Story of “The Ambit” The Wear Public Artwork That Ended in Disaster

In 1999, Sunderland City Council put a £250,000 European Arts grant towards a 22 tonne steel model in the River Wear titled “The Ambit”. Designed by artist Alison Winding. Spanning…

The Spirit of Sunderland: A Lost Dream of What Holmeside Could Have Looked Like

Holmeside is probably one of the least appealing areas of Sunderland city centre. A glorious past and an unfavourable pleasant, the area is a grim shadow of its former self.…

The Story Behind the “Door” Of Mowbray Park

We’ve all seen that “Door” in Mowbray Park before. Situated on the side of a hill with its remarkable Lion knocker on the front, does it lead to somewhere? Does…

Exploring Sunderland: The Hasting-Barnes Trail

From the far west of Sunderland’s urban periphery near the A19 sits the beginning (or perhaps the end) one of the city’s most scenic and pleasurable walking routes. Following on…

This is the World’s Most Expensive Burger, Would You Splash Out on it?

This one is for all the burger lovers, who are ready to shell out any amount for a wholesome burger. Chef Robbert Jan de Veen of De Daltons diner in…