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Here is the story of South Shields in the Middle Ages

In ancient times, the Roman Empire had came to the banks of the River Tyne and upon a hill on the southern bank built the fort of Arbeia. It’s the…

The North East Party Helms The Campaign to Reopen Pallion Shipyard

The regionalist North East Party has positioned itself to become the leading advocate for the reopening of the former Pallion Shipyard, who’s former facilities continue to sit on the River…

Farnton.org places order for Farringdon Heritage Blue Plaque

Following a response from the Sunderland Heritage forum, local history organization Farnton.org has placed an order for Farringdon’s first heritage blue plaque which upon manufacturing is set to go on…

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…

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…

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…