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Obituary: Len Gibson, A Veteran, A Centenarian, A True Sunderland Great

Yesterday the sad news came that much loved local figure Len Gibson had passed away at 101 years of age, surrounded by family in hospital. Only months prior had the…

EXCLUSIVE: Saint Etienne to Play in Sunderland in November this year

London based dance and indie pop band Saint Etienne are set to play in Sunderland in November this year, according to the band’s official website. The venue is yet to…

The Vans We’ve All Seen Around Sunderland, But Just Who is “Big Bear Beds?”

There’s few people who haven’t seen this van around Sunderland. Often parked on the Durham Road, be it near McDonald’s on Farringdon or up next to where the Prospect Was,…

Announcement: SGM Chooses Creative Minds for Community Chest Grant

Sunderland Global Media are happy to announce that the counselling and mental health service Creative Minds is the recipient of our first Community Chest grant. Whilst this was not an…

What is the SGM Community Chest And How Can You Apply For A Grant?

Yesterday on our social media profiles we announced the launch of Sunderland Global Media’s very own “Community Chest” that is a project where we actively provide donations and grants to…

Editorial: Is it time to consider a mural for our Local England Heroes?

We are now seeing the best England side since 1966, with the lions now set for the final against Italy on Sunday. That’s a staggering length of time, and throughout…