Category Archive: North East Sport


HRH Princess Anne Visits Sunderland National Glass Centre

May 13 2016

HRH The Princess Royal Launches Sail Training Programme in Sunderland

HRH The Princess Royal paid a visit to Sunderland on Monday 9 May 2016. Her Royal Highness attended the launch of the Sail Training Ambassador programme at the National Glass Centre. The programme aims to encourage young people to take part in the prestigious Tall Ships Races in 2018. Sunderland (once the largest shipbuilding town …

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Apr 07 2016

Sunderland BIG Family Fun Run 2016

With a focus on fun running for people of all ages and abilities, this year’s Active Sunderland BIG Family Fun Run offers everyone the opportunity to get active, have fun and have a great day out. The run will start at 4pm on Saturday 30 April in Mowbray Park, Sunderland.  The run is either 1.5km or 3km run …

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Mar 18 2016

New North East Hotel prepares to turn on its lights!

The North East’s newest hotel is nearing completion, marking a Northern landmark for one of hospitality’s biggest brands. The Hilton Garden Inn Sunderland will open adjacent to Sunderland’s Stadium of Light later this spring. It will be the first Hilton Garden Inn property to launch in Northern England and the only one to date between Birmingham …

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