City of Sunderland

What is City of Sunderland known for?


large work

and carries over 37 million passengers a year, extending as far as Newcastle Airport, Tynemouth, South Shields and South Hylton in Sunderland (City of Sunderland).


sporting team

Facebook capital of Britain url http: www.mirror.co.uk news technology-science technology sunderland-named-facebook-capital-of-britain-203493 publisher Daily Mirror accessdate 27 April 2012 date 24 February 2010 Sport The only professional sporting team in Sunderland is the football (Association football) team, Sunderland A.F.C., which was formed in 1879.


plays home

date 2 January 2008 accessdate 3 April 2008 Finishing 10th in the Premier League in the 2010-11 season (Premier League 2010-11), Sunderland retained its status in the country's top division in 2011-12 (2011-12 Premier League) and plays home games at the 49,000 seat capacity Stadium of Light.


modern liberal

(politician) independent . The only Liberal Party (Liberal Party (modern)) councillor sat with the only Liberal Democrat (Liberal Democrats (UK)) as a "Liberal Democrat" group. Three Councillors resigned from the Labour Party following disputes over the selection of candidates for the 2004 elections. Two became independent members; one joined the Liberal Democrat party, becoming group leader after the 2004 municipal elections.


providing national

VDL SB120 Wrightbus Cadet NK54 NKW in Gateshead 5 May 2009.JPG right thumb 250px A Go North East VDL SB120 Wright Cadet in the old livery still used on some buses The South Division (''Go Northern Ltd.'') operates services from four depots in two counties. The division operates many trunk services as well as local services around Sunderland (City of Sunderland), County Durham and South Tyneside as well as providing National Express (National Express Coaches) services


appearance working

for a laugh. The group — set up and run by Ros and Graeme Rigby — managed to engage the sceptical teenagers, who reluctantly became enthusiastic. It led to McKee's first professional appearance, working on Tyne Tees children's series, ''Quest of Eagles''. - Metropolitan district (Metropolitan borough) Greater Manchester: Bolton (Metropolitan Borough of Bolton) · Metropolitan Borough


traditional sense

Salford *City of Sunderland, including the towns of Hetton-le-Hole, Houghton-le-Spring and Washington (Washington, Tyne and Wear) as well as Sunderland (Sunderland, Tyne and Wear) *City of Wakefield, including the towns of Castleford, Ossett and Pontefract as well as Wakefield Most "cities" are not, in fact, cities (City) in the traditional sense of the word (that is, a large urban area) but are Districts of England local government districts


team regular

publisher BBC date 28 September 2002 accessdate 27 August 2009 Following the goal, Bellion found himself a first team regular at Sunderland, although was unable to save them from relegation (Promotion and relegation) with the third-lowest Premier League points tally ever. Towards the end of the season, Bellion attracted interest from Manchester United (Manchester United F.C.), and angered many fans by going AWOL (desertion) to France at a time when the Black Cats needed


largest free

Olive (Olive (band)), Ruth Ann Boyle, who achieved a UK chart-topper with "You're Not Alone" in May 1997, and has gone on to work with fellow chart-toppers Enigma (Enigma (UK band)); A Tribe of Toffs made number 21 with their cult hit "John Kettley is a Weatherman" in December 1988. On 7 and 8 May 2005, Sunderland played host to BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend concert - the UK's largest free music festival. The event, held at Herrington Herrington


breaking+dance

of contemporary and classic popular music alongside local news, travel and covered ground breaking dance music in the early 90's. The principal part of Wearside is the City of Sunderland, including Washington (Washington, Tyne and Wear), Houghton-le-Spring, Shiney Row and in the south, Ryhope and Hetton-le-Hole. Additional settlements considered within Wearside as part of the 'Sunderland Urban Area' are Easington (Easington, County Durham) and Seaham. Its population

City of Sunderland

The '''City of Sunderland''' ( ) is a local government district of Tyne and Wear, in North East England, with the status of a city (City status in the United Kingdom) and metropolitan borough. It is named after its largest settlement, Sunderland (Sunderland, Tyne and Wear), but covers a far larger area which includes the towns of Hetton-le-Hole, Houghton-le-Spring, Washington (Washington, Tyne and Wear), and a range of suburban villages.

The district was formed in 1974 as the '''Metropolitan Borough of Sunderland''' as part of the provisions of the Local Government Act 1972 and is an amalgamation (Amalgamation (politics)) of four former local government districts of County Durham. It was granted city status in 1992, the 40th anniversary of the Queen Elizabeth II's (Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom) accession. The city had a population of 275,300 at the time of the 2011 census, with the majority of the population (174,286) residing in Sunderland (Sunderland, Tyne and Wear). The 'Sunderland Built-up Area' (including Whitburn (Whitburn, South Tyneside) in South Tyneside and Chester-le-Street, Ouston (Ouston, County Durham), South Hetton and Pelton (Pelton, County Durham) in County Durham) is quoted alternatively as having a population of around 335,000.

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