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Sunderland City Council

About Sunderland City Council

Sunderland is the North East’s seaside city, with a fascinating heritage, sandy beaches and plenty to see and do. The two Blue Flag award-winning beaches have golden sands and miles of stunning coastline, perfect for family fun. The iconic Empire Theatre, the north east’s largest, features many productions including West End musicals. The city has several museums and galleries including the National Glass Centre, the North East Land Sea and Air Museum and the Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art. The Sunderland Airshow takes place every summer and is hailed as one of the country’s best.

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Sunderland Carers Centre offer information, advice and support for anyone who is a carer, for more information visit their website:

Healthwatch Sunderland have collected some information about access to dentists, community pharmacies and opticians for wheelchair users, read more here.

Sunderland People First provide a wide variety of services to benefit people with learning disabilities and autism, for more information visit their website:

Friends Action North East support people with learning disabilities and/or autism and help them to make and keep friends, read more on their website: