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Hendon & Grangetown Focus Team

serving Hendon, Grangetown, the East End and City Centre

Local news and campaigns

  • Ciaran Morrissey
    Article: Feb 27, 2020
    By Ciaran Morrissey

    Opposition Liberal Democrats on Wearside have said people will wonder what Sunderland Council has to hide, after they refused to say how much taxpayers' money will be spent renting new Civic Centre offices on the Vaux site.

    It was announced recently that Sunderland City Council will rent new office space in the planned City Hall building on the Vaux site from company Legal and General.

  • Ciaran Morrissey
    Article: Jan 20, 2020
    By Ciaran Morrissey

    As the Government confirmed that it is considering plans to move one half of Parliament to York, Liberal Democrats in Sunderland have called for the House of Lords to be relocated to Wearside instead.

    Conservative Party Chairman James Cleverly MP confirmed over the weekend that the Government is considering moving the House of Lords from Westminster to a new building in York.