Washington, Tyne and Wear

Coordinates: 54°54′N 1°31′W / 54.90°N 1.52°W / 54.90; -1.52

Washington is a town in the City of Sunderland, in Tyne and Wear, England, and part of historic County Durham. Washington is located geographically at an equal distance from the centres of Newcastle, Durham and Sunderland, hence it has close ties to all three cities.

Washington was designated a new town in 1964; it expanded dramatically, by the creation of new villages and the absorption of areas of Chester-le-Street, to house overspill population from surrounding cities.

At the 2011 census, its urban subdivision (which contains the neighboring settlement of New Herrington) had a population of 67,085.


Early references appear around 1096 in Old English as Wasindone. The etymological origin is disputed and there are several proposed theories for how the name "Washington" came about. Early interpretations included Wasindone (people of the hill by the stream, 1096), or Wassyngtona (settlement of Wassa's people, 1183).

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Report Card: Georgia's RB Room Steals the Show Yet Again

Henry Herald 28 Nov 2022
Noon games haven't been overly kind to No ... +5 ... Brock Bowers showed off his incredible hands once again for a touchdown, but he and his partner, Darnell Washington, made their biggest impact in the run game. Georgia has an inherent advantage when Bowers and Washington are both in the game, and they allow Todd Monken to get creative with his run calls ... ....

The Hill’s Morning Report — Democrats aim big before GOP takes over House

The Hill 28 Nov 2022
The Hill’s Morning Report is our daily newsletter that dives deep into Washington’s agenda ... 6 panel, on Sunday played down tensions as described by The Washington Post between vice chairwoman Rep ... The Washington Post ... Residents blamed lockdown-related measures for hampering rescue efforts (The Washington Post and The New York Times)....

Changing feelings can help conventional thinkers boost creativity: Study

Hindustan Times 27 Nov 2022
"One of the study's implications is that creativity is not something that's only accessible to people we think of as 'creatives'," said lead author Lily Zhu, an assistant professor in Washington State University's Carson College of Business ... If we can practice or train that flexible-thinking muscle, it may help us be more creative over time."....

SAFE Boats Wins AWB Manufacturer of the Year

The Maritime Executive 25 Nov 2022
AWB bestows this premier award in recognition of a Washington state manufacturer that has a commitment to business excellence, has found creative solutions to challenges that raise or enhance the industry standard, as well as involvement in state and/or local public policy issues that affect manufacturers....

Our child care crisis requires creative solutions

Messenger-Inquirer 24 Nov 2022
The community of Greater Owensboro has a great deal to be proud of ... We are seeing population growth, where many metros comparable to our size are seeing persistent declines ... Policymakers in Frankfort and Washington, D.C., must continue to explore creative solutions like mixed-delivery to our child care crisis before it is too late ... ....

Locals weigh in on their favorite Spokane reads

The Spokesman-Review 24 Nov 2022
Kate Peterson, director of Get Lit! for Eastern Washington University ... Really, all of Laura’s work comes to mind, but especially Instructions, because it was really inspiring and motivating to me as someone who had just moved to Spokane to get my MFA (creative writing graduate degree at Eastern Washington University)....

Zip codes donating the most money to Donald Trump

The Gonzales Inquirer 24 Nov 2022
Justin Sullivan // Getty Images ... Trump endorsed more than two dozen Republican candidates ... Exactly how the election results will affect Trump's fundraising efforts remains to be seen ... 98281 (Point Roberts, Washington) ... - Total in Washington ... 22747 (Washington, Virginia) ... 99180 (Usk, Washington). Real Window Creative // Shutterstock ... - Total in Washington....

For older adults living with diabetes, a community like Primrose Retirement can help manage their health

St George News 23 Nov 2022
“One of the benefits of a community like Primrose is the availability of nursing staff and nutrition specialists to support and guide you as you make decisions,” said Aubrey Brown, sales director for Primrose of Washington ... Washington Fields Road, Washington City ....

New Baltimore to celebrate Small Business Saturday

The Voice 23 Nov 2022
The Downtown Development Authority is also inviting shoppers to stop by its tent at Main and Washington streets for complimentary coffee and water, and a chance to win a gift card package ...Celtic Sisters Candles & Candies, 50935 Washington St. ... • Creative Images Salon, 51091 Washington St. ... • ECCO Family Bookstore, 51117 Washington St.....

Dressing vs. stuffing: Is there a difference?

Fox31 Denver 22 Nov 2022
(KDVR) — It's a question that divides the country each year ahead of Thanksgiving ... and cooked." ... Take Our Poll ... States that are most likely to get creative with their sides include Maine, Washington and Oregon, and those who don't mind eating sides only for their Thanksgiving meal reside mostly in Wyoming, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. Vote ... 1 ... 2 ... 3 ... 4 ... 5 ... ....

Student loan repayment pause extended by White House amid legal battles over relief plan

Victoria Advocate 22 Nov 2022
Photo by Nick Youngson via Creative Commons CC BY-SA 3.0. WASHINGTONThe Department of Education announced on Tuesday it is extending the pandemic-era pause on federal student loan repayments until June 30 while legal challenges to the administration’s student debt relief program are fought over in the courts ... SUBSCRIBE. Multiple extensions ... DONATE. ....

Letter to the editor: Commissioners should focus on small farms

Herald Mail 21 Nov 2022
As one of the nation’s small-farm counties, farmland makes up 40% of Washington County, with the average farm just 136 acres — almost 30 acres smaller than the state’s average ... Celebrating the very best of Washington County means we all must work together to support new and creative agriculture-focused opportunities....

A friend of the children: Local mentor's efforts earn Klamath Basin branch $12,000 grant

Herald and News 21 Nov 2022
“This doesn’t feel like a job” are words many hope to utter after being in the same career for 15 years, as Hernandez has ... The Marie Lamfrom Charitable Foundation since 1998 has partnered with nonprofit organizations throughout Oregon and Washington that are in service of education, mentorship, arts, creativity, health, and well-being ... .......

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