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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Washington College Academy hosting arts and crafts day classes

Jonesborough Herald & Tribune 30 Nov 2023
LIMESTONE, Tenn.Washington College Academy invites the public to get creative with seasonal art classes during their Arts and Crafts day this Sunday ... until 4 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 10 ... The cost of the class is $20 ... Washington College Academy is located at 116 Doak Lane, Limestone, Tennessee ... .......

Turkey ‘prominent’ in Hamas fundraising schemes, US says

Hindustan Times 30 Nov 2023
Washington says a Hamas portfolio of investments, estimated to be worth hundreds of ... Turkish financial, shipping and air-transit sectors can expect Washington to remain aggressive as it uses "all of our authorities as creatively as possible to get at this challenge", Nelson said....

U.S. presses sceptical Turkey to curb Hamas fundraising

Reuters 30 Nov 2023
Washington says a Hamas portfolio of investments, estimated to be worth ... Turkish financial, shipping and air-transit sectors can expect Washington to remain aggressive as it uses "all of our authorities as creatively as possible to get at this challenge", Nelson said....

Celebrating Innovation and Intellectual Property: IPO Education Foundation Gears Up for the Annual Awards Celebration ...

Longview News-Journal 29 Nov 2023
WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation (IPOEF) is proud to honor four prestigious awards at the upcoming Awards Celebration on December 6, 2023 in Washington, DC ... Celebrating accomplishments in the fields of innovation, creativity, and intellectual property....

WVU Extension service project on display at U.S. Capitol for holiday season

Cleburne Times-Review 28 Nov 2023
Working with the Forest Service, WVU Extension 4-H created a service project which would be carried out at state and county camps, giving young people and volunteers opportunities to use their creativity and love of the state for the displays in Washington on the West Lawn and at Capitol buildings....

TheGrio Awards, Television Icon: Steve Harvey

The Grio 26 Nov 2023
“I have done nothing since October 9th, 1985, except write and tell jokes,” Harvey said in a Washington Post interview ... “The career that people see today? I can only tell you that it came from the peace she provided,” he told the Washington Post. “It freed my mind up to become the creative that I wanted to be.”....

Small Business Saturday set in New Baltimore

The Voice 23 Nov 2023
Camille’s Cantina, 51083 Washington St. ... • Celtic Sisters Candles & Candies, 50935 Washington St. ... • Creative Images Salon, 51091 Washington St. ... • ECCO Family Bookstore, 51117 Washington St. ... • Fin’s Eatery & Spirits, 51006 Washington St. ... • On the Bay Boutique, Bar & Café, 51034 Washington St.....

From ancient Greece to Broadway, music’s critical role in theatre

CyprusMail 23 Nov 2023
By Timothy J. Moore ... In both of those works, music plays little or no role ... The plot and message of the tragedy are profound and disturbing ... Timothy J. Moore is John and Penelope Biggs Distinguished Professor of Classics, Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St ... This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons licence....

Netflix abandoned Vikramaditya Motwane's Indira Gandhi documentary, Anurag Kashyap's magnum opus after Tandav controversy

Indian Express 22 Nov 2023
But decision-making like this have been common in the Indian streaming industry, the Washington Post recently reported ... The Washington Post reported that the streamer invested over ... \u201cIt is creative evolution in reverse,\u201d Gormint direct Ayappa KM told the Washington Post....
photo: AP / Dita Alangkara
Steam rises from PT Vale Indonesia's nickel processing plant in Sorowako, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023. Demand for critical minerals like nickel and cobalt is surging as climate change hastens a transition to renewable energy, boosting carbon emissions by miners and processors of such materials.

Rethinking Indonesia’s nickel market dominance

Asiatimes 22 Nov 2023
Indonesia’s mines of global nickel production in 2022 ... The challenge lies in navigating two landscapes, one geopolitical and one chemical ... Cullen Hendrix is Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, DC. This article was originally published by East Asia Forum and is republished under a Creative Commons license....

Washington County chief juvenile probation officer recognized

Observer-Reporter 20 Nov 2023
Over the past eight years, Gallagher has displayed initiative, creativity, management skills, problem solving and ability to organize ... At this year’s annual conference, in addition to Gallagher’s recognition, two Washington County youth were recognized as recipients of the Juvenile Creativity and Expression Award....