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Floral tributes to teacher Julie 'Jules' Parkin as police continue Sunderland murder probe

Floral tributes and poignant messages have been left outside the home of Sunderland teacher Julie 'Jules' Parkin as police continue their murder investigation.

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Primary school gates turned into shrine to murdered teacher Julie Parkin

Floral tributes have been left at the school where Sunderland teacher Julie Parkin worked.
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Bradley Lowery.

Bradley Lowery is 'deteriorating fast', his heartbroken mum reveals

The mum of battling Bradley Lowery today revealed that the cancer-stricken youngster is 'deteriorating fast'.

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Big Sam is the man SAFC needed

Big Sam is the man SAFC needed

I read that O’Shea and Larsson are to be offered New contracts to provide continuity.

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Sunderland North needs its green spaces

Sunderland North needs its green spaces

The Sunderland North Area Committee stated in its agenda at the last meeting that we must take advantage of the city’s green spaces as they are essential to the wellbeing of the city residents.

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Jeremy Corbyn should have attended Liverpool Armed Forces Day

Jeremy Corbyn should have attended Liverpool Armed Forces Day

A question of moral duty

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Sunderland's trip to Norwich has been rearranged

Sunderland's Championship clash with Norwich City rearranged

Sunderland's clash with Norwich City will now take place on Sunday August 13th.

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New figures show Sunderland has the fifth highest rate of smoking-related deaths in England

Sunderland has fifth highest rate of smoking-related deaths in England.

Sunderland has the fifth highest death rate due to smoking of 24 major towns and cites across England, according to new figures.

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Usman Ali outside the shop.

Sunderland shop owner told to pay £1,700 after fire safety breaches

A Sunderland shop owner has been told to pay £1,700 after failing to comply with fire safety laws.

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The changing cubicles at Newcastle Road baths.

Your memories of visits to Sunderland swimming baths

It’s the gift that keeps on giving!

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Crowds at one of last year's Sunday concerts

Extra security in place for South Shields summer concerts

Extra security measures will be in place for this summer's South Shields seafront concerts.

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Daniel Johnson is accused of the murder of David Wilson, pictured inset.

David Wilson murder trial: Accused acted like 'petulant child' on night of killing, court told

Jurors have been given an insight into an alleged killer's behaviour in the hours before he is claimed to have carried out a brutal murder.

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EastEnders banter: One of us will be abused, one shot, and another dead before the year is out. Its what the viewers want. Drink anyone?

Richard Ord: Why EastEnders needs an injection of misery

At the end of a particularly harrowing EastEnders this week, a helpline number was revealed for “anyone who has been affected by the issues raised”. I rang it, but they said there’s nothing they could do about nausea brought on by terrible storylines.

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Gordon is set for an SoL return

Sunderland v Celtic: Five friendlies between the two sides remembered

Sunderland will contest the 'Dafabet Cup' against Scottish champions Celtic on July 29th.
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Robby's Auto Dismantling has until July 31 to clear out the scrapyard. Pic: Environment Agency.

Scrapyard boss has licence revoked after breaking environmental laws

A County Durham man has had the permit for his vehicle scrapyard revoked after breaking environmental laws.

Environment
Five ways to protect yourself from ID fraud - and 5 things to do it it's too late

Five ways to protect yourself from ID fraud - and 5 things to do it it's too late

Brits are failing to take basic steps to protect themselves from online crime - despite identity fraud now being at record levels.

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Are you sun-savvy?

Parents have ‘relaxed’ attitude to kids’ sun safety, says survey

Parents in the UK have what is described as a “worryingly relaxed” attitude to their children’s safety as far as skin cancer is concerned, according to a new survey.

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Brenda Blethyn.

Who are the famous faces getting honorary degrees from Sunderland University?

Some of the UK’s most well known faces – and voices – will be honoured by Sunderland University this summer, alongside distinguished figures on the regional, national and international stage.

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Graham Smith.

Schools athletics is a cause for concern as Committee work hard to keep the sport alive

Athletics in Sunderland schools is at an all-time low.

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A police officer.

Sunderland v Newcastle: Which club was responsible for most arrests on trains last year?

Figures have been released showing how many football-related arrests were made on trains last year.

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