Wearside MP praises organisers to mark Parkrun anniversary

A Wearside MP pulled on her trainers celebrate the seventh anniversary of Sunderland Parkrun.

Coaches Leanne Prudhoe and Andrew Marshall alongside players from Washington Juniors Ladies side, who are looking for sponsorship.

Girl player-turned-coach sets up team

A female football coach, who played for a boys’ team as a child, is setting up a women’s team.

Lib Dem campaigner Bailey Barker at the entrance to Barnes Park in Sunderland.

Decision to leave Sunderland parks open 24/7 sparks vandalism fears

Campaigners say they are concerned that a historic Sunderland park will now become a target for vandals after council chiefs said it will no longer have its gates locked at night.

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The rally was due to be held across the bank holiday weekend.

Sunderland Traction Engine Rally cancelled

A three-day steam spectacular due to take place over the bank holiday weekend on Wearside has been cancelled.
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WATCH: Whitburn angler reels in 8ft shark off coast of Sunderland after two-hour battle

Ever since he was big enough to hold a fishing rod, Mark Turnbull has dreamed of the ultimate catch...

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Visitors are flocking to the new-look Roker seafront.

Visitors are flocking to new-look Roker seafront at Sunderland

Sunderland’s seaside is all ready for a successful summer as residents and traders heap praise on regeneration work that has transformed the seafront.

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Robert Latimer with the swordfish

Swordfish for supper? 6ft beast caught off Wearside

DINERS have had their appetites sharpened thanks to this amazing catch of the day ... a 6ft swordfish.

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Stacie Stewart makes a beehive for stardom

WHAT a difference a cake makes.

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