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Family marks tot’s first birthday as they look to the future after triple threat to children

Sunderland
Former home of drug dealer Andrew Stoker, Canon Cockin Street, South Hendon, Sunderland.

Sunderland man turned to drug dealing due to national insurance number problem

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Sunderland Coroner's Court HM Senior Coroner Derek Winter.

Sunderland widow died after fall while being tended to by care workers

Health

What can we expect from Sunderland Illuminations?

Whats on 1

Scarecrows ‘massacred’ in alleged sabotage against campaigners

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‘We are devastated’ say daughters of granddad who died after Durham club disturbance

County Durham

Suicidal man stole drugs from Sunderland Royal Hospital

Sunderland 3
JD Sports in The Bridges Shopping Centre

Shopper in ‘Afro man’ rant at Sunderland sports shop assistant

Sunderland 9

Video shows youngsters gambling with death on North East rail lines

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Firefighters help a passenger from the stricken train

Dozens of passengers evacuated after fire on East Coast Main Line train

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Work on the New Wear Crossing is already underway.

Part of Sunderland road to be closed for weekend next month as part of New Wear Crossing works

News 1
Police have arrested four men following a fatal crash in Gateshead.

Four arrested after fatal crash in Gateshead

Transport

Man to appear in court following armed swoop in South Shields

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The Mile Castle in Newcastle. Copyright Google Maps.

Man found stabbed in the street after city centre attack

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Police were called to Herrington Park. Copyright Google Maps.

Police called to children's play park in Sunderland after report of man acting suspiciously

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Sam Allardyce. Picture by PA.

Judge orders fresh trial in alleged Christmas hampers fraud case involving ex-Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce

Crime

Sunderland teenagers help feed the homeless in citizenship project

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Sixth form students Chloe Manuel and Phoebe Hedley either side of former government

mental health champion Natasha Devon. With them are (left to right) Paula Thompson,

Principal of St Benedict Biscop Academy, Chris Shaw, Assistant Head Teacher of Whitburn

Academy and Alan Hardie, Principal, Whitburn Academy.

Teens become mental health ambassadors

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Back, headteacher Philip Adamson, school crossing patrol officer Ron Newland and parent Michelle Edwards. Front, poster makers April Patterson-Brown, Amber Tate, Martin Swirles, Danielle Sutherland, Cele Nelson and Tamsin Maughan.

Sunderland primary pupils are urging motorists to slow down

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Brandon Woodward, left, and Ben Forster were among the Boldon School pupils who studied Japanese Noh Theatre.

Children earn arts award with Japanese-inspired work

Education
Schools Annual Dance Festival at Sunderland Empire.
Fulwell Junior School pupils with BBC Jeff Brown

Hundreds take part in Sunderland Schools’ Annual Dance Festival

News

Video shows youngsters gambling with death on North East rail lines

News
Firefighters help a passenger from the stricken train

Dozens of passengers evacuated after fire on East Coast Main Line train

News
Picture by PA.

Jobs on the way as North East manufacturing site gets chunk of £275million GlaxoSmithKline investment

Business 1

Businesswoman offers help for out-of-work BHS staff

News

Royal Artillery to exercise its Freedom of the City with march through Sunderland

Sunderland 5
Plumtree Avenue residents and children are angry over grass not being cut by council.
Bernadine Anderson

Families plead with Sunderland council to keep community ‘respectable’

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MP Sharon Hodgson.

Wearside MP urges Transport Secretary to back Metro extensions plans

Politics 10
Prime Minister Theresa May

SHARON HODGSON: City’s voice must be heard in Brexit talks

Opinion 7
Millfield Lib Dem councillor Niall Hodson at Kayll Road Library.

Sunderland council urged to spare remaining libraries as the service prepares for more cuts

Sunderland 4

Scarecrows ‘massacred’ in alleged sabotage against campaigners

News
A Eurasian lynx. Picture by Erwin van Maanen

Plans to reintroduce lynx into the North East

News 5
A teenager who was left fighting for his life in hospital after taking drugs is improving, police have confirmed.

Police confirm Sunderland teen's condition is continuing to improve after taking drugs

Environment
The Sunderland International Airshow last year.

What's the weather going to be like for the Sunderland International Airshow?

News

Sunderland widow died after fall while being tended to by care workers

Health
First birthday for premature baby Amber Lucy Mould.
Brothers from left Kayne aged six and Frankie aged four

Family marks tot’s first birthday as they look to the future after triple threat to children

Sunderland
Gemma Taylor, left, at a recent vigil outside South Tyneside District Hospital in South Shields.

Campaigners fear new management structure moves hospitals’ merger a step closer

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Sunderland Royal Hospital.

Suicidal man stole drugs from Sunderland Royal Hospital

Sunderland 3
Staff at Seaham-based mailing house MetroMail at the health and wellbeing roadshow.

Delivering health and wellbeing

Health
More than half of pets are overweight

Is your pet fat? The majority are

Offbeat
How many of these text phrases do you know?

Do you know that these 9 text phrases mean? Test yourself!

Offbeat
How many things have you done off this list?

Sticks, bug hunts and stargazing - 50 things kids should do before they turn 12

Offbeat

LEGAL EAGLE: Aftercare services may be free

Opinion 1
Roker sea front

KATIE BULMER-COOKE: Hoping for lots of summer sun

Opinion 1
Garlic bulbs.

GARDENING: Get your garlic dried out to last into winter

Lifestyle

ON THE WATERFRONT: How rail shaped the docks

Opinion