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Tragic Sunderland businessman Martyn Young to be honoured in charity fundraiser

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Musicians Marty Longstaff and Beccy Young with Helen Green and Tom Capeling

Echo and signed strip featured among time capsule items at new Sunderland venue

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Cannabis farm house fire on Horatio Street. Mark Steele

Sunderland gran flees home over collapse fears

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Kirsty Rustman pictured after being stitched up in the aftermath of the attack.

See the horrific injury which left woman scarred for life after nightclub glassing

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School asks parents for a tenner a month as it faces a funding crisis

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Why is soap playing a key role in building the New Wear Crossing?

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New parking scheme for Sunderland streets: Where it is and how it works

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In Pictures: Who remembers Joseph’s Toy Shop?

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From left; Julie Collins, Jonathan Brash, and Maureen Bunter of Hartlepool Sixth Form College, and Ellen Thinnesen, Rob Lawson and 
Nigel Harrett, of Sunderland College.

Hartlepool Sixth Form College and Sunderland College in merger talks to create a ‘super-institution’

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Parents are generous, but they can’t plug Sunderland’s £14million education shortfall

New Wear Crossing bridge deck could be extended this weekend

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South Hylton Metro station.

Man simulated sex with handrail and pulled trousers down in front of teenage girls on Sunderland Metro train

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Coun Michael Mordey.

One of Sunderland's busiest roads to be resurfaced at the weekend

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The A19 southbound in Sunderland. Copyright Google Maps.

Drivers face delays after crash on A19 in Sunderland

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Northern operates services in the High Peak.

Rail passengers face further disruption as fresh strike is called - on Grand National Day

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See the horrific injury which left woman scarred for life after nightclub glassing

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Children growing up in poverty constantly move home, make long journeys to school and have to stay indoors in unsafe neighbourhoods, a new report reveals. PA Pic posed by model.

'Heart-breaking' realities faced by children who grow up in poverty

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked in Washington

Man left with injuries after being attacked in Washington

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Police are appealing for information after a brick was thrown at a car in Washington

Driver escapes serious injury after brick hurled at car in Washington

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School asks parents for a tenner a month as it faces a funding crisis

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Schools in 'crisis'

Parents are generous, but they can’t plug Sunderland’s £14million education shortfall

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From left; Julie Collins, Jonathan Brash, and Maureen Bunter of Hartlepool Sixth Form College, and Ellen Thinnesen, Rob Lawson and 
Nigel Harrett, of Sunderland College.

Hartlepool Sixth Form College and Sunderland College in merger talks to create a ‘super-institution’

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Sunderland headteachers union meeting over national funding crisis.
From left Association of Headteachers Dave Marshall and MP Sharon Hodgson

Sunderland headteachers want parental support to fight ‘£14million funding crisis’

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BT to recruit 90 staff for North East call centre

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New £1 coin with 'hidden' security feature rolled out across North East today

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The bridge deck is extended on New Wear Crossing.

Why is soap playing a key role in building the New Wear Crossing?

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David Wood, event catering manager for Ramside Estates and Mark Nichols, chairman of Northern Pride.

Durham firm Ramside’s Pride at catering contract win

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Sunderland MP slams ‘Legs-it’ newspaper front page saying ‘clock has been turned back 50 years’

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Principal Alan Hardie has written to parents and carers asking for financial help for Whitburn Church of England Academy.

School asks parents for a tenner a month as it faces a funding crisis

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Julie Elliott MP at a Brexit coffee morning discussion in Ryhope.

Sunderland MP makes Brexit pledge

Politics
Many young people can't afford to take their first steps onto the property ladder. Pic: PA.

Home ownership becoming a 'distant dream' for young people

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Wearside wildlife club picks up national award

Environment
Firefighter rescuing a dog from a cliff side sink hole.

Dog owners urged to take the lead on cliff safety

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Local councils are being urged to ban releases of balloons and sky lanterns on their land after balloon litter on beaches rose by more than half in a year. Pic: PA.

Conservation group urges councils to ban balloon and lantern releases

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Plastic bottle recycling, Coun Peter Wood

Politicians lack the bottle to introduce cashback recycling scheme in Sunderland

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Plans to make Viagra available over the counter unveiled

Health
Travel vaccinations are one of the items which could be stopped. Picture by PA.

GPs may be stopped prescribing 'low-priority' items under major NHS costs

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The one-shot jab has been developed by scientists.

Babies could soon get 5 in 1 vaccination from birth

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Bradley Lowery with Jermain Defoe.

Bradley Lowery proves to be lucky mascot for England and Jermain Defoe

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Brave Bradley Lowery is pride of England as Wembley mascot

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Do you fancy appearing on this new dating show? Picture: Pixabay.

Could your bridal party be on new TV show Always The Bridesmaid?

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New 12-sided £1 coin to edge out old round pound

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‘Tough Mudder” and ‘Spartan Race’ participants seek out pain to cope with stress, study claims

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Sunderland Council making the wrong choices

Your Say

Sunderland Clouncil back bottle idea

Your Say

Speechless over library’s insufficient storage

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Saddle up for BHF charity bike ride

Your Say
Courts can grant a non-molestation order

Legal Eagle: Seeking protection from court

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Schools in 'crisis'

Parents are generous, but they can’t plug Sunderland’s £14million education shortfall

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Colin Burgin-Plews

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Get your trainers on for charity

Opinion
Head-lice are horrible - but can the treatments be harmful to children?

Family life: Can head-lice products harm children?

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