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Sunderland woman ‘allowed dog to starve in front of children’

Crime
Jean and David French celebrate their diamond wedding.

I second that emulsion! Couple who met over paint pot celebrate 60 years of wedded bliss

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The A195 in Washington. Copyright Google Maps.

Disabled man robbed of cash while on mobility scooter

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Steve Cram hangs the first bauble on the St Benedict's Hospice charity tree. Charity volunteers from left Annette Murray and Judith Stout with charity baubles

Steve Cram hangs first bauble on Sunderland hospice Christmas tree in memory of late aunt

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Toy appeal: How an extra gift from you could make a child’s Christmas

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Sunderland planning officers defended after claims of bullying over Seaburn development

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Chris Coleman warns Sunderland players 'you're in or you're out' and says 'nothing good came from a comfort zone'

Sunderland AFC

Two vehicle collision causes queues on A19

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Neel Chawla is director of Ailantus Hotels, which owns the George Washington Hotel Golf and Spa.

See how this popular hotel could look after expansion work

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Sunderland BID: City needs to play to its own strengths

Four teenagers arrested after alleged anti-social behaviour in Sunderland community

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The former Medomsley Detention Centre.

Seven men due in court over Medomsley abuse inquiry

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The A195 in Washington. Copyright Google Maps.

Disabled man robbed of cash while on mobility scooter

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Margot was found in an emaciated state

Sunderland woman ‘allowed dog to starve in front of children’

Crime

Drivers face delays on A19 due to broken down car

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Virgin Trains puts 300,000 half-price East Coast tickets up for sale

Transport
A photo tweeted by @NECATraffic showing a build up on the A690 towards Sunderland.

Two vehicle collision causes queues on A19

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Delays on Metro after train withdrawn from service

Transport

New recycling rewards scheme launched in Sunderland

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Pudsey visiting Oxclose Community Nursery, Washington.

Nursery children get surprise visit from Pudsey Bear on Children in Need Day

Education
MP Sharon Hodgson with the Christmas card winners.

Wearside youngster wins MP’s Christmas card competition

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Ellen Thinnesen, principal at Sunderland College.

Sunderland College clinches top award

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Six things to think about when choosing your Christmas tree

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The A19.

Drivers face delays on A19 due to broken down car

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Stevn Carver

Hundreds flock to Stadium of Light business low-down

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Virgin Trains puts 300,000 half-price East Coast tickets up for sale

Transport

Region’s leaders turn out to pay respects to late Sunderland City Council leader

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Sunderland Civic Centre.

Sunderland’s children’s services continues to improve, says watchdog

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Sunderland Civic Centre, where children's services are based.

Political rivals in war of words over ‘Question Time’ at Sunderland Council meetings

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Adrian Tait has organised the event with his wife Joanne.

Wartime-themed event set to raise funds for veterans

East Durham

Children should be banned from drinking energy drinks over dangers of mental health problems and kidney damage, say researchers

Health
Pallion Health Centre, where Hylton Medical Group is based.

Sunderland GP practice turns around its fortunes after being in special measures

Health
Simon Miller

Former Sunderland soldier goes on run for armed forces charity

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A thumbs up from Bradley Lowery.

Bradley Lowery’s mum says he would be thrilled with new Sunderland AFC fundraising campaign and shirt

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Families taking part in a previous Bliss walk held in Barnes Park. This year it take place in Silksworth.

Families walk together in show of support for prem babies

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New recycling rewards scheme launched in Sunderland

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The rubbish at Cleadon Hills

Call for cameras and warden patrols to stop fly-tipping at Cleadon Hills

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Can you help Clean the Dene around Hylton Castle next week?

Sunderland residents urged to help Clean the Dene

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Hot weather at Seaburn beach

Sunderland beaches get ‘excellent’ rating in water quality tests

Environment
The Earth. Picture by PA

'Warning to Humanity' - scientists issue grave alert over perils facing the Earth

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Police and council officers on patrol in Southwick recently.

Letter of the week: Three reasons for recent trouble on Sunderland streets

Your Say
Sunderland owner Ellis Short.

Letter of the week: 'I honestly feel sorry at times for Sunderland owner Ellis Short'

Your Say
Our writer questions where the money to rebuild Sunderland railway station will come from.

Letter of the week: Not a good time to build a new Sunderland railway station

Your Say
Our writer has a radical idea to help the Sunderland Ladies team, right.

Letter of the week: Sunderland's players should donate wages to save Ladies team from relegation

Your Say

Legal eagle: Review of Mental Health Act

Opinion
Vicky Pattison (left) and Katie Bulmer-Cooke at the Sleep Out.

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Sometimes you have to be a little selfless and put yourself out there

Opinion
Our Benefits Expert answers your questions about what to claim.

Which benefits can you claim for a family member who has had a stroke?

Opinion
Graham Low doing his 15 minutes 15 core exercises.

Five reasons to strengthen your core

Opinion
Our columnist urges people to think carefully before buying a gift card.

Can you guess what percentage of gift cards get lost or expire without use?

Opinion
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are celebrating 70 years of marriage today.

Queen and Duke star in new portraits to mark 70th anniversary

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Children in Need 2017: Your wore spots and raised lots

Offbeat
The last posting dates for British troops abroad have been announced.

When are the last Christmas posting dates for troops aboard?

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Will you be watching Children in Need tomorrow?

Everything you need to know about Children in Need 2017

Offbeat