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Bridge of highs! See how the New Wear Crossing is shaping up

Business
Five-year-old Elsie Crone who has made a banner in an effort to save Bunny Hill Library from closure.

Meet the five-year-old fighting to save her Sunderland library

Sunderland

Win: Mascot place for Sunderland v Man United at the Stadium of Light

Sunderland
Grace House corporate tree unveiled. Front from left CEO Victoria Brown, Jane Lertas-Robinson and chairman David Cook

Discover the latest way to help raise funds for Grace House

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Man’s body found in Sunderland Travelodge

News

Tragic Sunderland businessman Martyn Young to be honoured in charity fundraiser

News

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

News

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

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Cannabis farm house fire on Horatio Street. Mark Steele

Sunderland gran flees home over collapse fears

Sunderland

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

Sunderland
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

News
Anthony Prenelle

Jailed Sunderland grandad left student terrified after burglary

Crime
Travelodge, High Street West Sunderland

Man’s body found in Sunderland Travelodge

News
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

News

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’

Education

Bridge of highs! See how the New Wear Crossing is shaping up

Business 1
Will you be applying?

BT to recruit 90 staff for North East call centre

Business 5

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

Business 1
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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Meet the five-year-old fighting to save her Sunderland library

Sunderland
Prime Minister Theresa May (right) and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon meet at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Glasgow, to take part in a bilateral meeting during Mrs May's visit to Scotland. Photo by PA.

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

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

Environment 3
Plastic bottle recycling, Coun Peter Wood

Politicians lack the bottle to introduce cashback recycling scheme in Sunderland

Sunderland

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

Health 4
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?

News

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

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

News

Sunderland Council making the wrong choices

Your Say 1

Speechless over library’s insufficient storage

Your Say 1

Saddle up for BHF charity bike ride

Your Say
Courts can grant a non-molestation order

Legal Eagle: Seeking protection from court

Opinion
Schools in 'crisis'

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

Sunderland 2
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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