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Red Arrows create blue heart for Bradley in skies above Sunderland

Sunderland

Manchester United coffin for hit and run victim Gary Wood as hundreds of mourners gather for his funeral

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Natalie Bell, and Gary and Leo Johnson

'It seemed to last about 20 seconds but it felt like a lifetime' - Sunderland dad relives terrifying earthquake shock

Sunderland
Ruby Dunn, her little brother Joseph, and parents Joseph and Danielle - with Ruby's form teacher Lisa Collins (right).

Watch Sunderland school go red for brave pupil battling brain tumour

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Red faces as Sunderland Airshow signs showing wrong dates spotted

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Amazing wingtip footage of The Blades display team in flight ahead of the Sunderland Airshow

Sunderland

Dad's speaks of 'panic' as family caught up in 'terrifying' earthquake in Turkey

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New unit will help Sunderland provide ‘world class’ service

Sunderland
Imogen, Michael and Milly Laing

Meet the Sunderland triplets who haven’t missed a single day at school in eight years

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BBC bosses need to get their act together on pay or face a sonic surprise they won’t forget in a hurry

Sunderland and South Tyneside MPs demand meeting with Transport Secretary over Metro

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Watch dramatic footage of danger drivers' high speed race through Tyne Tunnel

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Extra Metro trains will be running across the weekend.

Extra Metro trains confirmed for Sunderland International Airshow this weekend

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The A183/A19 junction

Three-vehicle smash partially closes busy Sunderland road

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Car containing police uniform stolen in Sunderland burglary

Sunderland
Michael Stead

Michael Stead murder trial: Accused tells jury he 'helped' Sunderland dad

Crime
The NSPCC fear the true extent of abuse is much worse

Increase in number of sex offences involving adults in position of trust

Crime
Julie Parkin.

Renewed appeal to trace car as part of Julie Parkin murder probe

Sunderland

Proms 2017: 22 pictures from Dene Community School

Lifestyle
Left, headteacher Monica Shepherd and Lady Justice Kathryn Thirlwall, with pupils at the tree planting to open St Anthony's Catholic Girls' Academy building.

£15million Sunderland academy opened

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Pupils at St Anne's RC Primary School in Sunderland wear their favourite colours with pride for Bradley Lowery.

Sunderland pupils show their colours in tribute to Bradley Lowery

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Kate Row Buck (9) from St Josephs Primary Murton looking t the art work created by herself and fellow pupils on display at St. Bede's school Peterlee. Picture by FRANK REID

School pupils’ artwork created as part of Venerable Bede project goes on display

Education

Proms 2017: 16 pictures from Boldon School

Education

Sunderland and South Tyneside MPs demand meeting with Transport Secretary over Metro

News 5
Billy Hardy (centre) with (from left) Bright Red fundraising manager Lisa Saxton, Jimmy Montgomery, Ashley Elliott Gary Bennett, and Micky Horswill.

New charity role for Sunderland boxer Billy Hardy

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Hendon ward councillors Barbara McClennan, Victoria ONeil and Michael
Mordey.

Concerns over plan to convert Sunderland office block into 154 ‘bedsits’

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Did you receive an email from MoneySuperMarket?

MoneySuperMarket fined £80k for sending millions of unwanted marketing emails

Business

Concerns over plan to convert Sunderland office block into 154 ‘bedsits’

Sunderland 12
The former library in Fawcett Street.

New £2.5million plans announced for Sunderland’s former City Library

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The announcement was made today. Picture: PA.

State pension age to rise to 68 seven years earlier than planned

Politics 12
How the new estate will look in Healthway, Parkside, Seaham.

Housing estate to expand with new homes plan

Seaham
Julie Elliott MP (left) with daughter Rebecca (centre) and sister Joan (right) after completing a walk to raise funds for Kidney Research UK in June this year.

Sunderland MP whose daughter needs kidney transplant speaks out on organ donation

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Sunderland park earns Green Flag for fifth time

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Horden Welfare Park has won a Green Flag Award for the 11th year in a row.

Village chiefs tell of pride at double Green Flag award for parks

East Durham
The waste warship constructed by Surfers Against Sewage. Picture from PA

Waste warship highlights havoc caused by plastic rubbish on our beaches

Environment 1
Foxes are less common garden visitors in County Durham than elsewhere in the country.

Families asked to help record garden wildlife visitors

Environment 1

NHS bosses work to help patients after confirmation Sunderland GP surgery is closing

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Ruby Dunn, her little brother Joseph, and parents Joseph and Danielle - with Ruby's form teacher Lisa Collins (right).

Watch Sunderland school go red for brave pupil battling brain tumour

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Professor Tony Alabaster, University of Sunderlands Dean of Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellbeing, Head of the School of Nursing Sue Brent, the trusts Executive Director of  Nursing and Patient Experience Melanie Johnson and Chief Executive of South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trusts Ken Bremner at the conference.

Conference casts spotlight on unwavering work of nurses and midwives

Sunderland
City Hospital Sunderland NHS Trust has opened its new Integrated Assessment unit (IAU) at Sunderland Royal.

New unit will help Sunderland provide ‘world class’ service

Sunderland
Do you reach for the vacuum cleaner when feeling stressed?

This is what you should do if you're feeling stressed

Offbeat
Will you be tuning in this year?

Celebrity Big Brother announces launch date

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Do you reach for the vacuum cleaner when feeling stressed?

This is what you should do if you're feeling stressed

Offbeat
The waste warship constructed by Surfers Against Sewage. Picture from PA

Waste warship highlights havoc caused by plastic rubbish on our beaches

Environment 1

Praise for Durham Miner’s Gala support

Your Say

Sunderland train station can’t take strain

Your Say 1
The Working Wetlands Garden at Washington Wetland Centre. Picture by Ian Henderson

Gardening: How creating a ‘rain garden’ can help tackle climate change

Lifestyle
The BBC pay list was revealed yesterday, with Chris Evans at the top.

BBC bosses need to get their act together on pay or face a sonic surprise they won’t forget in a hurry

Opinion
Young girl writing whilst studying or doing homework

Bridget Phillipson MP: Tories must learn schools need funds

Opinion
Hiring a car on holiday can be a whole lot of trouble if you are not careful.

Five ways to steer clear of car-hire problems on holiday

Opinion