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Sunderland AFC fans enjoy open training day

News
Junction of Murton Lane (on the left) with the B1285 Colliery Lane

Cyclist, 24, who died after road accident is named by police

News
Sunderland High School's Tonstall House.

Angry parents at axed Sunderland school are ‘chased’ by debt collectors

Education
Penshaw Monument.

Mountain bike track at Penshaw Monument ‘no longer in use’

News

Police report due over Megan Bell’s T in the Park death

Seaham

Man who stole £114,000 from mother will now lose his home

News

Gig announcement: Rod Stewart to play Durham cricket ground

Music

Investigation under way after death of 23-year-old man in house

East Durham
Retired miner Wilfred Curry has spoken of the impact smoking had on his health as part of the Fresh appeal.

Quit smoking or lose your leg, grandad told

News

KATIE BULMER-COOKE: Where are the healthy options?

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Cyclist dies after collision in Sunderland

Sunderland
Bad weather led to the Shields Ferry being suspended yesterday.

Shields Ferry returns to service after weather improves

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A serious collision has closed the A19 off slip at Herrington Interchange.

Serious accident closes A19 slip road in Sunderland

Sunderland
The A1 northbound at Bowes Incline. Picture from Google Images.

Three-vehicle smash partially closes A1

News 2

Man who stole £114,000 from mother will now lose his home

News
Pattinson Industrial Estate, Washington

Driver sacked after fleeing crash scene during lunch our chippy run

Washington
He appeared at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.we

Punter settles ‘most expensive bet’ after smashing South Shields bookies’ door

Crime
The hedgehog kicked to death at Dalton Park.

Maximum jail terms for animal cruelty should be increased to five years, say charities

Crime 6

Shotton Hall is the champion of helping students gain independence through project

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MP Grahame Morris during a visit to Profound Services. Picture by FRANK REID

The new academy which is constructing bright careers

Business
The Academy at Shotton Hall students Lily, Eden, Hollie-Ann and Caitlyn who won the semi-finals of the Premier League Enterprise Challenge.

Academy at Shotton Hall students into Premier League challenge final

Education
Students from Sunderland College with Keepmoat staff on-site at the fire station.

Students get a glimpse behind the scenes at Sunderland’s old fire station

News
Sunderland High School's Tonstall House.

Angry parents at axed Sunderland school are ‘chased’ by debt collectors

Education 7

The new academy which is constructing bright careers

Business
Will you be getting an iPhone 8? Picture: Shutterstock.

5 reasons facial recognition on the iPhone 8 would be a terrible idea

Business
Students from Sunderland College with Keepmoat staff on-site at the fire station.

Students get a glimpse behind the scenes at Sunderland’s old fire station

News

Wearside firm urges customers to wrap up

News

Former Hartlepool MP Lord Mandelson warns against 'Brexit at all costs'

Politics 24
Tax-Free Childcare is designed to allow more parents to get back to work.

10 things every parent should know about Tax-Free Childcare

Family
Ken Loach, winner of the Outstanding British Film award for I, Daniel Blake, in the press room during the EE British Academy Film Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Ken Loach hits out at Government as he collects Bafta for North East-made I, Daniel Blake

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Any Questions? presenter Jonathan Dimbleby.

BBC programme Any Questions? set to be broadcast from Durham

News 7
The Bishop of Durham, the Right Reverend Paul Butler.

North East bishop among those to speak out over lack of help for lone child refugees

Politics

Thousands of tiny plastic 'nurdles' washed up on Hartlepool beach

Environment 1
Burst main causes traffic chaos in Peterlee.

Burst water main causes massive disruption

East Durham
Ruby and Denny

Canine photographer turns beach into catwalk for model dogs

News

Wall of thanks for Sunderland’s health heroes

News
Shigellosis can lead to bouts of vomiting.

What is the highly-infectious shigellosis bug which is sweeping our schools?

Health 1
Retired miner Wilfred Curry has spoken of the impact smoking had on his health as part of the Fresh appeal.

Quit smoking or lose your leg, grandad told

News
Some of the members of the Newcastle, Wear and Tees group of  Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI).

Why Sunderland is set for a ‘purple protest’ over pensions

Health 13
Last year's winners.

Entries pour in for the health awards

Health
Steve Hewlett died this morning surrounded by his family. Picture: Pixabay.

Radio 4 presenter Steve Hewlett dies after cancer battle

Offbeat
Will you be getting an iPhone 8? Picture: Shutterstock.

5 reasons facial recognition on the iPhone 8 would be a terrible idea

Business
Is there a film that makes you feel young again? Picture: Pixabay.

The top 10 films that make Brits feel young again

Film

Parks are the right place for trees

Your Say

Unaccompanied children need our help

Your Say
Does anyone sell healthy takeaways?

KATIE BULMER-COOKE: Where are the healthy options?

Opinion
The flower of salmonberry Pacific Rose. Picture by Lubera

GARDENING: Salmonberry fruit is ideal in small gardens

Lifestyle
How the auditorium will look from the corner of Dun Cow Street

Sunderland’s ‘ugly Lego air raid shelter’ arts venue is a thing of beauty - you just have to look hard enough!

Sunderland 13
Colne Jobcentre could close

Brexit doom-mongers should look away - there’s good news on the jobs front

Sunderland