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Bradley Lowery's delight at Grand National invite and visit from Jermain Defoe

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The Travelodge in High Street West.

Man whose body was found in Sunderland Travelodge is named

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Gurpreet Singh.

Police search for man wanted on warrant

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The fire happened in a unit off Portsmouth Road, Pennywell. Image copyright Google Maps.

Fireworks fear as blaze breaks out at industrial unit

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Two North East men to stand trial following violent clashes in Liverpool

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POLL: Will the new protection order make Sunderland a safer and more pleasant city?

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Man stabbed and squirted with ammonia in attack by thug and two girlfriends

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Meet the Sunderland woman taking charge of Grace House

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Email received a job applicant from TSB.

Bank bosses ‘inundated’ with applications to fill 107 new jobs in Sunderland

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

Chester Road in Sunderland. Copyright Google Maps.

Part of busy Sunderland road closed due to resurfacing work

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The blue steel temporary nose of the bridge deck

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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Police search for man wanted on warrant

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St. Oswalds Street, Hartlepool, in November.

Murder accused in court after man dies following disturbance in Hartlepool

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Brian Stamp, 34, fromTalbot Road, South Shields andAlan Raine, 40, from Percival Street, Sunderland appeared at Liverpool Crown Court.

Two North East men to stand trial following violent clashes in Liverpool

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A police photo of Gregg after his arrest.

Paedophile son of Greggs founder is jailed for sex attacks on boys

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Sunderland pupils get musical tips from world class musicians

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Brad in the sun

Richard Ord: Why GCSE exams should be held in winter

Opinion
The school is facing a funding crisis.

‘Disgraceful’ - what you said about school asking for £10 a month from parents

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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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Schools in 'crisis'

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

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North East property prices still static

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Email received a job applicant from TSB.

Bank bosses ‘inundated’ with applications to fill 107 new jobs in Sunderland

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POLL: Will the new protection order make Sunderland a safer and more pleasant city?

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Source: RT/YouTube

Sharon Hodgson MP: We must never let the terrorists win

Opinion
The Gentoo site at Broomhill, in Hetton

300 new homes to be built in Sunderland - where will they be?

Politics

‘Love not leave’ or ‘destiny in our hands’ - Brexit continues to divide Wearside

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Mowbray Park, one of the areas of Sunderland covered by the order.

Sunderland's leaders launch all-out crackdown on begging, booze, bin-raking and dog problems

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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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How ‘pony therapy’ helps Sunderland dementia sufferers

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Bradley Lowery with Sunderland AFC striker Jermain Defoe.

Bradley Lowery too ill to see 'best friend' Jermain Defoe after taking turn for the worse

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Sharon Hodgson MP.

Sunderland MP calls on Government and companies to provide better access to vital drugs

Health
Award winners celebrate at last year's event.

Best of Health Awards: Last chance to nominate your health heroes

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The proposal is set out in a consultation that runs until April 17. Picture: Pixabay.

Plans to make Viagra available over the counter unveiled

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Do you fancy taking part? Picture: Shutterstock.

Contestants wanted for long lost family TV show

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Self-service checkouts are one of people's top wastes of time.

From cold callers to self-service checkouts - life's 50 biggest wastes of time

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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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Dame Vera Lynn is a true star

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Peace and love will win against terrorism

Your Say

Everyone has the right to ‘free speech’

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Source: RT/YouTube

Sharon Hodgson MP: We must never let the terrorists win

Opinion
Brad in the sun

Richard Ord: Why GCSE exams should be held in winter

Opinion
Pupils have discovered which secondary school they will be attending

Begging bowl schooling will only widen gap between haves and have nots

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Courts can grant a non-molestation order

Legal Eagle: Seeking protection from court

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