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Sunderland roofer convicted of cheating clients to be sentenced at Crown Court

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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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New Grace House chief executive Victoria Brown.

Meet the Sunderland woman taking charge of Grace House

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Watch the moment a brave Sunderland shopkeeper wrestled with a knifeman during a terrifying store robbery

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Delays as accidents hit A19 and A1

Transport

See timelapse footage and aerial shots as work completes on New Wear Crossing bridge deck

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How ‘pony therapy’ helps Sunderland dementia sufferers

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

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

Delays as accidents hit A19 and A1

Transport
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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Murder accused in court after man dies following disturbance in Hartlepool

Crime

Watch the moment a brave Sunderland shopkeeper wrestled with a knifeman during a terrifying store robbery

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Colin Gregg

Son of Greggs founder to be jailed for sex attacks on young boys

Crime
Gary Anthony Young outside of Sunderland Magistrates Court. Picture by FRANK REID

Sunderland roofer convicted of cheating clients to be sentenced at Crown Court

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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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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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How to recover after being made redundant

Business
The A19 at Dalton Park. Picure from Google Images.

Delays as accidents hit A19 and A1

Transport
Email received a job applicant from TSB.

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

Sunderland
The Gentoo site at Broomhill, in Hetton

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

Politics

Poll: Have your say on Article 50 as leading Brexit figure writes open letter to Echo readers

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Source: RT/YouTube

Sharon Hodgson MP: We must never 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

Health
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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British law too soft on criminals

Your Say

Tory councillor in denial over health service decline

Your Say 1

Say goodbye to deadly enemy - the fag

Your Say

Sunderland Council making the wrong choices

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Source: RT/YouTube

Sharon Hodgson MP: We must never 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

Opinion