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Christmas rail passengers face price hike if they wait to buy tickets

Rail travellers face paying up to twice as much for their Christmas getaway if they wait until December to book a ticket.

Transport
Technical fault causing delays.

Technical fault causes major delays on Metro

Passengers are experiencing long delays on the Metro this morning.

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MP Sharon Hodgson (fourth from left) at a meeting over miners' pensions.

City MP backing fight over miners’ pension ‘injustice’

An MP is calling for changes to ‘end the injustice’ over the miners’ pension scheme.

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The New Wear Crossing

Painting work suspended at New Wear Crossing after 'specks of paint' found on nearby vehicles

Painting work at Sunderland's New Wear Crossing has been suspended after vehicles parked nearby were discovered to have what appear to be specks of white paint on them.
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Tracey Bowman, senior HR manager at Komatsu UK.

Komatsu out to inspire next generation of engineers at Sunderland event

One of the region’s best-known manufacturers had its sights set on unearthing the next generation of North East engineers, at a Sunderland event.

Business
James Beard, the new chief operating officer of tombola.

Sunderland gaming firm tombola appoints new chief operating officer

Sunderland-based online gaming firm tombola has appointed a new chief operating officer as the company targets further growth.

Business
Social Mobility Commission chairman Alan Milburn.Alan Milburn.

North-East workers are the least likely in the country to escape low pay

New figures reveal workers in poorly paid jobs in the North East are the least likely in the country to "escape" or move on to higher salaries.

News

Sunderland College students pitch in for city centre clean-up

Hundreds of Sunderland students have really cleaned up.

News
Hylton Bridge.

Motorcyclist injured as rush-hour crash causes tailbacks on the A19

A motorcyclist suffered minor injuries in a rush-hour crash which is still causing major disruption on the A19
Sunderland
Traffic on Hylton Bridge.

Three-vehicle rush-hour smash blocks A19

A three-vehicle rush-hour smash has blocked the A19.
Sunderland
County Hall in Durham.

Durham teaching assistants accept new pay offer over dispute

Teaching assistants in Durham represented by UNISON, have today overwhelmingly voted to accept the final offer made by the County Council to end their long-running dispute.

County Durham
KFC has returned to Sunderland city centre.

KFC serves up 50 jobs as it returns to Sunderland city centre

KFC is back in the hart of Sunderland - almost a decade after it shut its doors.

Business
Aerial view of the road, looking east

Plans for New Wear Crossing's city centre link road to go before councillors

Plans for the road which will link Sunderland's New Wear Crossing to the city centre and port will go before councillors next week.

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Spilled lorryload closes A1 Western Bypass

Spilled lorryload closes A1 Western Bypass

One of the region's busiest roads is partially closed after a lorry
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First Mortgages Stephen Dagg and Graham Hickey at the firm's new premises at the North East BIC

Mortgage firm’s new Sunderland home

A North East mortgage firm is looking to expand on Wearside after opening a new office in Sunderland.

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Managing Director Graeme Jordan, Marketing Executive Morta Jablonskaite and Researcher Rachel Gordon

Sunderland marketing consultancy celebrates fifth birthday

A Sunderland marketing consultancy is celebrating its fifth anniversary.

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Rachel Lowe at her shop Rock Paper Bears in Sunderland

Sunderland trainee teacher comes up with crafty business idea

Trainee teacher Rachel Lowe has come up with a crafty idea for her own business.

News
There are problems with low rail adhesion on the Metro again this morning

Low rail adhesion causes problems on Metro

There are problems on the Metro again this morning, due to low rail adhesion.

News
The Job Show organisers Victoria Clarke (left)  and Caroline Connaughton

Job Show returns to Stadium of Light: When is it and how you can attend

The Job Show is coming back to town.

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Tom Hurst receiving his OBE.

Council worker who helped bring Nissan to Sunderland honoured with OBE

A Sunderland council worker who helped bring Nissan to Sunderland has received an OBE
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