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Sunderland's dedicated foster carers honoured

Sunderland has honoured the foster carers who provide new hope for some of the city's most vulnerable youngsters.

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Jonathan Arnott (left) with Paul Nuttall

UKIP front bench role for North East MEP

North East UKIP Euro MP Jonathan Arnott has been handed a key party role.

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North East workers most optimistic about careers after Brexit, study finds

Workers appear to be optimistic about their career prospects following the initial shock of the EU referendum result, a study shows.

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Exmoor ponies could return to a South Tyneside local nature reserve next month.

Ponies to be the mane event once more in return to Cleadon Hills

Exmoor ponies look set make a return to Cleadon Hills after their munching mission proved a success.

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Votes at the Sunderland EU Referendum count

Government to hear what Sunderland wants from Brexit

The Government's new Brexit watchdog is coming to Sunderland.
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Nissan's Sunderland plant

Tory MP wants Government to reveal if it made any financial promises to Nissan over Sunderland plant

An influential Tory MP is ramping up pressure on the Government to reveal if it made any financial promises to Japanese carmaker Nissan.
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Sunderland Magistrates' Court.

Government decision on Sunderland Court Complex to be made by end of March 2017

The future of Sunderland’s court complex will become clearer in just a few months’ time, it has been announced.

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former Sandhill Coun Jacqui Gallagher.

Sunderland councillor who lost seat after failing to attend meetings speaks out

A Sunderland councillor who lost her seat after failing to attend a single meeting for six months claims she had a valid sick note covering the absence.

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Tom Hurst (left), Sharon Hodgson and Paul Butler at today's NEAA reception

Nissan's Sunderland decision sparks flood of calls from potential investors

Nissan's decision to build two new models on Wearside has sparked a wave of interest from other potential investors, a meeting at Parliament was told today.

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Paul Nuttall is congratulated by Nigel Farage after he was announced as the new Ukip leader at the Emmanuel Centre in Westminster, London. Credit: PA.

Hartlepool-based MEP welcomes election of new UKIP leader Paul Nuttall – saying he ‘truly understands how to take on Labour

Hartlepool-based MEP Jonathan Arnott has welcomed the election of new UKIP leader Paul Nuttall – saying he ‘truly understands’ how to take on Labour.

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Paul Nuttall. Picture by PA.

UKIP announce new leader

UKIP members have elected their new leader to replace the interim Nigel Farage.
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Former Sandhill Coun Jcqui Gallagher.

Sunderland councillor loses seat after failing to attend a single meeting for six months

A Sunderland councillor has lost her seat after she failed to attend a single meeting for six months.

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Higher fares, taxing pubs and axing parking wardens: Your ideas on saving Sunderland's taxi marshal service

Wearsiders have had their say on plans to scrap Sunderland's taxi marshal service - and how it could be saved.

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Sunderland Civic Centre.

Sunderland taxi marshal service facing axe due to city council budget cuts

Revellers and cabbies may face further violence from drunken yobs if a taxi marshalling service is axed, it is feared.

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MP for Houghton and Sunderland South, Bridget Phillipson.

Sunderland MP calls for fairer transport deal

A Wearside MP has called for a fairer nationwide deal for public transport cash.

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Sunderland Civic Centre.

Safety fears over proposal to cut taxi marshalling service in Sunderland

Revellers and cabbies may face further violence from drunken yobs if a taxi marshalling service is axed, it is feared.

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Margaret Thatcher

Revealed: How Margaret Thatcher planned to abolish welfare and the NHS

Margaret Thatcher secretly continued to pursue politically explosive plans to dismantle the welfare state even after ministers thought they had been killed off by a cabinet revolt, according to newly-released official files.

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Rubbished dumped at the back lane of Eden Vale

Shameful state of Sunderland back lane as flytipper uses it as a dumping ground

This was the scene created by a flytipper who dumped a heap of waste, blocking a back lane.

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Kevin Fitzpatrick

Freedom of City is ‘fantastic honour’ for Nissan

Being awarded the Freedom of the City of Sunderland is a ‘fantastic honour’ for Nissan’s workers, says the Wearside plant’s top man.

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Nissan workers on the production line.

Entire Sunderland Nissan workforce set to be honoured with Freedom of the City

The entire workforce of Sunderland's massively successful Nissan plant are set to be given the Freedom of the City.

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