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Cyclist dies after collision in Sunderland

Sunderland
Sunderland's Mothercare shop is to close.

Shoppers express sadness over Mothercare's closure plans

Sunderland
Michelle Hanson

Drunken woman tried to kill herself by starting fire in her home

Crime
Jennifer Bell and Julia Errington with vases donated by The National Glass Centre.

First fundraiser for Megan Bell tops £1,600 within an hour

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Mothercare closing Sunderland store after more than 50 years in city

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Sunderland schoolgirl dishes up dinners after winning cooking prize

Education

Tribute after Sunderland businessman dies in forklift accident

Sunderland

Sunderland Aquatic Centre closure ‘disgraceful’ as people learn of roof repair plans

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The Echo gave a mascot place to Charlie Creaser earlier this year.

WIN: A mascot place for the Sunderland v Manchester City match

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

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

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Hundreds of domestic abuse victims to be helped through cash boost

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Michelle Hanson

Drunken woman tried to kill herself by starting fire in her home

Crime
Police have issued a warning about low grade heroin following three deaths on Teesside.

Three deaths linked to 'low grade heroin' as police issue warning over risk

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Liam Botham

Former cricket and rugby star Liam Botham overturns A690 speeding ban

Crime

Sunderland schoolgirl dishes up dinners after winning cooking prize

Education 6
Hope Wood Academy student Tia Wales, six, with Future Steps paediatric occupational therapist Lynn Mitchell and assistant occupational therapist Vivian Robinson in the partly refurbished therapy room.

Special school launches fundraising for therapy room

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Sunderland primary school’s sky high fundraiser

News
Bournmoor Primary School green car competition winners
Teacher Oliver Seaton

Move over Nissan – children build car of the future

Education
Girls who play football can win a scholarship with the Foundation of Light.

Foundation of Light to offer football scholarship to girls

Education

Shoppers express sadness over Mothercare's closure plans

Sunderland
Mothercare is to close its Sunderland store.

Mothercare closing Sunderland store after more than 50 years in city

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Take a look inside Sunderland's new Sports Direct store

Sunderland 2

Tribute after Sunderland businessman dies in forklift accident

Sunderland

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

Politics 17
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

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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

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Entries pour in for the health awards

Health
Bradley Lowery pictured at home this week.

Mum asks for prayers for Bradley as he prepares for tests after new treatment

East Durham
Police have issued a warning about low grade heroin following three deaths on Teesside.

Three deaths linked to 'low grade heroin' as police issue warning over risk

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The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

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Did you suffer with morning sickness?

Morning sickness worse for mothers with girls

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

The top 10 films that make Brits feel young again

Film
Jon Bentley, Craig Charles, Georgie Barrat and Ortis Deley. Picture: Channel 5/PA.

Red Dwarf star Craig Charles named The Gadget Show's new host

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Do you get stressed over bills and expenses? Picture: Shutterstock.

Adults pay bills of £1.2m over lifetime

Business

In tribute to funny man Alan Simpson

Your Say

Support RAF Benevolent Fund lunch

Your Say
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!

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Colne Jobcentre could close

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

Sunderland
River Station Pikes' No10

ON THE WATERFRONT: Floating HQs for river police

Opinion