Houghton and Hetton

Houghton and Hetton

Police appeal to trace missing Sunderland man

Police are appealing for the public's help in finding a Wearside man who is missing from home.


Wearside firm urges customers to wrap up

A North East service company is helping customers wrap up warm with the launch of a new division.

Top Model of Sunderland  2017 finalist Sarah Barnes

Aspiring Sunderland model staging fashion show for charity

A Wearside modelling hopeful will be taking to the catwalk for a charity fashion show.

Hetton boxer Shauna-Leigh Taylor with her Golden Girl Championship medal at East Durham College

Hetton boxer Shauna-Leigh lands Golden Girl Championship title

Talented Hetton prospect Shauna-Leigh Taylor is celebrating with a gold medal from her first ever international bout.

Bournmoor Primary School green car competition winners
Teacher Oliver Seaton

Move over Nissan – children build car of the future

Youngsters at a Wearside primary are building their very own car of the future.

Dominique, Amelia and Penny

Instamam! How a Wearside mum broke the internet with her Instagram posts

From posting updates to occupy time on maternity leave to fielding calls from global brands, Katy Wheeler meets the Wearside mum who turned social media into a thriving career.


Npower under fire over 9.8% gas and electricity price hike

Npower has come under fire from the Government and energy regulator after announcing plans to hike gas and electricity prices by 9.8% - a move that will add £109 to annual dual fuel bills.
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Tom Smith

WATCH: The schoolboy asked to return to Kendal Calling after wowing the crowds

A schoolboy has been asked to return to play one of the country’s biggest music festivals after wowing the crowds last year.

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Man arrested after police called to Wearside flat

A man has been arrested on suspicion of affray after police were called to a flat on Wearside this afternoon.

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Firefighters use a crane to lift the foal.

Rescue operation saves foal left exhausted after becoming trapped by hay bales

Teams of firefighters worked with a vet as they saved a foal which had collapsed in a field.

Houghton Area Youth Band.

Youth band perform at Royal Albert Hall

Youngsters in a Wearside youth band got the chance to play one of the country’s most prestigious venues.


Heartwarming funeral tributes paid to Liam Rogerson who died in Christmas Eve tragedy

Heartwarming tributes have been paid at the funeral of a popular son who was killed after being hit by a car on Christmas Eve.

Hannah Schofield.

Missing woman, 28, found safe and well

A woman who was missing has been found safe and well, police have confirmed.

Karl Bennett, 17, who died in a car accident on Sunday, May 17, 2015.

‘No charges pending’ over Karl Bennett road crash death

No one is to face charges in connection with a crash which claimed the life of a promising apprentice.

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Loved ones to remember Liam Rogerson as his favourite pub hosts fundraiser

Loved ones to remember Liam Rogerson as his favourite pub hosts fundraiser

The friends of a man killed in a Christmas Eve tragedy will gather this weekend to ensure he gets the best send-off possible.

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Fears over fence fall prompts action from firefighters

A crew of firefighters were called in to help a householder after his garden fence risked falling onto a busy road.

Stewart Anderson, pictured holding granddaughter Neve Allcroft, with daughters Kelly Beston, left and Kay Allcroft.

Two charged after club death of Hetton grandad

Two men are facing charges in connection with the death of a Hetton grandad.
Hannah Schofield.

Appeal to find missing woman, 28

An appeal has been launched to trace a missing woman.

John Savage and Phil Pallister.

New app will turn up the heat for North East firm

A Houghton repair firm is trying out a new app aimed at transforming the way businesses organise their time.

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Tyler Woodward, 14 with his donated replacement bike after his Christmas bike was stolen. Pictured with mother Lucy Jackson and sister Kodee-Mae Jackson, 4, with dog Bella.

Teen overjoyed after stranger replaces his stolen bike

A teen’s sorrow has turned to joy after a kindhearted stranger gave him a bike to replace the one stolen by thieves.

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