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Two arrested on suspicion of murder after woman's body found in blazing car

Two men are being questioned on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was found inside a burning car.

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Investigations continue after body found in blazing car

Police are continuing to investigate after a body was found in a blazing car in a secluded spot.

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Emergency services are currently on scene of a crash involving a vehicle and a cyclist in East Rainton.

Cyclist taken to hospital with head injuries after crash in East Rainton

A cyclist has been taken to hospital following a crash involving one car in East Rainton.
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Body found in blazing car in Sunderland

Police are appealing for witnesses after a body was found in a car that was on fire in Sunderland.
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From left, Phil Pallister, managing director of 0800 Repair, Jeff Hough, ECO commercial manager of npower, and Kevin Brown, group managing director of Pacifica Group.

More jobs and a national deal for Wearside firm

A Wearside repair specialist is expanding nationally after landing a major contract with energy supplier npower.

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The scene of the collision at Warden Law, close to the junction of Salter's Lane.

One person taken to hospital after smash close to junction

One person has been taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital following a collision between at least two cars.

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Sunderland City Council recommended proposal to reject The Roseberry Lesuire groups redevelopment paln's at Rainton Meadows Arena. Mike Roseberry

What Echo readers said about decision to reject £18m arena and retail plan

Echo readers are split on a decision by councillors not to approve an £18million arena and retail plan which it was claimed could have brought 375 jobs to Wearside.

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Philadelphia CC under13s player Luke Robinson bowled a perfect over

Teenager thought to have made history with ‘perfect over’ in cricket match

A teenage bowler looks to have made cricketing history after serving up the ‘perfect over’ as he clean bowled six batsmen in just six balls.

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The A690 at Middle Rainton. Credit: Google.

Pair taken to hospital after A690 U-turn smash

Two people were taken to hospital after two cars collided on the A690.
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Roseberry Lesuire group's Mike Roseberry outside Rainton Meadows Arena.

Multi-million pound retail and arena development which could have brought 375 jobs to Sunderland is rejected

Plans for a multi-million pound retail and arena development which could have brought 375 jobs to Sunderland have been rejected by planners.

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Firefighters on the scene. Image by Owers Media.

Road closed off as firefighters bring derelict pub blaze under control

A blaze in a former pub took more than three hours to put out after it gripped its ground and first floor.
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Land North and West off Ferryboat Lane listed for potential development

Have your say on council’s plan to build for Sunderland’s future

A council vision aiming to steer Sunderland to prosperity for the next 18 years is being drafted up – and could see 13,800 new homes created, including a number on green belt land.

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Tracey Carroll also known as Stoddard.

Wheelchair-bound meningitis victim punched, kicked and stamped on woman’s face and head in vicious street attack

A wheelchair-bound meningitis victim has admitted punching, kicking and stamping on a woman’s face and head in a vicious street attack outside a pub.

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Liam Rogerson was killed on Christmas Eve

Family of Christmas Eve hit-and-run victim Liam Rogerson dismayed at driver’s sentence

The family of a man killed in a Christmas Eve hit and run say they are dismayed by the sentence given to the killer driver.

Crime

Campaigners urging councillors to back £18million arena plan for Sunderland

Campaigners backing a new £18million arena and retail development for Sunderland are urging councillors to ignore the advice of planners.

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The scene of a crash on Front Street, South Hetton, this morning.

Motorcyclist left with serious injuries after A182 crash

A motorcyclist has been left with serious injuries following a collision on the A182.
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James Ramsbotham, Mike Roseberry and James Ridings at Rainton Meadows Arena.

Planners recommend rejection for £18million arena and retail plan

Planners have recommended councillors turn down an application for an £18million redevelopment of an arena and creation of shops on Wearside, saying it has “the potential to cause more harm to the city”.

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How the rebuilt Rainton Meadows Arena could look.

14 things you said about £18m plans for Rainton Meadows Arena site

Dozens of you have reacted to proposals for a huge transformation at Rainton Meadows Arena.

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James Ramsbotham, Mike Roseberry and James Ridings at Rainton Meadows Arena.

£18m arena and retail plans could create 375 jobs

Hundreds of jobs are set to be created as part of a new £18million retail and leisure development on Wearside.

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The 2017 Hetton Dragonboat race. Picture: TOM BANKS

Thousands attend revival of Hetton’s community festival

The revival of a community festival, combined with a dragonboat race, proved to be a roaring success.

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