Veterans’ Walk creates lasting tribute to armed forces in Sunderland

A poignant memorial has been unveiled in a walkway which honours all those who have put their lives on the line as they served their country.


Fire crews tackle blaze at block of flats in Sunderland

Fire crews tackled a blaze in a high-rise block of flats in Sunderland during the night.

Artist's impression of the new Bridges extension.

Next confirms opening date for giant new Sunderland store in The Bridges extension

A high street fasion retailer says it is hoping to open the doors to its new city centre store by next autumn.

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The Galleries shopping centre in Washington

Brothers spared jail after fight left shopper needing surgery

A shopper suffered a broken leg and needed a hip replacement after being knocked over by two brothers fighting outside a retail complex.

Mayor Coun Alan Emerson presents the annual Celia Parnell Award to ValerieBarzey.

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.

Sleeping Beauty panto rehearsals
Faye Tozer as The Good Fairy

Sunderland Empire pantomime cast prepare for opening night

Yule love Sleeping Beauty - say the cast of this year’s Sunderland Empire pantomime.

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Truck driver spills building materials onto busy road

This is the moment police caught a driver whose van shed building materials onto a busy road.
Vesta Tilley's former manager Mark Hardy leaves court wearing a mask

Thieving Sunderland bar boss emerges from court wearing mask

A Sunderland bar boss who stole more than £10,000 from his employer is still to learn his punishment after his latest court appearance.

Lawson was sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court.

Dyson frausdster posed as vacuum cleaner engineer to prey on elderly women

A man who defrauded three women out of over £500 by pretending to work for vacuum manufacturer Dyson has been spared jail.

Terpsichore is lifted back to the top of the Sunderland Empire Theatre.

Sunderland Empire statue Terpsichore back in place after repair works

An iconic statue has been reinstalled at the top of Sunderland Empire after it was removed because of damage.

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Brave Bradley Lowery wishes supporters a Merry Christmas as he switches on festive lights

Battling youngster Bradley Lowery took the time to wish everyone in the region a Merry Christmas as switched on Durham County Council’s festive lights.

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The A19 southbound at Herrington. Picture from Google Images.

Vehicle fire closes A19 at Sunderland

The A19 has reopened after one of its busiest Wearside junctions was closed due to a vehicle fire.
South Hylton Metro station

Sunderland Metro services restored after failed train cleared

Metro services between Park Lane and South Hylton are running again.
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MP Julie Elliott (rear, third from right) with pickets today

Sunderland Post Office closed by strike action

Sunderland's main post office was closed this morning after Royal Mail staff walked out as past of an ongoing dispute.

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The opening of the exhibition at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens. Picture: North News.

Anarchy in Sunderland? Punk exhibition opens at city museum

Sunderland has remembered its punk roots with the launch of a British Library exhibition in the city.

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Loghan and Hayden MacDonald at the Junior Great North Run 2016.

Caring brothers recognised for efforts to raise hundreds for charity

Two brothers who have spent years pounding the pavements to raise funds for charity have been nominated for a Best of Wearside Award.

Alan Shearer

Alan Shearer urges football abuse victims to come forward

Alan Shearer has urged footballers to come forward with allegations of sexual abuse.
Mother Amy Agnew has made a hospital complaint over the treatment of her eight-week-old daughter Scarlett. They're pictured with her partner Steven Gardener and their other daughter, one-year-old Esmae.

Sunderland couple’s nightmare over baby daughter ‘abuse’ allegation

A Wearside couple have revealed their “nightmare” after they were wrongly suspected of abusing their baby daughter after taking her to hospital.

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Tipu Sultan

Family of murdered Tipu Sultan speak of "struggle" without him

The family of a popular dad gunned down outside his takeaway say they have been left with a huge financial loss after his murder.

Chris Young's new Papa's Tapas restaurant

First look inside Sunderland’s new eat all you can tapas restaurant

A new eat all you can tapas place promises to be the daddy of restaurants.

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