Police arrest a man after more than 20 cars are damaged in Sunderland

Police have arrested a man in connection with the damage of more than 20 cars parked in Sunderland streets.

The scene of the incident.

Four charged after shooting incident in Sunderland

Four men have been charged after a shooting incident in a Sunderland street.


Dog ban laws causing 'hardship and distress'

Dog ban laws and lead orders are causing "hardship and distress" for pet owners, a new report has claimed.

British Legion Poppy Appeal volunteers Jade Murphy and Jake Pattison pictured with the Mayor of Sunderland, Coun Alan Emerson, buying the symbolic 'first Poppy' on behalf of the people on Sunderland, to help launch this year's fundraising appeal.

Mayor launches annual Poppy Appeal in Sunderland

The Mayor of Sunderland has launched this Poppy Appeal in the city.


Tens of thousands visit Sunderland Illuminations - still time to see the light fantastic

Tens of thousands of visitors have paid a visit to this year's Sunderland Illuminations - and many more are expected to turn out during this week's half-term holiday.
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Remembrance set to be marked early by Sunderland AFC

Sunderland AFC will show its support for armed forces charities at the Stadium of Light on Saturday.

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Scarlet Olivia Daniel. Picture: Jemma Daniel.

Are pumpkin patch kids the latest Halloween craze in Sunderland?

Look at these pint-sized pumpkins.

The funeral costs in the North East.

Sunderland is cheapest place in North East to get cremated, figures show

We always talk about the cost of living these days - but what about the cost of dying?

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Paralympian Matt Wylie is along the heroes of Rio 2016 who will be introduced to the crowd at half-time of the Sunderland v Arsenal game.

Sunderland to honour stars of Rio 2016 Olympics

Sunderland AFC will honour the stars of Rio 2016 as a host of this summer’s athletes visit the Stadium of Light.
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Sunderland Conservatives leader Peter Wood.

Sunderland Tories welcome claims Nissan will produce next Qashqai model on Wearside

Conservatives in Sunderland are optimistic that Nissan will produce the next model of its Qashqai SUV on Wearside, dismissing speculation around the car manufacturer’s future post-Brexit.

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Pascal Johnston (centre) with brother Lawrence and mum Linda.

Pioneering treatment offers new hope for Sunderland schoolboy Pascal

A pioneering treatment is offering new hope for a Sunderland schoolboy suffering from a life-shortening illness.

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Sunderland firm takes on bike ride to remember 21-year-old

Workers at a Sunderland company completed a charity bike ride in memory of a former colleague who died aged 21 earlier this year.

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Work on Sunderland's new Wear Crossing hits the halfway mark, with more than half a million hours clocked up

The project to build a new bridge across the River Wear in Sunderland is half-way there – with more than 500,000 man hours completed on site so far.
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Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols, who kick-started the UK punk explosion in 1976.

Punk exhibition comes to Sunderland to celebrate 40th anniversary

Sunderland is set to become the first city outside London to host a major exhibition celebrating the 40th anniversary of punk rock.

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We look back at the Sunderland institution that is Jacky Whites market

Who hasn’t visited the traditional market in Sunderland’s City centre some time during their lives? The market of course is Jacky Whites.

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Metro train.

Tyne and Wear Metro line fully reopens after power fault

A power fault which closed part of the Tyne and Wear Metro system in a second day of misery for travellers, has now been corrected.
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Parseq, Victory Way, Doxford Park, Sunderland

Parseq lines up hundreds of Sunderland jobs

Hundreds of jobs are up for grabs at Parseq.

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Ocean Jones came second in 'A Pageant Life.'

Inspirational youngster Ocean overcomes health battles to take home pageant crown

A brave little girl from Wearside has overcome her ongoing health battles to win a crown in her first pageant.

Joanne Froggatt as Mary Ann Cotton.

Sunderland serial killer Mary Ann Cotton played by Downton Abbey star in new TV drama

Sunderland serial killer Mary Ann Cotton is being brought to life in a new TV drama starting on Halloween.
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The scene of the crash. Picture by: Paul Sykes.

Road reopens after overturned car blocks A19 off-slip at Sunderland

The road has been reopened after a car overturned on the A19 off-slip at the A183 Chester Road junction.
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