Ball to be held in honour of cervical cancer victim Amber Rose Cliff

A 25-year-old woman who has touched the hearts of thousands of people across the world will be remembered at a ball.
Rolls Royce, Pallion, Sunderland

Fire breaks out at Rolls Royce factory in Sunderland

Fire has broken out at the Rolls Royce plant in Sunderland this morning.

Nissan's Carlos Ghosn with the IDS concept car.

Sunderland Conservatives call for trust in PM after Nissan says it will ‘re-evaulate situation’ following Brexit negotiations

Conservatives have urged Wearsiders to ‘trust’ in Prime Minister Theresa May after it was revealed that Nissan will review the competitiveness of its Sunderland plant when Brexit negotiations are completed.

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Would you try out the ParkingPerx app if it goes on trial in Sunderland? Picture: PA.

Readers react to proposed parking scheme for Sunderland

There’s no doubt the issue of parking charges in the city is always a big talking point with Sunderland Echo readers.

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The attack happened on Wednesday.

Police appeal: Woman sexually assaulted in Sunderland attack

Police are appealing for information after a woman was attacked and sexually assaulted in Sunderland.

Douglas Soakell

Sunderland family fear terror campaign as dog dies in arson attack

A Wearside family say they are being targeted in a deliberate campaign after a pet dog was killed in an arson attack.

Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of Nissan

Government ‘gambling’ with Sunderland’s future says MP after Nissan boss reveals post-Brexit ‘review’ of car plant

Nissan will review the competitiveness of its car plant in Sunderland once the final outcome of Brexit negotiations becomes clear, the Japanese company's chief executive has said.

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Arson ruled out in Sunderland blaze

Police say they have ruled out arson in a major Sunderland house fire.

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Panns Bank. Picture from Google Images.

Arson arrest after Sunderland flat fire

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a flat fire in Sunderland in the early hours of today.
Durham Road at Eden Vale. Picture from Google Images.

Sunderland weekend roadworks warning

Motorists are warned to expect weekend roadworks as a key route into Sunderland city centre is set to be resurfaced on Sunday.

Durham's Market Place will hold celebrations for Chinese New Year.

Lion dance celebration to herald in Chinese New Year

A celebrations will aim to bring it luck as crowds welcome in the Chinese New Year.

County Durham

39 North East eateries to try during Vegan Restaurant Week as Veganuary continues

Vegans and the vegan-curious are being offered a wealth of special offers and dining options as North East eateries embrace Vegan Restaurant Week.
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The Mecca Centre in 1996.

Dave wants to know - Did Yeh Ever Gann To The Mecca?

Did Yeh Ever Gann To The Mecca? Dave Murray would love to know.

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The ParkingPerx app in action

Revealed: the new scheme that could mean free parking for Sunderland shoppers

Shoppers are being urged to have their say on parking in Sunderland - and help try out a unique free parking scheme for the city.
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The Chop House at The Dun Cow. Madeleine and David Gill

Sunderland’s new Chop House restaurant aims to raise the ‘steaks’

Sunderland’s newest restaurant is aiming to raise the “steaks” with its beefed-up menu.

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The A19 northbound at the A1231 junction. Picture from Google Images.

Woman injured as three-vehicle smash closes lane of A19

A woman has been taken to hospital after a three-vehicle accident on the A19 this morning.
Winners in the Sunderland Echo Best of Wearside Awards at the Stadium of Light last night.

Emotional night as Bradley Lowery honoured at Best of Wearside Awards – full list of winners here

It was Team Bradley at the Best of Wearside Awards as a brave little boy and his friends stole the headlines.

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High Street East, the heart of Old Sunderland

Team to breathe new life into Old Sunderland

New life will be breathed into Old Sunderland with a little help from a Government cash boost.

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Amber Rose Cliff, pictured with her brother Josh.

Lantern release to remember Amber Rose Cliff as cervical cancer campaign gathers momentum

A lantern release will be held in memory of Amber Rose Cliff as supporters of a campaign in her memory have won the backing of a North East MP.

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Ali Shahad

Asylum seeker sexually assaulted woman while she urinated in Sunderland alleyway

An asylum seeker has been warned he could face jail after he sexually assaulted a young woman in a back alley in Sunderland city centre after a night out.

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