Sunderland MP urges Labour members not to quit after Jeremy Corbyn wins leadership election

A Sunderland MP is urging Labour members not to resign from the party after the reelection of controversial leader Jeremy Corbyn.
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(from left) Impeller Chairman John Baines; Gary Hindmarch; Chief Fire Officer Tom Capeling

Sunderland firm helps South Tyneside offshore students stay safe

A Wearside company is helping the region’s offshore workers play it safe.

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Road closed after car overturns in Washington

Police closed a sliproad after a car overturned in Washington.

17 pictures from a sun-kissed Washington Heritage Parade

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Washington for the town's annual Heritage Parade.

Washington Carnival parade to Albany Park.

People line the streets for Washington Carnival parade

The people of Washington lined the streets to celebrate the history of their town.

The Dun Cow, High Street West, Sunderland

Is your favourite Sunderland pub in the Good Beer Guide 2017?

The ultimate guide to quality watering holes has hit the shelves.

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The cat which has gone missing from Lambton.

Owner makes a plea for help to find ill cat missing in Washington

A Washington woman is appealing for help to find her elderly cat which has gone missing.
Photo credit: Northumbria Police.

Lane closure in Washington after lorry overturns

A driver escaped serious injury when a lorry overturned in Washington earlier today.

Swimmer Matt Wylie with his Paralympics gold medal. Pic: PA.

Golden boy Matt deserves a ‘Hero’s Welcome’ says MP

Paralympic gold medalist Matt Wylie should get a hero’s welcome on his return to Sunderland, says a city MP.

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9 things you said about Wearside's gold-medal winning Paralympian Matt Wylie

Swimmer Matt Wylie is the toast of Wearside today after winning a gold medal at his first Paralympic Games.

From left, foreign exchange cashier Kris Bendelow, Leanne Liddle, branch manager Cheryl Dale,  Amanda Allen and Laura Docherty.

Travel agency expands into Washington shopping centre

Travel agency Dawson & Sanderson has expanded its network of branches with the Washington opening of its 23rd store.

100 year old Jack Smith celebrates his birthday at Donwell Day Care Centre, Washington, with his wife Elsie, left, sister in law Frances Shields, and daughter Gillian Stark, right.

Washington pensioner is celebrating his century in style

A Wearside pensioner has celebrated his century in style with three parties.

Aiden Davison

Yob trashed girlfriend's house and headbutted man in street

A man who broke into his girlfriend's house and trashed it before headbutting a man in the street has been jailed.

Sangha Convenience Store on Manor Road, Sulgrave, Washington.

Drunk woman punched female shopkeeper in the face 10 times and stole bottle of Lambrini

A drunk Washington woman punched a female shopkeeper in the head 10 times and stole a bottle of Lambrini.

Manheim Car Auctions in Pattison Road. Pciture from Google Images

Cars stolen from Washington auction site

Police are appealing for witnesses after five cars were stolen from a car auction in Washington.
The jewellery which was pawned.

Police appeal after stolen jewellery is pawned at Galleries in Washington

Police are appealing for the public's help to identify the owners of suspected stolen jewellery.

Washington-based Simpson Group's Influence Park.

Fun day for company workers

A Washington-based business will welcome more than 200 people to its £4m purpose-built headquarters for a fun-filled day this weekend.

Melissa Derbyshire is doing a Memory Walk in tribute to her grandad.

Melissa steps out on Memory Walk in tribute to her ‘hero’ grandad

Melissa Derbyshire is putting her best foot forward in memory of her beloved grandad.

Letters To Myself was written by Becci Sharrock after meeting individuals and groups around Sunderland and South Shields.

Theatre show asks people to write letters to themselves

A show which asked people to write letters to their past, present and future selves is coming to the stage.

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Jim Chambers leading the 2015 Washington Heritage Parade.

Oyez! Oyez! Town crier Jim Chambers to lead Washington Heritage Parade

Oyez! Oyez! Town crier Jim Chambers will be leading the way at an upcoming parade.

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