Schoolboy lives his dream at AC Milan football tournament

A budding young footballer from Wearside impressed coaches at one of Europe’s top clubs.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked in Washington

Man left with injuries after being attacked in Washington

A man has been left with injuries after being attacked in Washington.

Police are appealing for information after a brick was thrown at a car in Washington

Driver escapes serious injury after brick hurled at car in Washington

A motorist is lucky to escape serious injury after a brick was hurled at their car.
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Pat McCormack, inset, was at Westminster at the time of attack

Wearside boxer: I saw policeman stabbed in Westminster attack

A Wearside boxer has spoken of his shock and horror after witnessing a policeman being stabbed during today's attack outside of the Palace of Westminster.
MP Sharon Hodgson.

MP calling for people to give views on boundary changes

MP for Sunderland Sharon Hodgson is urging constituents to write to the Boundary Commission with their views.
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Parkway, Glebe, Washington. Credit: Google.

Man, 22, fighting for life after motorbike crash

A man is fighting for his life in hospital after he was seriously injured in a motorbike crash in Washington.

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John F Kennedy Primary School

Child hit by car near Washington school

A child has been hit by a car near a school in Washington.
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Veteran John Jefferies, left, with Living History Group members visiting Washington School.

Pupils get insight into major Second World War battle

A history project was brought to life for students at a Wearside school.

Darren Chawner has been jailed for 14 years for attempted murder.

Dad who told his partner 'I love you' before trying to stab her to death gets 14 years

A drink and drugs-crazed attacker told his girlfriend he loved her before plunging a knife into her neck as they lay in bed.

Jack Hindmarch with dancers in Copacabana

Washington schoolboy brings Barry Manilow musical to life

Music and passion are always in fashion for a teen actor as he takes on a role in Copacabana.

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The domestic violence petition hand over to Sunderland City Council at the start of this month.
From left  Housing support and community living Alan Caddick, cabinet member for health, housing and adult services Coun Graeme Miller, WWIN director Clare Phillipson and WWIN chairman Doris Maddison.

Fears remain for Wearside Women in Need as council considers funding options

The leader of a woman’s refuge has welcomed plans by council chiefs to fund domestic violence services, but says it still faces difficult times ahead.

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Jacqueline Watson shows her prized possession.

The treasured heirlooms that Wearside people have kept for generations

We set you a challenge when we asked if you kept prized family posessions for generations.

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Ryan Riley with mum Krista

Food writer gets Nigella’s support as he serves up a tasty lesson for cancer patients

A Wearside food writer who lost his beloved mum to cancer is helping sufferers develop a new taste for culinary skills.

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Rape investigation as police hunt masked sex attacker

Police say they are now treating a sex attack in woodland as a rape investigation.

Rap deal helps Washington firm hit right note

Rap deal helps Washington firm hit right note

A link-up with one of rap’s leading record labels has helped a Washington clothing firm double employee numbers and break the £1million-a-year turnover barrier.


Police hunt masked sex attacker as woodland sealed off

Police hunting for a masked sex attacker have cordoned off a section of woodland in Washington.


Washington car parts firm Unipres opens new £500,000-plus training academy

Car parts firm Unipres’ latest development is a real class act.

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Mark Shaw was found dead at his home in Grange Villa in December.

Teenage Wearside woman appears in court charged with murder

A 19-year-old woman has appeared in court charged with the murder of a man whose body was found at his home in December.

David and Margaret Kennedy, of Donwell, Washington, celebrating their golden wedding anniversary.

Collecting milk money found David a bride - and they’ve been together 50 years

When David Kennedy went to collect his milk round cash, he gathered more than just his wages – it led him to the woman who would become his wife.

The Stella Maris club in Albany, Washington.

Attack victim found lying outside pub with 18 bags of drugs

An attack victim found outside of a Washington club had 18 bags of amphetamines on him.

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