Man arrested after immigration officers and police raid takeaway

A man was arrested after immigration officers raided a Wearside takeaway shop and found a man who had overstayed his Visa.

Police have launched a crack down on motorbike disorder in Houghton and Washington.

Crackdown on motorbike nuisances in Houghton and Washington continues

Four people have been warned about motorbike disorder in the past two weeks as police continue to crackdown on nuisances

Washington (red) take on Guisborough Town earlier this season.

Northern League club Washington survive to play again – with a new-look set-up

Washington have withdrawn their resignation from the Ebac Northern League – with a new-look behind-the-scenes set-up.

The incident happened on Washington Highway. Image by Google Maps.

Two people taken to hospital after collision on Washington Highway

Two people were taken to hospital with minor injuries after a road traffic collision in Washington this morning.

Tribute to CrossFit champion who died while training at the gym

Tribute to CrossFit champion who died while training at the gym

A champion athlete from collapsed and died while training for the sport he loved.

Julie Johnson pictured with Dr Dion Arbid when she visitied the GNAAs base.

Mum’s life time of thanks to air ambulance crew

A woman whose life was saved after a Mother’s Day collision has met the air medic who flew to her aid.

Bailey the springer spaniel with her rescuers.

Rescue operation launched after puppy gets into trouble

Firefighters were called to rescue a springer spaniel pup when she got into hot water.

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The store which was targeted.

Armed robbery in Washington as shop worker threatened with knife

A man threatened a shop worker with a knife in an armed robbery in Washington this morning.
Thomas Murray

Facebook menace with history of violence and bullying left pregnant ex-girlfriend living in fear

A Facebook pest who left his pregnant ex-girlfriend living in fear has been put behind bars.


Watch Washington school pupils call on drivers to slow down in road safety campaign

Wearside schoolchildren are calling on drivers to slow down after it was revealed that 70% of North East motorists admit to speeding in 20mph areas.

Robert in his day job as an apprentice engineer. Image by Peter Talbot.

Wearside engineer hopes to make Wembley dream come true

A Wearside engineer is on his way to Wembley as he hopes to spark a major success for his football club.

The incident took place on the A182. Image: Google Maps.

Casualty taken to hospital after road collision in Washington

A driver was taken to hospital with suspected spinal injuries after a collision.

BAE Systems' Washington plant

Second blow for Wearside as BAE unveils plans to cut up to 60 jobs in Washington

Dozens of jobs are under threat at a Wearside engineering plant.
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Newcastle Crown Court

Schizophrenic son held pillow over face of mum and friend while they slept

A mentally ill son who held a pillow over his sleeping mother's face has been jailed.

Sunderland Magistrates' Court

Convicted rapist refused to sign Sex Offenders’ Register as he doesn’t like attending police stations

A convicted rapist has appeared in court after refusing to sign on the Sex Offenders’ Register because he does not like attending police stations.

Washington 5
Roger Morrison with Macmillan area fundraising manager Jill Campbell when he presented her with a cheque for �3,535. Picture by FRANK REID

Pensioner vows to keep up cancer fight - and his fundraising

Campaigning pensioner Roger Morrison has amassed more than £5,000 for charity - at the same time as he continues his fight with lung cancer.

Some of the drama students from Sunderland University who will be taking over the Arts Centre Washington for Sunfest

Sunderland students take over arts venue for month of plays

City students are taking over an arts venue for a month of critically-acclaimed plays.

Theatre and Comedy
Police appeal after driver, 66, dies in collision

Police appeal after driver, 66, dies in collision

A 66-year-old driver died after an accident in Washington.

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Heworth Road, Concord, Washington.

Nissan apprentice caught drink-driving may have been caught out by diabetes effects, claims solicitor

A Nissan apprentice blamed his diabetes on being over the limit the morning after a drunken bender.

New play heading to Washington challenges stereotypes of ADHD

New play heading to Washington challenges stereotypes of ADHD

A new play which challenge stereotypes with a curious, comic and candid look at ADHD, mental health and diagnosis in the 21st century comes to Arts Centre

Theatre and Comedy
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