Missing man Shaun Marsden found safe and well

Police have thanked members of the public for assisting in an appeal to find a missing man.
Police outside the flat in Hylton Court, Oxclose, on Monday night.

Woman named as two men are arrested over 'unexplained' death inside Washington flat

Police have said a woman who was pronounced dead inside a Washington flat was found with injuries.
Celebrating her 104th birthday on August 15th was Molly Turner, of Woodridge Gardens, Oxclose Road, Washington. A huge fan of The Chase tv game show, she has had birthday greetings fro the stars of the show/

The Chase’s oldest fan? 104-year-old overjoyed as show’s stars send birthday greetings

Telly quiz fan Molly Turner has celebrated a top birthday score of 104.

Sam Marshall is angry over hares being killed near Washington playing fields

Dog walker’s upset after discovery of dead hares in park

A dog walker fears hares could be the target of bloodsport enthusiasts after discovering three of the animals dead at a popular parkland.

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Police remained at the scene this evening.

Residents speak of shock after 'unexplained' death of woman inside Washington flat

Police remain at a flat tonight as inquiries continue into the death of a woman.

Police have been seen outside the address since the woman was found unconscious. Photo by Vicky Walker.

Inquiry launched after 'unexplained death' of woman inside Washington house

A police inquiry is under way after a woman was pronounced dead inside a home.
Alan Beck is doing a charity walk to raise money for Holy Trinity Church in South Hetton.

Sunderland bus driver to walk width of the country in fundraiser for £50,000 church repairs

A Wearside bus driver is to embark on his latest charity challenge as he bids to raise much-needed cash for his beloved church.

Aron Graham lives at Collingwood Court in Sulgrave, Washington.

Stabbing victim threatened to bite police officer’s nose off

A stabbing victim told a police officer he would ‘bite his nose off’ because he was worried about being handcuffed after his own mother called police.

Land North and West off Ferryboat Lane listed for potential development

Have your say on council’s plan to build for Sunderland’s future

A council vision aiming to steer Sunderland to prosperity for the next 18 years is being drafted up – and could see 13,800 new homes created, including a number on green belt land.

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Mark Baird

Jealous ex set fire to woman's kitchen and doused couple in petrol

A jealous boyfriend who set fire to his ex-partner's kitchen and doused an unsuspecting couple in petrol has been jailed for four years.

Sarah Davison celebrates her 101st birthday, with nephew Ron Clark, left, and stepson Ian Davison.

Party time for Sarah as she celebrates 101st birthday

A woman who served up special sweet treats at a village bakery has enjoyed a taste of her own 101st birthday cake.

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Sunderland Magistrates' Court

Paedophile convicted of sex with underage girl repeatedly failed to comply with Sex Offenders’ Register

A convicted paedophile has been punished after breaching the terms of the Sex Offenders’ Register for a fifth time.

Martina Zielenskav who is missing from home.

Police appeal for help to trace missing woman

Police are appealing for help to trace a woman who is missing from Sunderland.


Proms 2017: Biddick Academy in Washington

Thousands of students throughout the region had a ball at their annual school prom nights.

Trueman tried to cut through an 11,000-volt Northern Powergrid cable with a hacksaw.

Discarded can of Kestrel lager linked would-be cable thief to crime

A discarded can of lager led police to a would-be electrical cable thief.

The Galleries shopping centre at Washington

River Island to open new store in Washington

Fashion chain River Island has announced it is heading to Washington.

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Washington Village new Vinyl cafe and restaurant.
Part owner Sue Allon

Vinyl-themed restaurant hits right note with diners

A new restaurant and cafe themed around old records is hitting the right note with customers.

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The junction of the A194(M) with the A182. Picture from Google Images

Three-vehicle collision on busy Washington road

Traffic is queuing after an accident at the junction of two busy Wearside roads.

Fire fighters were called to free a person who was trapped in their vehicle following a collision on the A1.

Firefighters free driver trapped after crash on A1

Firefighters were called to free a driver who was trapped following a two-vehicle collision on the A1 last night.
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Couple left covered in petrol after terrifying home attack

A couple were covered in petrol and feared they would be set alight by attackers who turned up at their door over their son's alleged £50 debt.
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