Washington hospital staff go daft for cancer charity

A private hospital on Wearside has pledged its support to a lifeline cancer charity.

The collision happened on the A182 in Washington. Image copyright Google Maps.

Man taken to hospital with chest injuries after car overturns in Washington crash

A man sustained chest injuries after the car he was in flipped onto its roof after coming off a road.

Dean Hill was involved with St John Ambulance.

Appeal to raise £4,000 in memory of popular St John Ambulance volunteer

Devastated pals are hoping to raise thousands of pounds in memory of a popular St John Ambulance volunteer after his tragic death.

Funeral of Ross Irwin

Hundreds attend funeral for Washington man found in River Wear

Hundreds of mourners packed into Durham Crematorium to pay tribute to tragic Ross Irwin, who died the day before Christmas.

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Ross Irwin, 22, whose body was found in the River Wear on December 24, 2016.

£5,000 raised in memory of loving son whose body was found in River Wear

More than £5,000 has now been raised by well-wishers in memory of a popular young Wearside man who died in a river tragedy.

Adrian Lee

Missing Washington man Adrian believed to be in Dundee

A missing Washington man is believed to be in Scotland.

Sharon Hodgson MP

Sunderland MP holds public hearings to get your views on Brexit

A Wearside MP wants to hear her constituents’ views on Brexit as the countdown to leaving the European Union continues.

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St John Ambulance crew lead funeral procession for tragic colleague Dean Hill

Charity volunteers led a procession of mourners to say farewell to a popular young colleague.

Dean Hill was a popular member of the St John Ambulance team.

'A fantastic, dedicated young man': Tributes flood in for popular St John Ambulance volunteer

Tributes have flooded in for a "fantastic" St John Ambulance volunteer following his tragic death.

Dean Hill was involved with St John Ambulance.

Popular St John Ambulance volunteer, 24, dies after contracting rare viral infection

A popular St John Ambulance volunteer died in his sleep on Christmas Eve after being hit by a rare viral infection which attacked his heart.

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Adrian Lee, 58, of Oxclose in Washington.

Appeal to find missing man last seen in Scotland

Police are hoping to trace a Wearside man who was last seen in Scotland.

PSL Worldwide Projects Ltd, in Washington. Copyright Google Maps.

Wearside firm fined £150,000 after workers suffer burns when cleaning pipe system

A company that “walked away” after two of its workers suffered significant burn injuries has been fined £150,000.

Roger Willems of Washington firm Penn-Elcom with its latest innovation, the DoorJammer.

Wearside entrepreneurs enter the Dragons' Den

The bosses of a Wearside-based firm enter the Dragons' Den tonight to seek backing for their new security device.

Matt Wylie with his medal after claiming victory at the Paralympics in Rio.

Paralympic gold swimmer Matt Wylie joins crime commissioner and health czar on Queen’s New Year’s Honours list

Swimmer Matt Wylie has a new title to add to his Paralympic gold as his sporting success is celebrated in the New Year’s Honours list.

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Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service Cycle Club, together with South Shields Velo Cycling Club, host the annual Christmas Charity Cyclocross Races in aid of Stephen Willey. Picture by Tom Banks

Cyclists turn out for attack victim left in coma

Cyclists turned out in force in aid of an attack victim who has been in a coma for more than a year.

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Dad’s heartache after son with cerebral palsy is found dead in River Wear on Christmas Eve

Dad’s heartache after son with cerebral palsy is found dead in River Wear on Christmas Eve

A dad has told of his heartache after his beloved son was found dead on Christmas Eve in what is thought to have been a tragic river accident.

The bridge over the River Went at Fatfield. Picture by FRANK REID

Tributes paid to 22-year-old pulled from River Wear

Echo readers have paid tribute to a 22-year-old man pulled from the River Wear on Christmas Eve.

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Scott Renney pictured outside of Sunderland Magistrates Court

Three charged with dousing man and woman in petrol

Three men have appeared in court accused of dousing a man and a woman in petrol in Washington.

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Signal Plastics directors Alan Franklin (left) and Julian Jamieson outside the firms new factory in Washington.

Signal moves into £1million new Washington home

Signal Plastics has shelled out more than £1million on its new home.

The scene earlier today

Police are trying to identify man whose body was pulled from River Wear

A man's body has been recovered from the River Wear at Fatfield .
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