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Become a part of Sunderland’s history and vote to name the new Wear crossing

Drug-driver Connor Emms.

Drug driver admits causing death of young pedestrian in hit-and-run smash

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Sunderland man appears at Old Bailey accused of encouraging terrorism

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Could you give Chloe Gray the gift of life this Christmas?


Four teenagers arrested after alleged anti-social behaviour in Sunderland community


How you can help this fundraiser build a school in Nepal


Sunderland woman ‘allowed dog to starve in front of children’

Jean and David French celebrate their diamond wedding.

I second that emulsion! Couple who met over paint pot celebrate 60 years of wedded bliss

Steve Cram hangs the first bauble on the St Benedict's Hospice charity tree. Charity volunteers from left Annette Murray and Judith Stout with charity baubles

Steve Cram hangs first bauble on Sunderland hospice Christmas tree in memory of late aunt

Aiden McGeady in action against Villa.

Six things we learned from Chris Coleman's first game in charge of Sunderland

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Robbin Ruiter makes a save in last night's 2-1 defeat to Aston Villa. Picture by Frank Reid

Analysis: Some positives but Aston Villa defeat shows magnitude of Sunderland challenge facing ex-Wales boss Chris Coleman

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Steve Bruce.

Ex-Sunderland boss Steve Bruce on Chris Coleman and the challenge facing him

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John O'Shea battles to keep Aston Villa at bay last night. Picture by Frank Reid

Chris Coleman has this message for his struggling Sunderland players after defeat to Aston Villa

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Sunderland boss fears the worst over Duncan Watmore knee injury and reveals Jonny Williams needs surgery

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Player ratings: Who stood out in Sunderland's 2-1 defeat at Aston Villa?

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Aston Villa 2 Sunderland 1: Chris Coleman's reign starts with defeat at Villa Park

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Aston Villa 2 Sunderland 1: How Black Cats fans reacted to Chris Coleman’s debut defeat

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Albert Adomah puts Villa ahead at the far post. Picture by Frank Reid

RECAP: Aston Villa 2 Sunderland 1 - Opening defeat for new manager

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Two huge games for new regime to get Sunderland off to good start

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The Keel Square switch-on will take place next week.

Here's when you can see the Christmas lights switched on in the Sunderland area

Demand to see Peter Kay's first live stand-up tour in eight years has been phenomenal.

Peter Kay announces FIVE extra North East dates due to phenomenal demand

Whats on
Lily Welch turns 100 years old.

Want to reach 100? A bag of pork scratchings a day is the key, says Sunderland grandma

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Durham City Lumiere Light Festival 2017.

240,000 flock to Durham’s Lumiere spectacular


Virgin Trains puts 300,000 half-price East Coast tickets up for sale