Scott scores an award for his work to lead deaf football team

Sunderland Deaf AFC’s manager Scott Garthwaite is celebrating after scooping a top accolade.

Belle & Sebastian at The Sage Gateshead.

Review: Belle & Sebastian, The Sage Gateshead

Belle & Sebastian have never been the most conventional of groups, and anyone who came to The Sage expecting a career Best Of will have left disappointed.

Henry's on Seaside Lane, Easington Colliery, was targeted by robbers. Image copyright Google Maps.

Shop worker threatened with knife as robbers grab cash from till

Two robbers threatened a cashier with a knife as they raided a newsagent shop's till of money.


Quick thinking Emily reunited with the ambulance team who answered call to help her mum

Pint-sized Emily Morrison is now officially a hero after the four-year-old collected an award for saving her mum’s life.

Durham hope for Middlesex go-ahead after Cambridge call-off

Durham hope for Middlesex go-ahead after Cambridge call-off

Durham’s early start to their pre-season campaign has suffered a blow.


Dozens of faces to recall in our latest slideshow of Sunderland archive pictures

We have delved into our archives again to bring you more snapshots of Sunderland's past.

Roadworks in the Sunderland area include the following:

Roadworks latest: Where to expect delays on Saturday, March 24, across Sunderland

Ongoing and upcoming roadworks in the Sunderland area include the following:

Coun Graeme Miller

Sunderland Labour councillor denies deliberately insulting dyslexic Lib Dem rival in heated meeting

A councillor has hit back over claims that he deliberately insulted a political rival over his dyslexia in a heated meeting, describing the accusations as "nonsense."

Wahbi Khazri in action for Sunderland last pre-season.

Sunderland winger drops hint about his future

Wahbi Khazri has hinted he has eyes on a Premier League return as he targets a successful World Cup with Tunisia.

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Woman airlifted to hospital with head injuries after being hit by bus in Sunderland

A woman is being treated in hospital for suspected head injuries after being hit by a bus in Sunderland.
Sunderland fans leave the stadium during the 2-0 defeat.

Letter of the week: 'I'm sick of same old rubbish spouted by Sunderland has beens and never beens'

Another bad day on Saturday followed by the latest load of bull from so-called stars about how we can still stay up, work harder etc.
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Seaham Red Star (red/white) v Sunderland RCA (yellow) at Seaham Town Park on Saturday.

Northern League: Sunderland RCA boss Swales demands reaction in derby showdown with Seaham Red Star

Sunderland RCA have injury worries ahead of their First Division derby against Seaham Red Star, at Meadow Park tomorrow (3pm).

Prezzo, top, is closing its branch at Dalton Park, below.

Hundreds of jobs to go as restaurant chain Prezzo axes nearly 100 branches

A restaurant open less than two years is to shut as part of nearly 100 closures by the troubled Prezzo chain.

Silksworth CW (red/white) attack against Annfield Plain earlier this season.

Wearside League: West End out to maintain momentum with league success ahead of County Trophy final

Sunderland West End are looking to keep up the momentum tomorrow, ahead of Good Friday’s Durham County Trophy final.


First look around the new NGCA as Sunderland launches ambitious £60m culture programme

It was the dawn of a new chapter for Sunderland’s cultural landscape at a major launch today.

Chester-le-Street manager Colin Wake

Northern League: Two back to boost Easington for Chester-le-Street clash

Easington Colliery welcome Chester-le-Street in an attractive mid-table Second Division match tomorrow (3pm).

Brute Lewis Moseley.

Sunderland brute exposed as paedophile after battering his girlfriend

A violent brute was exposed as a paedophile when a schoolgirl victim sent damning screenshots to the girlfriend he had just hospitalised.

Children take part in egg rolling at last year's Penshaw Bowl event.

How Sunderland families can take part Good Friday's Penshaw Bowl

Families have still got time to take part in one of Sunderland's most popular Easter events.

Councillor John Kelly, Sunderland City Council Portfolio Holder for Public Health, Wellness and Culture, joins site manager Simon Hills, at Hylton Castle to see how work is progressing

Work begins on exterior of Hylton Castle as next phase of £4.5million project begins at Sunderland landmark

The next stage of work is beginning on the £4.5million project to bring Hylton Castle back into use.
The bus involved in the incident was shattered in the collision.

Cyclist taken to hospital after collision with bus in Sunderland city centre

A man has been taken to hospital after his bicycle was involved in a collision with a bus on a busy city centre junction.
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