Car implicated in infamous North East murder sold for more than £150,000

A car implicated in one of the North East’s most infamous murders has been sold for more than £150,000.


Delays on Metro after train withdrawn from service

Metro passengers are facing delays after a train was withdrawn from service.
Mobile speed cameras are being used on the Felling Bypass where roadworks are ongoing

New speed cameras on Felling Bypass to stop motorists breaking 30mph limit through roadworks

Mobile speed cameras will be going live on the Felling Bypass today to curb drivers going too fast through ongoing roadworks.

David Basrai suffered serious injuries in the attack

Can you help solve six-year crime mystery after shopkeeper savagely attacked on 'Children In Need' night in attempted shop robbery?

Detectives have issued a fresh appeal for help to catch armed raiders on the sixth anniversary of an attempted shop robbery in which a shopkeeper was seriously injured.

Bradley Lowery giving his trademark thumbs up gesture. Picture from SAFC.

Sunderland AFC launch Bradley Lowery-inspired campaign to provide sick youngsters with holiday home

Sunderland AFC has launched a special campaign in honour of the late Bradley Lowery as it bids to provide other sick children and their families with lasting memories.

The tattoo tributes to Bradley.

Grandad's stunning tattoo tribute to Bradley Lowery

The grandad of inspirational Bradley Lowery has paid tribute to the much-missed youngster by being inked with two stunning tattoos.
County Durham
Adrian Tait has organised the event with his wife Joanne.

Wartime-themed event set to raise funds for veterans

A wartime-themed fundraiser is set to help veterans young and old going through times of hardship.

East Durham
Carl Younger.

Sunderland man jailed over his part in gang attack which left victim with bite injuries

A Sunderland man has been jailed after admitting his part in a ‘mindless’ attack in Sunderland city centre which saw a man suffer bite injuries to his ear.

A picture posted by NE Traffic News on Twitter.

Woman taken to hospital after collision in Sunderland city centre

A 79-year-old woman has been taken to hospital after being involved in a collision with a car in Sunderland.

Police warning after horse drugs stolen from farm

A warning has been issued after horse drugs were stolen from a farm.

South Tyneside
Some of those who helped to clean up the memorial, including Jamie Phenny, far left, Darrin Neasham Carlisle, second left, and Chris Morritt, second from the right in the back row.

Community comes together to clean up cenotaph in Sunderland

Serving and former soldiers joined forces with members of the community as they cleaned up a Sunderland war memorial ahead of Remembrance Sunday.

Chief's inner ear has an uncanny resemblance to Donald Trump.

Dog becomes internet sensation due to Donald Trump resemblance

A dog has attracted worldwide attention due to an uncanny resemblance with US president Donald Trump.

Delays are building on the A19. Picture by NE Traffic News.

Major problems on A19 and A1 cause delays for drivers

Drivers faced delays this morning after two separate accidents on the A19.
Alf Common and the championship medal he won at Sunderland.

Sunderland AFC star’s league championship medal to go up for auction

A nine-carat gold Football League Division One championship medal awarded to a Sunderland star when the Black Cats won the league title in 1902 is set to fetch at least £5,000 next week.

Dave Murray has been parking his car in the same spot for over 20 years during Sunderland games at the Stadium of Light.

Sunderland fan’s car trashed in shocking firework attack while he was at Bolton Wanderers match

These are the shocking results of a mindless firework attack on a Sunderland granddad’s car.


Thousands flock to Seaham for annual fireworks spectacular

Families descended on Seaham tonight as an annual fireworks extravaganza drew in the crowds.

The deputy leader of Sunderland City Council, Coun Harry Trueman, right, on the bridge deck with Tim Sullivan, designers site representative, of Buro Happold Engineering, left, and David Abdy, centre, project director for Sunderland City Council.

Sunderland's New Wear Crossing remains on target to open in spring as crucial stage completed

Sunderland's New Wear Crossing has been driven one step close to completion this week as a crucial stage of the project was concluded.

Parminder Dhinsa died in January.

Family's heartache after grandmother killed in collision with coach on A19 slip road

A family have spoken of their heartache after a much-loved grandmother was killed after a collision with a coach on an A19 slip road.

County Durham
Former Sunderland manager Peter Reid is the favoured choice of many fans to take over for a second time.

Sunderland AFC fans split over choice for new manager

Sunderland supporters are hoping for a change of fortunes as the club searches for another new manager.


Safety warning for parents in Sunderland as micro crystals found in Halloween trick or treat bags

Police have issued a safety warning to parents after micro crystals were found in Halloween trick or treat bags in Sunderland.

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