Dogs and owners set to take on sponsored dip for armed forces charity

Dog-owners and their pets are getting set to plunge into the North Sea to raise funds for a worthy cause.

One of the fake phone covers.

Man selling fake Little Mix phone covers avoids jail

A businessman caught selling fake Little Mix, Louis Vuitton and Apple mobile phone covers, has narrowly avoided prison.
Police have been called to deal with an incident involving a man on a garage roof.

Man arrested after stand-off with police on garage roof

A man has been arrested following a stand-off with police on a garage roof this morning.
Police are warning drivers that Black Road in Ryhope is partially flooded.

Road in Sunderland flooded following heavy rain

A Sunderland road has paritally flooded following last night's heavy rain.
Firefighters were called to the scene

Sunderland road closed overnight due to flooding

A Sunderland road was closed overnight as a result of flooding.
Police officers on duty at the Tall Ships Race.

Police praise Tall Ships Races visitors after revealing there were only two arrests over the five-day event

Northumbria Police has thanked the public helping to make the Tall Ships event such a success.
Former education secretaryJustine Greeningis calling for a second Brexit referendum. David Mirzoeff/PA Wire.

Would you support a call for second Brexit Referendum? Take part in our poll

An MP and former Government minister is calling for a second referendum on Brexit to decide the UK's future relationship with the European Union.
Sunderland graduate Fern Snailham has been named a Duke of York Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

Sunderland graduate receives Duke of York’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

A Sunderland graduate has been named as a Duke of York Young Entrepreneur of the Year after transforming her promotional staffing agency into a flourishing business.

AlzebetaDaniella Kapurova wasfound safe and well in Sunderland on Sunday, July 15.

Missing teen found in Sunderland after nearly two weeks

A 15-year-old girl who was last seen almost two weeks ago has been found, police have confirmed.


Watch former X Factor stars The Cutkelvins get the crowd going at the South Tyneside Festival

Former X Factor starts The Cutkelvins impressed thousands of fans with their energetic performance at the latest South Tyneside Festival.

The Vamps reveal their connection to the North East at the South Tyneside Festival

Boy band The Vamps had the crowd in the palm of their hand when they performed at the South Tyneside Festival on Sunday.

Watch fans rush for the front as The Vamps play South Tyneside Summer Festival in South Shields

Fans desperate to catch a glimpse of boy band The Vamps queued overnight to see them at this year's South Tyneside Summer Festival.

Npower's Kelly Swinney, left, hands a cheque for �4,000 to Jade Lowery, right, with Liv n G and Hayley Lyall.

Call centre workers raise thousands for Bradley Lowery Foundation

Call centre workers raised £4,000 for the Bradley Lowery Foundation in a week-long fundraising drive.


Amazing footage as ship sails youngsters from Tyne to Wear for Tall Ships in Sunderland

These are the amazing sights and experiences a team of adventure-seeking youngsters got to drink in as they embarked on a on a tall ship and set sail along the stunning North East coastline.


Princess Anne arrives in Sunderland to mark first day of Tall Ships Races

Sunderland has been treated to its second royal visit of the year as the Princess Royal appeared in the city.
Firefighters were called to tackle a grass fire in Sunderland.

Firefighters tackle grass blaze in Sunderland

Firefighters are tackling a grass fire at the former Downhill Quarry in Sunderland.

Police are urging fans to be safe and responsible when watching the World Cup semi-final.

Police urge fans to enjoy World Cup semi-final safely

Police are urging football fans to enjoy the World Cup semi-final safely and responsibly after experiencing their busiest day of the year on Saturday.
Police in Sunderland carrying out a raid.

Police carry out raids in Sunderland as they crackdown on drug dealing

Police in Sunderland have carried out a number of raids in the city as they continue to crackdown on drug dealing.

Bradley Lowery's school pays tribute to young boy who touched the hearts of the world

The former school of cancer battler Bradley Lowery has come together to remember the youngster a year on since his tragic death.

Bradley Lowery's family 'overwhelmed' by support as they honour first anniversary of his death

The family of Bradley Lowery have said they are 'overwhelmed' by the support they have received from the nation as they mark the first anniversary since the youngster lost his cancer fight.

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