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Broken down HGV causes delays on A19

A broken down HGV caused commuter misery on the A19 this morning, with drivers facing heavy delays.

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Firefighters tackled a milk van that was on fire in the early hours of the morning.

Firefighters tackle milk van blaze

Firefighters were called to tackle a milk van blaze in the early hours of the morning.
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Fans left 'absolutely devastated' as Sunderland AFC are relegated

Sunderland AFC fans spoke of their shock and devastation as the club were relegated following Saturday's 2-1 home defeat to Burton Albion.

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Doggie Diner Sunderland to host a social isolation open day.'From left Stephanie Robinson, Abbie Gibson and owner Gill Gibson

Doggie Diner gets set to spread puppy love with day for elderly

Elderly people are being given the chance to experience puppy love when a canine cafe holds a special event.

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Carol Harries, left, Chris Cordner, centre, and Gavin Foster, right, at the judging of the Best of Health Awards.

Shortlist revealed for Best of Health Awards

Here is the announcement health workers and patients have been waiting for – the shortlist for this year’s Best of Health Awards.

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A184 Felling bypass will be closed to traffic overnight on Sunday. Pic Google Maps.

Drivers warned of A184 Felling bypass closure

Drivers are being warned that the A184 Felling bypass will be closed to traffic overnight on Sunday night as work on Heworth Roundabout gets underway.

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Zoe Cooper, Student Union Digital Communications Assistant at Sunderland University with some of the posters Picture: DAVID WOOD

Sunderland students animate need for culture change

The University of Sunderland has launched a campaign to tackle attitudes to hate crime, harassment and violence.

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The new series of TV show Police Interceptors is set to kick off this month.

New series of Police Interceptors begins this month

Popular TV show Police Interceptors is due to return for a brand new series this month, starring officers from the North East.
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Virgins state-of- the-art Azuma train.

New Azuma train makes first visit to Sunderland

Virgin’s state-of-the-art Azuma train has made its inaugural visit to Sunderland as preparations to transform rail services gather pace.

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Police have been called to an area in Seaham after reports that a detonator box had been found.

Bomb disposal team called after detonator box found in shed

Police have cordoned off an area in Seaham after a detonator box was found in a shed.

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Founder of SAFC Museum Michael Ganley (middle) sponsors the partially sighted bowling team the Sunderland Spinners. Team from left with new shirts Martin Whales, Tendai Noel, Alex Ditch and Dennis Murphey.

The Fans Museum lends support to Sunderland tenpin bowling team

A tenpin bowling team for blind and visually impaired people are all set for a major competition - thanks to the support of The Fans Museum.

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Baby joy for Sunderland sisters who gave birth within minutes of each other

It was double joy for two Sunderland sisters who delivered their babies within just minutes of each other.

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The the dumped waste at Limekiln Gill in Horden.

Man fined for dumping waste at nature reserve

A man who was caught on camera fly-tipping at a national nature reserve has been ordered to pay hundreds of pounds and carry out unpaid work.

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Tributes pour in for courageous Hartlepool mum Tracey Keers

Tributes have flooded in for an inspirational Hartlepool woman who lost her battle with cancer just days after giving birth and marrying the love of her life.

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Watch The Fans Museum founder speak of anger after priceless memorabilia stolen in break-in

The founder of The Fans Museum has spoken of his sadness and frustration after priceless memorabilia was stolen.
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Founder of Fans’ Museum in Sunderland speaks of anguish after break-in

The owner of the Fans’ Museum in Sunderland has spoken of his anger after his prized collection was targeted by burglars.

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Chloe Gray with one of the DKMS swab kits used to find stem cell donors.

Sunderland and Reading fans urged to sign up for Chloe Gray

Sunderland AFC and Reading FC have backed a campaign to help find a Wearside youngster a life-saving donor.

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Knitting appeal for special jumpers to stop bald chickens getting bullied

A hospice has come up with a cracking idea to help two of its therapy hens which are being bullied.

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Police chased a man on foot on the coast to coast path off Wessington Way in Sunderland. Pic by Google Maps.

Wanted man caught after police chase in Sunderland

A wanted man has been caught by police following a foot chase in Sunderland.

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Sunderland band Theives of Liberty.

Can you help put this Sunderland band on a national stage?

A Sunderland band hoping to make it big on the music scene are appealing for your help to fulfil their dreams.

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