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Criminal banned from five Sunderland areas after reign of terror

Crime
Carl and Gemma Lowery receiving the Helen Rollason Award at the 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards

'I am so proud of him' says Bradley Lowery's mum on receiving BBC Sports Personality of the Year award

News
Grant Leadbitter.

Sunderland son banned from visiting own mother after campaign of harassment

Sunderland
One man is in hospital following a fight in Sunderland.

Man suffers suspected fractured skull in Sunderland fight

News

Drivers warned of black ice on roads after crash on A1(M)

Transport

Dalton Park 10k run cancelled for health and safety reasons

Seaham

Sunderland fans overjoyed as club secures first home victory of the season

News

Watch Sunderland fans celebrate as magic Maja ensures home hoodoo finally ends

News

She said yes! Happy outcome to frosty proposal

News

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Spain meets Sunderland in new business initiative

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Criminal banned from five Sunderland areas after reign of terror

Crime
A police officer.

Newlyweds from Sunderland burgled while on their honeymoon

Sunderland
One man is in hospital following a fight in Sunderland.

Man suffers suspected fractured skull in Sunderland fight

News
Police want to talk to this man.

Police release photograph of a male they want to speak to

News

Warning not to travel on ‘Frantic Friday’ - and other travel tips for Christmas

Transport
The crash happened on the northbound carriageway of the A19. Image copyright Google Maps.

Delays on A19 after crash between junctions

News
The incident took place on the A1(M). Image by Google Maps.

Delays on A1 after car collides with central reservation

Sunderland
The car struck the central reservation on the A1(M). Pic: Owers Media.

Drivers warned of black ice on roads after crash on A1(M)

Transport

School is top of the class after earning ‘world-class’ mark

Education
St Mary's RC Primary School on top for league table. 
Front headteacher Lucie Stephenson. Back from left Year 6 teachers Philip Roddy and Sarah Duffy

Sunderland celebrates primary school league table success

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Disgraced David Fenwick.

Disgraced Sunderland teacher had been questioned before about 'over familiarity' with pupils

News
David Fenwick has been banned from teaching.

Teacher banned for life from classroom after affair with 16-year-old Wearside pupil

News

When will Sunderland bins be emptied this Christmas?

Sunderland
Lorraine Ellison (second left) and the Simply Additions team in the USA.

Sunderland accountant treats her team to trip of a lifetime

News
Paul Cobb, director of the Green Energy Advice Bureau.

Energy firm to recruit 20 new workers at its South Shields HQ

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Warning not to travel on ‘Frantic Friday’ - and other travel tips for Christmas

Transport

Sunderland MP backs bill to help end child hunger

News
MPs have hit out at the funding of transport in the North East.

Transport cash funding targeted by MPs upset over region’s share

News
Our MP is angry at planned Tory cuts to free school meals.

Sharon Hodgson: Tory Government has no consideration for children’s futures

Opinion
Alex Hopkins, former chief executive of Together for Children.

Sunderland children's services spend £7.7million on agency staff as top boss resigns

Sunderland

What to do if you think you have norovirus - and how to avoid getting 'nasty, dangerous but avoidable' bug

Health 1
New year, new you?

New year, new you: Tips for a healthy start to 2018

Opinion

Steve Harper and Alan Shearer support launch of world's first 'check yourself' app by cancer charity

Health
North East Ambulance Service paramedics will team up with Northumbria Police officers this Christmas and New Year to help partygoers in Sunderland city centre.

Police and paramedics team up to keep Christmas nights out safe

News
Tragic Amanda Seymour.

Tributes paid by Sunderland support group after ‘courageous’ campaigner’s death from skin cancer

News

When will Sunderland bins be emptied this Christmas?

Sunderland
Christmas wrapping paper cannot be recycled.

Recycling at Christmas: What you can and can't put in the bin

Sunderland
Coun Michael Mordey

Sunderland man caught dumping rubbish outside of neighbour's home

Crime
Jonathan Finn was charged with operating an illegal waste site

Man who ran illegal tip in Sunderland ordered to pay more than £1,700

News
Litter in Waterloo Place in Sunderland city centre.

A clean and tidy Sunderland will attract more visitors

News
Litter in Sunderland city centre. But is Sunderland the pigsty our writer thinks it is?

Letter of the week: Sunderland is a pigsty

Your Say
An artist's impression of how the hotel will look.

Letter of the week: Sunderland needs more shops rather than a new hotel

Your Say
The former bingo hall after February's fire.

Letter of the week: There's people in Sunderland who go out of their way to spoil it for others

Your Say
Weardale Avenue residents pictured with Coun George Howe, right, who objected to the plans.

Letter of the week: Angry Sunderland residents should take direct action in land battle

Your Say

New year, new you: Tips for a healthy start to 2018

Opinion
A boot camp is a good way of getting motivated.

The fitness trends set to be big in 2018

Opinion
Volunteering at a foodbank is one way of helping someone less well off than ourselves this Christmas.

Five ways you can help someone less fortunate this Christmas

Opinion
Some people will return Christmas presents simply because they're not to their taste.

Do you know your rights when it comes to returning unwanted Christmas gifts?

Opinion
Spotting whether something is a bargain or a fake isn't as easy as you might think.

Will you be buying a loved one a counterfeit Christmas gift?

Opinion
Let me take a selfie.

Can't stop taking pictures of yourself? You might have 'selfitis'

Offbeat
Here's what prisoners will be tucking into this Christmas Day.

What inmates in our prisons will be tucking into on Christmas Day

Crime
A dog is for life, not just for Christmas.

Dogs Trust reveals the shocking reasons people give up their pets

News
Do you follow the Slimming World plan?

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Offbeat