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

Sunderland
Christina Votter and dog Bonnie were rescued after falling into a frozen pond at James Steel Park.

Woman hails 999 hero after she and dog fall into freezing pond

News
William Roney and his brother Miles McBurnie.

Family thank hero firefighters after Sunderland toddler brought back to life after house blaze

Sunderland
Sunderland's household waste recycling site at Beach Street

Cabinet approves plans for new Sunderland recycling centre as part of £60million extra spending

News

Sunderland burglar turned to life of crime after mum's death from 'flu jab reaction'

Crime

Police and paramedics team up to keep Christmas nights out safe

News

Have yourself a Mackem little Christmas with Sunderland-inspired gifts

Sunderland

Win tickets to see Sunderland AFC take on Fulham FC

Sunderland
Father Marc Lyden-Smith outside St Mary's Church, Bridge Street, Sunderland with the Christmas Lunch poster. Picture by FRANK REID

Sunderland church hosts free Christmas Day lunch for homeless and needy

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

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Transgender South Shields woman cleared of raping a man

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

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

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
Detective Chief Inspector Lee Gosling

Police still targeting burglars in South Tyneside and Sunderland ahead of Christmas

News

Councillors call for more trains to help cope with 'Metro failures'

Sunderland
Nick Jones, chief executive of Newcastle International Airport.

Newcastle Airport named as one of the happiest in the world

Transport
The westbound A195 at Washington. Picture from Google Images

Serious accident partially closes A195 in Washington

News
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling

'Immediate investigation' as rail users offered tickets for 'non-existent' services

Transport

School fails to reach good standard for more than a decade

News
(left to right) Carla Raine, Chelsie Purcell, Coun Graeme Miller and Peggy Rutter.

Sunderland students are bridging the generation gap

News
Could you help transform a child's life?

Have you got what it takes to be a foster carer?

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Whitburn CE Academy students, Robyn Wilson, Dominic Corr, Callan Matthews, Hannah Buchanan, Jerin Juby and Matthew Laverick.

School is officially world class after wowing award judges

News

Councillors call for more trains to help cope with 'Metro failures'

Sunderland

Look inside the Royal Mail’s North East hub as it handles 4.1million items ahead of Christmas

Business
L-R: Tony Finnegan, Hettie Findley, Steven Innes, Grant Findley.

Dozens of jobs on way as roofing firm relocates to tap into Hartlepool market

News
Mike Ashley.

Profits plunge at Mike Ashley's Sports Direct

Business

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

Sunderland
Sunderland's household waste recycling site at Beach Street

Cabinet approves plans for new Sunderland recycling centre as part of £60million extra spending

News
Here's when benefits will be paid over the Christmas period.

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid early - these are the dates you can expect them

Politics
Liberal Democrat campaigner Martin Haswell

Cut Sunderland councillors’ allowances and save £250,000 say Lib Dems

News

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
Man flu could exist ...

Enormous televisions and reclining chairs recommended in fight against man flu

Health
Peppa Pig has been blamed for contributing to patients' unrealistic expectations of what they can expect from their GP.

Peppa Pig blamed for making patients expect too much of their GPs

Health

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
Sunderland City Centre litter, Silksworth Row park

Don’t let ‘selfish minority’ spoil Sunderland: Councillor backs Echo’s Clean Streets campaign

Environment
Our new campaign logo.

How Sunderland Echo readers can help our Clean Streets campaign to tidy up our city

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Litter in Sunderland city centre.

Survey reveals public anger at litter levels on Sunderland's streets

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

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Losing City of Culture bid not the end for Sunderland

News
Incontinence can be caused by stress.

Health advice: Don't suffer with incontinence in silence

Opinion
The cost of heating always rises at winter.

How to get help paying your fuel bills

Opinion
The steamer Vind�.

On The Waterfront: Recalling the days of veteran steamers

Retro
You can't beat a good quality pair of earphones to use while you're working out,

10 festive gifts for the fitness fanatic in your life

Opinion
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
Will you be wearing your Christmas jumper this Friday?

Celebs get behind Christmas Jumper Day this Friday

News