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Dead ferret found in Sunderland recycling bin prompts council plea

Environment
Paedophile Paul Leighton.

Sunderland spray painter has 'too lenient' 16-year jail term extended for string of paedophile offences

News
The roundabout junction at Pallion Retail Park. Credit: Google.

Three-vehicle smash outside Sunderland retail park

Sunderland
Solicitor General Robert Buckland.

Police and law chief welcome increased jail term for paedophile Sunderland spray painter

Crime

Thousands vote to name Sunderland's new bridge - here's your chance to get involved

Sunderland

A19 reopens after crash involving two lorries and car

Seaham

Could you give Chloe Gray the gift of life this Christmas?

Sunderland

Student accused of multiple rapes turned to drugs after uncle Tipu Sultan’s murder, court told

Crime
Bradley Lowery.

Bradley Lowery and Jeff Stelling honoured at JustGiving fundraising awards

News

Sharon Hodgson MP: Budget lets people down by sticking to the status quo

Sharon Hodgson

Three-vehicle smash outside Sunderland retail park

Sunderland
A police car.

A19 reopens after crash involving two lorries and car

Seaham
Artist's impression of how new Metro trains may look

Chancellor confirms £337million to replace Metro rolling stock

News

Young people at special school urging Sunderland people to dig deep for them

News
Pupils from Barmston Primary School with Michelle Tate from Groundwork and Coun Michael Mordey

New recycling rewards scheme launched in Sunderland

News
Pudsey visiting Oxclose Community Nursery, Washington.

Nursery children get surprise visit from Pudsey Bear on Children in Need Day

Education
MP Sharon Hodgson with the Christmas card winners.

Wearside youngster wins MP’s Christmas card competition

News

Thousands vote to name Sunderland's new bridge - here's your chance to get involved

Sunderland
The roundabout junction at Pallion Retail Park. Credit: Google.

Three-vehicle smash outside Sunderland retail park

Sunderland
Protest at Sunderland Civic Centre

Protestors submit 9,000-strong petition over controversial waste-fuelled power plant in Washington

News

Smokers hit in the pocket as cigarettes soar above £10

Health
Metro funding was one of the few positives in the Budget.

Sharon Hodgson MP: Budget lets people down by sticking to the status quo

Politics
The Budget was revealed yesterday.

NHS must do more to reduce waste, says Philip Hammond

Health
Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn condemns Budget as 'record of failure with forecast of more to come'

Politics

Couple’s Christmas gift to children in hospital

News
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Average person in UK walks just 1,000 steps a day and makes excuses to get out of exercise, finds research

Health
How many cigarettes do you go through each day?

Smokers hit in the pocket as cigarettes soar above £10

Health
The Budget was revealed yesterday.

NHS must do more to reduce waste, says Philip Hammond

Health
Coffee. Picture by PA

Good news for coffee lovers - but you can't have your cake and eat it

Health

Dead ferret found in Sunderland recycling bin prompts council plea

Environment
Protest at Sunderland Civic Centre

Protestors submit 9,000-strong petition over controversial waste-fuelled power plant in Washington

News
Trevor Hardcastle and a prototype float module tested at Port of Sunderland

Wearside Matters: New frontiers for future of offshore wind

Environment
Pupils from Barmston Primary School with Michelle Tate from Groundwork and Coun Michael Mordey

New recycling rewards scheme launched in Sunderland

News
The rubbish at Cleadon Hills

Call for cameras and warden patrols to stop fly-tipping at Cleadon Hills

News
Police and council officers on patrol in Southwick recently.

Letter of the week: Three reasons for recent trouble on Sunderland streets

Your Say
Sunderland owner Ellis Short.

Letter of the week: 'I honestly feel sorry at times for Sunderland owner Ellis Short'

Your Say
Our writer questions where the money to rebuild Sunderland railway station will come from.

Letter of the week: Not a good time to build a new Sunderland railway station

Your Say
Our writer has a radical idea to help the Sunderland Ladies team, right.

Letter of the week: Sunderland's players should donate wages to save Ladies team from relegation

Your Say

Sharon Hodgson MP: Budget lets people down by sticking to the status quo

Politics
Trevor Hardcastle and a prototype float module tested at Port of Sunderland

Wearside Matters: New frontiers for future of offshore wind

Environment

Richard Ord: Proof Mrs Ord is no trophy wife

Opinion
Should Theresa May set up a commission to tackle inequality?

Legal eagle: Review of Mental Health Act

Opinion
Vicky Pattison (left) and Katie Bulmer-Cooke at the Sleep Out.

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Sometimes you have to be a little selfless and put yourself out there

Opinion
The last posting dates for British troops abroad have been announced.

These are the last recommended posting dates for troops spending Christmas abroad

News
There are lots of ways you can help your local foodbank this Christmas.

Can you donate these items to your local food bank this Christmas?

News
A photo publicising the new Doctor Who Christmas special with Mark Gatiss, left, current doctor Peter Capaldi, centre, and David Bradley as the original doctor.

Hartlepool to be the first place in the world to watch new Doctor Who Christmas special

Offbeat
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Third of people in North East admit to turning up heating behind their partner's back

Offbeat