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Full sail ahead as trainees sign up for Sunderland leg of Tall Ships Races

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People have been warned to watch out for icy pavements.

More snow on the way today - but will we get further falls this week?

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South Shields FC players and officials pose for a picture with fans after joining them for a drink after the late postponement of their game. Pic: Peter Talbot.

South Shields FC players go for a drink with their fans and Coronation Street star after game postponed

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Sunderland teen in cancer remission following treatment in America

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Closed Sunderland road reopened after crash on sliproad

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One person checked by paramedics after fire

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Pension plan changes to affect hundreds of Nissan staff in Sunderland

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Why is a tree in Sunderland covered in women's bras and knickers?

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Rubbish left outside New Herrington Community and Sports Club in January 2018.

Outrage after piles of rubbish dumped at Sunderland social club

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

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Arsonists jailed after couple forced to flee for their lives from burning flat

East Durham
Sunderland North Neighbourhood Inspector Don Wade.

Three families evicted and nine people arrested after police crackdown on Sunderland estate

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Asylum seeker who 'didn't understand' it was illegal to have sex with a child gets snared in Sunderland

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Police across Cleveland and Durham are taking part in a national a clampdown on drivers using their mobile phones.

Police set to take part in national clampdown on drivers using phones

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Calls for A19 safety inquiry grow louder

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The A19 northbound at Hartlepool.

A19 closed northbound after driver collapses at the wheel

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Aerial footage taken by a drone above County Hall, Durham, this morning.

Council workers battle to minimise disruption after heavy snowfall

County Durham
Will you be affected by any of these roadworks?

Traffic watch: The roadworks which could affect your journey today

Transport

Sunderland’s Foundation of Light begins search for aspiring footballers and coaches

Education
Youngsters celebrating at Hudson Road Primary School.

Sunderland school celebrates Ofsted success

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Hundreds of youngsters take part in Sunderland AFC EFL Kids Cup final as they begin road to Wembley

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North East Futures UTC mentors.

Wearside Matters: Call for business people to rally to new super-school

Education

Calls for A19 safety inquiry grow louder

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Jonathan Arnott, MEP.

North East MEP Jonathan Arnott resigns from UKIP

Politics
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Boris Johnson suggests building bridge between England and France to bring nations together

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A Carillion worker. Picture by Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Sharon Hodgson MP: Carillion workforce deserves assurance on status of their jobs

Business

Sunderland teen in cancer remission following treatment in America

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There is no suggestion that South Tyneside District Hospital would close as part of any new arrangement.

Health chiefs told to ‘justify’ merger proposals for South Tyneside and Sunderland hospitals

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The findings have been published in the journal Science.

Doctors take step forward in developing universal blood test for cancer

Health
The strain of the flu on hospitals in the North East has been revealed.

Sunderland hospital takes in 50 flu patients in a week

Health
Sports and Exercise lecturer at The University of Sunderland, Morc Coulson.

Sunderland fitness guru’s guide to getting fit for 2018

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What's the weather going to be like in the North East this weekend?

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Neville's Cross, in Durham City, where the work is due to take place. Copyright Google Maps.

Durham drivers warned of disruption as gas mains work starts at Neville's Cross

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Fire crews have tackled a blaze in the bedroom of a Sunderland home.

Woman taken to hospital after blaze at Sunderland home

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Becky Bailey, acting as school crossing patrol with youngsters   Ruby Kenyon, 9 Emily Kenyon, 11, Aaron Bailey, 14 and Alana Kenyon, 7.

Mum sets up own school crossing patrol after lollipop lady retires – then gets ordered to stop by council

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Number of 'paupers' funerals' rises by 16% in North East

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A mainly glum-looking section of the loyal Sunderland away following at Cardiff City recently.

Letter of the week: 'Sunderland are not a big club any more - we are a joke'

Your Say
An untidy back lane in Sunderland.

Letter of the week: Sunderland residents need to think twice about dumping litter

Your Say
Our writer feels law-abiding motorists are suffering because of the extension of permit zones for motorists in the Newcastle Road area of Sunderland.

Letter of the week: Sunderland permit parking milks motorists of yet more money

Your Say
Our writer is angry at the cost of amending parking permits in Sunderland.

Letter of the week: Sunderland parking permit costs are 'daylight robbery'

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Benefits Expert: Why it’s always worth having a benefit check

Business
Keep your apple and pear trees productive with winter pruning.

Gardening: Get pruning to ensure a good apple and pears crop

Lifestyle
Jack Rodwell's Sunderland career has been a disaster

Jack Rodwell exit would lift Sunderland fans’ perpetual Blue Mondays

Opinion
North East Futures UTC mentors.

Wearside Matters: Call for business people to rally to new super-school

Education
A Carillion worker. Picture by Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Sharon Hodgson MP: Carillion workforce deserves assurance on status of their jobs

Business
Underwear tree on Pennywell's former housing plot off Pickering Road

Why is a tree in Sunderland covered in women's bras and knickers?

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Who doesn't get an ice cream on a Bank Holiday Monday? It's the law.

When are the 2018 bank holidays?

Offbeat
The readers have voted to help us find the best Greggs order. Picture: PA.

Feeling hungry? This is what you should order from Greggs

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Is a sausage roll your favourite?

Vote for your dream order from Greggs

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