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North East warned to brace itself for snow, ice and gale force winds

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From left, Sunderland Council deputy leader Coun Harry Trueman, Conservative leader Coun Robert Oliver, and Lib Dem Coun Niall Hodson.

Carillion collapse sparks political war of words in Sunderland

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Siglion is a partnership between Carillion and Sunderland City Council.

10 questions on the impact of Carillion’s collapse on Sunderland

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Will you be affected by any of these roadworks?

Traffic watch: The roadworks which could affect your journey today

Transport

Sunderland former soldier snared after selling drugs to undercover police officer

Crime

Sunderland AFC fan set to run London Marathon in memory of Bradley Lowery

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Thousands vote to crown best Mackem dancer of all time

Offbeat

Man jailed for 15 years after being convicted of six offences of child rape

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John Seager

'Business as usual' for Siglion operations across city despite Carillion collapse

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

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Warning after laser shone in face of Great North Air Ambulance pilot

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The Metro

Police hunt after woman sexually assaulted on Sunderland Metro line

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Nicholas Wright

Sunderland former soldier snared after selling drugs to undercover police officer

Crime
Newcastle Crown Court

Sunderland window salesman avoids jail over £30,000 tax dodge

Sunderland

Traffic watch: The roadworks which could affect your journey today

Transport
A Northern Rail train.

Rail delays after freight train derails between Sunderland and Hartlepool

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The southbound A19 at Lindisfarne roundabout. Picture from Google Images.

Breakdowns cause school run problems on North East roads

News

'Still a great school to attend' - your memories of life at St Anthony's in Sunderland

Education
Pictured after Mass are Sister Michael, Sister Adrienne, Mike McDonagh ,school deputy head, Sister Dolores, Bishop Seamus Cunningham, Andrea Shanks, chairman of governors, Sister Josepha, Sister Enda, Sister Aelred and Monica Shepherd, head teacher.

New chapter in school’s history as it transfers from nuns to church after 175 years

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Neil Travis has launched his own business, Discover Edventure.

Sunderland teacher swaps school fields for wide open spaces

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Pennywell Early Years Centre's new garden following an arson attack. Front headteacher Claire Nicholson with Bobbi Green, two, and  Heather Miller from Engie Regeneration.

Arson-hit Sunderland nursery back on top form thanks to generous Wearsiders

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Traffic watch: The roadworks which could affect your journey today

Transport
Siglion is a partnership between Carillion and Sunderland City Council.

10 questions on the impact of Carillion’s collapse on Sunderland

News
From left, Sunderland Council deputy leader Coun Harry Trueman, Conservative leader Coun Robert Oliver, and Lib Dem Coun Niall Hodson.

Carillion collapse sparks political war of words in Sunderland

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John Seager

'Business as usual' for Siglion operations across city despite Carillion collapse

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Carillion collapse sparks political war of words in Sunderland

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Sunderland Central MP Julie Elliott.

Appeal for Sunderland firms to help Carllion’s out of work apprentices and contractors

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Do you stand by your vote?

'The country has spoken' - readers reveal if they would back second Brexit vote

Politics
Would you back a second EU referendum?

Poll: Would you back a second EU referendum if there's no deal on Brexit?

Politics

Roger’s in the market to help Macmillan with £10k donation

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Sunderland Royal Hospital

NHS pays out £40million in medical damages claims in Sunderland

Sunderland
David Bolt will represent Team England at the Commonwealth Games in Australia later this year.

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: We have some major talent in Sunderland

Health
Picture c/o Pixabay

How to beat Blue Monday

Health
Sunderland Royal Hospital.

Respected former Sunderland hospital pharmacist died after taking combination of illegal drugs

News

Recycling firm Niramax fined £16,000 over environmental breaches

Environment
Snow, wind and ice warnings are forecast for North East England.

Region prepares for cold snap as ice, snow and wind forecast for North East

News
The Echo launched its Clean Streets campaign in December.

'No pride in where they live' - readers react to Echo's Letter of the Week on litter

Environment
Eradicating plastic use is at the forefront of a new environment plan.

Why we must hope the war on plastic waste is genuine ... and not just a Tory ruse to woo young voters

Opinion 1
The waste on land at Sheepsfold Road.

Sunderland man £3,000 out of pocket for flouting environmental laws

News
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'

Your Say
Our writer suggests Sunderland city centre needs more public toilets to attract visitors.

Letter of the week: More parking and toilets are what visitors to Sunderland need - not a £5m centre for imagination

Your Say

Legal Eagle: ‘My friend was in a fight and I witnessed it – should I get a solicitor?’

Crime
Blue Monday myth busted

How the depressing Blue Monday lie can be a force for good

Opinion
David Bolt will represent Team England at the Commonwealth Games in Australia later this year.

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: We have some major talent in Sunderland

Health
Be careful when taking out a gym membership

How to avoid getting trapped in a gym deal or other annual subscriptions you don't want

Health
HMS Portland Bill, which came to Sunderland for decommissioning before being converted for merchant navy service on the River Tyne.

On The Waterfront: The history of HMS Portland Bill

Retro
Dave the Rave, Rachel and the Mackem Mover were in for your votes.

Thousands vote to crown best Mackem dancer of all time

Offbeat
Is a sausage roll your favourite?

Vote for your dream order from Greggs

Offbeat
Rachel's signature move is the teddy bear roll. Picture: North News and Pictures.

'You go girl!' - readers' praise for Sunderland dancer Rachel's Bootylicious moves

Offbeat
Dave the Rave, the Mackem Mover and Rachel McCann Parkin.

Vote: Who is the best Mackem dancer of all time?

Offbeat