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Sunderland drugs gang in court after undercover sting to remove 'scourge' of heroin from city

Crime
Police outside the tube station following Friday's evacuation.

No evidence of gunfire or casualties as panic sparks evacuation of London's Oxford Circus Tube station

News
Which name will you choose?

Take your chance to name Sunderland's new bridge and vote in our poll

Sunderland
Dionne Pickersgill garden fundriaser for daughter Millie Fountain, 5.

Let’s get Millie moving! Family of brave Sunderland girl launch fundraising appeal

News

The Bridges set to see £1m spent as Sunderland shoppers take advantage of Black Friday

Sunderland

Underused Sunderland market spruced up for Christmas

Sunderland

What will the weather be like in the North East this weekend?

Environment

Sunderland will always ‘be close to my heart’, says former boss Peter Reid at book signing

News
Christmas is coming

Where are the best Christmas markets near Sunderland and Durham?

Sunderland

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

Sharon Hodgson

Sunderland drugs gang in court after undercover sting to remove 'scourge' of heroin from city

Crime
Solicitor General Robert Buckland.

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

Crime
Paedophile Paul Leighton.

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

News

One taken to hospital after smash closes A19

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

Three-vehicle smash outside Sunderland retail park

Sunderland
A police car.

A19 reopens after crash involving two lorries and car

Seaham

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

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as little Chloe Gray turns on Pallion’s lights

News
The A19 at Hylton Bridge

One taken to hospital after smash closes A19

News

The Bridges set to see £1m spent as Sunderland shoppers take advantage of Black Friday

Sunderland
Christmas is coming

Where are the best Christmas markets near Sunderland and Durham?

Sunderland

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

Politics
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
Jeremy Corbyn

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

Politics

Results due from consultation over controversial plans to shake-up hospital services in South Tyneside and Sunderland

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
David Imms, his father Norman Imms, Carole Davison, nursery nurse, Maria Lynn, ward manager, and Debbie Atkinson, nursery nurse.

Couple’s Christmas gift to children in hospital

News

What will the weather be like in the North East this weekend?

Environment
Members of Shotton Partnership 2000 Ltd with their certificate.

Community groups win praise in Royal Horticultural Society awards

News
A dead ferret was found in a recycling bin in Sunderland

Dead ferret found in Sunderland recycling bin prompts council plea

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

Wearside Matters: New frontiers for future of offshore wind

Environment
Protest at Sunderland Civic Centre

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

News
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
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

How to make sure Black Friday doesn't leave you in the red

Opinion
Dwarf tulip Pinocchio.

Gardening: Beating the cold and wet soil for a good show of tulips

Lifestyle
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
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
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Rewind to the future: How cassettes could be the new vinyl

Offbeat
Do you have a copper jar at home?

What are the legal tender amounts acceptable for the UK coins?

Offbeat
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