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Sandbag wall built to protect businesses near fire-hit Sunderland waste plant

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Three teenagers were rescued after being swept out to sea. Picture by RNLI/Adrian Don.

Girl who can not swim lucky to be alive after being swept out to sea

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Picture special: How the North East joined in with the Royal Wedding celebrations

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Images released as police launch appeal after robbery

County Durham

Man attacked by hawk while out on bike ride with grandson

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Residents near Alex Smiles blaze site warned to limit time outside

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Sunderland tenpin bowling team crowned national champions

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The Faltec factory in East Boldon

Legionnaire’s Disease firm tells of regret over worker illnesses and injury

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Sharon Hodgson MP: Twenty years on, Lucy’s legacy lives on through my work as an MP

Sharon Hodgson

Images released as police launch appeal after robbery

County Durham
The Faltec factory in East Boldon

Legionnaire’s Disease firm tells of regret over worker illnesses and injury

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Jordan Jordison.

Brute headbutted and strangled ex-girlfriend at Sunderland hotel

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It is hoped the true owner of the ring can be found.

Search for ring's rightful owner as part of theft investigation by police

Crime

Girl who can not swim lucky to be alive after being swept out to sea

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The final phase in the longstanding road and bridge repairs at Heworth will see the A184 closed in both directions at Heworth.

Final phase of Felling bypass works set to start

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Ongoing and upcoming roadworks across the Sunderland area include the following:

Roadworks latest: Where to expect delays on Saturday, May 19, across the Sunderland area

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Ongoing and upcoming roadworks in the Sunderland area include the following:

Roadworks latest: Where to expect delays on Friday, May 18, in the Sunderland area

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Cake artist rises to challenge to create incr-edible Prince Harry and Meghan

Sunderland

Sunderland youngsters stage their own Royal Wedding

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Len Ashurst presents the team with the shield

Tributes to Sunderland teacher who inspired winning football team

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Smiles all-round as nursery manager Joanne Punshon centre, is joined by the team and children at Chilton Meadows Day Nursery.

Parents give nursery a perfect 10 to make it one of the region’s top 20

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Benefits Expert: Tax credits explained when working hours change

Business
The final phase in the longstanding road and bridge repairs at Heworth will see the A184 closed in both directions at Heworth.

Final phase of Felling bypass works set to start

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Ongoing and upcoming roadworks across the Sunderland area include the following:

Roadworks latest: Where to expect delays on Saturday, May 19, across the Sunderland area

News
The Faltec factory at East Boldon.

Car parts firm fined £1.6million over ‘serious’ health and safety breaches

Business

Sunderland MP backs calls to end postcode lottery over obesity treatment

Sunderland 2
Julie Elliott

Sunderland MP welcomes cut in maximum stake on controversial betting machines

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Antony Mullen.

Councillor who called Sunderland a ‘post-apocalyptic ****hole’ made local Conservative press officer

Sunderland
Lynn Appleby.

New Sunderland Lib Dem councillor to sit ‘without party badge’

Politics

Inquest opened into man's death as probe continues into salmonella outbreak

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The Faltec factory in East Boldon

Legionnaire’s Disease firm tells of regret over worker illnesses and injury

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MP Sharon Hodgson is backing the all-party report into dealing with the UK's growing obesity problem.

Sunderland MP backs calls to end postcode lottery over obesity treatment

Sunderland 2
SharonHodgson, who isMP for Washington and Sunderland West, spoke of the work done to help people give up smoking.

Effort to cut number of smokers across North East by half are praised by health chiefs

Health

Sandbag wall built to protect businesses near fire-hit Sunderland waste plant

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Firefighters were still working to dampen the blaze at Alex Smiles on Friday.

Residents near Alex Smiles blaze site warned to limit time outside

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People taking advanatge of the glorious Bank Holiday weather on the beach at Seaburn.

Two Sunderland beaches achieve Blue Flag status

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Officials say they want to bring a fire-hit waste site in Sunderland back into use

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Smoke from the scene earlier today

Environment Agency says no sign of pollution from Alex Smiles blaze as firefighters remain on scene

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Do you agree with our letter writer's views on Sunderland City Council?

Letter of the week: 'Sunderland Council needs a good shake up'

Your Say
Former Sunderland manager Chris Coleman.

Letter of the week: 'Sad to see Chris Coleman leave Sunderland'

Your Say
Fighters during the Spanish Civil War.

Seeking stories from the Spanish Civil War

Your Say
Our writer has sympathy with wheelchair user Tara Johnson, from Whitburn, who couldn't see at Gary Barlow's Sunderland Empire concert due to people standing in front of her.

There’s not enough respect for the disabled

Your Say

Why you should look after your mental health – and get help if you need it

Opinion
Tax credits.

Benefits Expert: Tax credits explained when working hours change

Business
Sunflower Sunbelieveable Brown Eyed Girl. Picture: RHS

Plenty of new plants set to be unveiled at Chelsea Flower Show

Lifestyle
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week.

Bridget Phillipson MP: Action needed to support mental health sufferers

Opinion
The legendary School Dinner Break McDonald's Run.

Richard Ord: Attack of the mutant teenage brains

Opinion
Prince Harry and Meghan on a visit to Nottingham at the end of 2017.

How to plan a street party if you want to celebrate Harry and Meghan's wedding

Offbeat
Fans of Vera pictured with Brenda Blethyn. Clockwise from right, Andy, John Payne and Marilyn Mill.

'Allo Vera! Telly fans grab selfies with Brenda Blethyn as ITV series comes to Sunderland for filming

Offbeat
Anya and Sparkle, left, and the outfit on Sparkle when she was lost.

Can you help Sunderland schoolgirl Anya find her beloved doll Sparkle?

Sunderland
Prince Louis Arthur Charles.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge reveal name of baby son

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