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Become a part of Sunderland’s history and vote to name the new Wear crossing

Sunderland
The late Rodney Bewes, left, and James Bolam.

Sunderland Likely Lad James Bolam denies rift with late co-star Rodney Bewes

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Drug-driver Connor Emms.

Drug driver admits causing death of young pedestrian in hit-and-run smash

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The Old Bailey

Sunderland man appears at Old Bailey accused of encouraging terrorism

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

Sunderland

Four teenagers arrested after alleged anti-social behaviour in Sunderland community

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How you can help this fundraiser build a school in Nepal

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Sunderland woman ‘allowed dog to starve in front of children’

Crime
Jean and David French celebrate their diamond wedding.

I second that emulsion! Couple who met over paint pot celebrate 60 years of wedded bliss

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Sunderland BID: City needs to play to its own strengths

Takeaway duo spared jail after furious confrontation over cash

Crime
A police van and security van in a taped off area in Asda car park Marina Way.

Masked raider jailed for £50,000 cashbox robbery at Hartlepool Asda

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'There is no-one in control of these children' - Councillor hits out at Houghton parents during police walkabout

Houghton and Hetton
Police officers Supt Steven Heatley, Chief Insp Mark Hall, PC Iain Todd and Sgt Louise McClennan, with council officer Stuart Douglas, centre, on a walkabout of Southwick.

Four teenagers arrested after alleged anti-social behaviour in Sunderland community

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Police on scene after A19 crash

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The A1 northbound. Copyright Google Maps.

Delays on A1 road after 'multi-vehicle' traffic smash

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The scene of the crash. Credit: Durham RPU.

Emergency services deal with five-vehicle smash on A19

Seaham
Will you be using the Metro this Christmas?

When are the Metros running over Christmas and New Year?

Transport

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

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

New recycling rewards scheme launched in Sunderland

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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

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Budget live: £3billion extra pledged for Brexit

Politics
Roger Shaw with Ramside Hall's new excavator

Ramside Hall tees up £200,000 investment

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Seaham Hall Hotel.

Seaham Hall unveils £4million luxury lodge scheme

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The New Wear Crossing

Become a part of Sunderland’s history and vote to name the new Wear crossing

Sunderland

Budget live: £3billion extra pledged for Brexit

Politics
Sunderland Central MP Julie Elliott addresses the Westminster Hall debate

Sunderland’s City of Culture 2021 bid praised in Parliament

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Funeral of Sunderland City leader Coun Paul Watson.

Region’s leaders turn out to pay respects to late Sunderland City Council leader

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Sunderland Civic Centre.

Sunderland’s children’s services continues to improve, says watchdog

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Children should be banned from drinking energy drinks over dangers of mental health problems and kidney damage, say researchers

Health
Pallion Health Centre, where Hylton Medical Group is based.

Sunderland GP practice turns around its fortunes after being in special measures

Health
Simon Miller

Former Sunderland soldier goes on run for armed forces charity

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A thumbs up from Bradley Lowery.

Bradley Lowery’s mum says he would be thrilled with new Sunderland AFC fundraising campaign and shirt

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Families taking part in a previous Bliss walk held in Barnes Park. This year it take place in Silksworth.

Families walk together in show of support for prem babies

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New recycling rewards scheme launched in Sunderland

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The rubbish at Cleadon Hills

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

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Can you help Clean the Dene around Hylton Castle next week?

Sunderland residents urged to help Clean the Dene

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Hot weather at Seaburn beach

Sunderland beaches get ‘excellent’ rating in water quality tests

Environment
The Earth. Picture by PA

'Warning to Humanity' - scientists issue grave alert over perils facing the Earth

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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

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
Our Benefits Expert answers your questions about what to claim.

Which benefits can you claim for a family member who has had a stroke?

Opinion
Graham Low doing his 15 minutes 15 core exercises.

Five reasons to strengthen your core

Opinion
Rodney Bewes, best known for his role in The Likely Lads, who has died aged 79, his agent confirmed. Picture by PA

Ant and Dec lead tributes to The Likely Lads star Rodney Bewes

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

Offbeat
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are celebrating 70 years of marriage today.

Queen and Duke star in new portraits to mark 70th anniversary

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Children in Need 2017: Your wore spots and raised lots

Offbeat