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Sunderland sex attacker has 15-year sentence reduced

Crime

Weather latest: Wintry showers to continue overnight in the North East

News
Cresswell Towers holiday park.

South Tyneside boss faces murder retrial over death of Sunderland man

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The sofa found in Markham Street.

Sunderland woman forced to pay £95 after dumping sofa in back lane

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Drivers urged to take care after heavy snow hits North East

News

Sunderland schoolgirl’s amazing recovery after sinus infection spread to brain

Health

Man attacked while playing dominoes at working men's club

News

South Tyneside and Sunderland hospital chiefs open up potential for organisations to merge

News
England cricketer Ben Stokes.

England cricketer Ben Stokes due in Bristol court on the same day as international comeback in New Zealand

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

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Sunderland sex attacker has 15-year sentence reduced

Crime
Cresswell Towers holiday park.

South Tyneside boss faces murder retrial over death of Sunderland man

News
Dubmire Working Men's Club, in Fence Houses. Copyright Google Maps.

Man attacked while playing dominoes at working men's club

News
Christopher Hills

Police are hunting a man who has been recalled to prison

News

Council workers battle to minimise disruption after heavy snowfall

County Durham
The A19 northbound at Hartlepool.

A19 closed northbound after driver collapses at the wheel

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Will you be affected by any of these roadworks?

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

News

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

Sunderland
Car stuck in snow.

Winter weather: North East school closures

Sunderland

A young Sunderland baker has risen to the challenge

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North East Futures UTC mentors.

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

Education

Council workers battle to minimise disruption after heavy snowfall

County Durham
The A19 northbound at Hartlepool.

A19 closed northbound after driver collapses at the wheel

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How the inside of Bar + Block will look once it launches in Durham's Millburngate development.

New hotel and steak house earmarked for Durham City

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

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

Business

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

Business
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

News 4
Sunderland Central MP Julie Elliott.

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

News
Do you stand by your vote?

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

Politics

South Tyneside and Sunderland hospital chiefs open up potential for organisations to merge

News

Sunderland schoolgirl’s amazing recovery after sinus infection spread to brain

Health
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) have warned that the NHS in England is in a 'dangerous downward spiral'.

NHS 'haemorrhaging' nurses, experts say

Health
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If you or your child have these symptoms, you must go to A&E - meningitis charity urges families not to be put off by reports of swamped hospitals

Health
Karen Carr, of the Market Village at the Galleries in Washington, left, and Michelle Muir of Macmillan, right, with Roger Morrison at his fundraising stall.

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

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

News
Tyres at the Hartlepool site.

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
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'

Your Say

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
Fish and chips served on a chopping board and peas in a latte mug

Richard Ord: Think of the dish washing staff when your meal comes served on a tree trunk

Opinion
A police station.

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

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

Feeling hungry? This is what you should order from Greggs

Offbeat
Is a sausage roll your favourite?

Vote for your dream order from Greggs

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

Thousands vote to crown best Mackem dancer of all time

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