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Sunderland drug dealers caught after selling cocaine to police officer disguised as addict

Crime
Ellis Short

Ellis Short slashes Sunderland asking price to £50m as he eyes cut-price deal

Sunderland AFC
Peggy Holmes has been left upset after burglars took several items of great sentimental value to her. Photo by Durham Constabulary.

Widow, 92, left devastated after thieves steal gifts from late husband as she sleeps

County Durham
Police on the scene after the incident at J&H Local in Silksworth.

Man due in court after robbery on Sunderland shop

Sunderland

Sunderland fan group writes open letter to Ellis Short and launches petition calling on owner to go

Sunderland AFC

How you could help save a Sunderland church before it collapses

Sunderland

Ambitious plans for £175million ‘Garden Village’ go on show at public consultation

News

More than 400 pupils excluded from school in Sunderland in a year

News
Aram Abdulrahman

Sunderland barber jailed for sex attacks on schoolgirls

Sunderland

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

Sharon Hodgson

Sunderland drug dealers caught after selling cocaine to police officer disguised as addict

Crime
Peggy Holmes has been left upset after burglars took several items of great sentimental value to her. Photo by Durham Constabulary.

Widow, 92, left devastated after thieves steal gifts from late husband as she sleeps

County Durham
The incident happened in Tenth Street in Blackhall Colliery. Image copyright Google Maps.

Two men charged after four-hour rooftop disturbance

News
Police on the scene after the incident at J&H Local in Silksworth.

Man due in court after robbery on Sunderland shop

Sunderland

Roadworks Round-up: Where you're likely to face traffic woes in Sunderland on Wednesday February 21

Transport
Chester-le-Track is based at Chester-le-Street railway station, as well as Eaglescliffe, but will close at the end of next month. Image copyright Google Maps.

Station toilets and waiting room to close as face-to-face train ticket firm announces its closure

County Durham
Activists are calling on Transport Secretary Chris Grayling not to "bail out" the Stagecoach/Virgin franchise for the East Coast Mainline. Pic: PA.

Government urged to return East Coast Mainline to public ownership

Transport
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Roadworks Round-up: Closures and delays in the South Tyneside area on Tuesday 20/02/2018

Transport

Sunderland’s children’s services continuing to improve, find inspectors

News
School exclusions

More than 400 pupils excluded from school in Sunderland in a year

News

In Pictures: Pupils go for glory in national robot competition

News
Theresa May has concerns about a system that leaves the poorest students in England with the highest debt.

Theresa May announces 'sweeping review' of student finance scheme in England

Education

Roadworks Round-up: Where you're likely to face traffic woes in Sunderland on Wednesday February 21

Transport

Sunderland entrepreneur’s radical home-workout experience wins $120,000 investment in USA

Sunderland
Chester-le-Track is based at Chester-le-Street railway station, as well as Eaglescliffe, but will close at the end of next month. Image copyright Google Maps.

Station toilets and waiting room to close as face-to-face train ticket firm announces its closure

County Durham
An artist's impression of what the new homes could look like

Ambitious plans for £175million ‘Garden Village’ go on show at public consultation

News 1

Developer named for controversial Sunderland land project

News
Sunderland City centre litter.
Crowtree Road

The Tories’ dream budget for Sunderland hopes to be a nightmare for Labour

Opinion 1
Coun Louise Farthing

Sunderland's children's service 'making steady progress' - inspectors

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Coun Robert Oliver, above left, leader of the Conservative party in Sunderland. Coun Mel Speding, above right, Sunderland City Council cabinet secretary.

'Labour lost my vote a long time ago' - how you reacted to the alternative Conservative budget for Sunderland

Politics

What is melanoma and how can Sunderland support group MelanomaMe help you?

News

Sunderland entrepreneur’s radical home-workout experience wins $120,000 investment in USA

Sunderland
Employers are being accused of having "antiquated" attitudes to recruiting women as new evidence revealed many believe it is reasonable to ask about plans to have children during a job interview.

Vote: Is it reasonable for employers to ask women about plans for having children?

Business
Ron and Pat Forsyth with pupils who took part in the dementia
caf� launch.

Washington primary school is one of the first in the North East to launch a dementia café

Washington
The Emergency Department team at Sunderland Royal Hospital.

Sunderland NHS Trust backs Best of Health Awards

News

Ambitious plans for £175million ‘Garden Village’ go on show at public consultation

News 1
Weardale Avenue residents pictured with Coun George Howe, right, who object to the plans.

Developer named for controversial Sunderland land project

News
The sun will be shining in the North East this weekend.

What's the weather forecast for the North East this weekend?

Environment
The Environment Agency has warned that intense bouts of flooding are set to become more frequent in the UK because of climate change.

Severe flooding will become more frequent due to climate change, warn experts

Environment

Will we get snow in the North East today?

News
Newcastle United fans protest against club owner Mike Ashley back in 2008. Nearly a decade on and he is still in charge.

Letter of the week: Never mind protests - hit Sunderland owner Ellis Short where it hurts most

Your Say
Do you agree with our letter writer about litter levels in Sunderland?

Letter of the week: Let's go to war on Sunderland's phantom fly tippers

Your Say
Academy graduate George Honeyman, number 26, in Sunderland's recent win over Hull City.

Letter of the week: Sunderland's decision to promote youngsters is brave and correct

Your Say
Coun Margaret Beck, right, with Sue Kerton and the rubbish collected by volunteers.

Letter of the week: Don't blame Sunderland council for city's rubbish problems

Your Say

Read all about Sunderland’s impeccable music credentials

Music
Housing.

Legal Eagle: Home at risk? God a bad landlord? Homeless? When you can get Legal Aid to help with your housing woes

Opinion
Northern Spire Bridge.

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Great to see Sunderland in a positive light on TV

Sunderland 1
The dredger Vedra operating in the Wear during 1971.

How the Wear’s last dredger sealed the fate of a famous Sunderland shipyard

Retro
Working out with a partner in the gym.

Why couples who train together stay together

Opinion

When is World Book Day 2018?

Family
We asked you if employers should be able to ask women about their plans for having children.

'It's discrimination' - you have your say on bosses questioning women over plans for children

Family
Make sure you don't miss the last posting date.

This is the last date to get your Mother's Day cards to mums in the Armed Forces

Offbeat
Where have you seen the cheapest petrol?

Where's the cheapest place to get petrol near you?

News