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'Business as usual' for Siglion operations across city despite Carillion collapse

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Craig Guy

Man jailed for 15 years after being convicted of six offences of child rape

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Sunderland Central MP Julie Elliott.

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

News
Nicholas Wright

Sunderland former soldier snared after selling drugs to undercover police officer

Crime

Vote: Who is the best Mackem dancer of all time?

Offbeat

Sunderland man given a three-year court order for causing misery

News

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

Politics

Cat killer who stamped on head of partner's pet is branded 'evil monster'

Crime
Police hunting armed robbers.

Police hunting clown-masked robbers who snapped victim's leg

News

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

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Police hunt after woman sexually assaulted on Sunderland Metro line

Jarrow
Nicholas Wright

Sunderland former soldier snared after selling drugs to undercover police officer

Crime
Newcastle Crown Court

Sunderland window salesman avoids jail over £30,000 tax dodge

Sunderland
Anthony Davison

Sunderland man given a three-year court order for causing misery

News

Breakdowns cause school run problems on North East roads

News
Motorway. Picture by PA

'Roads revolution' competition launched on ideas to shape UK highways for driverless vehicles

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'Still a great school to attend' - your memories of life at St Anthony's in Sunderland

Education
Pictured after Mass are Sister Michael, Sister Adrienne, Mike McDonagh ,school deputy head, Sister Dolores, Bishop Seamus Cunningham, Andrea Shanks, chairman of governors, Sister Josepha, Sister Enda, Sister Aelred and Monica Shepherd, head teacher.

New chapter in school’s history as it transfers from nuns to church after 175 years

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Neil Travis has launched his own business, Discover Edventure.

Sunderland teacher swaps school fields for wide open spaces

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Pennywell Early Years Centre's new garden following an arson attack. Front headteacher Claire Nicholson with Bobbi Green, two, and  Heather Miller from Engie Regeneration.

Arson-hit Sunderland nursery back on top form thanks to generous Wearsiders

News

'Business as usual' for Siglion operations across city despite Carillion collapse

News
The southbound A19 at Lindisfarne roundabout. Picture from Google Images.

Breakdowns cause school run problems on North East roads

News
Sunderland Central MP Julie Elliott.

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

News
An artist's impression of how the new development on the Vaux site will look when it's finished.

Why latest Vaux setback is a body blow for Sunderland

Sunderland 1

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
Would you back a second EU referendum?

Poll: Would you back a second EU referendum if there's no deal on Brexit?

Politics
The former Vaux Brewery site viewed from St Mary's car park.

Questions remain over future of key Sunderland sites after Carillion’s collapse

News

NHS pays out £40million in medical damages claims in Sunderland

Sunderland
David Bolt will represent Team England at the Commonwealth Games in Australia later this year.

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: We have some major talent in Sunderland

Health
Picture c/o Pixabay

How to beat Blue Monday

Health
Sunderland Royal Hospital.

Respected former Sunderland hospital pharmacist died after taking combination of illegal drugs

News
Gabiel Ingram with parents Ben and Victoria Huntington and brothers Caleb Ingram, 9, and Jamie Carr (back).

Community pitches in with birthday bash after disabled teenager’s party is cancelled

News

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

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The waste on land at Sheepsfold Road.

Sunderland man £3,000 out of pocket for flouting environmental laws

News
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
Our writer suggests Sunderland city centre needs more public toilets to attract visitors.

Letter of the week: More parking and toilets are what visitors to Sunderland need - not a £5m centre for imagination

Your Say

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

Crime
Blue Monday myth busted

How the depressing Blue Monday lie can be a force for good

Opinion
David Bolt will represent Team England at the Commonwealth Games in Australia later this year.

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: We have some major talent in Sunderland

Health
Be careful when taking out a gym membership

How to avoid getting trapped in a gym deal or other annual subscriptions you don't want

Health
HMS Portland Bill, which came to Sunderland for decommissioning before being converted for merchant navy service on the River Tyne.

On The Waterfront: The history of HMS Portland Bill

Retro
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
Dave the Rave, the Mackem Mover and Rachel McCann Parkin.

Vote: Who is the best Mackem dancer of all time?

Offbeat
It is thought that the punter was dancing in Arizona, Sunderland.

Can you help us find Sunderland's viral nightclub dancer?

Offbeat
Thermostat

North East folk 'more likely to put heating up for pets and visitors than for partners and children'

Offbeat