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Teacher banned for life from classroom after affair with 16-year-old Wearside pupil

News
Sunderland boss Chris Coleman meets seven-year-old Abi Smith during a Christmas visit to Sunderland Royal Hospital.

Sunderland AFC boss Chris Coleman and players spread Christmas cheer to young fans on hospital visits

Health
Pat Brown, Toni Green, Karen Teasdale with Shannon Crowder, of Hope 4 Kidz.

Last chance to donate to the Sunderland Echo Toy Appeal and make a child’s Christmas special

News
New performance tables for Sunderland primary schools have been published today.

New Sunderland primary school league tables published: How do they rank?

Education

Revealed: Who has won the Echo’s Pub of the Year award?

News

Transport cash funding targeted by MPs upset over region’s share

News

Sunderland children's services spend £7.7million on agency staff as top boss resigns

Sunderland

Family thank hero firefighters after Sunderland toddler brought back to life after house blaze

Sunderland
Christina Votter and dog Bonnie were rescued after falling into a frozen pond at James Steel Park.

Woman hails 999 hero after she and dog fall into freezing pond

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

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Sunderland man caught dumping rubbish outside of neighbour's home

Crime
Police walkabout in Houghton-le-Spring town centre.

Almost 80 youths identified by police over trouble in town

Crime
Katie Brannen.

Transgender South Shields woman cleared of raping a man

Crime
Here's what prisoners will be tucking into this Christmas Day.

What inmates in our prisons will be tucking into on Christmas Day

Crime

Man taken to hospital after crash on busy road

News
MPs have hit out at the funding of transport in the North East.

Transport cash funding targeted by MPs upset over region’s share

News
Nick Jones, chief executive of Newcastle International Airport.

Newcastle Airport named as one of the happiest in the world

Transport
Liberal Democrat Campaigner Martin Haswell

Councillors call for more trains to help cope with 'Metro failures'

Sunderland

Teacher banned for life from classroom after affair with 16-year-old Wearside pupil

News
New performance tables for Sunderland primary schools have been published today.

New Sunderland primary school league tables published: How do they rank?

Education
Headteacher Elizabeth Hayes outside Boldon School.

School fails to reach good standard for more than a decade

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(left to right) Carla Raine, Chelsie Purcell, Coun Graeme Miller and Peggy Rutter.

Sunderland students are bridging the generation gap

News

Man taken to hospital after crash on busy road

News
MPs have hit out at the funding of transport in the North East.

Transport cash funding targeted by MPs upset over region’s share

News
Sujona Begum has become Sunderland's first female Asian driving instructor

Sunderland mum qualifies as city’s first female Asian driving instructor

News
Nick Jones, chief executive of Newcastle International Airport.

Newcastle Airport named as one of the happiest in the world

Transport

Transport cash funding targeted by MPs upset over region’s share

News
Our MP is angry at planned Tory cuts to free school meals.

Sharon Hodgson: Tory Government has no consideration for children’s futures

Opinion
Alex Hopkins, former chief executive of Together for Children.

Sunderland children's services spend £7.7million on agency staff as top boss resigns

Sunderland
Sunderland's household waste recycling site at Beach Street

Cabinet approves plans for new Sunderland recycling centre as part of £60million extra spending

News

Sunderland AFC boss Chris Coleman and players spread Christmas cheer to young fans on hospital visits

Health

Steve Harper and Alan Shearer support launch of world's first 'check yourself' app by cancer charity

Health
North East Ambulance Service paramedics will team up with Northumbria Police officers this Christmas and New Year to help partygoers in Sunderland city centre.

Police and paramedics team up to keep Christmas nights out safe

News
Tragic Amanda Seymour.

Tributes paid by Sunderland support group after ‘courageous’ campaigner’s death from skin cancer

News
Man flu could exist ...

Enormous televisions and reclining chairs recommended in fight against man flu

Health

Sunderland man caught dumping rubbish outside of neighbour's home

Crime
Jonathan Finn was charged with operating an illegal waste site

Man who ran illegal tip in Sunderland ordered to pay more than £1,700

News
Litter in Waterloo Place in Sunderland city centre.

A clean and tidy Sunderland will attract more visitors

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Sunderland City Centre litter, Silksworth Row park

Don’t let ‘selfish minority’ spoil Sunderland: Councillor backs Echo’s Clean Streets campaign

Environment
Our new campaign logo.

How Sunderland Echo readers can help our Clean Streets campaign to tidy up our city

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Litter in Sunderland city centre. But is Sunderland the pigsty our writer thinks it is?

Letter of the week: Sunderland is a pigsty

Your Say
An artist's impression of how the hotel will look.

Letter of the week: Sunderland needs more shops rather than a new hotel

Your Say
The former bingo hall after February's fire.

Letter of the week: There's people in Sunderland who go out of their way to spoil it for others

Your Say
Weardale Avenue residents pictured with Coun George Howe, right, who objected to the plans.

Letter of the week: Angry Sunderland residents should take direct action in land battle

Your Say

Sharon Hodgson: Tory Government has no consideration for children’s futures

Opinion
Reaction to the failed City of Culture bid inside Pop Recs.

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Losing City of Culture bid not the end for Sunderland

News
Incontinence can be caused by stress.

Health advice: Don't suffer with incontinence in silence

Opinion
The cost of heating always rises at winter.

How to get help paying your fuel bills

Opinion
The steamer Vind�.

On The Waterfront: Recalling the days of veteran steamers

Retro
Here's what prisoners will be tucking into this Christmas Day.

What inmates in our prisons will be tucking into on Christmas Day

Crime
A dog is for life, not just for Christmas.

Dogs Trust reveals the shocking reasons people give up their pets

News
Do you follow the Slimming World plan?

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Offbeat
Will you be wearing your Christmas jumper this Friday?

Celebs get behind Christmas Jumper Day this Friday

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