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Why is a tree in Sunderland covered in women's bras and knickers?

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The incident happened on the A19 yesterday.

Sunderland man dies after A19 crash following ‘medical episode’ at the wheel

Sunderland
Sunderland North Neighbourhood Inspector Don Wade.

Three families evicted and nine people arrested after police crackdown on Sunderland estate

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There is no suggestion that South Tyneside District Hospital would close as part of any new arrangement.

Health chiefs told to ‘justify’ merger proposals for South Tyneside and Sunderland hospitals

South Shields

Learn about £2million project to breathe new life into historic buildings of Sunderland's Minster quarter

Sunderland

Asylum seeker who 'didn't understand' it was illegal to have sex with a child gets snared in Sunderland

Sunderland

What's the weather going to be like in the North East this weekend?

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Businessman banned for drink-driving after car crash on way home from charity sleep-out at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light

Crime
The Dalton Park 10k has been postponed for a second time.

New 10k road race postponed for second time in just over a month

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

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Arsonists jailed after couple forced to flee for their lives from burning flat

East Durham
Sunderland North Neighbourhood Inspector Don Wade.

Three families evicted and nine people arrested after police crackdown on Sunderland estate

News

Asylum seeker who 'didn't understand' it was illegal to have sex with a child gets snared in Sunderland

Sunderland
Police across Cleveland and Durham are taking part in a national a clampdown on drivers using their mobile phones.

Police set to take part in national clampdown on drivers using phones

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A19 closed northbound after driver collapses at the wheel

News
Aerial footage taken by a drone above County Hall, Durham, this morning.

Council workers battle to minimise disruption after heavy snowfall

County Durham
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

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Sunderland school celebrates Ofsted success

News

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

Sunderland
North East Futures UTC mentors.

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

Education
Car stuck in snow.

Winter weather: North East school closures

Sunderland

A19 closed northbound after driver collapses at the wheel

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Aerial footage taken by a drone above County Hall, Durham, this morning.

Council workers battle to minimise disruption after heavy snowfall

County Durham
A Carillion worker. Picture by Joe Giddens/PA Wire

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

Business
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

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North East MEP Jonathan Arnott resigns from UKIP

Politics
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Boris Johnson suggests building bridge between England and France to bring nations together

Politics 2
A Carillion worker. Picture by Joe Giddens/PA Wire

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

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Health chiefs told to ‘justify’ merger proposals for South Tyneside and Sunderland hospitals

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The strain of the flu on hospitals in the North East has been revealed.

Sunderland hospital takes in 50 flu patients in a week

Health
Sports and Exercise lecturer at The University of Sunderland, Morc Coulson.

Sunderland fitness guru’s guide to getting fit for 2018

News
The group is concerned about the future of the NHS and services at hospitals including Sunderland Royal.

Retired GP forms campaign group for people in Sunderland concerned about future of NHS

Sunderland
The findings have been published in the journal Science.

Doctors take step forward in developing universal blood test for cancer

Health

What's the weather going to be like in the North East this weekend?

News
Neville's Cross, in Durham City, where the work is due to take place. Copyright Google Maps.

Durham drivers warned of disruption as gas mains work starts at Neville's Cross

News
Fire crews have tackled a blaze in the bedroom of a Sunderland home.

Woman taken to hospital after blaze at Sunderland home

News
Becky Bailey, acting as school crossing patrol with youngsters   Ruby Kenyon, 9 Emily Kenyon, 11, Aaron Bailey, 14 and Alana Kenyon, 7.

Mum sets up own school crossing patrol after lollipop lady retires – then gets ordered to stop by council

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Picture by PA

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

News
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

Gardening: Get pruning to ensure a good apple and pears crop

Lifestyle
Jack Rodwell's Sunderland career has been a disaster

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
Underwear tree on Pennywell's former housing plot off Pickering Road

Why is a tree in Sunderland covered in women's bras and knickers?

News
Who doesn't get an ice cream on a Bank Holiday Monday? It's the law.

When are the 2018 bank holidays?

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

Feeling hungry? This is what you should order from Greggs

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Is a sausage roll your favourite?

Vote for your dream order from Greggs

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