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Attacker raped stranger in her own home before defecating on her bathroom floor

Crime
Sunderland MP Julie Elliott, left, and daughter Rebecca.

Sunderland MP's passionate speech supporting change in organ donation law

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Dated: 23/02/2018  'Drug dealer Jonathan Edwards, who has received a suspended prison sentence at Newcastle Crown Court after he was snared through pictures of his dog found on his mobile phone which also bore his nickname 'Jonny-on-one'. 'See story North News' NOT AVAILABLE FOR PRINT SALES

Sunderland man exposed as drug dealer after police found pictures of his pet dog Micky

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Sunderland toddler Isobelle makes memory for life being comforted by Duchess of Cambridge

Sunderland

Bradley Lowery's mum 'blown away' during visit to Welsh cancer centre

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Poll: Is Sunderland versus Middlesbrough a true football derby?

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Ellis Short willing to give Sunderland away for 'free' - but new owners must take on huge debt

Sunderland AFC

Police officer accused of attacking suspect gives evidence at court trial

Crime
Fulwell Mill

Sails to be installed at Fulwell Mill as repairs project nears completion on Sunderland landmark

Sunderland

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

Sharon Hodgson

Attacker raped stranger in her own home before defecating on her bathroom floor

Crime
Dated: 23/02/2018  'Drug dealer Jonathan Edwards, who has received a suspended prison sentence at Newcastle Crown Court after he was snared through pictures of his dog found on his mobile phone which also bore his nickname 'Jonny-on-one'. 'See story North News' NOT AVAILABLE FOR PRINT SALES

Sunderland man exposed as drug dealer after police found pictures of his pet dog Micky

Crime
The case was heard at Teesside Crown Court.

Health worker found with hundreds of 'disgusting' images and videos of child porn on his computer

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The Serious Case Review press conference at Newcastle City Council's Civic Centre, as a 150-page report has been published into the authorities response to child sexual exploitation (CSE) in Newcastle, following a series of trials which saw 22 defendants sentenced for a range of offences including rape, drugs and prostitution. Picture by Tom Wilkinson/PA Wire

Report estimates 700 grooming victims in Northumbria Police area

Crime

Roadworks Round-up: Where you may face delays in and around Sunderland on Saturday February 24

Sunderland
The air ambulance is at the scene. Picture by Durham Constabulary.

Air ambulance flies one man to hospital after accident closes A1M in both directions

Transport
Your roadworks round-up.

Roadworks Round-Up: Where you might face delays in Sunderland on Thursday, February 22

Transport
The railway line in East Durham.

Funding boost for new railway station hoped to open in two years time

Transport

Arty approach to teaching adds up for Sunderland University students

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Models and students from East Durham College at the Association of Hairdressers and Therapists regional heats.

Students pick up top titles in hairdressing and therapy competition

Education
Sunderland Civic Centre

Safeguarding fears as Ofsted inspectors rate Sunderland City Council apprenticeship and adult learning services 'inadequate'

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University workers hold leaflets they begin a month of walkouts in the latest stage of a bitter dispute over pensions. Pic: PA.

Thousands of students face disruption as lecturers go on strike

Education

Roadworks Round-up: Where you may face delays in and around Sunderland on Saturday February 24

Sunderland
Do you think the TV licence is worth the money?

'Why should we be forced to pay?' - readers react to TV licence price rise

Business
The price is going up.

BBC licence fee to rise to £150.50

Business
University workers hold leaflets they begin a month of walkouts in the latest stage of a bitter dispute over pensions. Pic: PA.

Thousands of students face disruption as lecturers go on strike

Education

Sunderland MP's passionate speech supporting change in organ donation law

News
Sunderland Civic Centre

Safeguarding fears as Ofsted inspectors rate Sunderland City Council apprenticeship and adult learning services 'inadequate'

News
Organ donation.

Julie Elliott MP: Change in organ donation law will save lives

Health
A front view of a three bedroom house proposed as part of the 37million Chester Gate development in Sunderland

Revealed: How 500 new homes in Sunderland could look in major £37million plan

Politics

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

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Gemma Lowery and Lynn Murphy at the cancer centre in Newport.

Bradley Lowery's mum 'blown away' during visit to Welsh cancer centre

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Sunderland MP Julie Elliott, left, and daughter Rebecca.

Sunderland MP's passionate speech supporting change in organ donation law

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Residents are being advised not to eat any cold pre-cooked meats and savouries bought on or before February 19  from Chapman and Sons butchers in Blackhall Colliery.

12 salmonella cases now confirmed from Hartlepool and East Durham

News
Julie Elliott MP meets Headway Wearside members.

Sunderland MP meets survivors of serious brain injuries

Health

Snow showers set to hit North East as Met Office predicts freezing week

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Hawthorn Hythe beach. Picture by Wayne Appleton

Volunteers needed to help turn the tide on marine litter at coastal beauty spot

East Durham
Marsden Bay. Picture by John Millar

Volunteers needed to help turn the tide on marine litter at coastal beauty spots

South Tyneside
An artist's impression of what the new homes could look like

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

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

Developer named for controversial Sunderland land project

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Litter in the centre of Sunderland.

Letter of the week: Sunderland needs PALs - People Against Litter

Your Say
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

Gardening: Get pruning to prepare for summer shows

Lifestyle
Organ donation.

Julie Elliott MP: Change in organ donation law will save lives

Health
Mad Max: Fury Road. Better in Lycra?

Richard Ord: Brexit and the Lycra–clad apocalypse

Opinion
Sunniside Live 2017 Saturday. - The Farm

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

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?

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