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

Sunderland
Anthony Davison has been jailed for 10 months.

Sunderland burglar turned to life of crime after mum's death from 'flu jab reaction'

Crime
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
Father Marc Lyden-Smith outside St Mary's Church, Bridge Street, Sunderland with the Christmas Lunch poster. Picture by FRANK REID

Sunderland church hosts free Christmas Day lunch for homeless and needy

News

How shoppers can support Washington Foodbank this Christmas

Washington

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

News

Delays on A19 expected after three-vehicle crash

News

Boy, 2, in critical condition after being rescued from Sunderland house fire

Sunderland
Liberal Democrat campaigner Martin Haswell

Cut Sunderland councillors’ allowances and save £250,000 say Lib Dems

News

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

Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Police still targeting burglars in South Tyneside and Sunderland

News
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
Paul Smith.

Sunderland man wanted on recall to prison after breaching terms of his licence

Sunderland
William Stokoe

Appeal for help to trace missing Sunderland man

News

Serious accident partially closes A195 in Washington

News
Liberal Democrat Campaigner Martin Haswell

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

News
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling

'Immediate investigation' as rail users offered tickets for 'non-existent' services

Transport
Timber Beach Road at the point it connects with Sunderland's new Northern Spire bridge.

Part of Sunderland road to be temporarily closed so it can be connected to new Northern Spire bridge

News

School fails to reach good standard for more than a decade

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

Sunderland students are bridging the generation gap

News
Could you help transform a child's life?

Have you got what it takes to be a foster carer?

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Whitburn CE Academy students, Robyn Wilson, Dominic Corr, Callan Matthews, Hannah Buchanan, Jerin Juby and Matthew Laverick.

School is officially world class after wowing award judges

News

Look inside the Royal Mail’s North East hub as it handles 4.1million items ahead of Christmas

Business
L-R: Tony Finnegan, Hettie Findley, Steven Innes, Grant Findley.

Dozens of jobs on way as roofing firm relocates to tap into Hartlepool market

News
Pictured left to right: Andrew Hoseason, project manager at Washington Foodbank with David McNee, centre manager at the Galleries Shopping Centre.

How shoppers can support Washington Foodbank this Christmas

Washington
The westbound A195 at Washington. Picture from Google Images

Serious accident partially closes A195 in Washington

News

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

News
Here's when benefits will be paid over the Christmas period.

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid early - these are the dates you can expect them

Politics
Liberal Democrat Campaigner Martin Haswell

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

News
Liberal Democrat campaigner Martin Haswell

Cut Sunderland councillors’ allowances and save £250,000 say Lib Dems

News

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
Peppa Pig has been blamed for contributing to patients' unrealistic expectations of what they can expect from their GP.

Peppa Pig blamed for making patients expect too much of their GPs

Health
Lynn Burrows and her daughter Jorja were helped by the Durham Fuel Bank earlier this year.

More than 1,000 people in Durham helped by Fuel Bank scheme

News

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

News
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

News
Litter in Sunderland city centre.

Survey reveals public anger at litter levels on Sunderland's streets

News
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
Police and council officers on patrol in Southwick recently.

Letter of the week: Three reasons for recent trouble on Sunderland streets

Your Say

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
You can't beat a good quality pair of earphones to use while you're working out,

10 festive gifts for the fitness fanatic in your life

Opinion
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

News
Do you fancy any of these jokes for your Christmas cracker?

How many of these top 10 Christmas cracker jokes make you laugh?

Offbeat