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Sunderland charity plans to cook up some help

A Wearside charity is hoping people will get baking to help sick children.

News
Thieves of Liberty are set to perform at Camden Roacks Festival.

Sunderland band set to play at major London festival

A Sunderland band are well on the way to stardom after being chosen to perform at a major festival.

News
Antony Mullen

Sunderland Tory election candidate suspended by Conservatives after row over ‘vile and abysmal’ tweets

A candidate in next month’s local elections has been suspended by his party after it was unveiled he had posted “vile” messages on social media.

Politics

Animal cruelty cases on the rise in area, says RSPCA

The number of complaints of cruelty against animals in our area has increased over the last year, new figures show.

Crime
A Sunderland City Council snow plough clearing the road.

The snowy weather has cost Sunderland City Council thousands - find out how much

Recent periods of severe snowy weather have cost Sunderland City Council £844,000.

Sunderland
Newcastle United footballer Rolando Aarons (navy blue shirt, dark tie) arrives at Newcastle Crow Court this morning, where he faces charges relating to an incident at a popular Newcastle city centre bar. Picture by North News.

Newcastle winger Rolando Aarons faces jail over 90-second city bar brawl which 'blew up out of nowhere'

A Newcastle United player is facing jail over a 90-second city bar brawl which "blew up out of nowhere".
Crime

Katie Cast: Childhood, Instagram and quick-fire questions as Katie Bulmer-Cooke interviews Rosie Ramsey

Fitness trainer Katie Bulmer-Cooke and actress Rosie Ramsey have shared their thoughts on motherhood, business and fame in an online interview.

News
Sunderland's National Glass Centre.

Light fitting’s fall closes Sunderland’s National Glass Centre

The National Glass Centre remains closed today after a light fitting crashed to the floor in its shop.

News
Retailers celebrate the removal of blue barriers which segregated Byron Place Shopping Centre and independent retailers on Church Street, Seaham.

Barriers to business success are removed in Seaham

Independent retailers in Seaham are celebrating after a ‘barrier to business’ was removed.

Business
Sherril Lamb from Gateshead, Claire Woodhead from Richmond, Gurkha soldiers, Big Pink Dress from South Shields, Aly Dixon, Rachael White from Westerhope, Carole Hepple and Gill Forth from Cleadon.

Aly Dixon and Big Pink Dress join runners to launch 10th anniversary of Great North 10k

This summer marks a major milestone for the North East's biggest 10k running event.

Newcastle Gateshead
The Liebherr plant at Deptford, Sunderland.

Sunderland’s Liebherr plant reveals how it’s preparing for Brexit

Dozens of senior North East executives have been given an insight into how Sunderland’s massive Liebherr plant is preparing for Brexit.

News
Generic election image.

UKIP says party is ‘not dead’ in Sunderland

UKIP ‘is not dead’ in Sunderland, the party has insisted – despite failing to field any candidates in next month’s local elections.

Sunderland
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Roadworks Round-up: Where you may face delays in Sunderland on Wednesday

A list of the roadworks which may cause you woes on Wednesday:

Transport
Dee Dowling, left, and Gary Wight are the partnership behind Ginger Syrup Records.

New record label aims to follow in footsteps of indie legends Factory and Stiff

A new independent record label has been launched in the North East by two professional musicians from the region.

Music
Hendon candidates, clockwise, from top left, Syed Ajmol Ali (Conservatives), Richard Peter Bradley (Green Party), Barbara McClennan (Labour and Co-Operative Party), Kris Brown (The North East Party). Anthony John Usher (Lib Dems) did not supply a picture.

Meet the Hendon ward candidates for the Sunderland local election

This year’s local elections are just around the corner, and we are turning the spotlight on all Sunderland's candidates in the run-up to polling day on May 3.

Sunderland

How hayfever sufferers could be affected by the 'pollen bomb' hitting Britain

Now that we've had our first proper taste of spring, it's time to welcome an unwanted guest of the season - hayfever.
Environment
Candidates for the Fulwell ward, clockwise, from top left, Malcolm John Bond (Liberal Democrat), Christopher Thomas Harding (Labour), Steven Peter Murray (Green Party) and George Edward Howe (Conservatives).

Meet the Fulwell ward candidates for the Sunderland council local election

This year’s local elections are just around the corner, and we are turning the spotlight on all Sunderland's candidates in the run-up to polling day on May 3.

Politics
The Cleadon and East Boldon candidates for the local elections are, from left, Margaret Meling (Labour), Jeff Milburn (Conservative) and Sarah Jean McKeown (Green Party).

Meet the Cleadon and East Boldon candidates in the South Tyneside local elections

This year’s local elections are just around the corner, and we are turning the spotlight on all South Tyneside's candidates in the run-up to polling day on May 3.

Politics
Have you donated to your local food bank?

Food banks handing out record amount of emergency supplies, study finds

A record number of emergency supplies were handed out by food banks in the past year, research has revealed.

Business
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