Sunderland LIVE: Metro announcement, Queen Alexandra Bridge closure and latest travel updates

Hello and welcome to the LIVE blog where we will bring you updates on local news from across Wearside.

Tuesday, 28th January 2020, 6:27 am
Updated Tuesday, 28th January 2020, 7:34 am
Seaburn Beach.

Sophie here looking after the live blog until 2pm.

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