Sunderland LIVE news: Breaking news, traffic, travel and weather updates for Tuesday, October 22

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Tuesday, 22nd October 2019, 7:07 am
Updated Tuesday, 22nd October 2019, 7:09 am
The Northern Spire Bridge.

Sophie here looking after the live blog until 2pm along with Fiona.

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