Sunderland LIVE: the latest on news, traffic, and weather across Sunderland

Hello and welcome to our live news blog for Monday, August 5.

Monday, 5th August 2019, 5:53 am
Updated Monday, 5th August 2019, 5:54 am
Welcome to the LIVE blog

Good morning – it’s Faye and Debra on the morning shift as a new week begins. We’ll be here until 2pm looking after all things LIVE in the area, including the latest weather report and any traffic and travel delays which may affect you throughout the day. Get in touch on social media and reach out if you have any news to share. Scroll down to see the latest and refresh for updates on the blog.

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