Sunderland LIVE news: Breaking news on traffic, weather, and news from your region on Tuesday, July 23

Hello and welcome to our live news blog for Tuesday, as we look to bring you news of what’s happening across Wearside and beyond.

Tuesday, 23rd July 2019, 6:15 am
Updated Tuesday, 23rd July 2019, 3:34 pm
We'll bring you the latest from across Sunderland and beyond throughout the day, including the weather forecast ahead and what's happening on the roads.

Hello and welcome to our live blog for the day, which will keep you up to speed on the latest news, from traffic and travel to breaking stories, as well as the weather forecast for the days ahead and more. It’s Fiona running the blog as we keep an eye out on what’s happening across the region, so keep refreshing the page.

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