Sunderland LIVE news: Latest traffic, weather and North East updates
Hello and welcome to our live news blog for Wednesday, August 7.
It's Debra here looking after things between 6am and 2pm – so do feel free to get in touch on social media if you have a story to share. We’ll be bringing you the latest across the region’s roads and transport network, as well as the latest Met Office forecast to see what’s in store for the city. Please scroll down and refresh for updates.