Sunderland LIVE: The latest news, traffic and weather updates from across the North East

Hello and welcome to our live news blog for Tuesday, July 2.

Tuesday, 2nd July 2019, 06:01 am
Updated Tuesday, 2nd July 2019, 06:11 am
Hello and welcome to our live news blog for Tuesday, July 2.

It’s Debra and Poppy here on the early-morning shift, bringing you everything you need to know to keep your day moving.

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We will be checking out the latest weather forecast for Sunderland and beyond from the Met Office, keeping an eye on the region’s roads and sharing all of the day’s news with you as Tuesday gets started.