Sunderland LIVE for Tuesday, October 1: Breaking news, traffic and travel and weather

Welcome to our live news blog covering all things in and around Sunderland – and the wider region – for Tuesday, October 1.

Tuesday, 1st October 2019, 6:19 am
Updated Tuesday, 1st October 2019, 6:19 am
File picture: Heavy rain fall on Borough Road, Sunderland

Our team will be with you from 6am-10pm with all the latest news, traffic, travel and weather to keep you moving today. Keep refreshing and scrolling upwards for the latest stories and if you have anything of interest for our readers then please contact us via our Sunderland Echo Facebook page, through email at echo.news@northeast-press.co.uk or by a good old-fashioned phone call to (0191) 5166127.

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