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Letter of the week: Sunderland needs more shops rather than a new hotel

I am writing in disgust about the new hotel for the so called Sunderland city centre.
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The former bingo hall after February's fire.

Letter of the week: There's people in Sunderland who go out of their way to spoil it for others

A couple of years ago I thought I would go up to Southwick, to Beaumont Street, to see how the place is now for old times and to see other streets up there, because I was born at Knox Square.

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Weardale Avenue residents pictured with Coun George Howe, right, who objected to the plans.

Letter of the week: Angry Sunderland residents should take direct action in land battle

I read with interest your article about Councillor Michael Mordey’s defence of Sunderland’s planning committee (November 21) in the matter of university land at Weardale Avenue and of course, there is no disagreeing with what Mr Mordey said: bullying should not be tolerated.

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Police and council officers on patrol in Southwick recently.

Letter of the week: Three reasons for recent trouble on Sunderland streets

There are three sources of blame for the troubles in the Beaumont area of Southwick.
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Sunderland owner Ellis Short.

Letter of the week: 'I honestly feel sorry at times for Sunderland owner Ellis Short'

Another manager gone but the same old rubbish remains.

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Our writer questions where the money to rebuild Sunderland railway station will come from.

Letter of the week: Not a good time to build a new Sunderland railway station

It is not a good idea to build a new railway station at present.

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Our writer has a radical idea to help the Sunderland Ladies team, right.

Letter of the week: Sunderland's players should donate wages to save Ladies team from relegation

With the men’s team still struggling to cope with the transition to Championship football, it has been a delight to see the promising start to their season achieved by Sunderland Ladies.

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People at the Sunderland Pride event last month.

Letter of the week: 'Sunderland Pride event reminded me that humans do actually like each other'

We all need a boost and the Sunderland Pride event held in the city centre on Sunday, September 24, gave me one.
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Our writer questions whether the number of toilets in the Bridges is sufficient.

Letter of the week: 'Why are Sunderland's toilets going out of fashion?'

Six months ago Sunderland’s gents toilets in The Bridges had 10 cubicles in them.

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A fan appears to question what he is watching during the Ipswich defeat.

Letter of the week: 'Sunderland Football Club do not appreciate loyal fans'

Simon  Grayson had the nerve to say  “We know we could have done better”  – how dare he.
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Why we should protest about the Jaffa cake

Why we should protest about the Jaffa cake

It’s just been announced that Jaffa Cakes are being reduced from 12 to 10 in a packet.

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Help support diabetes fight

Help support diabetes fight

September 21 marked the birthday of H G Wells, a father of science fiction.

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Plenty of great independent cinemas in the North East

Plenty of great independent cinemas in the North East

I would like to spread the word about three cinemas in our area which are worthy of support.

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Thanks for your help after Seaham beach collapse

Thanks for your help after Seaham beach collapse

I would like to thank all the kind people who helped me and my wife after I collapsed on the beach near Vane Tempest car park in Seaham on Thursday, September 7.

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Sunderland seafront losing out on leisure facilities

Sunderland seafront losing out on leisure facilities

The announcement made by Coun Speding said that the provision at Stadium Park (September 21) could include an ice arena and other recreational activities.

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Learning is more important than the uniform in schools

Learning is more important than the uniform in schools

I think that the children of Houghton Kepier School were treated absolutely disgracefully.

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SAFC supporters should be refunded

SAFC supporters should be refunded

Simon Grayson had the nerve to say “We know we could have done better” – how dare he.

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Save West Park petition a huge success

Save West Park petition a huge success

As a local councillor for St Chad’s I would like to congratulate everyone involved in the fantastic effort made regarding the “Save West Park” petition that I presented at the full council meeting on September 20.

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Is this what Sunderland people voted for in Brexit referendum

Is this what Sunderland people voted for in Brexit referendum

The referendum held last June resulted in the people of the UK voting to leave the EU..

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Everyone deserves a fair say in the Brexit referendum

Everyone deserves a fair say in the Brexit referendum

Well done, Bradley Lamb, for telling the truth in your letter to the Echo.

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