Pixie Lott kicks off Sunderland’s festive season in style

Music
A dead ferret was found in a recycling bin in Sunderland

Dead ferret found in Sunderland recycling bin prompts council plea

Environment
Paedophile Paul Leighton.

Sunderland spray painter has 'too lenient' 16-year jail term extended for string of paedophile offences

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Three-vehicle smash outside Sunderland retail park

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Police and law chief welcome increased jail term for paedophile Sunderland spray painter

Crime

Thousands vote to name Sunderland's new bridge - here's your chance to get involved

Sunderland

A19 reopens after crash involving two lorries and car

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Chloe Gray. Photo by her grandad Graeme Bowser.

Could you give Chloe Gray the gift of life this Christmas?

Sunderland
Sharif is on trial at Newcastle Crown Court.

Student accused of multiple rapes turned to drugs after uncle Tipu Sultan’s murder, court told

Crime
Watmore will not play again this season

Chris Coleman vows to help Duncan Watmore through Sunderland comeback after his own horror injuries

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Sunderland midfielder Jack Rodwell.

Sunderland boss Chris Coleman issues strong message to Jack Rodwell

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Sunderland forward Duncan Watmore.

Chris Coleman confirms Sunderland's worst fears with Duncan Watmore out for the season

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Sunderland manager Chris Coleman.

RECAP Sunderland AFC blog - Double injury blow, transfer latest plus Chris Coleman press conference ahead of Burton test

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Sunderland AFC transfer news - Celta Vigo keeping tabs on Cats defender

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Honesty the best policy as Chris Coleman addresses Sunderland goalkeeping woes

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Lewis Grabban reveals Chris Coleman’s methods and why he will flourish under new Sunderland boss

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Ha’way Back When: Sunderland fans’ memories of catastrophic 2011 defeat to Wigan – and the end of boss Steve Bruce

Sunderland AFC

David Preece: New boss is a real leader and his process can turn Sunderland around

David Preece

Pixie Lott kicks off Sunderland’s festive season in style

Music
The late Rodney Bewes, left, and James Bolam.

Sunderland Likely Lad James Bolam denies rift with late co-star Rodney Bewes

News

Anyone for a tequila? Inside Sunderland’s new Mexican restaurant

Eating Out
The Christmas Nativity at St Leonard's School, Silksworth in 1974 .

The little angels who lit up the nativity stages of Wearside

Retro