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Sunderland schools sing their hearts out at cathedral concert

Wearside schoolchildren filled Durham Cathedral with song as their practice paid off in a grand performance.

Sunderland Royal Hospital Emergency Department.

Bloodied man restrained by police after ‘reeling off expletives’ at Sunderland Royal Hospital

A bloodied man had to be restrained by police after he pressed his face against the entrance doors to Sunderland Royal Hospital.

Chloe Gray arrives on Santa's Sleigh to switch on the Christmas lights in Pallion, Sunderland.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas as little Chloe Gray turns on Pallion’s lights

The Christmas lights have gone on all over Sunderland and East Durham.

The A19 at Hylton Bridge

One taken to hospital after smash closes A19

One person was taken to hospital after an accident which partially closed the A19 northbound this evening.
Southmoor Academy Oxford University Outreach visit. from left  Academy's Director of Six Form  Sammy Wright, Director of undergraduate admissions and outreach Dr Samina Khan, Access fellow Pembroke College Oxford Dr Peter Claus, Dame Lynne Brindley, Master, Pembroke College Oxford and headteacher of Southmoor Academy Steve Garrett

Oxford University chiefs meet Sunderland school pupils at launch of new hub

Chiefs at one of the country’s leading universities have been on Wearside to help raise aspirations among school pupils in the area.


Underused Sunderland market spruced up for Christmas

An underused city centre market has been given new life thanks to a Christmas spruce up.

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The Bridges set to see £1m spent as Sunderland shoppers take advantage of Black Friday

Over £1million is set to go through the tills of outlets in The Bridges today as shoppers in Sunderland take advantage of Black Friday deals.

Christmas is coming

Where are the best Christmas markets near Sunderland and Durham?

With Christmas now just a month away, shopping is well underway - and festive fairs and markets are springing up across the region offering something different.
The calendar will feature the 12 canines of Christmas.

Police dogs put best paws forward for charity calendar

Canine cops from across the North East have joined forces to create a charity calendar.

Cold weather is set to hit the region this weekend.

What will the weather be like in the North East this weekend?

Temperatures are set to plummet this weekend as frosty weather hits the region.

Blacketts - a former Wearside favourite.

Do you remember these favourite Sunderland stores?

A selection of great Wearside images have been published.

The incident took place on the Queen Alexandra Bridge in Sunderland.

Man brought to safety from wrong side of Queen Alexandra Bridge in Sunderland

Emergency services brought a man to safety from the Queen Alexandra Bridge in Sunderland this morning.

Sunderland will always ‘be close to my heart’, says former boss Peter Reid at book signing

Ex-Sunderland manager Peter Reid “cheered up” suffering Black Cats fans as he signed copies of his new autobiography in the city.

Last year's Diwali festival

Thousands set to celebrate Diwali in Sunderland

Bollywood beats will ring out this weekend as Sunderland celebrates Diwali.

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Sunderland and national model winner, Rachael Dawson

Could you fly the flag for Sunderland at national model pageant?

Do you have what it takes to be the next Top Model of Sunderland?

Results due from consultation over controversial plans to shake-up hospital services in South Tyneside and Sunderland

Results due from consultation over controversial plans to shake-up hospital services in South Tyneside and Sunderland

The results of a consultation into a shake-up of hospital services in are set to be released next month.

Dionne Pickersgill garden fundriaser for daughter Millie Fountain, 5.

Let’s get Millie moving! Family of brave Sunderland girl launch fundraising appeal

A family is hoping people will dig deep to help get their brave little girl moving.

Residents and visitors to St Aldate's Care Home, Grindon, with memorabilia from the Sunderland Football Club Fans Museum.

SAFC Fans Museum generates £500 for charity in visit to Sunderland sheltered housing site

Residents at a sheltered housing scheme had their day brightened when members of the SAFC Museum team dropped by for a day of fundraising.


Spectacular Fireflight performance launches Sunderland’s Fire Station development

An outdoor performance which fused pyrotechnics with fire, folklore and contemporary dance launched Sunderland’s Fire Station arts hub to spectacular effect.

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Pixie Lott kicks off Sunderland’s festive season in style

Forget Santa’s elves, Sunderland hosted a festive Pixie for the annual Christmas lights switch on.

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