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Sunderland emergency crew recover remote controlled planes off Seaham Coast

Sunderland RNLI volunteers recovered two remote controlled planes after a rescue mission was launched.
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Doggie Diner Sunderland to host a social isolation open day.'From left Stephanie Robinson, Abbie Gibson and owner Gill Gibson

Doggie Diner gets set to spread puppy love with day for elderly

Elderly people are being given the chance to experience puppy love when a canine cafe holds a special event.

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Carol Harries, left, Chris Cordner, centre, and Gavin Foster, right, at the judging of the Best of Health Awards.

Shortlist revealed for Best of Health Awards

Here is the announcement health workers and patients have been waiting for – the shortlist for this year’s Best of Health Awards.

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Sharon Henderson

New arrest in hunt for killer of Sunderland schoolgirl Nikki Allan

A man has been arrested by detectives hunting the killer of Sunderland schoolgirl Nikki Allan.
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Heather and David Anderton, who got married in July 2005, are sharing some their wedding pictures taken in the grounds of the 14th Century landmark for the exhibition.

Couples asked to share big day photos of Sunderland's castle ahead of Royal Wedding

Brides and grooms who posed against a backdrop of Sunderland's historic Hylton Castle are asked to help out with "something borrowed" for a Royal Wedding celebration.
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Castle ward candidates, clockwise from top left, James Doyle (Conservatives), Rebecca Lapping (Greens), Jack Stoker (Lib Dems), Doris McKnight (Labour).

Meet the Castle ward candidates who want your vote in the Sunderland council local elections

This year’s local elections are just around the corner, and we will be turning the spotlight on all Sunderland’s candidates in the run-up to polling day on May 3.

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Barnes ward candidates, clockwise from top left, Tim Ellis (Lib Dem), Zaf Iqbal (Labour), Caroline Robinson (Greens), Antony Mullen (Conservatives).

Meet the Barnes ward candidates who want your vote in the Sunderland local elections

This year’s local elections are just around the corner, and we will be turning the spotlight on all Sunderland’s candidates in the run-up to polling day on May 3.

Politics
The photoshopped picture of Carolyn Stritch outside of Sleeping Beauty's Castle.

Sunderland student blogger tests social media with trick Instagram posts

A University of Sunderland student put trust to the test as she 'hacked' her own Instagram account.
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Russia and Chile in action at Roker Park in the World Cup of 1966.

What’s your best memory from the Roker Park era?

As another season of football approaches its end, we looked back on one of the most significant in Sunderland’s recent history.

Retro
Citizens Advice found around 140,000 households have been left without gas or electricity in the last year because they cannot afford to top up their prepayment energy meter. Pic: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Thousands of families can't afford to top up their energy meter

Around 140,000 British households have been left without gas or electricity in the last year because they cannot afford to top up their prepayment energy meter, a charity has found.

Business
Direct Line Car Insurance research suggests that half of drivers (50%) think it is acceptable to break speed limits. Pic: Rui Vieira/PA Wire.

Vote: Half of drivers think speeding is acceptable - do you agree?

Half of drivers (50%) think it is acceptable to break speed limits, new research suggests.
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Research by the Living Wage Foundation showed that more than one in three working parents cannot afford to have regular meals. Pic: Jon Super/PA Wire.

Low-paid parents skip meals and fall behind on household bills, says new study

More than one in three working parents cannot afford to have regular meals, showing the "desperate choices" low-paid families have to make, according to a new study.

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Thompson Road. Southwick

Woman died days after firework attack on Sunderland home

A woman died just days after she had to be moved out of her home when it was targeted in a firework attack by a youth, an inquest heard.

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The fire broke out in a house in Riversdale Terrace, which has been divided up into four bedsits. Image copyright Google Maps.

Man taken to hospital after trying to tackle bedsit blaze

A man was taken to hospital to be treated for the effects of smoke inhalation after he tried to put out a fire in a bedsit.

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Michael Roper.

Sunderland grandad with heart problems praises NHS for two decades of care

A grandad who has bravely battled heart problems for more than two decades said today he would “not be here now” if not for the life-saving work of the NHS.

Health

Sunderland enjoys hottest day of the year as city basks in mini heatwave

Lovely weather we’re having! And it’s about time too!

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Jill Colbert, who is to take up the posts of Director of Children's Services at Sunderland City Council and Chief Executive of Together for Children.

New director appointed to run children's services in Sunderland

A new director has been appointed to oversee the running of children's services in Sunderland.

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Hooge Crater Cemetery remembers Isaac Rodgers.

The cricketing hero who died for his country in the First World War

He got to play cricket as the First World War raged on - and won.

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Bonded Warehouse, Fish Quay Sunderland

Review: The Bonded Warehouse, Fish Quay, Sunderland

What’s the new Bonded Warehouse all about?

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