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Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Great to see Sunderland in a positive light on BBC 2 show

On Thursday I tuned into BBC 2 to watch a full hour of TV dedicated to our city.

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Best of Wearside Community Group Awards nominee, Include 'In' Autism.  From left CEO Marie Jevon, ambassador Richard Smith and director Kathryn Murphy.

Autism support group nominated for Echo honour

A voluntary group which supports people with autism and their families has been nominated for a Best of Wearside Award.

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Train lines have been affected following an incident this morning.

North East train lines blocked due to 'emergency incident'

Train services in the North East have been affected following an incident this morning.
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SIsters Lisa Atkinson and Louise Bircham

Sunderland sisters step out to raise funds for Brain Tumour Research

Sisters who vowed to keep their mum’s memory alive through helping others are limbering up for their third annual park run.

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Kevin Lakeman

‘He has killed my life’ says rape victim who fears release of serial attacker

A woman raped by a serial sex attacker has spoken of how he “killed” her life as his release from prison looms.

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Football royalty support inaugural charity ball in memory of hero youngster Bradley Lowery

Football royalty turned out in force to support the inaugural charity ball in memory of hero youngster Bradley Lowery.

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Neighbours forced to flee after house fire threatens to spread to their homes

Neighbours had to flee today as a fire in a terraced house on Wearside threatened to spread to their homes.
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The good news is that it will be a bit warmer than half-term week.

What this week's weather has in store as schools return from half-term

Tomorrow sees children head back to school after a fairly chilly half-term holiday. But what does the weather have in store for us this week?

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Roadowkrs Round-Up.

Traffic watch: The roadworks which could cause delays in Sunderland on Monday

Here are the roadworks which might cause traffic delays in Sunderland as we start another week.
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Court Round-Up: Bra theft, drink-driving and racially aggravated assault among Sunderland cases

The following cases have been dealt with at South Northumbria Magistrates' Court.

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In pictures: Your view of Sunderland’s Northern Spire bridge

It’s a new feature on Sunderland’s skyline - and you’ve been out capturing it from all angles, in all its glory.

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Fire crews tackled a number of incidents overnight.

Busy night for fire crews as they tackle series of incidents

Firefighters had a busy night on Friday with crews tackling a series of incidents.
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The dredger Vedra operating in the Wear during 1971.

How the Wear’s last dredger sealed the fate of a famous Sunderland shipyard

This week, we look at the Wear’s last dredger and how she sounded the death knell for a famous shipyard.

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Sunderland’s Santa bus drivers donate cash to worthy causes

Sunderland’s Santa bus drivers donate cash to worthy causes

Sunderland bus drivers who dressed up as Santa over the Christmas period have continued to spread festive cheer after donating £2,500 to two worthy charities following an annual fundraising campaign.

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Meet the nine hopefuls vying to become Top Model of Sunderland

Meet the nine hopefuls bidding to fly the flag for Sunderland on the national modelling stage.

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

Developer named for controversial Sunderland land project

Controversial plans to develop open land in Seaburn have taken a step closer.

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The Saltgrass reopens after the fire. Chef Lee Bulmer

Sunderland chef relives ordeal as fire-hit city pub reopens

A Sunderland chef has spoken of the terrifying night he was rescued from the roof of a burning Sunderland pub.

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The Emergency Department team at Sunderland Royal Hospital.

Sunderland NHS Trust backs Best of Health Awards

City Hospital Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust is backing our Best of Health awards once again - hailing them as an opportunity to let staff know how much they are appreciated.

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Lorry tips over after hitting roof of Sunderland supermarket car park

A lorry tipped over onto two cars after hitting the roof of a car park at a city supermarket.

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Do you recognise anyone in these Sunderland retro pictures?

There are lots of smiling faces in this week's retro slideshow - but is there anyone you know?

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