Olympic trampolinist Kat Driscoll backs water-saving campaign

Washington residents are being asked to make and Olympic effort to save water by making every drop count.

Police have released images of people they would like to speak to.

CCTV images released after items stolen from B&Q

Police have released images of two people they would like to speak to after thieves targeted a B&Q store.

Jordan Pickford is England's number one goalkeeper heading into the World Cup.

Well wishes for Sunderland-born England stars Jordan Pickford and Jordan Henderson as they prepare for World Cup opener

Good luck, lads – Wearside is behind you!

Traffic on the northbound A19 backed-up due to a accident on the approach to Testo's Roundabout.

Vow to keep up pressure and make A19 a safer route

A North East MP has vowed to keep up pressure on the Government to take action to make the A19 safer.

Sirius Telecom operations manager Jolene Sundin and Sunderland City Council leader Coun Graeme Miller.

Sunderland firm on target to create new jobs as it celebrates successful first year

A Sunderland technology firm is celebrating a bumper first year as it continues to make the right calls.

Up to 75 women may have died early following blunders in a breast screening, according to latest estimates.

Fears for women after IT error leads to missed final breast cancer checks

A Wearside MP has urged the Government to make sure a computer failure which left more than 12,000 women across the North East unchecked for the signs of breast cancer will never happen again.

BMW and exotic car drivers asked to help form funeral convoy for Alex Slark

BMW and exotic car drivers asked to help form funeral convoy for Alex Slark

An appeal has been made for drivers of high performance and exotic cars to form a cortege for tragic dad Alex Slark.

Hannah Anderson

Washington-born entrepreneur makes Vogue’s most influential women of 2018 list

A Washington-born entrepreneur has been named in the July edition of fashion bible Vogue as one of its 25 Women Shaping 2018.

Easington MP Grahame Morris, centre, with staff from the Peterlee office of the HMRC.

Anger as 500 workers face ‘up to four-hour travel times’ when HMRC office moves to Newcastle

Government workers could face giving up their jobs if they have to spend up to four hours travelling due to an office move.


Heather Mills to reopen axed Walkers crisps factory in Peterlee

Former model Heather Mills has revealed she has bought the former Walkers crisp factory in Peterlee.

Picture c/o Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue

Warning after laptop left on charge causes flat fire

A laptop left unattended on a charge sparked a fire which caused serious damage to the bedroom of a flat in Washington.

Alex Slark's mum and dad Brenda and Alex with his sisters and brother (from left) Stacey Bone, Stephanie McIntyre, Jason Veitch, Shelly Waddle and Sharon Rowe.

Family of tragic dad Alex Slark speak of their gratitude for love and support

The family of tragic dad Alex Slark say they have been overwhelmed by the response to his death.

Sycamore Avenue. Picture from Google Images

Police appeal after windows of elderly woman's Washington home are smashed

Police are appealing for help after an elderly woman's home in Washington was vandalised.


Couple’s terror as sword attack sparks 21-hour police stand-off

A Washington couple have spoken of their late-night terror as a woman attacked their home with a weapon.


JustGiving appeal launched to help family of tragic dad Alex Slark with funeral costs

An online appeal has been launched to help the family of crash victim Alex Slark.

Britain's most successful gymnast, Olympic Gold Medallist Max Whitlock, at Washington Leisure Centre  to launch his Gymnastic Academy.

Great Britain Olympic champion Max Whitlock meets 100 schoolchildren at launch of gymnastics programme

A double Olympic champion has been on Wearside as he looked to inspire the next generation of gymnastic stars.

Sunderland teacher, Bryony Parrish, right, with Samantha Wright.

Sunderland teacher gets Downing Street invite to meet Prime Minister Theresa May

A Sunderland teacher joined a reception with the Prime Minister in London.

Alex Slark with daughter Scarlett.

Tributes to tragic dad Alex Slark after Sunderland crash death

Family and friends have paid tribute to a devoted dad who died after a road accident on his way to work.


Man dies in car crash close to Nissan plant in Sunderland

A man has died after a four-vehicle crash close to Nissan’s Sunderland plant.

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