Stephanie Houghton

Stephanie Houghton

Councillors back campaign to protect city’s urgent care services

Councillors have added their weight to a campaign opposing proposals to offer urgent care services from just one site in Sunderland.


Review: Kelis, Bongo’s Bingo, Rainton Meadows Arena

Her milkshake certainly did bring all the boys (and the girls) to the yard as Kelis played to a packed house at Rainton Meadows Arena.

Friends and family of Quyen Nguyen at Newcastle Crown Court.

DNA on Marvel lounge pants suggests sexual activity between murder suspect and victim, court told

A pair of comic lounge pants revealed to police that a murder suspect may have had sex with the victim, a trial has heard.

Sunderland Magistrates' Court.

Minister invited to visit Sunderland's dilapidated courthouse as he's challenged to take action

A Government minister who oversees the justice system has been invited to see Sunderland's crumbling courthouse for himself.

Liam Rogerson who died on Christmas Eve

Two appear in court following death of Houghton man

Two people have appeared in court after the death of a much-loved Houghton man.

North East Autism Society's Walk for Autism, Herrington Country Park, Sunderland.

Walkers step out in Sunderland to raise awareness of autism

Hundreds of people put their best foot forward to raise cash and awareness of autism.

Firefighters have tackled the second blaze in 24 hours at Houghton factory TKT Cosyfoam in Houghton.

Firefighters tackle second blaze in 24 hours at Houghton factory

Fire crews have tackled a second blaze at a Houghton factory in just 24 hours.
Elizabeth Sheers

Teenager with autism pens touching thank you letter to grandma

A teenager with autism penned a special letter to say thank you to the grandma that goes the extra mile to care for him.

Hannah Schofield

Police still seeking woman missing from Houghton

Police are still appealing for help in tracing a missing Wearside woman.
Stephanie Houghton
Alan Shearer

Alan Shearer urges football abuse victims to come forward

Alan Shearer has urged footballers to come forward with allegations of sexual abuse.
The Courage Creative team  l-r standing Layla Ferdowsian, Scott Foreman and Ron Binningsly and seated Tim Murphy

Wearside design firm hopes to lift Portfolio title

A Wearside company has designs on success after becoming the latest entry in a business awards.

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