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A Sunderland man has been jailed for historic sex offences.

56 year old William Joseph Smith, formerly of Hylton Castle, was found guilty at Newcastle Crown Court in January after being charged with rape of two young girls. He's now been sentenced to six and a half years imprisonment for the abuse against the two young victims during the 1970's.

Woman released without charge over Facebook message

A woman accused of posting a malicious message on Facebook about a terminally ill young Sunderland fan has been released without charge by Cleveland Police

Children feel unsettled as families move more, with rising rents

Shelter has released their latest research.

Lucky mistake saves 80 year old from being conned out his life savings

The County Durham pensioner was the victim of an attempted fraud attack.

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6 million boost gets bosses all fired up over transforming an old building

The funding boost has been granted to convert the Old Fire Station in Sunderland city centre.


North East firms named and shamed

The Government's released figures showing who didn't pay properly.

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More Tall Ships coming to Sunderland

Two more stunning ships have pledged their support for The Tall Ships Races in Sunderland in 2018. They'll be joining the other vessels coming to delight crowds in July next year.

Police hate crime at the Bridges

Hate crime increase since referendum result

The numbers are the highest they have ever been.

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Sunderland Armed Force Network reacts to claim of too many helping Veterans

It follows a report released by the "Care After Combat" charity.

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Power cut hits Seaham

Over 5 thousand were affected this morning.

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Confirmation over emergency Low Southwick incident

A man was seriously injured in the area.

Northumbria Police

Fatal collision in Sunderland

The collision happened this morning on Colliery Lane

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