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Repairs needed to roof of aquatic centre

Sunderland aquatic centre could close for up to nine months next year as repair work is carried out to part of it's roof. It opened less than 9 years ago at a cost of 20 million pounds.

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

Metro entrance Park Lane

Changes to Metro services

Make sure you plan ahead when using the Metro today. The service has a new timetable that's now in force.


Job target smashed by campaign

It's the final day of Sun FM's £1m Worth of Work for Wearside campaign and so far we've secured over £3 million worth of jobs.


Police appeal after match day affray

It happened at the William Jameson pub in Fawcett Street

Northumbria Police

Police appeal after woman attacked in Sunderland

She was targeted in Redhouse on Wednesday

Smoking driver

New campaign gets to the heart of the matter

A new campaign by Fresh and Public Health England highlights the damages smoking has on the heart. Its been revealed that 45 people die every day of cardiovascular disease - over 16-thousand-500 a year in England.

Michael Stead

Two Sunderland men charged with murder

The incident happened in March

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Pallion Junction roadworks

Motorists warned jumping lights is a tragedy waiting to happen

It's while roadworks in Pallion take place for the new Wear Crossing.

Northumbria Police

Woman sexually assaulted in Sunderland

The incident happened in Newbold Avenue at around 2.20am in the early hours of Yesterday.

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