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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.
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.
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
He's to be sentenced in April.
Make sure you plan ahead when using the Metro today. The service has a new timetable that's now in force.
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.
It happened at the William Jameson pub in Fawcett Street
She was targeted in Redhouse on Wednesday
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.
The incident happened in March
Motorists warned jumping lights is a tragedy waiting to happen
It's while roadworks in Pallion take place for the new Wear Crossing.
Woman sexually assaulted in Sunderland
The incident happened in Newbold Avenue at around 2.20am in the early hours of Yesterday.