More than 250 youngsters from schools across the North East are learning valuable water safety lessons that could help save lives.
A new special free school for autistic children has been welcomed in Sunderland
Three displays from the Red Arrows are part of the line-up for this year's Sunderland International Airshow (Friday 21 to Sunday 23 July).
Results from the most recent and previous local government elections can be found on this page.
The roads around Pallion Junction are to be closed every night for three weeks for resurfacing work to be carried out.
Work is set to get underway to repair Sunderland's Roker Pier this summer after it was badly damaged by storms in November.
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