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Pet thefts in Sunderland highest in North East

Pet thefts in Sunderland highest in North East

The number of pets being reported as stolen has fallen dramatically in the North East over the past five years. However, Sunderland has the highest number of pets being reported stolen in the North East this year. Figures from Northumbria Police show that in 2014, there were six pets reported missing from Sunderland. This […]

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NHS staff protest outside Sunderland Royal Hospital over lack of pay rise

Despite the findings from an independent review body, the government has refused to increase wages for NHS employees. More than 150 protesters gathered outside of Sunderland Royal Hospital to protest against the government’s decision to reject the wage increase for NHS employees, despite the NHS independent Pay Review Body’s (NHSPRB) recommendations. NHS staff and members […]