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Six arrests in mosque protest

Six arrests in mosque protest

Police have thanked residents in Sunderland for their cooperation after demonstration in the city. The protest took place in the Millfield area this afternoon where the vast majority of those taking part have done so peacefully. Officers have made a very small number of arrests following minor public disorder which […]

Photograph: Richard Rayner,  North News & Pictures.

New chapter for Sunderland City Library

Sunderland City Library and Arts Centre reopened to the public today (Monday 31 March) with a bumper packed programme of activities. The library closed at the end of February to allow a £500,000 refurbishment to go ahead – the first since it opened in 1995. To celebrate the library’s reopening […]

Sex attacker finally behind bars

Sex attacker finally behind bars

By Karon Kelly A sex attacker who threatened to kill a teenage girl after he raped her in her bedroom is finally behind bars. Clifford Redhead warned the 14-year-old she would die if she reported her ordeal in Washington in 1998. The effect of the warning on the young victim […]