Sunderland

Plea after man is stabbed in Sunderland

Plea after man is stabbed in Sunderland

A man has been stabbed in the lower back during a fight in Sunderland. Police were called to an address in the Pennywell area of the city, following reports that three men and two women were fighting in the front garden of the property. Officers believe that two of the men and a woman […]

Sunderland Mayor thanks city’s volunteers

Sunderland Mayor thanks city’s volunteers

Picture: North News and Pictures (NNP). Mayor of Sunderland Barry Curran and athlete star Steve Cram host a thank you evening for volunteers who gave their support to the Sunderland half marathon and 10k race last year. A special reception to celebrate the contribution of volunteers to events and organisations across […]

SAFC re-appoint Advocaat as head coach

SAFC re-appoint Advocaat as head coach

Sunderland AFC have re-appointed Dick Advocaat head coach for a year.  The Dutchman has put pen to paper on a one-year deal at the Stadium of Light. Mr Advocaat said: “After a lot of discussions with Ellis and Lee, they convinced me that I am the right man for the club. […]

Picture by: Northumbria Police.

Tipu Sultan’s murder: police appeal after burned motorbike is found in Washington

Detectives, investigating the murder of Sunderland’s Tipu Sultan, are appealing for information about a burned out motorbike that was found the day after the shooting took place. People can view the BBC CrimeWatch reconstruction into the murder here – http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/profiles/1WckWGNSdHjq3HNGZXGSpK6/south-shields-murder Enquiries are ongoing to establish if a bike, found in […]