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'Hepcat Kitten' Julie Picard, Jessica Regnart and 'Sugar Doll' Emma Laws. Picture: Nick Clark

Vintage and Retro Festival tickets go on sale

Tickets for Sunderland’s second Vintage and Retro Festival went on sale this morning. The festival will return on May 31 after a successful debut last year, which attracted around 4,000 people. And the event’s organisers, Sunderland Live, have added a full evening’s programme of music and dancing to prove that […]

Washington couple found dead are named

Washington couple found dead are named

By Matt Millington The couple who were found dead in their Washington home have been named locally as Edna and Kenneth Fisher. One neighbour said: “There was a lot of police outside. “Everybody has troubles don’t they. It’s sad, very sad. They have been through a lot.” Another neighbour said: “The […]

Community welcomes stadium parking plan

Community welcomes stadium parking plan

Residents of Southwick and Monkwearmouth have given their support to a parking scheme around the Stadium of Light. An increase in the number of events held at the stadium, along with changes to traditional match-day and kick-off times, had meant that existing parking restrictions were causing inconvenience. But following a public […]

Two found dead in Washington house

Two found dead in Washington house

By Matt Millington Two people have been found dead in a house in Washington. At 10.30 this morning (April 11) police received a report from the ambulance service that two people had been found dead at an address at Biddick Villas, in Columbia, Washington. Officers attended the scene where a […]