Richard Ord Deputy Editor
  • Sunderland
  • National World

Columnist and deputy print editor for Sunderland Echo, Shields Gazette and Hartlepool Mail.

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76 Articles
about 12 hours ago
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City workers take on 450 mile cycle challenge as part of £300k fundraiser in aid of Motor Neurone...

City workers are taking part in a gruelling 450-mile cycle ride across the UK in aid of the Motor Neurone Disease Ass...

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8 days ago
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RICHARD ORD: It's time politicians rubbed us up the right way!

While I’m not entirely convinced the Tories can win the General Election, I’ve bought up a few shares in Werther’s Or...

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22 days ago
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RICHARD ORD: National Service or Madame Whiplash's Spanking Tuesdays? You decide...

​Just in case you thought it was all just a bad dream, let me be the bearer of bonkers truth: Yes, the Tories did say...

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29 days ago
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Bruce Springsteen and Abba given an a cappella twist for charity gig

Money raised from concert will help North East communities

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29 days ago
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Bruce Springsteen and Abba get a musical a capella makeover for charity gig

Money raised from concert will help North East communities

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about 1 month ago
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RICHARD ORD: Where there's a Will, there’s a way... to happily annoy your kids!

Son Number One breezed through the front door and, as is his wont, headed straight for the fridge.

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about 1 month ago
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RICHARD ORD: Warm yoghurts and no sausage rolls! Why that's just not cricket...

​Mention cricket and sepia-tinged summer images of warm yoghurt, shipping containers and a trip to A&E naturally spri...

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about 2 months ago
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RICHARD ORD: The bear necessities of life are not always true

Koala bears, it turns out, are exactly not that. They’re marsupials. Not bears at all.

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about 2 months ago
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RICHARD ORD: Rishi Sunak wages war on the fog-gobblers

Perhaps if they gave vaping a less exciting name it wouldn’t be so popular with the youth. Fog-gobbling ought to do it.

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about 2 months ago
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RICHARD ORD: Rishi Sunak wages war on the fog-gobblers

Perhaps if they gave vaping a less exciting name it wouldn’t be so popular with the youth. Fog-gobbling ought to do it.

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2 months ago
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RICHARD ORD: The day I entered a new dimension of gnasher polishing

My library emailed this week about returning a borrowed book. They threatened not to fine me if it was late.

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2 months ago
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Talented a cappella choral groups to perform charity fundraiser in Cleadon

A charity music night featuring two talented a cappella choral groups is taking place in Cleadon on Tuesday, April 16.

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