When Van Gogh came to Sunderland – and 8 other Wearside stories that made headlines 30 years ago

We’re talking about 1992 and the year a giant piece of artwork appeared at Southmoor School and police found a skull by the side of a road in Seaham.

Add in a star making a welcome return to the Empire, a rabbit in a hat at the Galleries and a historic auction at Barnes Juniors and you have a real mix of stories.

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