Sunderland Echo

Football match in memory of Seaham teenager Megan Bell raises vital charity funds

County Durham

Firefighters work through the night tackling Sunderland blaze

Grahame Morris.

MP tells 'shameful' story of how young boy stole burger from barbecue for his starving sister

Light rain

After Storm Ophelia what will the weather hold this week?


Bradley Lowery's legacy lives on as precious video touches thousands of hearts

East Durham

Why Sunderland should be crowned UK City of Culture 2021


Sunderland businessman faces jail after admitting 11 child sex offences

The offence happened at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.

Yob jailed for spitting on prosecutor during court hearing

Echo readers have largely backed Northumbria Police.

Police backed by readers as stats show force is improving


Six things we learned: Sunderland have forgotten how to win and when will Callum McManaman be fully match fit?

Sunderland AFC 6

Duncan Watmore denies complacency to blame as Sunderland let commanding Brentford lead slip

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Josh Kelly drives a left into Jos Luis Ziga in Belfast. Picture by  Lawrence Lustig/Matchroom

Sunderland boxer Josh Kelly makes it four wins with second round TKO of José Luis Zúñiga

Grayson said he was disappointed by the second goal that brought Brentford back into the contest

Sunderland boss on Brentford's 'disappointing' second goal, Lewis Grabban and Josh Maja's injury

Sunderland AFC 4

What dazzling Josh Kelly thought of his brilliant win in Belfast


Frustrated Simon Grayson reacts as Sunderland throw away 3-1 lead at Brentford to draw

Sunderland AFC 13

Brentford 3-3 Sunderland: Promising first half gives way to frustration as Black Cats continue to struggle

Sunderland AFC 9

Brentford 3-3 Sunderland: Player ratings as Black Cats lose two goal advantage in second half

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Brentford manager Dean Smith.

Brentford v Sunderland: Black Cats attacking threat causes concern for Bees boss

Sunderland AFC 1

David Preece: Sunderland are in trouble – but the time to worry is when they go paintballing

David Preece
London Grammar bring their UK tour to Newcastle City Hall.

7 North East gigs to see in the next 7 days

Sam Smith

Sam Smith announces North East tour date

Distiller Luke Smith

Bottoms up: Sunderland distillery launches autumn-inspired gin

Pubs and Clubs

How to make the perfect steak with Miller & Carter Sunderland

Eating Out
Chambers pictured in 1987.

Can you believe it’s 30 years since Sunderland nightclub Chambers opened?