Sunderland Echo

Watch Northern Powerhouse Minister's embarrassing Sunderland bridge blunder

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Making sandcastles on Seaburn Beach in Sunderland. Picture submitted by Sunderland City Council

Tourists spend £400million in Sunderland as Snowdogs, football and Billy Elliot help boost visitor numbers

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The Echo has launched a Safe A19 campaign. Will you support it?

'It's not the road, it's the drivers' - 13 things Echo readers said about the A19

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Light showers

Proposal to build executive homes on Sunderland’s West Park is ‘municipal vandalism’ say angry families

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Sunderland man faces attempted murder charge after house blaze


Sunderland teenager battling cancer in the midst of exams gets straight As


Partial solar eclipse will be visible tonight as moon 'takes a bite' out of sun

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Tailbacks are a regular problem on the A19 following collisions.

Sunderland council chiefs back our Safe A19 campaign

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Deborah Dobie cuts the ribbon with Chairman of Murton Parish Council Coun Tom Pinkney.

Football stand is named in memory of tragic Sunderland fan Stuart Price

Khazri will start at Brunton Park

The Sunderland fringe players set to be given chance against Carlisle to earn league place

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A number of sides are interested in Sunderland loan target Robert Snodgrass

Sunderland boss admits he faces Championship competition for most transfer targets

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Sunderland boss Simon Grayson.

Simon Grayson press conference: Updates on team, transfer and injury news ahead of Carlisle United v Sunderland AFC

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Martin Bain

Martin Bain: Why Sunderland job has bigger expectation than Rangers - and his aims for 'stagnant' club

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RECAP: Sunderland AFC blog - Martin Bain on reviving club's fortunes, Simon Grayson press conference plus transfer latest

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Some familiar failings in Leeds defeat but Grayson’s Sunderland have earned patience

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If Sunderland and Newcastle reach Carabao Cup third round fans will discover next opponents on Thursday - at 4.15am!

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Simon Grayson reflects on Sunderland’s progress and decision to name unchanged side again

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Dwight Gayle and Aleksandar Mitrovic

Joey Barton lays into Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez over attitude and tactics

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David Preece: Kevin Ball slaughtered my Paisley signing-on tie but Simon Grayson’s making better first impression

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Ocean Colour Scene were a huge hit with the Hardwick Live crowd.

Review: Hardwick Live, Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield

Electric Wizard

Review: Electric Wizard, Riverside, Newcastle

Stranglers singer Baz Warne will perform a live gig at Fausto Coffee

The Stranglers frontman to perk up Sunderland coffee shop with solo acoustic gig

Madness will be in the region this weekend

10 things to do in the North East this weekend and beyond

Byron's restaurant, Seaham Hall

Seaham Hall’s Byron’s restaurant added to guide of top places to dine in the UK

Eating Out