Sunderland Echo

Sneak peek inside Sunderland’s Fire Station development ahead of its opening date

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Pennywell Early Years headteacher Claire Nicholson is angry over an arson attack.

Headteacher of Sunderland nursery hit by ‘distressing’ arson attack calls on community to show support

The Bishop of Durham, the Right Reverend Paul Butler.

Bishops urge Government to rethink benefits freeze so poor can care for their kids

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Watch Northern Powerhouse Minister's embarrassing Sunderland bridge blunder

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

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

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

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The hearing is due to be held at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court today.

Sunderland man faces attempted murder charge after house blaze

Natalia Rooks with her exam results

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

Sunderland AFC 0-5 Celtic FC Dafabet Cup, Stadium of Light, Sunderland. 29-07-2027. Picture by FRANK REID

The Wahbi Khazri conundrum: Simon Grayson on his best position and first team prospects

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Grayson is hoping to build greater versatility in his squad

Sunderland boss discusses his squad depth as he searches for greater versatility

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

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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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George Honeyman scores the winner against Bury in the second round.

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

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Gary Rowell: West Ham ace Robert Snodgrass is just the type of player this limited Sunderland squad needs

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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

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