Sunderland Echo

Police make arrest over indecent exposure incident on Sunderland Metro train

Fans queue up to buy tickets for Gary Barlow's Sunderland Empire concerts at the venue's box office. Pic courtesy of BBC Newcastle.

Music fans queue for tickets to Take That star Gary Barlow's Sunderland concerts

Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court.

'Man with van' convicted after failing to provide assistance in fly-tipping probe

Heavy rain

Let's Rock the North East retro festival to take place in Sunderland next year


Penshaw Monument to turn pink again in honour of wildlife centre's flamingos


Wearside MPs back rethink on Universal Credit roll-out


Man banned from keeping animals after dogs are found in 'disgusting' conditions

The New Wear Crossing

Painting work suspended at New Wear Crossing after 'specks of paint' found on nearby vehicles

Robber Dylan Walt.

Sunderland robber throttled taxi driver after vodka 'bender'

Simon Grayson

Simon Grayson on his future, Martin Bain and where this Sunderland squad should be in the Championship

Sunderland AFC 6

No excuses for Simon Grayson not to freshen up Sunderland’s stale style of play

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Jack Colback takes on Aston Villa in the Championship last season

Peter Beardsley reveals how Jack Colback has reacted after being frozen out at Newcastle

Newcastle United

Sunderland boxing legend Billy Hardy on Josh Kelly’s world champion chances


Three players Sunderland should promote from the bench for crucial Brentford clash

Sunderland AFC

The Championship table doesn’t lie but one win can transform Sunderland season

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Should Lee Cattermole and Didier Ndong continue as Sunderland’s midfield partnership? Simon Grayson gives his verdict

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Lasse Vibe.

Brentford v Sunderland: Bees striker raring for a start against Sunderland after lively sub return

Sunderland AFC

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

David Preece
Sam Smith

Sam Smith announces North East tour date

Distiller Luke Smith

Bottoms up: Sunderland distillery launches autumn-inspired gin

Pubs and Clubs
Sir Cliff will return to the North East next year. Picture: PA.

Cliff Richard to visit North East on 60th anniversary tour

Chambers pictured in 1987.

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

Peter Hook

Peter Hook on the Hacienda, New Order and setting sail with the North Sea Sounds DFDS cruise