Sunderland Echo

Tourists spend £400million in Sunderland as Snowdogs, football and Billy Elliott 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


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

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Sunderland man to face 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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Sunderland council chiefs back our Safe A19 campaign

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

A mourner outside Newcastle Crown Court carries a photograph of Quyen Ngoc Nguyen. Picture: PA.

Tributes to 'beautiful and kind' woman found in burning car as two face court

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

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Sunderland midfielder George Honeyman.

LIVE: Sunderland AFC blog - Simon Grayson Carlisle press conference plus Ross McCormack and Robert Snodgrass 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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Simon Grayson reflects on Sunderland’s progress and decision to name unchanged side again

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

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Billy Jones reacts to missed chance against Leeds United and targets first league clean sheet

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Sunderland boss not concerned by long-term struggles at the Stadium of Light

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Simon Grayson.

Sunderland AFC briefing - Simon Grayson on West Ham ace, transfer budget, contingency plans and strength in depth

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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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Roll up, roll up: Win 15 pairs of tickets to the Chinese State Circus in Sunderland

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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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