Sunderland Echo

Shoppers express sadness over Mothercare's closure plans

Michelle Hanson

Drunken woman tried to kill herself by starting fire in her home

Jennifer Bell and Julia Errington with vases donated by The National Glass Centre.

First fundraiser for Megan Bell tops £1,600 within an hour

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Mothercare is to close its Sunderland store.

Mothercare closing Sunderland store after more than 50 years in city

News 21

Sunderland schoolgirl dishes up dinners after winning cooking prize

Education 2

Tribute after Sunderland businessman dies in forklift accident


Sunderland Aquatic Centre closure ‘disgraceful’ as people learn of roof repair plans

News 5

WIN: A mascot place for the Sunderland v Manchester City match

Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

Family fun for half-term in Sunderland

News 7

Sunderland’s ‘ugly Lego air raid shelter’ arts venue is a thing of beauty - you just have to look hard enough!

Can Gibson get on the scoresheet for Sunderland?

David Moyes wants Darron Gibson to make the most of his long-range shooting prowess at Sunderland

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Sunderland boss David Moyes and Paul Bracewell face a fight to keep Sunderland in the Premier League.

Sunderland’s hand has never been weaker at this stage of the season ... but what lessons can be learned from the previous great escapes?

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Allardyce cancelled a trip to Dubai

This is what Sunderland's other relegation rivals have been up to this week

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Koeman is working with his players in Dubai

Sunderland AFC news: Your chance to meet the new players, Everton warm up for Black Cats with thumping win in Dubai

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RECAP: Sunderland AFC news - star hails togetherness, players jet back from NYC, Phillips v Defoe

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How many points do Sunderland need to survive and will they get them? What the stats say plus our predictions

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David Moyes reveals the unseen impact new signing has had at Sunderland

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VIDEO: Sunderland Q&A on Southampton collapse, New York trip and the Wahbi Khazri conundrum

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David Moyes

LIVE: Sunderland AFC news - Cats scouting mission, New York latest plus transfer news from the Stadium of Light

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The story of Sunderland’s Bradley Lowery and Jermain Defoe might just be the most touching of them all

David Preece
Julian Cope onstage at Newcastle Riverside.

REVIEW: Julian Cope - Newcastle Riverside


Lethal Bizzle & Slaves to headline new North East festival

Music 1

REVIEW: Cirque Du Soleil, Varekai, Newcastle Arena, until February 19

Theatre and Comedy
The Echo gave a mascot place to Charlie Creaser earlier this year.

WIN: A mascot place for the Sunderland v Manchester City match