Sunderland Echo

Why is soap playing a key role in building the New Wear Crossing?

News 2
The new parking scheme around Seaburn Metro and Fulwell streets is welcomed by Coun Margaret Beck and Coun Michael Mordey

New parking scheme for Sunderland streets: Where it is and how it works

News 11
From left; Julie Collins, Jonathan Brash, and Maureen Bunter of Hartlepool Sixth Form College, and Ellen Thinnesen, Rob Lawson and 
Nigel Harrett, of Sunderland College.

Hartlepool Sixth Form College and Sunderland College in merger talks to create a ‘super-institution’

News 8

In Pictures: Who remembers Joseph’s Toy Shop?

Retro 6

Sunderland headteachers want parental support to fight ‘£14million funding crisis’

Education

‘Brought tears to my eyes’ - your reaction as Bradley Lowery and Jermain Defoe lead out England

News 2

Driver escapes serious injury after brick hurled at car in Washington

Crime 3

'Heart-breaking' realities faced by children who grow up in poverty

News 6
Kayll Road, Sunderland.

Driver dragged from car by stranger as three women suffer terrifying rush-hour ordeal in Sunderland

Sunderland

Parents are generous, but they can’t plug Sunderland’s £14million education shortfall

Sunderland and England Under-21 goalkeeper Jordan Pickford

Sunderland and England Under-21 ace confident of Premier League survival

Sunderland AFC 3
Victor Anichebe is set to return to action after the international break

Victor Anichebe closing in on Sunderland return as he wins praise from Watford defender

Sunderland AFC 3
Jermain Defoe celebrates his goal for England. Picture by Frank Reid.

RECAP: Sunderland AFC news - Transfer and injury news ahead of Watford plus reaction to Jermain Defoe's England return

Sunderland AFC 4
Jermain Defoe and Jeremain Lens are at the centre of fresh transfer talk

Sunderland AFC transfer news: Bournemouth linked with move for Cats ace, fresh interest in Jeremain Lens

Sunderland AFC 2

Fan blog: Jermain Defoe's England revival shows anything can happen - Sunderland must keep believing

Sunderland AFC 2

Recall deserved but it's an embarrassment England had to call him up - pundit, fan and player reaction to Jermain Defoe's goalscoring return

Sunderland AFC 3

Jermain Defoe on what he needs to do with Sunderland to secure England spot against Scotland

Sunderland AFC 4

Liverpool star on watching Jermain Defoe at Bournemouth.. and why he has proved age is no barrier

Sunderland AFC 3
Jermain Defoe shows his delight at scoring England's opening goal against Lithuania. Picture by Frank Reid

Phil Smith’s England analysis: Sunderland talisman Jermain Defoe finally getting the recognition he deserves

Sunderland AFC 5

David Preece: Sunderland as a city and club must fight apathy and connect with people again

David Preece
The Manic Street Preachers.

March 27, 1992: Manic Street Preachers play Sunderland

Music
Stiff Little Fingers play at the O2 Academy, Newcastle as part of their 40th anniversary tour. Pic: Gary Welford.

Review: Stiff Little Fingers, O2 Academy, Newcastle

Music
Picnic Gin

Bottoms up: Sunderland distillery relaunches summer gin

Lifestyle
Sunderland College City Centre Campus, City Bistro restaurant.

REVIEW: City Bistro, Sunderland College city centre campus

Eating Out