Sunderland Echo

Angry parents at axed Sunderland school are ‘chased’ by debt collectors

Education 5

Gig announcement: Rod Stewart to play Durham cricket ground

Music 1
Retired miner Wilfred Curry has spoken of the impact smoking had on his health as part of the Fresh appeal.

Quit smoking or lose your leg, grandad told

Some of the members of the Newcastle, Wear and Tees group of  Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI).

Why Sunderland is set for a ‘purple protest’ over pensions

Health 1

Shoppers express sadness over Mothercare's closure plans


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


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

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

Stadium of Light

LIVE: Sunderland AFC news - Cats set for London base latest; Man City eye star; open training session for fans

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Sunderland must keep talisman Jermain Defoe fit to stand a chance of Premier League survival. Picture by Frank Reid

Battle for survival: Every struggling side’s strengths and weaknesses assessed - by those who watch them

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Midfielder Didier Ndong has a key role to play in speeding up Sunderland's counter-attacks. Picture by Frank Reid

Sunderland boss David Moyes looks to speed up counter-attacks in push for survival

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Sunderland boss David Moyes

Sunderland poised for midweek double switch – and a good omen in fight for survival

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High intensity warning for Sunderland as Leighton Baines prepares for Goodison clash

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

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

David Preece

Gig announcement: Rod Stewart to play Durham cricket ground

Music 1
Kings Of Leon are at the Metro Radio Arena.

Seven North East gigs you could go to see this week

Julian Cope onstage at Newcastle Riverside.

REVIEW: Julian Cope - Newcastle Riverside

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

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