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Lifestyle

Sneak peek inside Sunderland’s Fire Station development ahead of its opening date

Sunderland
Madness will be in the region this weekend

10 things to do in the North East this weekend and beyond

Music
Byron's restaurant, Seaham Hall

Seaham Hall’s Byron’s restaurant added to guide of top places to dine in the UK

Eating Out

Win: Tickets to see Elaine Paige on North East tour date

Music

August 15, 1984: Indie legends New Order play Sunderland's Mayfair Suite

News

Win: Tickets to see Sunderland AFC take on Leeds United at the Stadium of Light

Sunderland

21 myth-busters about Sunderland’s City of Culture 2021 bid

Lifestyle
Some of the painted rocks. Picture: Jeni McAuley.

This fun family activity is taking the North East by storm - here's how you can get involved

Family

The ship which sank leaving 84 Sunderland orphans

Retro
Children's toy stamps issued by the Royal Mail

Stickle Bricks, Action Man and Spirograph stamps among new Royal Mail issue featuring classic children's toys

Offbeat

Do you recognise anyone in our Sunderland playscheme pictures?

Retro

Watch: Slideshow of retro pictures of Air Training Corps cadets across South Tyneside

Retro
George Liddle's memories of his boxing uncle Jack Wilson.

Sunderland boxing coach was “a good man” with a real gift for helping young talent

Retro

Cot mobile recalled over choking fears

Business
Are your kids leaving home next month?

'Empty nest syndrome' when kids leave for university 'can wreck marriage'

Education 2
There are ways to avoid your children racking up big mobile phone bills.

How to avoid your kids ringing up big mobile phone bills

Opinion
Would you use the app?

New app forces kids to reply to parents’ texts

Family

Gadgets: 5 of the best air conditioners

News 1
MP for Houghton & Sunderland South Bridget Philipson joined other runners for the 7th anniversary of the Sunderland Park Run at Silksworth Sports Complex.

Wearside MP praises organisers to mark Parkrun anniversary

News
One of the luxury lodges.

Travel: No complaints to lodge after great Lakes break that ticks all the boxes

Travel
Airport security

One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced electronic items

Travel
Ryanair is calling for airports to limit the sale of alcohol to passengers

Airports asked to limit the amount of alcohol sold to passengers before flights

Transport 3
Budgeting well can help you make it through the holidays without blowing all your cash.

How good budgeting can help you save money for the school holidays

Opinion