Yellow Parador and pale green Cavili make a change to supermarket courgettes.

GARDENING: Courgettes, a pretty vegetable but not to everyone’s taste

Philadelphia Cricket Club's annual beer festival. Front chairman Malcolm Pratt and bar manager Paul Thompson

Ales, ciders and live music at cricket club beer festival


Chin chin: Pick of the gins from around the North East


Hilton hotel honours Sunderland's shipbuilding heritage


Zika virus: What are the chances of catching it on holiday?


Bottoms up as city distillery produces strawberries and cream gin

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Brogan Hindmarsh with some of the outfits available at her online fashion store, Brogan's Closet.

Fashionista wants to help Sunderland dress to impress with online boutique

The Laing meeting room

Hilton hotel honours Sunderland's shipbuilding heritage

Early 1930s housing in Sunderland

The tragic First World War tale of a Sunderland couple who shared just one kiss before he was killed in action

Captain Cundy, left, with Captain Gordon Dean who were both set for the expedition

An expedition filled with mystery, danger and intrigue set off from Sunderland in 1962

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Lancaster bombers.

On this day: RAF Dambusters raid takes place

Artist Grayson Perry as he unveiled his tapestries at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens in 2014.

Grayson gets to ‘art of life’ as a modern man with fighters’ help

Make My Day superheroes entertain children and their families from Hope 4 Kidz at a special party.

Super heroes make Wearside youngsters day

Mary Smith (94) with her great great grand daughter Olivia Louise Smith, grandson Wayne (left) son Norman (centre) and great grandson Wayne Jnr (right).

Mary had a baby, and it went from there: Family Christmas spans five generations from 94 to newborn

The rally was due to be held across the bank holiday weekend.

Sunderland Traction Engine Rally cancelled

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WATCH: Whitburn angler reels in 8ft shark off coast of Sunderland after two-hour battle

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Visitors are flocking to the new-look Roker seafront.

Visitors are flocking to new-look Roker seafront at Sunderland

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A graphic showing the main risk areas for the Zika virus this summer.

Zika virus: What are the chances of catching it on holiday?

Sunseekers are being urged to take care they don't get burnt this summer, as it can cause lasting damage.

7 ways to limit the damage if you get sunburnt this summer

The Tyne Tunnel

11 responses to the Tyne Tunnel toll price rise

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A 'black henna' temporary tattoo might seem like a good idea at the time.

Why you should avoid 'black henna' temporary tattoos this summer