Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Want to reach 100? A bag of pork scratchings a day is the key, says Sunderland grandma

Houghton and Hetton
Durham City Lumiere Light Festival 2017.

240,000 flock to Durham’s Lumiere spectacular

Arts
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Virgin Trains puts 300,000 half-price East Coast tickets up for sale

Transport

Fat Hippo burger brand set to open Bonded Warehouse venue in Sunderland

Eating Out

10 things to do in the North East this weekend

Arts

Inside Sunderland’s £3.5m Fire Station culture hub

Sunderland
We need your help to find the best Italian restaurant in Sunderland.

Can you help us to find Sunderland's best Italian restaurant?

Eating Out
The Stadium of Light

Win tickets to see Sunderland AFC take on Millwall

Sunderland

Remembering the miners at Wearside’s collieries

Retro
The opening of the new school library with children's author Rob Lewis in 1993 - but who are the children with him?

Sparkling memories of Sunderland’s Diamond Hall school in the 1990s

Retro
Iris, Vi and Ken. Can anyone tell us more about them?

The pilots who defended the skies above Sunderland

Retro

Bonny Babies 2017: Vote for your winner

Family
Sunderland Echo Christmas Toy Appeal with children from Sunningale School and Hope 4 Kidz apprentice Shannon Crowden.

Toy appeal: How an extra gift from you could make a child’s Christmas

News
Sunderland Civic Centre, where children's services are based.

Shocking details of children care reviews show size of task ahead says Sunderland councillor

News
The display enchanted families across the region.

Thousands of families embrace autumn with visit to Sunderland Illuminations

Sunderland

Gadgets: 5 of the best headphones

News
Witches and warlocks welcome

Enjoy a creepy Halloween outing for the whole family

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Drinkers enjoy a previous beer festival.

Sunderland real ale lovers host milestone beer and cider festival

News
The Grand Light Parade

The Alnwick Garden unveils its magical Christmas celebrations

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Morecambe Sailing Club.

Travel: Morecambe on comeback trail to reclaim title as ‘Naples of North’

Travel
Picturesque views of Boston.

Travel: Boston – home of ball games, seafood and lots of boiled treats!

Travel