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Dalton Park

Cineworld announces opening date for Dalton Park cinema multiplex, creating 30 jobs

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The Italian Farmhouse, Roker

REVIEW: Skinnylicious menu, Italian Farmhouse, Roker Hotel

Eating Out
Be safe this summer

Nine ways to have a safe barbecue this summer


TRAVEL REVIEW: Black Swan, Helmsley + WIN Champagne afternoon tea


WATCH: Otter quadruplets given short but sweet names

The North East has a great social scene for students

Newcastle universities named best in the country... for drinking

Fancy a visit to Ibiza? You best be under 40 ...

Taking selfies at 34 and visiting Ibiza at 40? You’re too old!

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Butchers, drapers and shoe makers: The golden years of shopping in Crowtree Road

Henry VIII

When Whitburn fishermen plotted to overthrow the king

Matthew Duncan (left) with fellow shipmates just before they joined their 1st ship.

Sunderland man missed two family weddings because he was stuck on a reef

The bridge under construction in 1908.

The day they tested Sunderland’s Queen Alexandra Bridge by putting eight locomotives on its roof

The top of Cage Hill.

We welcomed the world to Sunderland - and the world left the city with more hills!


Good news for parents as Lidl set to sell full school uniform for just £3.65

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Michael Hackett, grand daughter Connie and daughter Rachael, with horse Duke, that Gentoo has asked to be removed from land off Hylton Road.

Sunderland family’s appeal after beloved horse is threatened with eviction from land

From left to right, Kevan Jackson, Brandon Price, Harvey Gill and Luke Jackson, who are to take part in a skydive in aid of two-year-old Poppy Gidneys family.

Friends set for 10,000ft skydive to raise funds for cancer-suffering Boldon toddler

IKEA has recalled the Patrull children's stair gate after several safety scares.

IKEA recalls child stairgate after series of safety scares


VIDEO: Sheffield chat app Tengi takes on WhatsApp with big cash prizes

Lib Dem campaigner Bailey Barker at the entrance to Barnes Park in Sunderland.

Decision to leave Sunderland parks open 24/7 sparks vandalism fears

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

Sunderland Traction Engine Rally cancelled

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Newcastle Airport now has kiosks where holidaymakers can buy last-minute travel insurance.

Holidaymakers can buy last-minute travel insurance at Newcastle Airport

Helmsley, North Yorkshire

TRAVEL REVIEW: Black Swan, Helmsley + WIN Champagne afternoon tea

The Hyatt Capita Gate is one of a number of prestigious  hotels hoping to attract visitors to Abu Dhabi.

Capital gains in Abu Dhabi - Julie Marshall on how the city’s tourism is hot on the heels of near neighbours Dubai