DAY TRIP REVIEW: Feeling festive at Edinburgh's Christmas attractions

The Great North Snowdogs auction

Sunderland and South Shields Snowdogs help to raise £250,000 for charity

Tapas at Saucy Burger

REVIEW: Saucy Burger, Hylton Riverside, Sunderland

Eating Out
Share your pictures with us for Santa Paws!

Santa Paws 2016: Send us your festive pet pictures


Live nativity to be staged in Durham City


REVIEW: Why The Staith House is reeling diners in from across the North East

Eating Out

Sunderland hopes to give a Snowdog a home

Sleeping Beauty's young dancers

Your chance for a family ticket to Sleeping Beauty + £50 Bridges gift card

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Jen Wilson. Photo by Simon Giddings | Prime Photography (

Miss Sunderland features on Christmas charity single


The storms which brought chaos to Sunderland in 1968 and 1983

Ida Cook and sister Louise.

Sunderland’s ‘Schindler sisters’ honoured with blue plaque for heroism saving Jews from Nazis

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The poor children of Sunderland.

Sunderland’s massive efforts to help its poor

The 1964 Sunderland backroom staff. From left to right, Alan Brown (Manager), George Crowe (Secretary), Eddie Marshall (Assistant Secretary), Jack Jones (Trainer), Arthur Wright (Trainer), Bill Scott (Youth Team Trainer), Johnny Waters (Physio), Charlie Ferguson (Chief Scout), and Jack Dryden (Groundsman).

The days when you watched the match, got the bus and still had change from two shilling

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An Echo trip to the Odeon to see Herbie Rides Again in 1974.

Chipsters galore remember the Chipper Club


These are the top 15 signs of success for Brits

Has your child's name made the list?

Revealed: The top 10 girls' and boys' baby names of 2016

(left) Viv Watts, Chief Executive of Hope for Kids, is presented with toys by Sainsbury's Silksworth Lane staff (left to right) Helen Williamson, Helen Brown and Rob Fraser. Picture by FRANK REID

Toys flooding in for our Christmas appeal - there is still time to give

Have you been good this year? Santa Claus could be on his way ...

11 things you said about keeping the magic of Santa Claus alive

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

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

Coaches Leanne Prudhoe and Andrew Marshall alongside players from Washington Juniors Ladies side, who are looking for sponsorship.

Girl player-turned-coach sets up team

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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DAY TRIP REVIEW: Feeling festive at Edinburgh's Christmas attractions

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Porlock Weir.

Travel review: Moor the merrier in Exmoor

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Stagecoach North East has called for urgent action from Tyne and Wear's transport authority and local councils

North East bus services hit by congestion crisis, warn transport bosses

Katy atop Dalsnuten

Fjord focus: Swapping the North East for Norway’s natural charms