Mackem Map among last ever exhibitions to be held at Sunderland library site

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Ben Affleck in The Accountant

Family passes: Pick of the flicks at Empire Sunderland

Whats on
Your chance to win SAFC tickets

Hospitality Passes: Your chance to see Sunderland take on Arsenal

Spice 1 are through to National Takeaway Awards.
From left head chef Babulu Rahman, staff Sh Faisal Zaman, manager Syed Rahman and second chef Abdul Ali

Sunderland takeaway in line to be named among best in Britain

Eating Out

Katie Bulmer-Cooke’s one stop fitness shop set to kick-start Sunderland

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How Wallace the lion who has thrilled generations ended up at Sunderland Museum

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Sunderland furniture giant ScS to open its 100th store


Warning as UK kids at risk from virus which can leave victims paralysed

Will you try any of these pumpkin hacks this Halloween?

6 unusual things to do with a pumpkin


22 pictures from a Big Night Out in Sunderland


The charming Sunderland building that passing drivers checked their watches against

Miss Gilliat with the staff and pupils of Sunderland High School.

The first pupil register from Sunderland High School’s archives

A jazz band carnival in Sunderland in 1981.

Sunderland woman’s jazz band memories - and why they will never leave her

Wallace the lion.

How Wallace the lion who has thrilled generations ended up at Sunderland Museum

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The books cover.

The Sunderland footballer who died a hero and lived an extravagant life


Halloween 2016 is almost here - send us your Spooky Snaps

Celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on the 19th October, Jim and Hilary Lindsay of Stitchell House Nursing Home, Greatham.

Seven decades of adventure for platinum couple

What will you get up to this half term?

19 things to do in the North East this half term

'Pet roadkill' is among the costumes on sale this Halloween.

From pet roadkill to killer clowns: Are children's Halloween costumes becoming 'too frightening'?

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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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The picturesque scenery of Krakow.

Polish up your cycling skills - Alan Hart gets on his bike for a journey across the southern part of Poland


Why leaves on the line might delay your train journey


North East castle among 11 spooky places for a Halloween mini-break

Hurtigruten, the Norwegian exploration travel company has launched direct flights from Newcastle.

New flights to Norway launched from Newcastle