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Sneak peek inside Sunderland’s Fire Station development ahead of its opening date

Sunderland
Pennywell Early Years headteacher Claire Nicholson is angry over an arson attack.

Headteacher of Sunderland nursery hit by ‘distressing’ arson attack calls on community to show support

Crime
The Bishop of Durham, the Right Reverend Paul Butler.

Bishops urge Government to rethink benefits freeze so poor can care for their kids

Business

Watch Northern Powerhouse Minister's embarrassing Sunderland bridge blunder

News

Tourists spend £400million in Sunderland as Snowdogs, football and Billy Elliot help boost visitor numbers

Sunderland

'It's not the road, it's the drivers' - 13 things Echo readers said about the A19

Transport

Proposal to build executive homes on Sunderland’s West Park is ‘municipal vandalism’ say angry families

Sunderland

Sunderland man faces attempted murder charge after house blaze

Sunderland
Natalia Rooks with her exam results

Sunderland teenager battling cancer in the midst of exams gets straight As

Sunderland

Why Sunderland need to kick Coach Dave Daubenmire back under his rock

Headteacher of Sunderland nursery hit by ‘distressing’ arson attack calls on community to show support

Crime
A genuine Norman Cornish painting

'Pitmen Painters' conman who made £30,000 selling Norman Cornish forgeries must pay back only £1

Sunderland
Speeding drivers are being targeted as part of a week-long campaign across Cleveland and Durham.

Police get set to crack down on speeding North East drivers

News 8
The hearing is due to be held at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court today.

Sunderland man faces attempted murder charge after house blaze

Sunderland
The CPS says it will prosecute complaints of hate crime online "with the same robust and proactive approach used with offline offending". Picture: PA.

Online and offline hate crime must be taken equally seriously, new CPS rules say

Crime

Minister's rivers blunder echoes Wearside gaffes by singers David Bowie and Roger Whittaker

Transport
The Echo has launched a Safe A19 campaign. Will you support it?

'It's not the road, it's the drivers' - 13 things Echo readers said about the A19

Transport 7
If you know the man in this CCTV image then please get in touch.

Police appeal after Metro passenger headbutted during assault

News
Have you signed our Safe A19 petition?

Nearly 70,000 sign petition urging more transport investment in Northern England

Transport 1

'Empty nest syndrome' when kids leave for university 'can wreck marriage'

Education 2
Natalia Rooks with her exam results

Sunderland teenager battling cancer in the midst of exams gets straight As

Sunderland
English and maths will be graded under the new system.

New GCSE grading system leaving parents baffled, poll shows

Education
Do you know anyone going through clearing?

Going through university clearing? Then make sure you do these four things

Education
Joshua Waddell is set to compete at the School Games.

Sunderland schoolboy set to go for gold at School Games

News

Watch Northern Powerhouse Minister's embarrassing Sunderland bridge blunder

News 13
The Bishop of Durham, the Right Reverend Paul Butler.

Bishops urge Government to rethink benefits freeze so poor can care for their kids

Business
The Bridges Sunderland

Another big backer joins the search for Wearside’s best businesses

Business
David Bowie during his 1987 concert in Newcastle, sorry, Sunderland.

Minister's rivers blunder echoes Wearside gaffes by singers David Bowie and Roger Whittaker

Transport

Watch Northern Powerhouse Minister's embarrassing Sunderland bridge blunder

News 13
The Echo has launched a Safe A19 campaign. Will you support it?

'It's not the road, it's the drivers' - 13 things Echo readers said about the A19

Transport 7
Have you signed our Safe A19 petition?

Nearly 70,000 sign petition urging more transport investment in Northern England

Transport 1

Proposal to build executive homes on Sunderland’s West Park is ‘municipal vandalism’ say angry families

Sunderland 11
Andy Radcliff, of the Esh Group.

Winning bid will see firm build much-needed home across North East

News 4

Green man not on long enough: Councils ordered to improve pedestrian crossings

Health 1
How often do you use a sunbed?

Some sunbed users may be addicted, research suggests

Health
Dr Shalabh Srivastava has been appointed by the South Tyneside and Sunderland Healthcare Group.

First appointment for South Tyneside and Sunderland Healthcare Group

News
Natalia Rooks with her exam results

Sunderland teenager battling cancer in the midst of exams gets straight As

Sunderland

Ford offers thousands of pounds off new vehicles in bid to get dirtiest cars off our roads

News
If you know the man in this CCTV image then please get in touch.

Police appeal after Metro passenger headbutted during assault

News
A partially eclipsed sun, photographed using a special solar filter, where the moon appears to take a 'bite' out of the sun.

Partial solar eclipse will be visible tonight as moon 'takes a bite' out of sun

Environment 2

Proposal to build executive homes on Sunderland’s West Park is ‘municipal vandalism’ say angry families

Sunderland 11
Eyes to the skies on Monday!

There will be a solar eclipse on Monday: what are your chances of seeing it?

Environment 3
Our writer believes the A19 speed limit should be reduced to 50 miles per hour.

Letter of the week: A19 speed limit should be reduced to 50 miles per hour

Your Say 1

Sunderland Council have pride in your work

Your Say 2

Katie Bulmer-Cooke: Why Sunderland needs to drink more water

Opinion
Graham Low doing his full body workout.

Shaping Up: Try five of the best weight-loss exercises

Opinion 1
Chicken and broccoli bake.

Recipe of the week: Chicken and broccoli bake

Opinion

Can I claim carer’s allowance if I’m on other benefits?

Opinion

Call of Duty to feature in 'CODumentary' film on the rise of the blockbuster game franchise

Film
Sir Bruce Forsyth.

Nine of your tributes to TV veteran Sir Bruce Forsyth

News 1
Would you use the app?

New app forces kids to reply to parents’ texts

Family
Do you give your kids the same advice you got from your mum and dad?

50 nuggets of wisdom every parent should pass on to their kids

Family