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

Sunderland
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

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

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

Sunderland man to face attempted murder charge after house blaze

Sunderland

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

Sunderland

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

Environment

Sunderland council chiefs back our Safe A19 campaign

Transport

Football stand is named in memory of tragic Sunderland fan Stuart Price

News
A mourner outside Newcastle Crown Court carries a photograph of Quyen Ngoc Nguyen. Picture: PA.

Tributes to 'beautiful and kind' woman found in burning car as two face court

Crime

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

Police get set to crack down on speeding North East drivers

News 1
The hearing is due to be held at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court today.

Sunderland man to face 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
O' Neil was stopped by police at the Tyne Tunnel toll booths.

Driver was three times over the limit after boozing at Sunderland Airshow

Crime
Phillips lost his temper with two female workers at the Jobcentre in The Galleries, Washington. Pic: Google Maps.

Jobcentre staff threatened by man armed with knife and knuckleduster

Crime

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

Transport 3
The assault took place on board a train between South Hylton and Gateshead.

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
Tailbacks are a regular problem on the A19 following collisions.

Sunderland council chiefs back our Safe A19 campaign

Transport

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

Education 1
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

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

Transport 3
Have you signed our Safe A19 petition?

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

Transport
Tailbacks are a regular problem on the A19 following collisions.

Sunderland council chiefs back our Safe A19 campaign

Transport
Easington MP Grahame Morris.

MP’s ‘complacent’ warning over A19 safety

Transport 1

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

Transport 3
Have you signed our Safe A19 petition?

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

Transport

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

Sunderland 8
Andy Radcliff, of the Esh Group.

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

News 4
Tony Blair shows his footballing skills at the launch of the Coaches for Clubs campaign at Castle View Enterprise Academy in 2011.

Tony Blair's 'gift to the North East' closes down after a decade

Politics 18

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
Graham Low doing his full body workout.

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

Opinion 1
Teenage schoolchildren who use e-cigarettes dramatically increase their chances of graduating to tobacco, research has shown.

Teenagers who use e-cigs 'more likely' to smoke tobacco in future

Health 1

Police appeal after Metro passenger headbutted during assault

News

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

Sunderland 8
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 1
Eyes to the skies on Monday!

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

Environment 3

See firefighters tackle Sunderland field fire

News
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
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
Eyes to the skies on Monday!

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

Environment 3