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Letter of the week: 'Sunderland Pride event reminded me that humans do actually like each other'

We all need a boost and the Sunderland Pride event held in the city centre on Sunday, September 24, gave me one.
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Our writer questions whether the number of toilets in the Bridges is sufficient.

Letter of the week: 'Why are Sunderland's toilets going out of fashion?'

Six months ago Sunderland’s gents toilets in The Bridges had 10 cubicles in them.

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A fan appears to question what he is watching during the Ipswich defeat.

Letter of the week: 'Sunderland Football Club do not appreciate loyal fans'

Simon  Grayson had the nerve to say  “We know we could have done better”  – how dare he.
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Why we should protest about the Jaffa cake

Why we should protest about the Jaffa cake

It’s just been announced that Jaffa Cakes are being reduced from 12 to 10 in a packet.

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Help support diabetes fight

Help support diabetes fight

September 21 marked the birthday of H G Wells, a father of science fiction.

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Plenty of great independent cinemas in the North East

Plenty of great independent cinemas in the North East

I would like to spread the word about three cinemas in our area which are worthy of support.

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Thanks for your help after Seaham beach collapse

Thanks for your help after Seaham beach collapse

I would like to thank all the kind people who helped me and my wife after I collapsed on the beach near Vane Tempest car park in Seaham on Thursday, September 7.

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Sunderland seafront losing out on leisure facilities

Sunderland seafront losing out on leisure facilities

The announcement made by Coun Speding said that the provision at Stadium Park (September 21) could include an ice arena and other recreational activities.

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Learning is more important than the uniform in schools

Learning is more important than the uniform in schools

I think that the children of Houghton Kepier School were treated absolutely disgracefully.

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SAFC supporters should be refunded

SAFC supporters should be refunded

Simon Grayson had the nerve to say “We know we could have done better” – how dare he.

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Save West Park petition a huge success

Save West Park petition a huge success

As a local councillor for St Chad’s I would like to congratulate everyone involved in the fantastic effort made regarding the “Save West Park” petition that I presented at the full council meeting on September 20.

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Is this what Sunderland people voted for in Brexit referendum

Is this what Sunderland people voted for in Brexit referendum

The referendum held last June resulted in the people of the UK voting to leave the EU..

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Everyone deserves a fair say in the Brexit referendum

Everyone deserves a fair say in the Brexit referendum

Well done, Bradley Lamb, for telling the truth in your letter to the Echo.

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Local hero Dave Stewart during his recent Empire Theatre show.

Letter of the week: If only we could get pop star Dave Stewart to help run Sunderland Football Club

I had the privilege and huge pleasure of being at the recent Dave Stewart concert at the Sunderland Empire and what a memorable night it was.

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The blanked out faces of Kepier students waiting to have their uniforms checked on the first day back at school this term.

Letter of the week: "Forcing parents to go to expensive shop for school uniforms is so wrong"

I must admit when all children are in the same uniform it looks spot on, and makes the school very attractive to parents, but at the end of the day a school is somewhere to get an  education.

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Parents are doing their best over uniforms

Parents are doing their best over uniforms

After reading the article in the Echo on September 7 about the school uniform debacle I feel compelled to comment on it.

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Unfair to use just one supplier for school uniforms

Unfair to use just one supplier for school uniforms

believe it’s good that schools have a uniform policy as it helps set the standards both for the school and the pupils and promotes equality in the classroom.

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The former Seaburn leisure centre. Our writer feels the seafront needs a replacement leisure centre.

Letter of the week: Keep Sunderland seafront for seaside amenities

Why can they not build the houses at the back of the land towards Seafields, away from the front, and keep the seafront  for seaside amenities?

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Support Bowel Cancer UK charity walk

Support Bowel Cancer UK charity walk

Bowel Cancer UK and TV presenter Julia Bradbury (pictured) hope you will organise a special five-mile sponsored walk this month to help fundraise for the charity’s vital research and lifes-aving work.

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Solution needed for a dignified adult care system

Solution needed for a dignified adult care system

It is encouraging to see so many MPs across all political parties recognising the need for action to find a sustainable solution to the adult social care funding crisis following an Independent Age survey.

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