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Bradley Lowery's legacy lives on as precious video touches thousands of hearts

East Durham
Are you backing the 2021 Culture bid? Picture: Getty Images.

Why Sunderland should be crowned UK City of Culture 2021

Sunderland
Jamie Collins.

Sunderland businessman faces jail after admitting 11 child sex offences

Crime
The offence happened at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.

Yob jailed for spitting on prosecutor during court hearing

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Police backed by readers as stats show force is improving

Sunderland

Music fans queue for tickets to Take That star Gary Barlow's Sunderland concerts

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'Man with van' convicted after failing to provide assistance in fly-tipping probe

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Angelo's are runners up in the English Italian awards .
From left  Nello Russo and Federico Trulli

Sunderland chefs named amongst best in the country for Italian food

Eating Out

Julie Elliott MP: Resurgent city in urgent need of a new railway station

Julie Elliott

Sunderland businessman faces jail after admitting 11 child sex offences

Crime
Echo readers have largely backed Northumbria Police.

Police backed by readers as stats show force is improving

Sunderland
The offence happened at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.

Yob jailed for spitting on prosecutor during court hearing

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Biker injured after collision with car in Sunderland

Sunderland
Reports of accident on A19.

Drivers suffering rush hour delays on A19 and A1(M)

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Watch dramatic footage as plane is forced to abort landing during Storm Orphelia

Transport
Hylton Bridge.

Motorcyclist injured as rush-hour crash causes tailbacks on the A19

Sunderland

Sunderland academic’s award for helping reduce violence in Kenya

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Bishop of Durham Paul Butler official opening of Cleadon Church of England nursery.
Children Isabelle Thorley, 4 and William Hall, 3 with nursery lead Tracy Tooley and Headteacher Jayn Gray (R)

Bishop opens new Cleadon school nursery

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Easington Church of England Primary School sea themed fundraiser for the RNLI.

Something fishy going on at primary school in aid of RNLI

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Sunderland College students pitch in for city centre clean-up

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City MP backing fight over miners’ pension ‘injustice’

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The New Wear Crossing

Painting work suspended at New Wear Crossing after 'specks of paint' found on nearby vehicles

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Tracey Bowman, senior HR manager at Komatsu UK.

Komatsu out to inspire next generation of engineers at Sunderland event

Business
James Beard, the new chief operating officer of tombola.

Sunderland gaming firm tombola appoints new chief operating officer

Business

Wearside MPs back rethink on Universal Credit roll-out

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Work and Pensions secretary David Gauke speaks during the Work and Pensions Committee at the House of Commons in London.

Universal Credit helpline to be switched to freephone number

Politics
Gentoo remove cladding from flats at Church Street North, Sunderland.

Gentoo to ‘look at’ installing sprinklers in Sunderland high-rise blocks following Grenfell Tower tragedy

Sunderland
Sunderland MPs (from left) Julie Elliott, Bridget Phillipson and Sharon Hodgson.

Mixed reaction from Sunderland MPs to proposed boundary changes

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New defibrillator could help save lives thanks to National Lottery grant

Health
How much do your kids drink each day?

Children drink less than two glasses of water a day

Health
South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust Medical Director Dr Shaz Wahid and City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust Acting Medical Director Dr Paul McAndrew

Hospital chiefs back bid to cut smoking numbers

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Mark Grimes at the Scottish border

Sunderland cyclist racks up the miles for charity in memory of his mum

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Kevin Paterson

Devastated family want to prevent other young deaths

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Shooting stars forecast as earth passes through Halley's Comet debris

Environment
Dozens of homes are without power in Seaham

Dozens of homes without power in Seaham

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How far could you travel by adding up the depth of all the region's potholes?

What would the total distance be if you added up the depth of every pothole in the North East?

Environment
Michael Fish's 1987 weather report still defines his career.

The worst weather gaffe in TV history - 30 years on

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So why are the sun and sky such weird colours?

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Our writer has a radical idea to help the Sunderland Ladies team, right.

Letter of the week: Sunderland's players should donate wages to save Ladies team from relegation

Your Say
People at the Sunderland Pride event last month.

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

Your Say
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?'

Your Say
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'

Your Say

Benefits Expert: How to appeal a decision and what to do about Child Benefit

Opinion
Have you ever trained with your significant other?

Shaping Up: Six reasons to train with your significant other

Opinion
How often do you shop around for your energy bills?

Why we'll be keeping a close watch on energy prices

Opinion
Smoking, according to some reports, may be bad for you.

Smokers show dedication to their vice that beggars belief

Opinion
Brothers Stuart and Ian Paton with their winning pumpkin. Picture by Thompson & Morgan

Gardening: Paton brothers smashing records with their pumpkins

Lifestyle
The warning is being issued ahead of Halloween.

Parents warned to shop safely for children's Halloween costumes

Offbeat
Woof! Fancy a new outfit for your dog this Halloween?

16 dog costumes that prove Halloween isn’t just for humans

Offbeat
Fancy trying this tipple?

Aldi is combining two delicious products this Christmas with release of its chocolate wine

Offbeat
Do you know anyone who should apply?

Take Me Out looking for 'silver foxes' and 'golden girls' for over 50s special

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