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Bradley Lowery to be mascot for Sunderland AFC's game at Everton

Bradley Lowery is to be mascot for Sunderland AFC's game against 'his second best team' Everton on Saturday, his family have said.

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Watch as Sunderland AFC fans meet new signings ahead of crucial Everton game

Excited Sunderland fans braved the rain for the chance to meet the club's latest signings.

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Echo photographer Stuart Norton captured waves crashing against Roker Pier.

Don't risk your life for Storm Doris pictures, would-be photographers warned

People are being warned not to risk their lives for photos of Storm Doris, as footage showed two would-be photographers being chased by waves on the Dorset coast.

The launch of the Sunderland City Council Big Events with Coun John Kelly, runner Aly Dixon and Active Sunderland Development Officers Andrea Baldwin and David Purvis.

Revealed: Dates for Sunderland’s BIG Run, Ride and Walk in 2017

This year’s Active Sunderland BIG events programme is now up, running and accepting entries online.

Mackie's Corner clock damage caused by high winds.

Storm Doris damages clock face of historic Sunderland building

A piece of Sunderland’s history hangs in the balance after Storm Doris’ winds whipped Wearside.

South Shields FC against Newport Pagnell at the weekend.

Here's how to get tickets to watch South Shields FC play in the FA Vase semi-final

Tickets for both legs of the Buildbase FA Vase semi-final between South Shields and Coleshill Town are set to go on sale next week.

Seaburn seafront

Have your say on Sunderland seafront plans

Seaburn needs you!

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Your memories of a trip to Derwent Hill

Ninety two thousand of you can not be wrong.

Visualisations of the dual carriageway which will be built as part of phase 3 of Sunderland's Strategic Transport Corridor (SSTC).

Pictured: The road to the future of Sunderland

These are the first visualisations of the road to the future of Sunderland.
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East Durham College media students with the Trident 1C.

Students ‘horrified’ at unique film location

Media students were flying high when they got the chance to film on a plane which is the only one of its kind left in the world.

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Helping out in the stables Hope Wood Academy students, left, Harry Hudson, 10, Tom Paylor-Bent, 10 and Washington Riding Centre education support officer Tracy Steel with Archie the horse.

Pupils will be horsing around with new riding initiative

A new equine therapy programme is helping give a leg up to students with special educational needs.

Bradley pictured at home in the last week.

Hundreds of messages flood in for Bradley Lowery after scan finds new tumour

Supporters have spoken of their upset after hearing news that Bradley Lowery's latest check up has found a new tumour has developed.
Sea Winnings Way, Westoe Crown Village Tesco Express.

Community hub is thriving on old South Shields pit site

Thousands of people are enjoying the benefits of community hub on the site of a former South Tyneside pit.


Little Mix thank their exes for helping them to their first Brit Award

Little Mix thanked their ex-boyfriends as they accepted the award for British Single at the Brit Awards.

Bishops to enjoy a South Tyneside-style Bake Off to spread the word of Jesus

Bishops to enjoy a South Tyneside-style Bake Off to spread the word of Jesus

A ‘bake-off’ and a musical extravaganza are two of the events planned to welcome a team of Christians - led by the Bishop of Liverpool - to South Tyneside.

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Chester Road. Credit: Google.

Power cut shuts down Sunderland traffic lights

A power cut has shut down traffic lights in Sunderland.

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JULIE ELLIOTT: The fear of fake news impacting on political process

Fake news has become THE news in recent months – prompting heated media debates world-wide, as well as within our own parliament.

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Shrek the Musical UK Tour

Theatre announcement: Shrek to return to Sunderland Empire

Monster of a musical, Shrek, is returning to the Sunderland Empire, the Echo can reveal.

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South Shields attack in last night's win at Newcastle Benfield. Picture by Peter Talbot

Storey book finish as Louis makes it 20 wins in a row for South Shields

Louis Storey scored a dramatic late winner as South Shields made it a club record-equalling 20 victories in a row last night.


New venue aims to be ‘best restaurant in Sunderland’

A chef who’s worked in some of the region’s top kitchens is helping city students to cook up a storm in Sunderland’s newest restaurant.

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