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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Chester Road. Credit: Google.

Power cut shuts down Sunderland traffic lights

A power cut has shut down traffic lights in Sunderland.

Social media phone apps.

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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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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Margaret Overy (left) and Janet King who are two of 10 champions with All Together Better.

New Sunderland volunteers are just champion

Volunteer voices are helping to spread the word about a new service that joins up health and social care in Sunderland - after signing up to become community-based Champions.

Inside the new rooms at the Roker

Roker Hotel unveils new look rooms as part of £1million site investment

A landmark seafront hotel has undergone a £250,000 refurbishment of its rooms which doffs its cap to its heritage.

Sunderland Magistrates Court.

Sunderland mother hid cocaine inside Kinder Surprise chocolate egg

A Sunderland mother was caught with a stash of Class A drug cocaine hidden inside a popular children’s treat.

Emeli Sande and sister Lucy on stage at the Brit Awards at the O2 Arena, London, after the singer was presented with the title for Best British Female Solo Artist by David Tennant. Photo by Press Association.

Sunderland singer Emeli adds fourth Brit title to her name

Emeli Sande has scooped another Brit award to add to her collection.


What could £15m Lottery winners spend their new money on?

Lottery jackpot winners Paula Barraclough and Lorraine Smith now have £15million to spend between them on whatever they want.

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Drivers have been urged to take care on major routes across the region because of Storm Doris.

North East drivers told to prepare for Storm Doris over severe weather warning on major roads

Motorists are being asked to get ready for severe weather by Highways England as Storm Doris begins to take hold.

Best friends celebrate after scooping £15million Lotto jackpot

Two best friends from Sunderland are celebrating today after scooping the £15,342,900 jackpot in last Saturday’s Lotto draw.

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Noisy neighbours can be annoying.

Revealed: North East areas with most noise complaints recorded

Research has revealed there were more than 12,100 noise nuisance complaints across the North East last year with some surprising areas topping the noisy neighbourhood chart.

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�15,342,900 Lottery winners Lorraine Smith (lolly) (left) and Paula Barraclough (polly). Picture by FRANK REID

Why Sunderland is one of the luckiest cities for National Lottery jackpot wins

Best friends Paula Barraclough and Lorraine Smith are the latest in a long line of Wearside Lottery winners.

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A busy High Street West in 1962 looking towards Risdon's corner

You must have had a beautiful baby ... and you probably clothed it at Risdon’s

Sunderland was hit by the news that Mothercare was shutting up shop in the city after more than 50 years.

Hadrian Street in Sunderland. Copyright Google Maps.

Man charged with aggravated burglary in Sunderland

A man has been charged with aggravated burglary.

The three new apprentices to join JB Skills Training are, from left, Aiden Bosher, Natheniel Karim and Sophie Gray.

Wear In campaign showing a growth in apprentices

This week is just the fifth week of ten of the Wear In Wednesday campaign and already the venture between JB Skills Training and the Sunderland Echo is having a positive impact.

Convicted killer Michael Luvaglio, who maintains his innocence.

Convicted killer’s appeal over ‘Get Carter’ murder rejected

A new bid to challenge a 1967 conviction for a murder that inspired the classic crime thriller Get Carter has been rejected by the High Court.

Sunderland students at last years Work Discovery Week launch.

Top sponsors for Sunderland students event

Leading firms have pledged support for a scheme which improves the employability of young Sunderland people.

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