Charity set up in memory of Bradley Lowery gets registration number

The charity set up in memory of brave cancer battler Bradley Lowery now has a registered number, it has been announced.

Clinton Barnes

Drunk headbutted, punched and hit firefighters as they tackled blaze in Sunderland

A drunk assaulted three firefighters in what the brigade described as the worst incident of its type in more than 20 years.


Dave Stewart on what to expect from his Sunderland Empire debut

Dave Stewart says his home city should prepare for a gig “like it’s never seen before” when he takes to the stage for his Sunderland Empire debut.

Police near the Stadium of Light on the day of the Sunderland vs Celtic friendly

Trainee accountant Celtic fan spared jail after suffering head injury while attacking Sunderland shop

A trainee accountant was part of a mob of Celtic fans who attacked a Sunderland convenience store before SAFC's friendly match against their team.
Fuenten-Aod where the ship was lost.

The ship which sank leaving 84 Sunderland orphans

Imagine it. A ship sunk at sea with all hands lost and most from Sunderland.

Sunderland Royal Hospital

Call for help with consultation on Sunderland and South Tyneside hospital plans

Charities and community groups are being urged to help vulnerable patients have their say on planned changes to health services in South Tyneside and Sunderland.

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Tunstall Hope Road. Picture from Google Images.

Drivers urged to take extra care after fuel spill on Sunderland road

Drivers have been urged to take care after a fuel spill on a winding Sunderland road.

Sneak peek inside Sunderland’s Fire Station development ahead of its opening date

After lying derelict for more than two decades, The Fire Station off High Street West is rising from the ashes to become a restaurant, dance and drama studios and heritage centre.

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Cast members Calum Howard, Joe Johnston, Rachel Gay, Zoe Lambert, Andy Stephenson, Stacey Sampson and Ruth Johnson.

Theatre show will take audience to zoo with a difference

A theatre show will take its audience on a trip to the zoo with a difference as it goes on tour.

The Bridges Sunderland

Another big backer joins the search for Wearside’s best businesses

A big supporter in the search for Wearside’s best businesses is back for another year.

Generator is bringing its Ladders programme to Sunderland

New Sunderland development programme is a Ladder to success

A successful programme aimed at encouraging young people to pursue their dreams of a career in the creative and digital industries is coming to Sunderland.

Pennywell Early Years headteacher Claire Nicholson is angry over an arson attack.

Headteacher of Sunderland nursery hit by ‘distressing’ arson attack calls on community to show support

The headteacher of a Sunderland nursery is calling on the community to rally around the centre after its base was targeted by suspected arsonists.

Lamastech's interactive table.

Sunderland tech firm’s role in helping Parliament remember First World War

A Sunderland technology company is transforming the corridors of power.


Watch Northern Powerhouse Minister's embarrassing Sunderland bridge blunder

The Government's Northern Powerhouse Minister got his North East geography badly wrong today when he hailed the new Wear Crossing as being built over the TYNE!

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A genuine Norman Cornish painting

'Pitmen Painters' conman who made £30,000 selling Norman Cornish forgeries must pay back only £1

A jailed conman who pocketed over £30,000 by selling forgeries and fakes of renowned painter Norman Cornish's work has been ordered to pay back just £1.
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

The state of the A19 - it's something everybody in our region has an opinion about, whether you use it daily, weekly or once in a blue moon.

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If you know the man in this CCTV image then please get in touch.

Police appeal after Metro passenger headbutted during assault

A Metro passenger was grabbed around the neck and headbutted during an assault on board a train between South Hylton and Gateshead.
Making sandcastles on Seaburn Beach in Sunderland. Picture submitted by Sunderland City Council

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

The number of visitors to Sunderland - and the amount of cash they spend when they're here - have risen thanks to special and big annual events held in the city.
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The hearing is due to be held at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates' Court today.

Sunderland man faces attempted murder charge after house blaze

A Wearside man has appeared before a court after he was charged with attempted murder.
Ruby Dunn with family and friends

Sunderland bikers throw fun day to help cancer-fighting girl Ruby Dunn

Sunderland bikers have saddled up to raise funds for a Sunderland youngster who is fighting a cancerous brain tumour.

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