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West End actor from Wearside is bringing the hits home

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Sham 69 will headline this year's North East Calling. Pic: Dod Morrison Photography.

12 bands you can see at North East Calling music festival

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Robbie Williams has announced he is releasing a new album in November.

Robbie Williams announces new album for November

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Ex-Bucks Fizz trio pop in to South Shields as part of 35th anniversary tour

Music

22 pictures from the first night of Sunderland Illuminations

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Snowdogs go walkies on Wearside + where to see them in the city

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Centre, Dave Cleary, Head of Learning and Standards for Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing at South Tyneside College, with, l-r, students Leon Stickley, Jack Smith, Joe Hubbick and Darryl Seago.

Vandalised Snowdogs patched up by South Tyneside students and returned to Sunderland

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Faust by Southpaw Dance Company

‘This is theatre for Sunderland’ - new programme brings theatre to you

Theatre and Comedy

Robbie Williams announces new album for November

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Samantha Lavery on the X Factor.

Durham’s Samantha Lavery given second chance with X Factor wildcard

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Sham 69 will headline this year's North East Calling. Pic: Dod Morrison Photography.

12 bands you can see at North East Calling music festival

Music
Jay, Mike, Cheryl and Bobby, who will perform in South Shields as Formerly of Bucks Fizz.

Ex-Bucks Fizz trio pop in to South Shields as part of 35th anniversary tour

Music
Warhaus - We ****** A Flame Into Being (Play It Again Sam).

REVIEW: Warhaus - We ****** A Flame Into Being

Music
Faust by Southpaw Dance Company

‘This is theatre for Sunderland’ - new programme brings theatre to you

Theatre and Comedy

Snowdogs go walkies on Wearside + where to see them in the city

News
Book lending rates are down across Sunderland, following a national trend.

Library’s move to museum could be key to boosting work of both services, say city chiefs

Sunderland
Sunderland Pride 2015.

Northumbria Police to join in Sunderland Pride celebrations this weekend

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Would you live in the Dursleys' house?

Fancy living in Harry Potter's old house?

Film

Get a pizza the action from England’s top Italian chef at Sunderland Restaurant Week

Eating Out
Shipyard workers in July 1941

Cafe launch celebrates Sunderland’s female shipyard workers

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More and more people are using their phones while eating out.

How smartphones are changing the way we eat

Lifestyle
Nigella is tipped to replace Mary Berry on GBBO.

Viewers vote Nigella Lawson favourite to replace Mary Berry

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Sunderland on Film Take 2

What we can expect from Sunderland on Film Take 2

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Would you live in the Dursleys' house?

Fancy living in Harry Potter's old house?

Film
Shelley Louise Scarth with son Dylan and Sir Anthony Hopkins at Bamburgh Castle.

Transformers fans get selfies with movie stars as filming continues in North East

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Mark Wahlberg (left) and director Michael Bay (centre) during filming for the new film Transformers: The Last Knight filming, at Alnwick Castle in Northumberland. Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Mark Wahlberg spotted filming for Transformers: The Last Knight in North East town

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