Whats on

What's On
Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates winning the men's 100m final at the Olympics Stadium on the ninth day of the Rio Olympics Games, Brazil.

I am Bolt: Sunderland fans behind fast-paced documentary about Usain Bolt

Film
Lindisfarne

Lindisfarne legends to stage cracker of a Christmas show

Music

Futureheads and Field Music musicians produce Christmas track with primary pupils

Music

Songwriters’ Night celebrates sounds of Sunderland and Seaham

Music

Sunderland Empire pantomime cast prepare for opening night

Whats on

REVIEW: Pixies, O2 Academy, Newcastle

Music

Emeli Sandé announces North East date for 2017 arena tour

Music
Simon Neil of Biffy Clyro in action at the Metro Radio Arena.

REVIEW: Biffy Clyro, Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Music
Chris Young's new Papa's Tapas restaurant

First look inside Sunderland’s new eat all you can tapas restaurant

Eating Out

Lindisfarne legends to stage cracker of a Christmas show

Music 3

In pictures: Radio 1's Big Weekend in Sunderland

Sunderland

Futureheads and Field Music musicians produce Christmas track with primary pupils

Music 6
Ani Sandwith

Songwriters’ Night celebrates sounds of Sunderland and Seaham

Music 4
South Tyneside Summer Festival Sunday Concert, Bents Park.  Tony Hadley.

Council’s £130,000 spend on South Tyneside Summer Festival gigs revealed

News 19

South Tyneside theatre celebrates ‘takeover’ by young artists

News 1

Sunderland and South Shields Snowdogs help to raise £250,000 for charity

Arts 4
Tails of the Sea

Sunderland hopes to give a Snowdog a home

Arts 2
John Knight Head of Lifesaving R.N.L.I. unveils the new Ray Lonsdale staue - The Coxswain - at Seaham Harbour Marina

Tommy’s little brother statue unveiled in Seaham

Arts 1
Members of the Ryhope community gather under the colliery's banner and beside the new bench.

Memorials show village remembers its pit roots half a century on from closure

News
What's your favourite band t-shirt? Picture: Shutterstock.

Tomorrow is Wear Your Old Band T-shirt to Work Day - dig out your favourite!

Music
Tiger Grill

REVIEW: Tiger Grill, Tiger Tiger, Newcastle

Eating Out
Tapas at Saucy Burger

REVIEW: Saucy Burger, Hylton Riverside, Sunderland

Eating Out 7
Make sure you store your leftovers properly this Christmas.

Sunderland residents among the most likely to contract food poisoning this Christmas

Health 1
Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates winning the men's 100m final at the Olympics Stadium on the ninth day of the Rio Olympics Games, Brazil.

I am Bolt: Sunderland fans behind fast-paced documentary about Usain Bolt

Film 2
What's your pick for the best festive film?

Vote: Help us decide on the best Christmas film of all time

News 1
What's your favourite Christmas film?

What's the best Christmas film of all time?

Film 3
Just magic: Eddie Redmayne delivers an infectiously fun performance

Review: Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them - familiar to Potter fans, yet dizzyingly inventive

Film
Chris Young's new Papa's Tapas restaurant

First look inside Sunderland’s new eat all you can tapas restaurant

Eating Out 5
The Dun Cow, High Street West

Historic Dun Cow and Londonderry pubs to be run by new Sunderland company

Pubs and Clubs 10