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

The Great North Snowdogs have taken their final bow-wow – raising more than £250,000 for children with life limiting conditions in the North East.

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Tails of the Sea

Sunderland hopes to give a Snowdog a home

City businesses are hoping to give a dog a home when the Great North Snowdogs go under the hammer.

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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

Meet The Coxswain - a sea hero brother to the Tommy statue crafted in tribute to the RNLI.

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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

Villagers have marked the day 50 years on from the closure of its pits to show they have not forgotten the dedication and services of its colliery community.

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

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

Note to self: tomorrow is Wear Your Old Band T-Shirt To Work Day, so get rummaging through the closet tonight to check for armpit stains and moth holes.

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South Tyneside’s unsung war heroes brought to life in new book

South Tyneside’s unsung war heroes brought to life in new book

A South Tyneside-born author’s latest creation celebrates the unsung heroes of the home front during the Blitz.

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Rita Bradshaw

Best-selling author is inspired by Sunderland’s rich history

A best-selling author who draws inspiration from Wearside for her colourful characters is looking forward to the release of her latest romantic novel.

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Dog walkers set off from Mowbray Park on the Great North Snowdog dog walk, raising money for St Oswald's Hospice.

Canines and humans brave icy conditions to bid fond farewell to Sunderland’s Great North Snowdogs

Canines and their humans braved icy conditions to bid farewell to Sunderland’s Great North Snowdogs during a sponsored walk.

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A previous SK Dance production

Sunderland school celebrates 20 years of dancing

A Sunderland performing arts school is celebrating 20 years of getting kids dancing.

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Win: A new look with Hooker & Young salon + £50 of haircare products

Win: A new look with Hooker & Young salon + £50 of haircare products

Fancy turning heads with a new look this Christmas?

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Post-truth became widely used during Donald Trump's presidential election campaign.

How Brexit and Donald Trump influenced the word of the year

"Post-truth" has been named as Oxford Dictionaries' word of the year after a spike in its use around the Brexit vote and Donald Trump's presidential bid.

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The skull of the diplodocus, currently on display at the Natural History Museum in London.

Dippy the diplodocus is coming to the North East as famous dinosaur goes on tour

One of the UK's most famous dinosaurs, Dippy the diplodocus, is coming to the North East.
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Mary Ann Cotton's teapot

Killer Mary Ann Cotton's teapot and letters go on display in Beamish after Dark Angel success

Objects belonging to infamous North East serial killer Mary Ann Cotton have gone on display at Beamish Museum.

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Hendon youngster Charlie Stokoe, then aged 22 months, won last years competition, receiving �250 worth of vouchers from Niramax to go towards gifts of her choice.

Entries open for Echo’s annual Dear Santa competition

All we want for Christmas is...your letters.

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Luna Petrucci with Luna the Snowdog

Lifeline charity launches campaign to buy Sunderland Snowdog

A children’s charity is hoping to snap up a Sunderland Snowdog when the dogs are auctioned off next month.

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Luna the Snowdog with her namesake Luna Petrucci

Sunderland Snowdog patched up after receiving damage

Luna the Snowdog is being patched up after receiving damage.

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Police are appealing for information after the Tyne Bridge was targeted.

Tyne Bridge targeted by graffiti vandal

Police are appealing for information after the Tyne Bridge was targeted by a graffiti vandal.

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(from left) Mark Dowdall,  Helen Marriage and Coun Simon Henig

Lumiere to illuminate Durham again next year

Lumiere will light up Durham again next year.

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One of Dylan Shields cardboard sculptures

Former Sunderland city centre pub to become pop up art gallery

A former pub has gone from pulling pints to becoming a pop up art gallery.

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