20:08Restoration of historic Durham park nears completion
19:23Sunderland staff do their bit for Sport Relief
17:28One stop shop launched to promote North East music
10:52POLL: What frustrates you most about your GP practice?
16:28Take a bite out of the best of British
15:56WATCH: Sunderland butcher creates Derby Day sausages as he hopes SAFC slaughter Newcastle again
14:48Sunderland man arrested in connection with illegal television streaming
15:07Alan Shearer: Jermain Defoe's England career behind him ahead of Euro 2016
14:43REVIEW: Romeo and Juliet, Sunderland Empire, until March 19
14:44Tyne-Wear derby: How should Sunderland line-up against Newcastle at St James's Park?
14:04Astra drivers have most pulling power, finds survey
14:33POLL: Who should partner Lamine Kone in the Tyne-Wear derby?
16:00How Sam Allardyce dealt with the Tyne-Wear derby in his pre-match press conference
14:09Profile: Experienced referee Martin Atkinson to oversee Newcastle v Sunderland
13:41Scott Defty: Time for another Tyne-Wear hero - and he better be wearing a Sunderland shirt!
13:28Roger Mason: Tyne-Wear derby evokes memories of Brian Clough and George Herd starring for Sunderland
13:25WATCH: Stunning animation shows how Wear Crossing will be built
13:10'Dangerous' Sunderland man jailed for drunken carjacking attempt is freed from prison - despite losing his appeal
12:01Crawley Town v Hartlepool United: Former Doncaster & Sheffield Wednesday giant a doubt for Pools
11:43Video: Sunderland's new Wear Crossing takes major step forward
12:24Rafa Benitez reveals double fitness boost for Newcastle ahead of Tyne-Wear derby
13:00Sam Allardyce discusses his St James's Park experiences since Newcastle sacking
11:10Sunderland AFC news: Allardyce on Benitez, derby latest and Yann M'Vila revealing all about THAT axe
11:09Former Sunderland manager Peter Reid joins Bolton coaching staff
10:55Plans for photographic memorial of World War One heroes
10:31Fans of Sunderland, Chelsea and Everton could be first to benefit from new hotel
09:54Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce comments on Rafa Benitez's arrival at Newcastle
08:00Crawley Town v Hartlepool United: Red Devils are on Craig Hignett radar
09:39RECAP: Sam Allardyce reveals which Sunderland players will miss the Tyne-Wear derby
09:30GenFactor returns to search for Sunderland's best singers
09:26Police appeal after glass thrown at woman in Sunderland restaurant
09:19Spotlight shines on short films
09:18Sunderland young carers win Â£50,000 Big Lottery funding through People's Project
09:12Hospital manager '˜gobsmacked' at Sunderland Echo Health Award nomination
09:10Newcastle v Sunderland: Team and injury news, analysis and nostalgia ahead of the Tyne-Wear derby
09:03Asda confirms jobs cuts as it gets rid of unpopular services
09:02Man lands first job after conquering stammer
08:55Gold Cup: Will another favourite win at the Cheltenham Festival?
08:54Bus service '˜hiccup' leaves people with disabilities '˜trapped'
08:34Police investigation after Flying Scotsman hit by drone
08:23IKEA recalls lamps over electric shock risk
07:14Illegal dumpers causing danger for horses on country roads
07:48Hundreds of miles of hard shoulder being converted into traffic lanes - despite safety fears
07:27Driving school car hit three times as impatient drivers cause havoc for learners and instructors
05:00Sunderland pervert turned in by wife sentenced for bus grope attack
05:00Sugar tax gets thumbs up in Sunderland '“ but cuts leave a bitter taste
06:00Two-week break has boosted Sunderland's preparations for the Tyne-Wear derby
07:30Benitez sweating on fitness of key Newcastle men ahead of the derby
05:00Gym Of The Year: Armageddon takes winner's title
15:14Wise Men Say: Build-up unbearable '“ who will be Sunderland's hero this year?
14:25EDF Energy staff in fundraising tribute to former colleague
13:34Houghton Area Youth band wins top prize