9 reminders of Sunderland and County Durham in 2012 - the year the UK hosted the Olympic Games
What are your memories of 2012? Why not remind yourself of what was happening in Sunderland and County Durham during Olympic year.
Locals were trying to set a world record with hula hoops, and crowds gathered in their thousands to welcome the Olympic torch.
Dozens of Sunderland pupils headed to Durham Cathedral for a special occasion and we headed to Penshaw for a lovely Easter scene under the monument.
But don’t just take our word for it. Take a look at our archive selection of photos and re-live the memories.