Lifestyle

Lifestyle

10 things to do in the North East this weekend and beyond

Music
Last year's Diwali festival

Thousands set to celebrate Diwali in Sunderland

Arts

Anyone for a tequila? Inside Sunderland’s new Mexican restaurant

Eating Out

The little angels who lit up the nativity stages of Wearside

Retro

Want to reach 100? A bag of pork scratchings a day is the key, says Sunderland grandma

Houghton and Hetton

November 22, 2003: Fourteen years since little-known Snow Patrol played Sunderland bar

News
Durham City Lumiere Light Festival 2017.

240,000 flock to Durham’s Lumiere spectacular

Arts
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Virgin Trains puts 300,000 half-price East Coast tickets up for sale

Transport
Blacketts - a former Wearside favourite.

Do you remember these favourite Sunderland stores?

Retro
The Ryhope Toppers who were such fantastic fundraisers.

Top memories of some fantastic people from Ryhope

Retro
The Christmas Nativity at St Leonard's School, Silksworth in 1974 .

The little angels who lit up the nativity stages of Wearside

Retro

Bonny Babies 2017: Vote for your winner

Family
Sunderland Echo Christmas Toy Appeal with children from Sunningale School and Hope 4 Kidz apprentice Shannon Crowden.

Toy appeal: How an extra gift from you could make a child’s Christmas

News
Sunderland Civic Centre, where children's services are based.

Shocking details of children care reviews show size of task ahead says Sunderland councillor

News
The display enchanted families across the region.

Thousands of families embrace autumn with visit to Sunderland Illuminations

Sunderland

Gadgets: 5 of the best projectors

News
Witches and warlocks welcome

Enjoy a creepy Halloween outing for the whole family

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Drinkers enjoy a previous beer festival.

Sunderland real ale lovers host milestone beer and cider festival

News
Chirk Aqueduct and railway viaduct.

Travel: Peace and quiet reigns in border country where battles once raged

Travel
The Grand Light Parade

The Alnwick Garden unveils its magical Christmas celebrations

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Morecambe Sailing Club.

Travel: Morecambe on comeback trail to reclaim title as ‘Naples of North’

Travel