People behind real life justice to offer insight at crime day

Ever though you could have what it takes to be the next Ian Rankin or Val McDermid?
Amanda Revell Walton who writes as Nancy Revell with all the Shipyard Girls series

Book about Sunderland’s female shipyard workers makes Sunday Times Bestsellers List

The latest novel in The Shipyard Girls series has proved a riveting read after making it into the Sunday Times Bestsellers List at the weekend.

Fulwell Mil.

Repairs to iconic Sunderland windmill set to complete after weather delay

The £400,000 revamp of an iconic Sunderland windmill will finally be complete next week after being delayed by the weather.


Cracking turn out as Penshaw Bowl egg roll sees thousands join in

There was a cracking turn out as thousands of children lined up to roll their eggs at Penshaw Bowl.

Dinosaurs are one the loose at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens this easter

Easter family fun at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

Family fun is the name of the game at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens this Easter holiday.

The Red Arrows will be back at Sunderland International Airshow this weekend

Sunderland Airshow line-up unveiled

Sunderland International Airshow bosses have revealed details of the line-up for this year's event.


First look around the new NGCA as Sunderland launches ambitious £60m culture programme

It was the dawn of a new chapter for Sunderland’s cultural landscape at a major launch today.

Holy Trinity Church has been at risk of collapse

Sunderland’s Holy Trinity Church saved from collapse by £2.8million National Lottery grant

The transformation of one of Sunderland’s most important historic buildings has taken a major step forward after securing a £2.8million National Lottery grant.

Peter Shields and Coun Phil Tye with a picture of the Silksworth pit wheel.

‘We want our wheel back!’ - campaign launched to return Sunderland mining landmark from Washington

A councillor has joined forces with residents to launch a campaign to bring a pit wheel home.

Amanda Revell Walton who writes as Nancy Walton with all the Shipyard Girls series

New book honours the ‘forgotten’ female workers in Sunderland’s shipyards

An author has released her fourth novel in a best-selling series which honours the women who stepped into the breach to keep Wearside’s shipyards working during the war.

Beth McEvoy

Aspiring Sunderland model wins place in Miss Swimsuit UK heat

An aspiring model from Sunderland is hoping to be crowned Miss Swimsuit UK.

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Author Liz Dean and her tarot cards produced in conjunction with Game of Thrones.

From Wearside to Westeros - Sunderland author produces Game of Thrones tarot cards

A Sunderland author has played her cards right to produce official merchandise for hit series Game of Thrones.

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Sir Tom Jones will appear at Alnwick Castle this summer.

Sir Tom Jones to play North East castle concert

Sir Tom Jones has been revealed as the next big name lined up to play Alnwick Castle.
Dominic Wilcox at the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North at The Sage, Gateshead, this mornnig.

What will be the highlights of the Great Exhibition of the North?

An innovative arts project which encouraged children in Sunderland to come up with weird and wonderful inventions has inspired one of the highlights of the Great Exhibition of the North.

Paul Callaghan, MAC Trust chairman, with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on their recent visit to the  Fire Station development in Sunderland.

Search launched for young entrepreneurs to shape Sunderland's future

Are you a young person with a passion for change?

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Fulwell Mill, as it stood last week

'Beast of the East' knocks out work on Fulwell Mill as snow covers Sunderland

Work to restore Fulwell Mill's sails has been delayed until next month after Sunderland was hit with a deluge of snow.

How the giant water fountain on the Tyne will look

What will be the highlights of the Great Exhibition of the North?

The curtain has been raised on an art and culture programme set to bring a £184million boost to the North East.

Westoe Colliery, 1993

Search launched for memorabilia to celebrate South Tyneside’s mining heritage

Curators at South Shields Museum would like contributions from the public for an exhibition exploring the mining heritage of South Tyneside.

Fulwell Mill

Sails to be installed at Fulwell Mill as repairs project nears completion on Sunderland landmark

The final cogs are turning on the major project to restore Fullwell Mill to its former glory.
David Mark will host a workshop at the festival

Creative Writing Festival returns to Sunderland

City scribes are preparing to put pen to paper for Sunderland’s second Creative Writing Festival.

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