This weekend saw hundreds of thousands of visitors at Roker and Seaburn seafront for the 27th Sunderland International Airshow.
One hundred images picked from 3,300 go to make what is surely one of the best exhibitions of photography in the UK - and it opens this weekend at Arts Centre Washington.
Councillor Paul Watson, Leader of Sunderland City Council, took to the controls of an excavator as work got underway on the city's new £100m bridge.
Download the Summer 2015 edition of your local guide to what's on this summer.
Canaletto's much acclaimed masterpiece 'A Regatta on the Grand Canal' is visiting Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens this summer.
Sunderland's six award winning parks are hoisting Green Flags for the third year in a row, highlighting their environmental excellence.
Click 'Go ›' below to find a range of local services and facilities
Read the Leader of the Council's latest blogs
Use our service directory to get help, advice and keep active
We're transforming Sunderland. Find out more
Find out more (and tell us what you think) about the website