This app offers a free 30 day trial period, activated once you subscribe to it through Google Play, and then £3.99 a month. You can cancel your subscription at anytime during the 30 day free period to avoid any charges. Alternatively if you are a subscriber to the newspaper, you get free access to the app by entering unique access codes sent to you.
The Sunderland Echo Android app brings you the very best from Sunderland, East Durham, Durham City and the surrounding area, with full daily digital editions of the Sunderland Echo and the weekly Football Echo exactly as printed, plus news, sport and business updated throughout the day.
Featuring six different content channels, the app offers a diverse range of content from The Echo newspaper and the sunderlandecho.com website.
Channel categories (with content updated throughout the day):
• News - breaking news and indepth articles from Sunderland, East Durham, Durham City and the South Tyneside villages
• Sport - full coverage of Sunderland AFC with breaking news updates, plus coverage of Durham cricket and local sports teams
• Entertainment and Lifestyle - music, gig and theatre news and reviews from the buzzing North East entertainment and culture scene, as well as gardening tips and restaurant and pub reviews
• Business - up-to-date business news and coverage of industry and the economy in Sunderland and Durham
• Features and Opinion - opinion columns and in-depth features on everything from food and fun activities to crime, polities and social issues
• Nostalgia - A look at Wearside's past, covering the history and heritage of Sunderland and Durham with detailed articles, historic photographs and quirky tales
In addition, the app includes complete electronic copies of The Sunderland Echo newspaper and its supplements published in pristine detail every morning from Monday to Saturday - plus The Football Echo each Saturday evening. Each edition can be read cover to cover, or downloaded for offline reading later.
The supplements include:
• The Guide
• TV Plus