Cheers for Sunderland superfan Bradley Lowery as he appears at Everton match

Brave cancer battler Bradley Lowery was cheered on to the Goodison Park pitch this afternoon before Sunderland's match at Everton.
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Christian Atsu and Ayoze Perez named in Newcastle's starting XI

Rafa Benitez has named his starting XI for Newcastle United's game against Bristol City.
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St James's Park

Newcastle officials address January transfer window, safe standing and stadium naming rights

Newcastle United have published details of the latest Fans Forum meeting.

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LIVE: Newcastle United v Bristol City - updates, as they happen, from this afternoon's Championship clash at St James's Park

Newcastle United host struggling Bristol City this afternoon, looking to press home their advantage at the top of the Championship table.
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Daniel Thompson from South Shields, who has been jailed for four years and two months for his part in a �4million drugs conspiracy.

Two-year investigation put South Shields drug smuggler behind bars

Police have revealed how they smashed a £4million drugs operation and had a South Shields man jailed for more than four years.

West Harton Methodist Church's Angela Lishman in the King Street pop up church.

Pop-up church in South Shields town centre was a blessing

Church workers are rejoicing after hundreds of South Tynesiders visited their pop-up church - and looking forward to their next project.

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West Boldon Lodge

New series of outdoor classes to get kids in touch with nature

An environmental educational centre is starting a new series of events focused on helping children get a grip on the great outdoors.

Brian Matthew has presented Radio 2's Saturday morning staple Sounds of the Sixties for 27 years.

'That's your lot' says Sound of the Sixties presenter Brian Matthew as he signs off for last time

Radio 2 presenter Brian Matthew has said he is "saddened to leave" as he signed off as host of the long-running Sound Of The Sixties programme.


Cat Deeley would love to join Ant and Dec in SM:TV reunion

Cat Deeley says she is keen to "recreate the magic" of SM:TV Live after Ant and Dec revealed plans to reprise the morning TV show.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Labour's shift to left under Corbyn a mistake, says David Miliband

Labour's shift to the left under Jeremy Corbyn is a "mistake" that will not address the challenges Britain faces, says former South Shields MP David Miliband.

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Former South Shields MP David Miliband.

Labour 'further from power than at any time in my life' says David Miliband

Labour under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership is further from power than any time in the last 50 years, says former South Shields MP David Miliband.
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Shoplifting is on the increase

South Tyneside ranked 82nd worst in England and Wales for shoplifting with nearly three crimes a day

Shoplifting is on the increase in South Tyneside.

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Shoplifting is on the increase

Hartlepool’s shoplifting shame revealed

Almost four shoplifting crimes a day are reported to police in Hartlepool – making it the sixth-worst area in England and Wales, according to latest figures.

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Homeless charity’s £250,000 boost for new South Shields house

Homeless charity’s £250,000 boost for new South Shields house

A homeless charity which is about to launch its first project in South Tyneside has scooped a £250,000 grant.

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Charity champion Colin Burgin-Plews has unveiled his latest frock.

Big Pink Dress charity champ to walk Sunderland 10k course

Charity champion Colin Burgin-Plews has unveiled his latest red-and-white frock as he prepares to take on the Sunderland 10k - ahead of the actual race date.

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South Tyneside Council is one of six up for the award.

Readers hit out over Council Tax hike for South Tyneside

Town Hall bosses have come under fire for their decision to increase Council Tax in South Tyneside.

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Council are calling for more checks on minibus drivers operating as taxis

Council calls for more stringent checks for minibus drivers operating as taxis

Council chiefs are set to press the government to close a licance loophole and introduce more stringent checks for minibus drivers operating as taxis in South Tyneside.

Vurnon Anita. Picture by Frank Reid

Rafa Benitez boosted by return of key player to his Newcastle squad

Rafa Benitez has welcomed a key player back into his table-topping Newcastle United squad.

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David Moyes

Sunderland boss David Moyes on Romelu Lukaku and the reception he expects on Goodison Park return

David Moyes is well aware of the threat Romelu Lukaku poses to his Sunderland side today.

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DeAndre Yedlin.

DeAndre Yedlin lifts lid on mood in Newcastle’s dressing room

DeAndre Yedlin has lifted the lid on the mood at Newcastle United ahead of a hugely-important run of games.

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