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Police name 88-year-old pedestrian who died after collision with car in Hebburn

Investigators leading an inquiry into a collision in Hebburn which led to the death of a man have named him as a pensioner from the town.
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The team with Fizz the dog following the pet's rescue. Photo by Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service.

Dog freed from hole in South Shields after four hour rescue mission by firefighters

A team of firefighters spent four hours digging and lifting rocks to reach a terrier after it became trapped down a hole.
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A photo tweeted by @NECATraffic showing a build up on the A690 towards Sunderland.

Two vehicle collision causes queues on A19

A crash closed both lanes of the A19 causing a long tailback.
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Connor Eden, who has launched a GoFundMe page to back his book.

South Shields book seller turned writer appeals for help to print up first story

A fledgling author has started to write his debut novel - but is turning to potential readers to help him make it to print.

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Police have urged anyone with information about the orange pills to get in touch.

Police issue photo of pill in wake of man's suspected drugs death

Police investigating the death of a 22-year-old man in Jarrow have issued an image of a pill as they warn people to hand them in.
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Grahame Morris, left, with fellow Waspi campaigners on the terrace of the Houses of Parliament.

MP wins Commons debate in women’s pensions battle

A debate over thousands of woman who risk losing out on their pensions will be held in Parliament after a petition launched by a North East MP gathered more than 100,000 signatures.

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The collision happened on Boldon Lane, South Shields. Image copyright Google Maps.

Car overturns after crash on South Shields road

A car has overturned onto its roof in a collision with a post.

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Raja Asad Hussain.

Search for South Shields man wanted on recall to prison

Efforts are under way to trace a 29-year-old man who is wanted after breaching the terms of his prison licence.

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Grahame Morris is calling on the Government to take action on the A19.

A19 ‘too often is left at a standstill for hours on end’ says campaigning MP

The Government has been taken to task over pumping an “embarrassment of riches” into the south while the A19 and other areas of the North East’s transport system flounders.

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Ellis Hardy was thrilled to sit in the driving seat of a marked police car.

Birthday surprise for Ellis as police visit helps light up his party

A seven-year-old's dream came true after the boys and girls in blue joined in his birthday celebration.
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Members of Drama Queens, who performed a Musical Mania at Haven Court.

Drama Queens take residents on tour of top musical hits

An audience was taken on a whirlwind tour of top songs from the musicals at a special show.

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The A19 has faced delays in Sunderland this morning.

Van crash causes delays on A19

A van has crashed on the A19 causing miles of tailbacks.

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Sunderland's coastline will be covered by the cash.

Coastline set to benefit from £5m windfall

The cash will be splashed on improving our coastline thanks to a £5 million funding windfall.

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Bradley Lowery, who has been hailed as a winner posthumously by the Laureus Awards.

Bradley Lowery wins vote for best sporting moment in tribute to late Sunderland fan's legacy

Supporters of Bradley Lowery have ensured his memory is kept at the forefront of people's thoughts by voting for him to win an award.

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Bradley Lowery's legacy continues.

Bradley Lowery's charity reaches out to epileptic boy

A boy who has been left struggling to walk and talk after a seizure when he was a toddler is line to benefit from Bradley Lowery's legacy.

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A photo by Sunderland Coastguard Rescue Team taken during the call out.

Fisherman rescued after 20ft fall from cliff onto beach

A man was rescued after a fall from a cliff during a fishing trip left him with hip injuries.

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Haven Point

Tile trouble as Haven Point faces latest repair bill

Haven Point bosses are faced with a hole lot of bother over another fix is needed to the award-winning building.

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Marsden Grotto is one of the buildings to appear in Steve Watson's new book.

Ghost hunters chronicle the haunting of North East buildings in new book

A team of ghosthunters are set to publish a new book on haunted North East buildings in time for Halloween.

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Staff were on hand to welcome the first visitors through the doors after the revamp of Aldi's South Shields store.

Shoppers bag bargains as they become the first to check out new look Aldi

Customers crowded round to become the first to see the results of a supermarket revamp.

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Sunderland fan Bradley Lowery, pictured at one of his mascot appearances at the Stadium of Light.

Bradley Lowery’s blue heart message is taken across country by train firm

Bradley Lowery’s message is being spread across hundreds of miles every day after his blue heart symbol was added to a side of a train.

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