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South Shields Volunteers awarded for their dedication to saving lives

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Big Hec plaque covered by a For Sale board

Plaque dedicated to charity champ is covered by For Sale sign

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A sign along the way

Jarrow fitness group raise £14,000 for charity with hill march

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Coun Tracey Dixon

Free mental health help events in South Tyneside

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New way for ladies to exercise at South Shields centre

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Family of missing man receive ‘ransom note’

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Do I have to repay tax credit overpayment that wasn’t my fault?

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Helping your children to get green fingers

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Ukip leader Paul Nuttall.

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall to stand in Boston and Skegness

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Newcastle Crown Court.

South Shields housing fraud man is spared jail

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Drivers warned to expect delays as holidaymakers take to the roads

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Friday's strike in numbers.

Rail reminder: How Sunderland and Hartlepool services are affected by Friday's train strike

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An Arriva train.

Train strike to go ahead after talks fail

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A planned 48-hour strike onVirginTrains East Coast has been suspended. Pic: PA.

Virgin Trains strike suspended after progress in talks with union

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The collision has happened close to the A1018 junction. Image copyright Google Maps.

Six car smash leaves behind just damage and delays on A19

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Family of missing man receive ‘ransom note’

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Newcastle Crown Court.

South Shields housing fraud man is spared jail

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Kyle Johnson

Teenager speaks of 'living nightmare' after being shot in the head while riding on motorcycle in Sunderland

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A police officer.

South Shields yobs targeted by police in anti-social behaviour crackdown

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South Shields nursery hailed as ‘outstanding’ by education watchdogs

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From left, TECC's Aaron Sheriff and Ian Sinkamba with Iain Nixon

South Shields firm sparks apprentice revolution

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Pupils said they thoroughly enjoyed the Five A Day week at the school.

Pupils at South Shields school tuck into healthy food in ‘Five A Day Week’

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South Tyneside College students, and lecturer Tony Pottinger, back row, right, rehearse ahead of their performance at Liverpool's Cavern Club.

Students get dream chance to play at iconic former home of The Beatles

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A new system could see GCSEs marked differently.

Changing the GCSE marking system has been done before say readers

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Do I have to repay tax credit overpayment that wasn’t my fault?

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Ellis Short

Sunderland AFC record £33million loss

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Two hundred copies of The Memory Man by David Baldacci have been given out free to customers of South Tyneside Library.

Best-selling American author coming to South Shields for talk

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Are you heading away this weekend? Picture: PA.

Drivers warned to expect delays as holidaymakers take to the roads

Transport

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall to stand in Boston and Skegness

Politics
Green Party candidates Shirley Ford and David Herbert.

Green Party announces general election candidates for South Shields and Jarrow

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File photo dated 18/06/1984 of riot police watching as pickets face them against a background of burning cars at the Orgreave coke works in Yorkshire during the miners' strike. Picture by PA.

Government urged to end 'secrets' over Orgreave and give former mining communities the truth

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Sand martins will soon be setting up home along the coast

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The Word

South Shields’ The Word wins four gongs at building awards

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Out with the old?

Friday could be the first day Britain functions without the benefit of any coal-powered electricity

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Kevin Grieve and Chris Gibson excavate the site of the  Victorian Trinity Towers on the Lawe Top, North Marine Park, in South Shields. Picture: TOM BANKS

Hundreds join dig at site of former Trinity Towers building in South Shields park

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Free mental health help events in South Tyneside

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Do your children suffer with hay fever?

How to help your children with hay fever

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Winners celebrate Sunderland and South Tyneside Health Awards

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Pupils said they thoroughly enjoyed the Five A Day week at the school.

Pupils at South Shields school tuck into healthy food in ‘Five A Day Week’

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Darren Powell (left) and Neil Birkenshaw, with Bradley's banner outside Leeds United's Elland Road ground.

Charitable footie fans set to bring Bradley Lowery banner to Stadium of Light

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