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Council acts to cut waiting times at South Shields recycling centre

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Bradley Lowery.

Charity set up in memory of Bradley Lowery gets registration number

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Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe.

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe denies attacking or murdering any men in letter from prison cell

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Do you think cannabis should be made legal?

Vote: Do you think cannabis should be made legal?

Health

How funny are the Edinburgh Festival Fringe's top 15 jokes?

Whats on

Call for help with consultation on Sunderland and South Tyneside hospital plans

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South Shields FC lends its support to Best of South Tyneside Awards

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Lots of laughs at Cleadon Park Fun Day

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Cast members Joe Johnston, Calum Howard, Rachel Gay, Zoe Lambert, Ruth Johnson, Andy Stephenson, Stacey Sampson

Monster of a show set to take to the South Shields stage

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Ford is offering big discounts to drivers who scrap older cars which are polluting the environment.

Ford offers thousands of pounds off new vehicles in bid to get dirtiest cars off our roads

Lifestyle

Police appeal after Metro passenger headbutted during assault

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Have you signed our Safe A19 petition?

Nearly 70,000 sign petition urging more transport investment in Northern England

Transport
Northern rail passengers face more strike errors.

More misery for train passengers as unions announce new strikes on Northern line

Transport
Traffic is diverted off the A19 northbound following a collision.

Hundreds back petition calling for a safety probe into the A19

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Northbound traffic at a standstill on the A19.

Transport chiefs give their backing for our Safe A19 campaign

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Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe denies attacking or murdering any men in letter from prison cell

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Police near the Stadium of Light on the day of the Sunderland vs Celtic friendly

Trainee accountant Celtic fan spared jail after suffering head injury while attacking Sunderland shop

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Cannabis

Lib Dems 'will continue to back the legalisation of cannabis'

Health
A genuine Norman Cornish painting

'Pitmen Painters' conman who made £30,000 selling Norman Cornish forgeries must pay back only £1

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Residents hit out at planned centre for troubled boys

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Good luck to everyone collecting their A-level results today.

Live: A-level results day in the North East

Education
Are your kids leaving home next month?

'Empty nest syndrome' when kids leave for university 'can wreck marriage'

Education
English and maths will be graded under the new system.

New GCSE grading system leaving parents baffled, poll shows

Education
Do you know anyone going through clearing?

Going through university clearing? Then make sure you do these four things

Education

Council acts to cut waiting times at South Shields recycling centre

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The Bishop of Durham, the Right Reverend Paul Butler.

Bishops urge Government to rethink benefits freeze so poor can care for their kids

Business
Gordon House

Homes plan for South Shields office block

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Edith Street residents Dennis Collier, left, and Benjamin Fettis.

Residents hit out at planned centre for troubled boys

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Vote: Do you think cannabis should be made legal?

Health
Cannabis

Lib Dems 'will continue to back the legalisation of cannabis'

Health
Have you signed our Safe A19 petition?

Nearly 70,000 sign petition urging more transport investment in Northern England

Transport
Andy Radcliff, of the Esh Group.

Winning bid will see firm build much-needed home across North East

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Tony Blair shows his footballing skills at the launch of the Coaches for Clubs campaign at Castle View Enterprise Academy in 2011.

Tony Blair's 'gift to the North East' closes down after a decade

Politics

Council acts to cut waiting times at South Shields recycling centre

News
Ford is offering big discounts to drivers who scrap older cars which are polluting the environment.

Ford offers thousands of pounds off new vehicles in bid to get dirtiest cars off our roads

Lifestyle
Gordon House

Homes plan for South Shields office block

News
Edith Street residents Dennis Collier, left, and Benjamin Fettis.

Residents hit out at planned centre for troubled boys

News

Vote: Do you think cannabis should be made legal?

Health
Sunderland Royal Hospital

Call for help with consultation on Sunderland and South Tyneside hospital plans

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Cannabis

Lib Dems 'will continue to back the legalisation of cannabis'

Health
A pedestrian countdown crossing in central London. Health officials have said all councils need to ensure that older people, the disabled and parents with prams have got enough time to cross the road when using pedestrian crossings. Picture by Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Green man not on long enough: Councils ordered to improve pedestrian crossings

Health
How often do you use a sunbed?

Some sunbed users may be addicted, research suggests

Health