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Council acts to cut waiting times at South Shields recycling centre

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Funniest joke winner Ken Cheng.

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

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Sunderland Royal Hospital

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

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South Shields Football Club celebrate winning the FA Vase in May. The BBC's coverage of the road to Wembley for this season's FA Cup will call at the club's Mariners Park on Saturday.

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

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

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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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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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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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The CPS says it will prosecute complaints of hate crime online "with the same robust and proactive approach used with offline offending". Picture: PA.

Online and offline hate crime must be taken equally seriously, new CPS rules say

Crime
Kelly Bonner appeared at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court

South Shields woman fined over racist name she called landlord

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Residents hit out at planned centre for troubled boys

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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
St Wilfrid's RC College A-level results day
Dylan Hastry

Teenager who escaped Manchester Arena bombing celebrates A-Level success

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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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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
David Miliband

Former South Shields MP under fire over second Brexit vote call

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Council acts to cut waiting times at South Shields recycling centre

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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
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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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
Tina Thompson, Macmillan partnership manager, left, with Dawn Orr, nurse consultant in palliative care and Alison Kimber, clinical services manager at NEAS.

How a new ambulance will support terminally ill patients

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