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Devastated family of murdered teacher Julie Parkin pay heartfelt tribute to their 'perfect child'

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The creation of The Word was the first phase of the project.

Boost for South Shields 365 project as Compulsory Purchase Order granted

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Lukes Lane Estate, one of the areas being looked at as part of the flood alleviation scheme

Talks launched to tackle flooding in Hebburn and Monkton

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Danny Boyle speaks during the Olympic Games 2012 Opening Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium, London. Picture by John Giles/PA Wire.

Trainspotting director and Olympics artistic director Danny Boyle announced for South Shields Lecture 2017

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29% of graduates take 'non-professional' jobs, figures show

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Hebburn high rise building to be used for fire training exercises

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Primary school gates turned into shrine to murdered teacher Julie Parkin

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High-rise training for Tyne and Wear firefighters after Grenfell Tower blaze

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The planned layout for the Arches junction.

Multi-million pound plan to improve South Shields junction gets go-ahead

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Jamie Lee Harrison.

North East Britain’s Got Talent star joins host of X Factor favourites at South Tyneside Festival

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A19 reopens after truck sheds its load

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A Metro train.

Metro announces 32 new customer service jobs for summer

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Police are still investigating the collision, which happened at Westgate Sports Centre. Pic: Google Maps.

Woman arrested over Eid crowd car crash is released on bail

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Northern rail users are facing more disruption to services next month.

Passengers face three more days of misery after new rail strike is called

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The A19 at Hylton Bridge in Sunderland.

A19 closed northbound after crash

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Devastated family of murdered teacher Julie Parkin pay heartfelt tribute to their 'perfect child'

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Primary school gates turned into shrine to murdered teacher Julie Parkin

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A public inquiry will be held into the Grenfell Tower fire. Picture: PA.

Grenfell Tower fire: What are public inquiries and what happens?

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Police have issued a warning over bogus callers.

Bogus caller warning over 'fake' police officers

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Trainspotting director and Olympics artistic director Danny Boyle announced for South Shields Lecture 2017

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What was your first job after university?

29% of graduates take 'non-professional' jobs, figures show

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Petra Kvitova. Picture by Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Women's tennis matches being limited to three sets is 'outdated and degrading', says Sunderland sports expert

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Figures suggest that rising numbers of poor students are dropping out of university before finishing their degree. Picture: PA.

More poor students are dropping out of university early, figures show

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Pupils from St. Josephs Roman Catholic School, Jarrow taking part in their charity Dance-A-Thon.  Picture by FRANK REID

Pupils at a Jarrow primary school show dance skills at fundraiser

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Boost for South Shields 365 project as Compulsory Purchase Order granted

Business 1
What was your first job after university?

29% of graduates take 'non-professional' jobs, figures show

Business
Sandy and Garner Harris.

Sewing the Seeds of a Creative South Tyneside business

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A truck has shed its load on the A19 near Seaham. Credit: @DurhamRPU

A19 reopens after truck sheds its load

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'Landmark moment' as Government agrees to fund abortions in England for women arriving from Northern Ireland

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Theresa May with DUP leader Arlene Foster, DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds and MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson outside 10 Downing Street. Picture by: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Emma Lewell-Buck: Not cash for honours but cash for votes

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Corbyn and May are proving popular among parents

New parents naming babies after politicians - with 'Corbyn' the hottest new name trend

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Almost half of Britons think that the Government should hike taxes and increase spending according to a major study of social attitudes. Picture by Yui Mok/PA Wire

Half UK population now back tax rises to increase public spending, finds study

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The worrying statistics have been released by the ONS.

ONS figures reveal worrying poverty rates in the UK

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Talks launched to tackle flooding in Hebburn and Monkton

Environment
The planned layout for the Arches junction.

Multi-million pound plan to improve South Shields junction gets go-ahead

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Discarded mattresses at a recycling centre, as unwanted mattresses create an environmental menace across the UK.

Mattress 'mountains' springing up as firms find recycling too costly

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Brussels Central Station has been evacuated after an explosion tonight.

Brussels station evacuated after reported explosion

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Patients with long-term conditions ditching prescriptions to save money

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Stella Creasy. Picture by PA

'Landmark moment' as Government agrees to fund abortions in England for women arriving from Northern Ireland

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Travel agent, Lorna Hardy, who has managed to quit her 20-a-day smoking habit, is urging others to follow her example...

Smoking ban hailed a success as it nears 10th anniversary

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Bradley Lowery.

Bradley Lowery is 'deteriorating fast', his heartbroken mum reveals

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Are you sun-savvy?

Parents have ‘relaxed’ attitude to kids’ sun safety, says survey

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