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Pedestrian, 88, dies after road accident in Hebburn

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Chris Coleman is tipped to be the new Sunderland boss

Coleman's the man for former Cats stars

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The North East press team puts its thumbs up for Bradley.

Thumbs up campaign in Bradley Lowery's memory takes social media by storm

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Police have closed the road while an investigation is carried out into the collision

Pensioner taken to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car in Hebburn

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New speed cameras on Felling Bypass to stop motorists breaking 30mph limit through roadworks

Transport

South Shields drink driver could lose his job

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80’s rock star to perform at South Shields pub

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When are the last Christmas posting dates for troops aboard?

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Epinay School, Jarrow, pupil Lily Slater (centre) takes part in a Zumba Class to raise funds for Stand Up To Cancer led by Rachel Speight-McGregor (left) and teacher Ann Walsh

Jarrow pupils take part in mass fundraising Zumbathon to boost cancer fight funds

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(rear left to right) Paula Taylor (little haven hotel), Councillor Olive Punchion (mayor of South Shields), Mary French (mayoress of South Shields) Michael Ward (little haven hotel) Katie Chapel (dogs trust) and Tony Carlisle (great north dog walk founder) (front left to right) great north dog walk organisers Lisa Hedley, Mark Bellas, Mathew and Alan Hedley with their dogs) at the launch of the 2017 Great North dog Walk. Picture by FRANK REID

Date set for record-breaking dog walk in South Shields

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The incident happened on Victoria Road West. Picture by Google Maps.

Pedestrian, 88, dies after road accident in Hebburn

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Police have closed the road while an investigation is carried out into the collision

Pensioner taken to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car in Hebburn

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Mobile speed cameras are being used on the Felling Bypass where roadworks are ongoing

New speed cameras on Felling Bypass to stop motorists breaking 30mph limit through roadworks

Transport

New speed cameras on Felling Bypass to stop motorists breaking 30mph limit through roadworks

Transport
Adam Roberts appeared at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.

South Shields drink driver could lose his job

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The juction at Edinburgh Road

No sympathy for drivers caught out at controversial junction

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George Todd

‘Intoxicated’ driver caught while trying to eat McDonald's in his car is jailed for Christmas

Crime

Jarrow pupils take part in mass fundraising Zumbathon to boost cancer fight funds

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Keelman's Way School, Hebburn.

Boost for specialist school with creation of new classroom

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Principal Gary Hindmarch said the event would provide the best possible advice to would-be recruits.

Open day at college for youngsters interested in going to sea

Education
Hebburn Comprehensive School.

Pupils urged to travel in groups after child is 'inappropriately approached' near school

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New speed cameras on Felling Bypass to stop motorists breaking 30mph limit through roadworks

Transport
A Chinese-made Android TV box which was recalled by the EU over fears its poor design left users at risk of electric shock. Pic: Electrical Safety First.

Could your TV streaming device give you an electric shock as well as being illegal?

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Graham Wight (standing) with Kevin and Sarah Howell.

Former schoolmates are a class act at South Shields’ HTG

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The latest employment figures have been released

Fall in jobless figures in South Tyneside

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Only one in 10 people would benefit from social care cap, charity says

Politics
Sundays problems had an impact across the whole Metro network.

Emma Lewell-Buck: A lack of Government investment is damaging our transport system

Transport
The Government has announced that the maximum stake on fixed odds betting terminals is to be reduced from �100 to between �50 and �2.

South Shields Mp calls for more action on Fixed odds betting machines

Politics
Former South Shields MP David Miliband. Picture by PA

Ex-South Shields MP David Miliband says Britain has been left 'embarrassed on world stage' over Brexit

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South Shields beaches pass bathing water quality tests

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Venus and Jupiter are set to conjoin.

Venus and Jupiter are set to conjoin - but when can you see it?

Environment
The abandoned caravan in Boldon Colliery

Man fined £660 over abandoned caravan outside his home

Crime
The gun at the top of Trow Rocks.

Historic coastal landmarks to get revamp under £5million project

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We’re catching up on recycling – but South Tyneside still has a way to go

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Bradley Lowery’s mum says he would be thrilled with new Sunderland AFC fundraising campaign and shirt

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The Mayor Cllr Olive Punchion and Mayoress Mrs Mary French join members of Diabetes UK to light the Town Hall blue.

South Shields Town Hall lit up in support of 9,000 diabetes sufferers

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Roy Lilley, Dr Theresa Porrett, centre, and Jonathan Wilks, on floor, from the Academy of Fabulous Stuff, kick-off the start of Fab Change Week with staff at South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust.

Praise for South Tyneside District Hospital staff

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The UK's highest court is to rule on a challenge over plans to use minimum pricing for alcohol to improve public health in Scotland.

Court to rule on minimum pricing plans challenge for alcohol

Health
A think tank has warned that A&E waiting times could be at their worst this winter.

Hospitals face predicted worst-ever A&E waiting times this winter

Health