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Community award for South Shields sea cadet unit

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Delays to the Metro service today

Metro passengers suffer more delays due to faulty trains

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Readers hope Post Office bosses chose this store for new town centre branch

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Tommy Oughton at the graveside of his wife Mary

Appeal to find ‘sick’ vandals who desecrated graves in Hebburn

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Abbie’s scared of heights - but will skydive for charity

Health

Long-serving former Jarrow MP Don Dixon dies

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A photographic tribute to ‘legend of Jarrow’ Don Dixon

Politics

Tributes paid to long-standing former Jarrow MP Don Dixon

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David Gallagher, chief officer, NHS Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group.

NHS group backs awards to honour medical heroes

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Derwent Park caravan site. Pic: Google Maps.

Balaclava-clad caravan park raider hunted by police

Crime

Cyclist dies after collision in Sunderland

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Take a high-speed Metro trip from Hebburn to South Shields

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Bad weather led to the Shields Ferry being suspended yesterday.

Shields Ferry returns to service after weather improves

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The Shields Ferry.

Shields ferry suspended due to bad weather

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The A1 northbound at Bowes Incline. Picture from Google Images.

Three-vehicle smash partially closes A1

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Balaclava-clad caravan park raider hunted by police

Crime

Families’ heartache as vandals trash graves at Hebburn Cemetery

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He appeared at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.we

Punter settles ‘most expensive bet’ after smashing South Shields bookies’ door

Crime
The hedgehog kicked to death at Dalton Park.

Maximum jail terms for animal cruelty should be increased to five years, say charities

Crime 6

Jarrow School team into national F1 Schools competition final

Education
Whizz Kids Childcare which has received an outstanding Ofsted report.

Party time at South Shields nursery after glowing report

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Girls who play football can win a scholarship with the Foundation of Light.

Foundation of Light to offer football scholarship to girls

Education
Pupils were able to watch as the police helicopter landed on their school field, before getting the chance to have a look around it and learn about it.

Police helicopter makes flying visit as force reaches out to schoolchildren

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St Aloysius RC pupils, who have been highlighting road safety.

Pupils lay down the law over poor parking outside their school

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5 reasons facial recognition on the iPhone 8 would be a terrible idea

Business
New ice cream, dessert and coffee lounge, Ghiaccio.
Owner Jayne Fairley

South Tyneside mum launches cool business venture

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Do you get stressed over bills and expenses? Picture: Shutterstock.

Adults pay bills of £1.2m over lifetime

Business
'Queen of Shops' Mary Portas.

Mary Portas warns rates rise will close a third of independent shops

Business

Long-serving former Jarrow MP Don Dixon dies

News 5
Late Jarrow MP Don Dixon signs the Northern Region Low Pay Unit petition against low pay on the back of Bob Bolam from the unit in September 1989.

A photographic tribute to ‘legend of Jarrow’ Don Dixon

Politics
Tax-Free Childcare is designed to allow more parents to get back to work.

10 things every parent should know about Tax-Free Childcare

Family
Ken Loach, winner of the Outstanding British Film award for I, Daniel Blake, in the press room during the EE British Academy Film Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Ken Loach hits out at Government as he collects Bafta for North East-made I, Daniel Blake

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Any Questions? presenter Jonathan Dimbleby.

BBC programme Any Questions? set to be broadcast from Durham

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Thousands of tiny plastic 'nurdles' washed up on Hartlepool beach

Environment 1
South Shields firefighters have tackled an industrial estate blaze.

South Shields firefighters tackle industrial estate blaze

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Ruby and Denny

Canine photographer turns beach into catwalk for model dogs

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Moggie Valentina is looking for a new home.

Can you adopt an adorable cat this Valentine’s Day?

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Abbie’s scared of heights - but will skydive for charity

Health
David Gallagher, chief officer, NHS Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group.

NHS group backs awards to honour medical heroes

News
Sugar in food and soft drinks can cause obesity and diabetes.

SHAPING UP: The dangers of sugar addiction

Health
Shigellosis can lead to bouts of vomiting.

What is the highly-infectious shigellosis bug which is sweeping our schools?

Health 1
Some of the members of the Newcastle, Wear and Tees group of  Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI).

Why Sunderland is set for a ‘purple protest’ over pensions

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