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South Shields woman stunned by £400 dumping fine for scattering grass cuttings

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The accident took place near Boldon Colliery's Asda store.

Pensioner suffers serious injuries after he is knocked over by a car

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Joan Nichols died when the tourist train she was travelling on in India was derailed.

Tourist train was travelling too fast before crash in which South Shields gran died

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Students get their exam results.

Careers advice for South Tyneside A-level students

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Food festival to welcome bank holiday crowd as it makes debut at seafront park

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Autumn line up for South Shields theatre

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Holistic therapist hosts well-being sessions

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Watch: Time lapse footage of Lego Metro model taking shape in South Shields

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Daniel Craig is to play James Bond again in the next 007 movie.

Daniel Craig signs up for the next James Bond movie

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Wayne Groves with daughter Lainie

South Shields dad inspired to put on his running shoes by daughter’s battle with arthritis

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Tourist train was travelling too fast before crash in which South Shields gran died

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Tailbacks are a regular problem on the A19 following collisions.

Top police officer backs our campaign to improve A19 road safety

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Ryanair is calling for airports to limit the sale of alcohol to passengers

Airports asked to limit the amount of alcohol sold to passengers before flights

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Rail fares have increased twice as much as pay since 2010, according to new research ahead of news on how much prices will go up next year. Picture: PA.

Rail fares 'have risen twice as much as wages since 2010'

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Queuing traffic on the A19.

'The A19 is a death gauntlet' - hundreds back our campaign to improve road safety

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South Shields woman stunned by £400 dumping fine for scattering grass cuttings

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The new X2 taser. Aaron Chown/PA Wire

Tasers should be issued to all frontline police, say 90% of officers in poll

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Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses after the crash in South Shields.

Police renew witness appeal after man seriously injured in South Shields crash

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The trial was heard at Newcastle Crown Court.

Police say jailing of man who filmed himself raping his wife is warning to others

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Careers advice for South Tyneside A-level students

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Laboratory technician is among the occupations which does not require a degree.

Ten occupations which do not require a degree and what salaries they pay

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Fewer young people think they are likely to go to university, according to a poll. Picture: PA.

Number of pupils planning to go to university at lowest level since 2009

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Nearly two-thirds of schoolchildren will lose or damage their school uniform or equipment within the first term of the new academic year, research suggests.

Most schoolchildren 'will lose or damage uniform in new term'

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Girls Grammer School friends reunion at former Ghandi's Temple, Colmans Seafood Temple

Schoolgirl friends return to new guise of South Shields landmark where they played 70 years ago

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

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Coun Ed Malcolm with South Tyneside Homes Gary Kirsop and South Tyneside Housing Ventures Barry Scott, at Edhill Avenue, Simonside.

New homes for older people underway in South Shields

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The Mayor Coun Olive Punchion joins residents and guest at Ashlea Mews Nursing Home summer fair.

Residents at South Shields care home dance the day away

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Get the court to draw up a Prohibited Steps Order.

Legal Eagle: Protecting your children during a divorce

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South Shields woman stunned by £400 dumping fine for scattering grass cuttings

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A typical traffic queue at Testos Roundabout

Support grows for Gazette’s A19 safety campaign

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Northbound traffic at a standstill on the A19 following an incident.

Over 500 back calls for A19 safety probe

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Scotch Estate new bus lane onto Leam Lane from Edinburgh Road

Little sympathy for hundreds hit by fines at new junction

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Holistic therapist hosts well-being sessions

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Experts predict that almost 190,000 new care home places will be needed in under two decades to accommodate soaring demand. Yui Mok/PA Wire

North East experts warn 190,000 new care home places needed by 2035

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Drug-resistant fungus strain infects more than 200 patients in UK hospitals

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Esma Richardson. Picture by FRANK REID

South Shields mum Esma set for new trial in cancer fight

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Thornton Avenue, Tyne Dock South Shields

Drugs warning as South Shields house death woman is named

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