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Long-serving former Jarrow MP Don Dixon dies

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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
Lord Dixon has died at the age of 87.

Tributes paid to long-standing former Jarrow MP Don Dixon

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The International Space Station above Earth. Pic: NASA.

NASA to host press conference on ‘exoplanets’

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Families’ heartache as vandals trash graves at Hebburn Cemetery

Crime 9

Radio 4 presenter Steve Hewlett dies after cancer battle

Offbeat

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

Crime

Rock for Rotary and raise cash for good causes

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Will you be getting an iPhone 8? Picture: Shutterstock.

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

Business
Shigellosis can lead to bouts of vomiting.

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

Health 1

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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Families’ heartache as vandals trash graves at Hebburn Cemetery

Crime 9
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
Michael Fox

Perfume thief escapes being ‘scent’ to jail despite 176 previous crimes

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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

News 5
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?

News 3

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

Health 13
Light smoking still carries major risks

Smokers who cut down are still risking cancer and early death

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Last year's winners.

Entries pour in for the health awards

Health
Police have issued a warning about low grade heroin following three deaths on Teesside.

Three deaths linked to 'low grade heroin' as police issue warning over risk

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