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South Tyneside parking surplus more than doubles

South Tyneside saw the ‘profit’ from its parking operations more than double last year.

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Kippers

Put kippers back on North East trains, demands former police chief

A call for kippers to be put back on the menu of trains travelling along the East Coast Main Line is to be looked at by ministers.
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From the North East with love ... businessman’s food idea goes global

From the North East with love ... businessman’s food idea goes global

A cancer survivor has battled his way back to health – and into a new business.

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Former South Tyneside dancer launches new beauty business Brow Wow

Former South Tyneside dancer launches new beauty business Brow Wow

A former South Tyneside dancer who was forced to give up her place at a top London school after funding ran out, has gone on to launch her own beauty business.

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Have you got one of the new fivers?

Your new fiver could be worth £50,000 - this is what you need to check them for

Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style 'Golden Ticket' giveaway.

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A Metro train.

Extra trains to run on Tyne and Wear Metro this Christmas

Extra trains are set to run on the Tyne and Wear Metro this festive season.

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The information issued by Nexus.

Christmas and New Year public transport times revealed for Tyne and Wear

The festive period will soon be in full swing - but if you're relying on public transport to get to your Christmas events, we have the information you need.
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Jordan Davison has just started his engineering apprenticeship.

New apprentice driving towards bright future after being taken on by Stagecoach

A new apprentice is driving towards a bright future after being taken on by a bus company.

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The Mile Bar and Grill.

‘Foul’ odours cause row between popular South Shields bar and social club

A South Tyneside social club is kicking up a stink at “foul” odours drifting in from a neighbouring bar.

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North East workers most optimistic about careers after Brexit, study finds

Workers appear to be optimistic about their career prospects following the initial shock of the EU referendum result, a study shows.

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Drivers are being warned to beware of ice on the region's roads this morning

Drivers warned to beware on icy North East roads

Drivers have been urged to take extra care this morning, with overnight frosts bringing ice to the region's roads.

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How £100million scheme could transform the A19

Work on a massive £100million scheme to cut congestion on the A19 takes a step closer today.
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Mince pie gap

Supermarket solves ‘mince pie gap problem’

Supermarket chefs have solved a culinary conundrum which has baffled Christmas cooks for generations … how to remove the 'air gap' from a mince pie.
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Criminals can work out the card number, expiry date and security code for a Visa debit or credit card in as little as six seconds using guesswork, researchers have found.

Just SIX SECONDS: That's how long it can take criminals to guess your Visa card number and code

Criminals can work out the card number, expiry date and security code for a Visa debit or credit card in as little as six seconds, researchers have found.
Crime
Nissan's Sunderland plant

Tory MP wants Government to reveal if it made any financial promises to Nissan over Sunderland plant

An influential Tory MP is ramping up pressure on the Government to reveal if it made any financial promises to Japanese carmaker Nissan.
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Britain could be a major wine producer and exporter by 2100, says a new study.

Could the North East become a major producer of pinot grigio?

Global warming could be good news for the North East - boosting its chances of becoming a major wine-producing region.
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(l-r) Mike Dickson Jr, Elena Dickson, marketing director and Chris Hayman, managing director.

Third generation of Dickson family takes top role in family business

The future of a family-owned South Tyneside business is looking bright as a third generation takes on a primary role.

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Durham Station.

Gas leak at Durham station sparks major train delays

A gas leak at Durham station is causing major delays for train travelers.

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David Black of Dementia Assist (left) with Bill Dryden, Partner at PGS Law (right).

South Shields law firm part of new dementia care scheme

A South Shields law firm has joined forces with a dementia advice service to support families needing legal assistance.

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British Gas has announced a price-freeze for six million customers.

Good news for six million customers as British Gas freezes prices

Energy giant British Gas has announced a price freeze for more than six million customers on standard tariffs over the winter.

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