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SHAPING UP: Three key foundations for losing weight

There are three key foundations for losing weight - that you probably never thought about.

Parminder Dhinsa.

Grandmother named as woman who died after crash on A19 slip road

A woman who died when her car crashed with a bus on an A19 slip road has been named as Parminder Dhinsa.
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The Mayor of South Tyneside, Coun Alan Smith, with Coun Ed Malcolm, holding South Tyneside Councils Silver Employer Recognition (ERS) Award, and Coun Alan Kerr holding The Words Living North Award for Best Regeneration and Restoration project.

Success at the double for South Tyneside Council

South Tyneside Council has had a double dose of success after being presented with two awards.

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Peter Reynolds was jailed for seven and a half years

Seven and a half years for man who tried to rob shop with pretend shotgun

A man who tried to rob a shop in South Tyneside by pretending to be armed with a shotgun has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.


'Giant' motorist admits 'showing off' size in Ford Ka by driving while standing up

A tall motorist has admitted standing up and "showing off" while driving a small car he barely fit into.

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49 things only dads of daughters will know

Dads, assemble! Because here's a list of all the things you should know if you have a daughter at home.

The show will premiere on Saturday at The Word, , in South Shields.

South Tyneside’s industrial past to be marked in performance

South Tyneside’s industrial past will be brought to life in a fascinating show which celebrates the borough’s history this weekend.

Sheridan Mordew set up her own business almost a year ago.

Teen shapes up for bright future as fitness business goes from strength to strength

A teenager from South Tyneside is shaping up for a bright future – as her fitness business goes from strength to strength.

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How many clothes do you buy and never wear? Picture: Pixabay.

Do you buy clothes and then never wear them?

We're a nation of wardrobe wasters as new research reveals that 55% of clothes in an average women's wardrobe are never worn.


‘Nationwide shortage’ of sausage brand after Slimming World dieters go mad for them

Slimmers are going bonkers for a new brand of low fat sausage - sparking empty shelves and furious online rows.

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The seafront project has been completed. (L-R) Michael Sheeran with coun John Anglin.

Multi-million pound seafront project reaches completion

A multi-million pound scheme to upgrade part of South Tyneside’s coastline has been completed.

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Picture of the scene by Katherine Cartwright.

Heartfelt tributes left to A19 crash victim

Dozens of heartfelt tributes have been paid to a woman who died in a road tragedy.

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Gina Miller outside The Supreme Court in London after Britain's most senior judges ruled that Prime Minister Theresa May does not have the power to trigger the formal process for the UK's exit from the European Union without Parliament having a say. Picture by PA

Labour promises not to 'frustrate' Brexit process

Labour will not "frustrate" the process for invoking Article 50, Jeremy Corbyn said after the Supreme Court ruled Parliament must give permission to start the formal Brexit process.

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Brexit. Picture by PA.

Government loses Brexit Supreme Court battle over power to trigger Article 50

The Government has lost its historic battle in the Supreme Court over Brexit.
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North Durham MP Kevan Jones. Picture by PA.

Army missed recruitment targets for new troops by 2,500 - Durham MP questions if cuts are to blame

The Ministry of Defence "cannot take future recruitment for granted", a minister said, as it emerged the Army missed its target last year by more than 2,500 troops.

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Melbourne Street, Newcastle. Picture from Google Images.

Hunt for cashpoint knifeman

Police are hunting a knifeman who forced a teenager to withdraw money from a cash point.

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The advertising screen on Leam Lane

Calls for ‘monstrosity’ road sign to be taken down or dimmed

Drivers have reacted with anger over a giant advertising screen placed on a busy South Tyneside road.

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Horse riders say they’re dicing with death because of speeding drivers

Horse riders say they’re dicing with death because of speeding drivers

Horse owners are feeling vulnerable after council bosses told them there’s ‘neigh chance’ of getting a speeding reduction sign installed near their stables.

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South Shields Town Hall

Union claims South Tyneside schools face £4million-plus funding shortfall

Government funding cuts will leave South Tyneside schools almost £5million worse off by 2020, claims the UK’s biggest teaching union.

Sports Direct's warehouse and headquarters at Shirebrook.

Brothers jailed for people trafficking and fraud

Two brothers who trafficked people from Poland and sent them to work at Sports Direct are now behind bars.

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