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Virgin Trains puts 300,000 half-price East Coast tickets up for sale

Black Friday will come early for customers on Virgin Trains’ East Coast route tomorrow.

Transport
The scene at Jarrow Metro station

Accused denies Metro station stabbing

A man faces trial after denying a stabbing attack at a South Tyneside Metro station stabbing.
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Artist's impression of IAMP overhead view looking south to the River Wear

£300million IAMP development to create more than 5,000 jobs moves a step closer

Council bosses are being urged to give the greenlight to plans to help create more than 5,000 jobs and attract more than £300million of development.
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The collision happened in Victoria Road West, Hebburn.

Police name 88-year-old pedestrian who died after collision with car in Hebburn

Investigators leading an inquiry into a collision in Hebburn which led to the death of a man have named him as a pensioner from the town.
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Steven Lee Hamilton as the Brave and Bold Sir John (centre) with David John Hopper as Arbuthnot (left) and Ray Spencer as Dame Bella Ballcock (right).

Steven is jetting in for Customs House panto - oh yes he is!

Steven Lee Hamilton is flying in to save the day in this year’s Customs House panto - oh, yes he is!

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Will you be on the hunt for Black Friday bargains?

Why Black Friday ‘deals’ aren't always what they seem

Black Friday bargains may not be quite the money-saving deals that they appear to be, according to a leading consumer group.
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'Christmas 2017 set to be the most fraudulent on record,' warns bank

Barclays bank are warning shoppers to be extra cautious when buying gifts online after new data revealed that this Christmas looks set to be the most fraudulent on record.
Crime
The team with Fizz the dog following the pet's rescue. Photo by Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service.

Dog freed from hole in South Shields after four hour rescue mission by firefighters

A team of firefighters spent four hours digging and lifting rocks to reach a terrier after it became trapped down a hole.
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Cadet Corporal Jake Gregory.

South Tyneside cadet setting sail for national remembrance challenge

A South Tyneside cadet will be heading for a voyage of remembrance and adventure.

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Youngsters at St Oswalds RC Primary get a lesson in Fairtrade

South Shields school pupils get Fairtrade lessons

Pupils at a South Tyneside school have gone bananas – for Fairtrade.

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A photo tweeted by @NECATraffic showing a build up on the A690 towards Sunderland.

Two vehicle collision causes queues on A19

A crash closed both lanes of the A19 causing a long tailback.
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Discussing Parliamentry Boundary changes, Judith Taylor, Pat Smith, Vic Young and Coun Ed Malcolm.

‘We shall not be moved’ say South Shields voters in boundary battle

A prominent borough businessman has hit out at controversial plans to shake-up South Tyneside’s parliamentary boundaries, vowing: “We will not be moved.”

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The Beggars Bridge

Boldon pub revamp gets go ahead - with noise warning

A pub has been warned to keep the volume down on future live music after winning a bid to build a function room on its beer garden.

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John Houston, left, and treasurer of the Iona Social Club Tommy Bamford.

Ex-soldier’s £39,000 boost for Help for Heroes

A former soldier who served in Northern Ireland has put his fundraising talents into practice to raise almost £40,000 for an armed forces charity.

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Will the North East have any snow this week?

Scotland warned to brace itself for snow - but will it affect the North East?

The first significant snowfall of the season is expected to hit parts of Scotland tonight - and could cause some disruption for the morning commute.

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Heartfelt tributes paid to Jak Fada on emotional day at South Shields FC

Heartfelt tributes were paid to tragic youngster Jak Fada on an emotionally-charged afternoon at the home of his favourite football team.
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Delays on Metro after train withdrawn from service

Metro passengers are facing delays after a train was withdrawn from service.
Transport

Sunderland create unwanted record for longest run without home win

Sunderland today bagged an unwanted place in the record books by claiming the longest run in English football without a home win.
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Fire has caused delays to metro services

Fire causes metro service delays

Metro passengers are being warned of delays of upto 20 minutes after a line side fire.
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Football fans snap up Bradley Lowery Sunderland shirt

Football fans are showing their charitable colours by wearing a special Sunderland shirt in honour of the late Bradley Lowery.
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