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What will the weather be like on Bank Holiday Monday?

It's been a blustery old day in the North East, making the last day of April feel a good deal colder than it was.

The Great North Air Ambulance was called in to help transport a man to hospital after a collision at the event.

One biker dead and another seriously hurt as police call off North East motorcycle event

Police say they were forced to shut down a motorsport event today after one rider died and another seriously injured in separate accidents.

Tattoo artist Alan Spence with his design to help raise cash for Bradley Lowery.

Tattoo tribute for battling Bradley Lowery

Dozens of people have made a lasting tribute to Bradley Lowery with a tattoo inspired by the strength of the little fighter.

Online security is vital to make sure fraudsters can't get at your cash.

How to stay one step ahead of online fraudsters who are trying to steal your cash

There was a time – not too long ago, though it feels like a different era – when the idea of identification fraud made us all rush out to buy household shredders.

Martin has good advice on how to get the best rate for your holiday money.

How to get the best rate for your cash when you head off on holiday

Have you got a case of the holi-wobbles? The pound is still in the doldrums and many holiday makers are too.

The Metro service has been hit by delays.

Replacement bus service in place as Metro service suspended on section of line

Metro services have been suspended along a stretch of the line following an afternoon of disruption.
People with diabetes have to constantly monitor their blood sugar levels.

Would you know the warning signs of diabetes?

Diabetes is one of the most common health conditions in the UK.

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Members of the South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade were presented with awards.

South Shields volunteers awarded for their dedication to saving lives

Volunteers have been honoured for clocking up more than 140 years of saving lives on the South Tyneside coastline.

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall.

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall to stand in Boston and Skegness

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall is to stand as a candidate in Boston and Skegness in the General Election, the party has said.
Big Hec plaque covered by a For Sale board

Plaque dedicated to charity champ is covered by For Sale sign

A South Tyneside resident has been left angered after a plaque dedicated to the memory of charity champ ‘Big Hec’ has been covered by a For Sale sign.

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New way for ladies to exercise at South Shields centre

New way for ladies to exercise at South Shields centre

Women are being given a new way to exercise and socialise with the launch of a walking netball club.

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Gary Burns has been missing since last August.

Family of missing man receive ‘ransom note’

A South Tyneside woman whose son is missing in Turkey has received a ‘ransom note’.

The Black Sheep team.

Jarrow fitness group raise £14,000 for charity with hill march

A team of people from a fitness class in South Tyneside have raise £14,000 for charity with a march through some of the toughest countryside in the UK.

Coun Tracey Dixon

Free mental health help events in South Tyneside

Plans are being made to help people overcome mental illness in South Tyneside.

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Tax credits can be reduced if you have been overpaid if your circumstances change.

Do I have to repay tax credit overpayment that wasn’t my fault?

Q: I have received a letter telling me that my tax credits have been overpaid, as my income increased by £5,000 last year.

Opinion 5
The Kier Construction cycling team

Charity cyclists hit the road for dementia charity

Cyclists from a South Tyneside-based firm took part in their company’s most ambitious charity challenge to date – a gruelling 4,500 mile journey.

Ellis Short

Sunderland AFC record £33million loss

Sunderland AFC's financial results 'must improve significantly,' says Ellis Short, as the latest figures show the club made a loss after tax of £33million in 2015-16.

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Newcastle Crown Court.

South Shields housing fraud man is spared jail

A housing maintenance company director who pocketed more than £16,000 paid by residents for the upkeep of their properties has been spared jail.


Gloomy forecast for Bank Holiday weekend in the North East

After a week that's seen sleet, snow, showers, chilly temperatures and some sunny spells, there's slightly better news for the Bank Holiday weekend - but not much.
Encourage your kids to get out into the garden.

Helping your children to get green fingers

Keeping children occupied, and getting them to eat fruit and vegetables, can be really tough for parents.

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