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History-making South Shields FC ready to lead town’s summer parade this weekend

Wembley winners South Shields FC are all set to lead the town’s summer parade this weekend.

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Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone is 20 today.

Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first book in J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally successful series.

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was released on June 26, 1997. Picture: PA.

Harry Potter fans celebrate anniversary of first book being published

Harry Potter fans around the world will today celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first book about The Boy Who Lived.

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St Hildas Colliery Headstock

£670,000 Lottery jackpot for South Tyneside

Four special projects to celebrate South Tyneside's heritage are to share in a bumper Lottery pay-out.
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UFC James Mulheron's new suit supplied by Master Debonair

South Tyneside boutique help local MMA star to dress for success

Suits you, Sir.

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Seven Dials, near Covent Garden, London

LONDON REVIEW: Seven top shopping finds in and around Seven Dials

In need of direction when shopping in London?

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Rachael Dawson, in green dress, winner of Top Model of Sunderland

Hebburn beauty queen wins Top Model of Sunderland

A makeup artist is made up to be crowned Top Model of Sunderland.

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Beamish is giving visitors the chance to try out their hand at barrel rolling at its Georgian Fair.

Georgian fair set to roll into Beamish for four days of fun

Amazing animals and extraordinary entertainers will feature in a celebration of Georgian entertainment at Beamish later this week.

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Stuart Maconie, who has written Long Road from Jarrow. Image by Niall McDiarmid.

Book is on a crusade to capture a look at British life today

The Jarrow Crusade has become the first chapter in a new book which takes a fresh look at modern Britain.

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Museum uses virtual reality mask to bring viking camp back to life

The sights and sounds of a Viking army camp have been brought to life through state-of-the-art virtual reality.
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A Grand Georgian Gathering

Georgian gin bar and more as Beamish opens its doors after hours

Beamish will open its doors after hours for A Grand Georgian Gathering to celebrate Museums at Night.

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Modelsearch's Sherilyn Oliphant and Katie Cole with would be models Audrey Hallway and Nicole Dunlop at Jarrow's Viking Shopping Centre.

Model scouts take over Jarrow’s Viking Shopping Centre

Do you have what it takes to be Jarrow’s next top model?

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The Word

The Word has spread - South Tyneside cultural venue exceeds expectations

An iconic cultural venue in the heart of South Shields is exceeding expectations only six months after opening.

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Clarke sails into new development

Channel 4’s restoration man George Clarke has taken a trip on the Shields Ferry.

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The Great North Snowdogs.

Popular Snowdogs gave £16.5million boost to North East economy

Great North Snowdogs - the largest free public art trail ever to take place in the North East – boosted the region’s economy by a massive £16.5million organisers have claimed.

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River Scene, 1935, by L. S. Lowry � The Estate of L. S Lowry.

New exhibition celebrates Lowry’s links to Sunderland and South Shields

An exhibition celebrating 130 years since the birth of a celebrated artist who was inspired by the striking landscapes of South Tyneside and Sunderland has gone on display in South Shields.

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The Word.

Authors look to encourage reading in South Shields

Four authors will be visiting libraries across South Tyneside next month in a bid to encourage people to try a new writer or genre.

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New claims Jack the Ripper was noted poet who studied as a priest in the North East

New claims Jack the Ripper was noted poet who studied as a priest in the North East

A new book makes the explosive claim that Jack the Ripper was the poet Francis Thompson, who studied as a priest in County Durham.

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ANZAC Day is remembered at the John Simpson Kirkpatrick statue, South Shields. Picture: TOM BANKS

South Shields’ ‘Donkey Man’ Kirkpatrick honoured in Anzac Day service

War heroes were remembered in South Tyneside with a special Anzac Day service.

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Durham University student Hannah Blevens

Texas student lands placement at historical Jarrow site

A student from Texas has landed a placement in Jarrow - almost 5,000 miles away from her hometown.

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