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South Tyneside youngsters shout about their favourite words

What’s your favourite word?

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What's your favourite band t-shirt? Picture: Shutterstock.

Tomorrow is Wear Your Old Band T-shirt to Work Day - dig out your favourite!

Note to self: tomorrow is Wear Your Old Band T-Shirt To Work Day, so get rummaging through the closet tonight to check for armpit stains and moth holes.

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South Tyneside’s unsung war heroes brought to life in new book

South Tyneside’s unsung war heroes brought to life in new book

A South Tyneside-born author’s latest creation celebrates the unsung heroes of the home front during the Blitz.

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Win: A new look with Hooker & Young salon + £50 of haircare products

Win: A new look with Hooker & Young salon + £50 of haircare products

Fancy turning heads with a new look this Christmas?

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Post-truth became widely used during Donald Trump's presidential election campaign.

How Brexit and Donald Trump influenced the word of the year

"Post-truth" has been named as Oxford Dictionaries' word of the year after a spike in its use around the Brexit vote and Donald Trump's presidential bid.

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The Word, the National Centre for the Written Word, in South Shields.

Thousands of visitors flock to The Word in South Shields

South Tyneside’s newest building – The Word, National Centre for the Written Word – welcomed almost 21,000 visitors in its first week.

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The skull of the diplodocus, currently on display at the Natural History Museum in London.

Dippy the diplodocus is coming to the North East as famous dinosaur goes on tour

One of the UK's most famous dinosaurs, Dippy the diplodocus, is coming to the North East.
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Mary Ann Cotton's teapot

Killer Mary Ann Cotton's teapot and letters go on display in Beamish after Dark Angel success

Objects belonging to infamous North East serial killer Mary Ann Cotton have gone on display at Beamish Museum.

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Five-year-old Lucy Panton was last years winner, claiming a scooter worth �70.

Entries open for Gazette’s annual Dear Santa competition

All we want for Christmas is...your letters.

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Bede Burn Primary School remembrance display. Staff from left, Headteacher Nicola Faulkner, teaching assistant Glenn MacIntosh and class teacher Aamanda Lenney

Creative pupils make poppies to mark Remembrance Day

Creative primary school pupils have produced a fantastic display of poppies to mark Remembrance Day.

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Police are appealing for information after the Tyne Bridge was targeted.

Tyne Bridge targeted by graffiti vandal

Police are appealing for information after the Tyne Bridge was targeted by a graffiti vandal.

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Crowds are set to gather for the three Christmas lights switch-ons in South Tyneside.

All the timings you need to know ahead of South Tyneside’s Christmas lights switch-ons

South Tynesiders are set to get into the festive spirit when a trio of Christmas lights switch-ons take place next week.

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(from left) Mark Dowdall,  Helen Marriage and Coun Simon Henig

Lumiere to illuminate Durham again next year

Lumiere will light up Durham again next year.

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The Clothes Show

Your chance for tickets to The Clothes Show fashion spectacular

Britain’s biggest fashion and beauty festival is back - and you could be there for free!

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Fenwick window last year

Fenwick windows through the years ahead of 2016 big reveal

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas - with the opening of Fenwick’s festive window.

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5ive will switch on the Christmas lights in South Shields this year.

Pop stars 5ive to switch on South Shields Christmas lights

Multi-award winning group 5ive have been confirmed as the special guests to switch on South Shields' Christmas lights.
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A six-week programme of workshops has prepared the dancers for Thursdays spectacular in South Tyneside.

Finishing touches added to dance spectacular in South Shields to mark The Word’s opening

Performers are adding the finishing touches to a dance spectacular which is set to mark the opening of South Tyneside’s latest cultural venue this week.

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Trick or treaters. Pic: PA.

Trick or treaters told to play safe this Halloween

Trick or treaters are being urged to play safe this Halloween.

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Groundwork chief executive Andrew Watts, centre, with the Mayor and Mayoress of South Tyneside, councillors Alan Smith and Moira Smith, and re-enactors.

Bede's World is reborn as Jarrow Hall as attraction reopens

A major North East tourist attraction ushered in a new era today and welcomed hundreds of visitors as it reopened for business.

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