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Three South Tyneside men fined for salmon poaching

Three South Shields fishermen snared for poaching with illegal nets after falling asleep by a river have been ordered to pay fines and costs totalling more than £1,300.

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New Sunderland chairman Stewart Donald.

Reduced season cards on offer for Sunderland fans announces new chairman Stewart Donald

New Sunderland chairman Stewart Donald has announced that fans have more time to get season cards at reduced prices.
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Newcastle linked with swoop for the 'next Eden Hazard'

Newcastle Untied have reportedly tabled a bid for Swedish international Kerim Mrabti.

Newcastle United
Jack Ross

Revealed! The stats behind Jack Ross' remarkable managerial career

Jack Ross has only been in full-time management for two years but is expected to be handed the Sunderland manager's job.
Sunderland AFC
Anthony Mothersdale has served time for a previous assault on the same woman.

South Shields thug who beat up his girlfriend is spared jail after she refuses to help his prosecution

A judge has warned that attackers will be prosecuted for domestic assaults - even if their victims don't want them to be.

Crime
Ongoing and upcoming roadworks across the South Tyneside area include the following:

Roadworks latest: Where to expect delays on Saturday, May 26, in the South Shields area

Ongoing and upcoming roadworks across South Tyneside include the following:

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New Sunderland manager Jack Ross

How Sunderland fans have reacted to Jack Ross' appointment

Sunderland have appointed Jack Ross as their new manager - but how have fans reacted to the appointment?

Sunderland AFC
Jon Shaw will lead South Shields as captain next season. Picture by Peter Talbot.

South Shields appoint Jon Shaw as new captain

Jon Shaw has been appointed as Julio Arca's successor as captain of South Shields.

Non League
Jack Ross - the new Sunderland manager

Jack Ross is confirmed as new Sunderland manager

Sunderland have unveiled Jack Ross as their new manager.
Sunderland AFC
Slade are touring to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Merry Xmas Everybody.

Slade announce UK tour to celebrate 45th anniversary of Merry Xmas Everybody

Slade, one of the most successful bands of the 1970s, are back to celebrate the 45th anniversary of their most famous song.

Music
Keukenhof Gardens come alive in Spring

Guide to Holland’s Keukenhof gardens + win a DFDS mini cruise worth £300

Tulips as far as the eye can see in a kaleidoscope of colours is the sun-drenched spectacle which greets you at Keukenhof.

Travel
Christian Atsu

Christian Atsu reveals how he powered through the pain to keep Newcastle in the Premier League

Christian Atsu has lifted the lid on his battle against a long-term knee injury - and has vowed to come back even better.

Newcastle United
Council and business chiefs welcome go-ahead for first phase of business park which will create thousands of jobs

Council and business chiefs welcome go-ahead for first phase of business park which will create thousands of jobs

Council and business leaders have welcomed the green light being shown to a development which could transform the North East economy.
Business
A man is in hospital after being shot by an armed police officer in a North East town.

Man in hospital after being shot by armed police officer

A man is in hospital after being shot by an armed police officer.
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Tyne & Wear Metro

Planning on travelling by Metro this weekend? Bank Holiday timetable changes revealed

With the second May Bank Holiday weekend approaching, there's plenty of people looking to get out and about in South Shields.
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Revealed! The £424,000 loss that leaves Stewart Donald with decision to make over Sunderland Ladies’ future

Sunderland Ladies have released their financial accounts for 2016/17 – and they pose a big decision for Stewart Donald to make.

Sunderland AFC
Rafa Benitez

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez reveals his verdict on Liverpool as they prepare to face Real Madrid in Champions League Final

Rafa Benitez has revealed his thoughts ahead of Liverpool's Champions League final.

Newcastle United
An artist's impression of the IAMP looking south to the River Wear.

First phase of multi-million-pound automotive park gets the go-ahead

The first phase of work on a multi-million-pound automotive park creating thousands of jobs in the North East has been given the green light.

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A shake-up of services is planned at South Tyneside District Hospital.

Campaign group calls for judicial review into planned hospitals shake-up

Campaigners have applied for a judicial review as they fight a shake-up of services at South Tyneside District Hospital.

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A forerunner of the modern supermarkets.

Looking back at shops you may remember

Shopping has undergone something of a revolution in a relatively short period of time, with some of us having witnessed considerable change in the world of retail within our lifetime.

Nostalgia
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