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Firefighters tackle huge blaze at auction house in Jarrow

A huge fire has ripped through at auction house in Jarrow.
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Inside River 2 Reef

Diver turns love of marine life into thriving aquatics business

A diver from South Tyneside has turned his passion for marine life into a thriving aquatics business.

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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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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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Cal Halbert as Lord Larry Lambton in The Lambton Worm; Cal Halbert as
Lord Larry Lambton and Ray Spencer as Dame Bella Ballcock

North East comic to star in the Customs House festive panto

Comedian Cal Halbert will be taking on a whole new look when he takes to the Customs House stage to star in his first panto role.

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Jarrow School Children in Need auction taking place. Picture by FRANK REID

Jarrow youngsters’ auction raises Children in Need cash

Pupils at a South Tyneside school pitted their selling skills against each other to raise funds for Children In Need.

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South Shields mum launched on-line shopping channel

TV presenter Lisa Brash has launched her own shopping channel - as she battles back at the depression which plagued her life.

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Recycling village will be run by Remondis JBT Ltd as of next month

Council chiefs award new contract for recycling village

Council chiefs have named a waste management giant to take over the running of its recycling village.

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Epinay School, Jarrow, pupil Lily Slater (centre) takes part in a Zumba Class to raise funds for Stand Up To Cancer led by Rachel Speight-McGregor (left) and teacher Ann Walsh

Jarrow pupils take part in mass fundraising Zumbathon to boost cancer fight funds

A teenager who has battled her way back to health from a brain tumour as a youngster led the way at a fundraising Zumbathon.

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(rear left to right) Paula Taylor (little haven hotel), Councillor Olive Punchion (mayor of South Shields), Mary French (mayoress of South Shields) Michael Ward (little haven hotel) Katie Chapel (dogs trust) and Tony Carlisle (great north dog walk founder) (front left to right) great north dog walk organisers Lisa Hedley, Mark Bellas, Mathew and Alan Hedley with their dogs) at the launch of the 2017 Great North dog Walk. Picture by FRANK REID

Date set for record-breaking dog walk in South Shields

The official countdown has started for the 2018 Great North Dog Walk.

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Dancers perform at The Great North Passion, the launch event of the Cultural Spring.

Arts project chiefs defend work in South Tyneside after criticism over cash allocation

Art bosses have hit back at their critics in South Tyneside after claims they are not giving the borough a fair share of the available fuding.

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:Lee Gibson with his son Smith on holiday. Picture by FRANK REID

Gust of wind led to Jarrow dad’s bike death crash

The uncle of a South Tyneside dad who was killed in a freak motorcycle accident has told how rode back to find his nephew fighting for his life at the side of the road.

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Police have closed the road while an investigation is carried out into the collision

Pensioner taken to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car in Hebburn

A busy road in South Tyneside remains closed after a pensioner was left with serious injuries when he was hit by a car.

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South Shields says sad farewell to tragic Jak Fada

A community gathered today to say a sad goodbye to football-mad South Shields youngster Jak Fada.

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Oscars children's care celebrate 20 years

Out of school club in Jarrow marks 20 years of providing activities for youngsters

An out of school club in South Tyneside is still going strong 20 years on after opening its doors to youngsters.

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The controversial Edinburgh Road junction.

Traffic chiefs back South Tyneside Council in junction row

Road traffic chiefs have delivered a potentially expensive blow to hundreds of drivers who have been caught on camera at a controversial junction in South Tyneside.

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Hundreds get into the festive spirit with visit to Coca-Cola truck

The spirit of Christmas came to the car park of a supermarket as the iconic Coca-Cola truck made a stop.

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Best Western Sea Hotel is up for sale

Seafront hotel up for sale in South Shields

A well-known hotel in South Tyneside has been put up for sale with a price tag of £1,600,000.

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New classes will launch at Marsden Road Health Centre

Health visitor aims to help South Shields mums-to-be enjoy their pregnancy

Mums-to-be are being offered the chance to take time out to relax at a new group launched by a South Tyneside health visitor.

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Residents of Harton Grange pay their respects on Remembrance Sunday

South Shields care home remembers fallen heroes with their own service

Residents at a South Tyneside care home fell silent to pay their respects to the borough’s fallen heroes – at their own special service.

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