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Inspirational mum who stayed positive throughout cancer fight loses her battle

An inspirational mum who stayed positive throughout her fight against lung cancer has lost her brave battle.

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Dog show organiser ‘overwhelmed’ by success of annual event

A day dedicated to man’s best friend has been hailed a success as hundreds turn out with their canine companions.

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Watch our gallery of pictures as hundreds join in eighth Sunderland Big Bike Ride

It was pedal power at the ready as cyclists of all ages took part in dedicated bike events held over the weekend in the city.

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Cruse Crew strip donations to Boldon Colts junior FC. Olly Carson

Son of South Shields footballer who died in clifftop tragedy follows in dad’s sporting footsteps

The playing style is strikingly familiar - as is the number on the back of his shirt.

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Tributes paid to army chef who catered for the Queen and went on to run South Shields pubs

Tributes paid to army chef who catered for the Queen and went on to run South Shields pubs

A son has paid tribute to his father whose culinary delights tantalised the taste buds of thousands of soldiers and pub customers over the years.

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Carl Mowatt who is taking part in a Swiss mountain marathon with Deborah Roberts from Cancer Connections. Picture by FRANK REID

South Shields runner to repeat Swiss Alps challenge for cancer charity

A South Tyneside runner who took on his most challenging marathon to date in the Swiss Alps is making a return visit to the gruelling course.

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Goldies Music and Coffee shop Goldie and The Cask Lounge Jill Palmer

Friends unite to open business ventures in South Shields

A group of friends have seen their business dreams turned into a reality after joining forces to revamp a former South Tyneside housing office.

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Emma Corr with daughter Harriet.

Jarrow couple remaining positive over wonderdrug talks for daughter with Cystic Fibrosis

The parents of a little girl battling a debilitating lung-condition say they are remaining positive a deal can be reached on a wonder drug that could improve their daughter’s life.

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South Tyneside Tree Action Group campaigners

Campaigners angered as 173 trees are felled as part of pavement work

An action group has slammed South Tyneside Council after figures reveal 173 trees have been felled to make way for new paths.

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Founder Dave Hines at a previous conference

Families devastated through murder and manslaughter to come together for annual conference in South Shields

Families whose lives have been devastated by the killing of a loved one will gather in South Tyneside for an annual victims conference this weekend.

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One of the stalls at the Family Fun Day at West Park, South Shields, on Saturday.

Organisers hail fun day in South Shields Park as the ‘biggest one yet’

A day of family fun in a popular South Tyneside park has been hailed a success as visitor numbers doubled on the previous year.

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Dr Anwen Caffell, of Durham University, with some of the remains discovered in Durham.

Giving prisoners of war a voice 300 years on at South Shields theatre

An award-winning writer is bringing a stage show inspired by the tragic tale of the long-lost ‘Scottish Soldiers’ to South Tyneside.

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CCTV images released as cable thieves cause morning Metro chaos for South Tyneside passengers

Metal thieves have struck Metro lines for the third time within weeks causing disruption for thousands of passengers.

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The Laffalang gang are hoping to boost the funds of Save South Tyneside Hospital campaign

Comedy night on course to sell out for hospital campaign

Comedy nights to help boost the funds of the Save South Tyneside Hospital campaign have almost sold out.

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South Tyneside Volunteers Co-ordinators celebratory event

South Tyneside’s unsung heroes recognised at special event

The role of South Tyneside’s army of volunteers has been celebrated with a special event.

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Westoe Village Fair 2018

Westoe Village fair aims to draw in the crowds

An annual village fair which has attracted thousands of people over the years and helped dozens of charities is making a return this Saturday.

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South Shields baby boy battling rare cancer that only affects 88 other people in the world

South Shields baby boy battling rare cancer that only affects 88 other people in the world

A baby boy is about to start the fight of his life as he battles a rare cancer which has affected only 88 other people in the world.

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& Artist Julia Stafford (seated centre) and teacher Alison Quinn (standing

Pupils to see their stories in print as part of innovative arts project

Pupils from five South Tyneside schools are set to see their stories in print as part of an innovative arts project.

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Former miners talk to Karl Coates about life down the pit

Miners’ amazing stories captured on film for documentary on South Shields artist Bob Olley

A group of veteran miners were taken on a trip down memory lane as part of a documentary on South Shields miner turned artist Bob Olley.

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Ed Sheeran wears a Chloe and Liam Together Forever Trust tshirt at his gig in Newcastle.

Ed Sheeran shows support to the families of Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry at Newcastle gig

Singer Ed Sheeran’s final Newcastle gig was filled with emotion for the families of Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry as he sported a t-shirt and wristband promoting the Trust created as a lasting legacy to the couple.

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