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Mum calls for temperature trigger for lifeguard patrols at South Shields beach where her daughter almost drowned

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A lightning strike.

North East could see thunder and lightning during Bank Holiday weekend

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Supermarkets have increased the price of petrol and diesel every day since the end of March, a new analysis shows. Pic: PA.

Petrol prices are rising every day at supermarkets, says RAC

Business
Pop lovers have been warned that the tops of glass bottles of Irn Bru, and other drinks, might fly off unexpectedly.

Irn-Bru bottles recalled amid fears the caps might fly off

Business

New Sunderland AFC owners 'absolutely intent' on return of Stadium of Light concerts

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Shoppers 'using carrots to swipe avocados in self-service scam'

Crime

Families on all-inclusive holidays are spending a fortune on extras, say researchers

Travel

Councils want more powers to put brakes on 'chaos' being caused by lorries

Transport
A white forensic tent at the scene of a police shooting in Bishop Auckland, County Durham. Pic: PA.

'Armed man' was shot by police after refusing to leave taxi, says witness

Crime
The Word has unveiled its half-term programme.

Children set to enjoy week of unicorns, dragons and monsters in South Shields

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There have been a number of incidents involving HGVs getting stuck and causing disruption in recent months. Pic: PA.

Councils want more powers to put brakes on 'chaos' being caused by lorries

Transport
Rain is bringing delays for Bank Holiday traffic across the region

Heavy rain brings delays to North East roads as Bank Holiday weekend begins

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Tyne & Wear Metro

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

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Shoppers 'using carrots to swipe avocados in self-service scam'

Crime
A white forensic tent at the scene of a police shooting in Bishop Auckland, County Durham. Pic: PA.

'Armed man' was shot by police after refusing to leave taxi, says witness

Crime
The scene of this morning's shooting

Man shot by police arrested after being released from hospital

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All three men appeared at South Tyneside Magistrates Court

Three South Tyneside men fined for salmon poaching

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School days in South Shields: Memories of Mortimer Comprehensive

Nostalgia
Headteacher Elizabeth Hayes outside Boldon School.

School is still failing to make the grade - despite being told it must improve

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Tamzin Cummings during her demonstration

Masterclass leaves South Tyneside College students made up

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Students from the University of Durham have joined with other universities calling for a People's Vote on the final Brexit Deal.

Students back call for 'people's vote' on final Brexit deal

Education

Petrol prices are rising every day at supermarkets, says RAC

Business
Pop lovers have been warned that the tops of glass bottles of Irn Bru, and other drinks, might fly off unexpectedly.

Irn-Bru bottles recalled amid fears the caps might fly off

Business
Shoppers are reportedly stealing expensive avocados by passing them off as carrots at self-service tills. Pic: PA.

Shoppers 'using carrots to swipe avocados in self-service scam'

Crime
There have been a number of incidents involving HGVs getting stuck and causing disruption in recent months. Pic: PA.

Councils want more powers to put brakes on 'chaos' being caused by lorries

Transport

Councils want more powers to put brakes on 'chaos' being caused by lorries

Transport

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

Business
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

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The Associated Dairies depot in Egerton Road

Flats plans approved for site of South Shields dairy

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Three South Tyneside men fined for salmon poaching

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Anger over tree felled in South Shields street

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South Tyneside Council and local residents object to new housing development

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Will the sun shine on South Shields this weekend?

Will the sunshine make a return? What weather to expect in South Shields over the Bank Holiday weekend

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Tesco

Tesco to remove 'confusing' best-before labels from fruit and vegetables in bid to cut food waste

Business

Mayor backs scheme to make Hebburn ‘dementia friendly’

News

Health board supports use of e-cigarettes to tackle smoking in borough

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

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

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South Tyneside District Hospital.

Council leader says ‘We will have to accept why it has to happen’ during meeting on health trusts merger plan

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Emma Lewell-Buck speaking in Parliament. Image by Parliament Live TV.

PM Theresa May denies responsibility for changes to hospital services in South Tyneside

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