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Man fined for exceeding speed limit in South Shields - on a jet ski

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Ben Hudson and Diane Fray

Arts project aims to beat OAP isolation

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Palmersdene Care Home staff Judith Woodrych and Anthony Bage with their awards

Jarrow care home scoops top accolades in the Great British Care Awards

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The A19 northbound just before the Doxford Park turn-off. Copyright Google Maps.

Delays on A19 expected after three-vehicle crash

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How South Shields youngster Jak Fada’s legacy will live on this Christmas

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South Shields community comes out in force to shower ‘Santa’ Geordie with joy

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Man admits killing partner’s cat

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Health boss ‘adamant’ maternity services will return to South Tyneside District Hospital

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A meeting has been planned to discuss the future of the maternity unit at South Tyneside Hospital.

Council to stage special meeting over South Tyneside baby unit row

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Icy conditions at West Park, South Shields

Weather alert as cold spell is expected to last in the coming days

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The A19 northbound just before the Doxford Park turn-off. Copyright Google Maps.

Delays on A19 expected after three-vehicle crash

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling

'Immediate investigation' as rail users offered tickets for 'non-existent' services

Transport
Will you be driving home for Christmas?

Fears of four-hour delays on roads over Christmas

Transport

Man fined for exceeding speed limit in South Shields - on a jet ski

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Thomas John Hogarth admitted three charges in connection with the death of the cat.

Man admits killing partner’s cat

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The RSPCA has welcomed plans for tougher sentences in animal cruelty cases

RSPCA chiefs welcome plans for tougher animal cruelty sentences

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DCI Lee Gosling

16 more arrests in Christmas crime crackdown

Crime

South Shields School has ‘clear’ vision for improvement, say inspectors

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Whitburn CE Academy students, Robyn Wilson, Dominic Corr, Callan Matthews, Hannah Buchanan, Jerin Juby and Matthew Laverick.

School is officially world class after wowing award judges

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Less than a third of North East students are likely to go to university

Chances of going to university depend on where school leavers live

Education
Headteacher Chris Rue with the Investor in People award

School celebrates Investors in People award

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Delays on A19 expected after three-vehicle crash

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling

'Immediate investigation' as rail users offered tickets for 'non-existent' services

Transport
Will you be driving home for Christmas?

Fears of four-hour delays on roads over Christmas

Transport
There were delays across the Metro system yesterday.

What you said about Monday morning's Metro delays

Transport

New South Shields paving scheme NOT a deterrent to homeless says council

Politics
Coun Ed Malcolm

Last chance to have say on proposed Parliamentary boundary changes

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British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker address a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May, met with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker early Friday morning following crucial overnight talks on the issue of the Irish border (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

What happens next with Brexit?

Politics
Theresa May has to satisfy demands from the Irish and the Democratic Unionist Party for Brexit talks to progress. Picture by PA

Brexit talks can finally move on to trade and future relationship between UK and EU after deal agreed

Politics

Residents furious over new sports club plan for Temple Park in South Shields

Environment
Our new Local Democracy Reporters will cover meetings at South Shields Town Hall.

Shields Gazette and BBC unveil new Democracy Reporter partnership

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Storm Caroline is set to arrive in the UK.

Storm Caroline is on the way - but how will it affect the North East?

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The rubbish at The Bower.

Fines of over £1,300 over rubbish at homes in South Shields, Jarrow and Hebburn

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Cross Arms Hotel, formerly the Douglas Vaults

Former South Shields pub set to be demolished as part of regeneration project

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Health boss ‘adamant’ maternity services will return to South Tyneside District Hospital

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Man flu could exist ...

Enormous televisions and reclining chairs recommended in fight against man flu

Health
Peppa Pig has been blamed for contributing to patients' unrealistic expectations of what they can expect from their GP.

Peppa Pig blamed for making patients expect too much of their GPs

Health
Hospital radio presenter David Johnson.

Boyzone singer Ronan Keating brings festive cheer to South Tyneside hospital patients

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South Tyneside's Labour councillors want answers over the temporary closure of the maternity unit and special care baby unit at the hospital

Council set for showdown with health bosses over temporary closure of baby units

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