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Three vehicles destroyed in suspected arson attack in South Shields

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The Tyne Pedestrian Tunnel

New delays mean pedestrian Tyne Tunnel will be THREE YEARS late in re-opening

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Garden waste bin collections start next month

South Tyneside garden waste collections start next month

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Trust received funding boost from council

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Sunderland AFC to Newcastle United walk aims to raise cash for Charlie Cookson Foundation

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Local heroes Joe McElderry and Jason Cook among South Shields venue’s new shows

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Jarrow mum whose life was saved by transplant backs move towards opt-out donor system

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Sunderland and South Tyneside health chiefs look to recruit 100 Filipino nurses

Health
Carlos Gonzalez-Cortes, top, and Leon Espada were arrested as they flew into Newcastle Airport from Spain with suitcases full of drugs, left.

Drug smugglers caught trying to bring £150,000 of cannabis through Newcastle Airport in suitcases

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South Tyneside Hospital

South Tyneside Hospital decision could be referred to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt

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Roadworks Round-up: Where you may face delays in and around South Tyneside on Saturday February 24

Transport
Your roadworks round-up.

Roadworks Round-up: Where you're likely to face traffic trouble around South Tyneside on Thursday, February 22

Transport
The A194 approach to the A19. Picture from Google Images

Two-vehicle crash closes part of A194 in South Tyneside

Transport

Three vehicles destroyed in suspected arson attack in South Shields

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Carlos Gonzalez-Cortes, top, and Leon Espada were arrested as they flew into Newcastle Airport from Spain with suitcases full of drugs, left.

Drug smugglers caught trying to bring £150,000 of cannabis through Newcastle Airport in suitcases

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The Serious Case Review press conference at Newcastle City Council's Civic Centre, as a 150-page report has been published into the authorities response to child sexual exploitation (CSE) in Newcastle, following a series of trials which saw 22 defendants sentenced for a range of offences including rape, drugs and prostitution. Picture by Tom Wilkinson/PA Wire

Report estimates 700 grooming victims in Northumbria Police area

Crime
Pc Paul McVeigh.

Police officer accused of attacking suspect gives evidence at court trial

Crime

College boss calls for more student work experience

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University workers hold leaflets they begin a month of walkouts in the latest stage of a bitter dispute over pensions. Pic: PA.

Thousands of students face disruption as lecturers go on strike

Education
Top schools are facing more regular inspections.

Best-performing schools face more regular watchdog visits

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Coun Joan Atkinson

South Tyneside has region’s lowest rate of secondary school exclusions

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Roadworks Round-up: Where you may face delays in and around South Tyneside on Saturday February 24

Transport
Do you think the TV licence is worth the money?

'Why should we be forced to pay?' - readers react to TV licence price rise

Business
The price is going up.

BBC licence fee to rise to £150.50

Business
University workers hold leaflets they begin a month of walkouts in the latest stage of a bitter dispute over pensions. Pic: PA.

Thousands of students face disruption as lecturers go on strike

Education

Emma Lewell-Buck MP: Fighting the injustices and ignorance women still face

Politics

200 turn out for protest at South Tyneside Hospital

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The European Parliament in Strasbourg

South Shields MP urges Government to get to grips with Brexit as fears grow over North East impact

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The very areas which voted Leave will be hardest hit by Brexit.

Why areas which voted Leave will be hardest hit by Brexit

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South Tyneside garden waste collections start next month

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Snow showers set to hit North East as Met Office predicts freezing week

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Marsden Bay. Picture by John Millar

Volunteers needed to help turn the tide on marine litter at coastal beauty spots

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Philip Powell on the chair which has sparked a row

Disabled man’s seat sparks safety row at South Shields flats

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Rubbish dumped at Hebburn Marina

Call for action on flytipping after rubbish dumped at Hebburn marina

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Jarrow mum whose life was saved by transplant backs move towards opt-out donor system

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Sunderland Royal Hospital.

Sunderland and South Tyneside health chiefs look to recruit 100 Filipino nurses

Health
South Tyneside Hospital

South Tyneside Hospital decision could be referred to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt

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Gemma Lowery and Lynn Murphy at the cancer centre in Newport.

Bradley Lowery's mum 'blown away' during visit to Welsh cancer centre

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Are you an organ donor?

Should our organ donor system be opt out instead of opt in?

Health