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Glitterball and other South Shields landmark nightspots put up for sale

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The Customs House, Mill Dam

Jobs go at Customs House as South Shields culture venue faces ‘challenging times’

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A Metro train.

Gap in service on Metro after train is withdrawn

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Friends of Temple Park carrying out a litter pick around the park.

Fight to protect Temple Memorial Park carries on after group’s victory over sports complex plans

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Grandmother’s ‘suicide headaches’ inspire drive to help others with debilitating condition

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Elderly South Shields man speaks of joy after Gazette helps to get his support railings repaired

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Has Lynn Gibson got the happiest job in South Tyneside?

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

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The A194 approach to the A19. Picture from Google Images

Two-vehicle crash closes part of A194 in South Tyneside

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Roadworks Round-up: Where you're likely to face traffic woes around South Tyneside on Wednesday February 21

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The A194 approach to the A19. Picture from Google Images

Two-vehicle crash closes part of A194 in South Tyneside

Transport
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Roadworks Round-up: Where you're likely to face traffic woes around South Tyneside on Wednesday February 21

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Activists are calling on Transport Secretary Chris Grayling not to "bail out" the Stagecoach/Virgin franchise for the East Coast Mainline. Pic: PA.

Government urged to return East Coast Mainline to public ownership

Transport

Police release image of man after attempted burglary in South Shields

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The burglary happened in Mowbray Road, South Shields. Image copyright Google Maps.

Jewellery belonging to late mum among £10k haul snatched by burglars

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One of the blocks found on Temple Park Fields.

Blocks of cannabis with street value of £10k found dumped in park

Crime

Should 'upskirting' be made a criminal offence?

Crime

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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Theresa May has concerns about a system that leaves the poorest students in England with the highest debt.

Theresa May announces 'sweeping review' of student finance scheme in England

Education
Pupils from Monkton Junior School  with Road Safety GB North East Look Out Leo mascot posters, along with Acting Headteacher Louise Heathfield, (left) and South Tyneside Council Road Safety Officer Julie Inkster, (right).

Parking plea to parents by South Shields primary school head

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Glitterball and other South Shields landmark nightspots put up for sale

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The Customs House, Mill Dam

Jobs go at Customs House as South Shields culture venue faces ‘challenging times’

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

Two-vehicle crash closes part of A194 in South Tyneside

Transport
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Roadworks Round-up: Where you're likely to face traffic woes around South Tyneside on Wednesday February 21

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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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Unions are warning that one in seven children of public sector workers will be living in poverty by the end of next month.

Thousands of children of public sector workers are now living in poverty, research shows

Politics

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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Hebburn pupils prepare flood risk plans for schools

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The sun will be shining in the North East this weekend.

What's the weather forecast for the North East this weekend?

Environment
The Environment Agency has warned that intense bouts of flooding are set to become more frequent in the UK because of climate change.

Severe flooding will become more frequent due to climate change, warn experts

Environment

Grandmother’s ‘suicide headaches’ inspire drive to help others with debilitating condition

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Sonographer Lynn Gibson, rigt, with colleague Dee Sixsmith.

Has Lynn Gibson got the happiest job in South Tyneside?

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Employers are being accused of having "antiquated" attitudes to recruiting women as new evidence revealed many believe it is reasonable to ask about plans to have children during a job interview.

Vote: Is it reasonable for employers to ask women about plans for having children?

Business

200 turn out for protest at South Tyneside Hospital

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Pharmacist/Pharmacy of the Year Award winners - Tony Schofield and Flagg Court Pharmacy.

South Shields pharmacist’s humbling award win - and could you be next?

Health