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Police officer goes on trial accused of assaulting prisoner

Crime
Glitterball is up for sale

Glitterball and other South Shields landmark nightspots put up for sale

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More than 30 people have been arrested in connection with car crime in Sunderland and South Tyneside this week

More than 30 arrests after car crime crackdown across Sunderland and South Tyneside

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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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Health chiefs vote on future of maternity, stroke and paediatric services at South Tyneside and Sunderland hospitals

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Slight rise in South Tyneside jobless claimant count - but little change over the year

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Writer and broadcaster Stuart Maconie to discuss his own Jarrow March at Customs House show

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

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A Metro train.

Gap in service on Metro after train is withdrawn

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Ouch trustee Dorothy Chapman.

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

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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 officer goes on trial accused of assaulting prisoner

Crime
More than 30 people have been arrested in connection with car crime in Sunderland and South Tyneside this week

More than 30 arrests after car crime crackdown across Sunderland and South Tyneside

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Image of a man police want to talk to in connection with an attempted burglary in South Shields

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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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’

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The latest figures show a slight rise in the number of out-of-work benefits claimants in South Tyneside

Slight rise in South Tyneside jobless claimant count - but little change over the year

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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

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

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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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

Health chiefs vote on future of maternity, stroke and paediatric services at South Tyneside and Sunderland hospitals

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Ouch trustee Dorothy Chapman.

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

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Sonographer Lynn Gibson, rigt, with colleague Dee Sixsmith.

Woman with ‘happiest job in South Tyneside’ backs Best of Health awards

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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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