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

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Temple Memorial Park, South Shields.

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

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New paving at Horsley Hill sqaure

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

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There were delays across the Metro system yesterday.

What you said about Monday morning's Metro delays

Transport

Further warning of severe winter weather along North East coast

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

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Warning to commuters after coldest night of the year

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16 more arrests in Christmas crime crackdown

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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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Ashley Tomlin with son Jak, who she described as perfect in every way.

Funeral service for tragic mum of youngster Jak Fada to be held

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There were delays across the Metro system yesterday.

What you said about Monday morning's Metro delays

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The area covered by the latest weather warning. Image: Met Office

Further warning of severe winter weather along North East coast

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Don't forget to leave extra time to defrost the car this morning

Warning to commuters after coldest night of the year

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16 more arrests in Christmas crime crackdown

Crime
The scene following an explosion in New York. Photo by Press Association.

Explosion on New York subway platform

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More motorists are charged with drink-driving in largely rural areas, an investigation suggests.

Festive drinkers warned of risks as rural areas top breath-test charge table

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Christopher Woodward, 31, of Beach Road, South Shields.

South Shields thief masqueraded as delivery driver to avoid detection

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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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What you said about Monday morning's Metro delays

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The area covered by the latest weather warning. Image: Met Office

Further warning of severe winter weather along North East coast

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Don't forget to leave extra time to defrost the car this morning

Warning to commuters after coldest night of the year

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Map of the area of the North East coast covered by today's yellow alert. Picture: Met Office

Met Office issues yellow warning over snow and ice along North East coast

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

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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?

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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

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

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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

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Hospital radio presenter David Johnson.

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

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Dad of last baby born in South Tyneside backs hospital campaigners

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