10 times Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall has come home to South Shields

Since shooting to fame after winning The X Factor in 2011, Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall has stayed true to her roots.

And today, as we celebrate the news that donations of her clothes to South Shields charity Cancer Connections have raised thousands of pounds, we look at some of the visits she's made back home to Shields.

Jade Thirlwall, pictured, forms award-winning girlband Little Mix.

Jade Thirlwall, pictured, forms award-winning girlband Little Mix.