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Card payments overtake cash for the first time amid contactless boom

Debit card payments overtook the number of those made by cash for the first time last year, a trade association has said.

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Roadworks latest: Where to expect delays on Monday, June 18, in the South Shields area

Ongoing and upcoming roadworks across South Tyneside include the following:

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Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union on Arriva Rail North (Northern) will walk out for 24 hours on June 19, 21 and 23 in the long-running dispute over the roles of guards on trains.

Northern releases new timetable for RMT strike action

Northern has released its changed timetable ahead of three days of strike action next week.

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Roadworks Round-up: Where you may face delays in the South Tyneside area on Saturday

Here’s a list of roadworks with may cause you hold-ups on Saturday:

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South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck.

South Shields MP slams Government’s Universal Credit scheme after damning report is released

South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck has hit out at the Government’s flagship benefit scheme after it was criticised in a damning official report.

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Photo issued by McDonald's of the new paper straws which are replacing the existing plastic straws across all its UK and Ireland restaurants after a successful trial.

McDonald's to replace all plastic straws with paper ones across UK restaurants

McDonald's is replacing plastic straws with paper ones across all its UK and Ireland restaurants after a successful trial.

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Government's controversial Universal Credit scheme criticised in damning new report

The Government's flagship benefit scheme has not delivered value for money, its roll out has been slower than intended and has caused hardship for many people, according to a damning official report.

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Goldies Music and Coffee shop Goldie and The Cask Lounge Jill Palmer

Friends unite to open business ventures in South Shields

A group of friends have seen their business dreams turned into a reality after joining forces to revamp a former South Tyneside housing office.

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Friday's roadworks across South Tyneside include the following:

Roadworks latest: Where to expect delays on Friday, June 15, in the South Shields area

Ongoing and upcoming roadworks across South Tyneside include the following:

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The council has called in debt collectors to tackle arrears.

South Tyneside Council bosses call in debt collectors to tackle rent and tax arrears

Council bosses have backed plans to tackle rent and tax arrears in the borough by appointing a debt collection firm.

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UTS Groups sponsors of Jarrow FC Scorpions under 12's.

Soaraway season for Jarrow Scorpions - with help from pipeline maufacturer UTS

Jarrow Scorpions have a sting in the tail, thanks to UTS.

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Shields Ferry crossings have been suspended until further notice due to storm hector

Shields Ferry crossings cancelled due to strong winds brought by Storm Hector

Ferry passengers are having to find alternative means of transport today as strong winds forced crossings to be called off.
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Rolls Royce plant at Washington.

Rolls-Royce set to axe 4,600 jobs

Rolls-Royce has announced that around 4,600 jobs are being axed as the engineering giant looks to slash costs by another £400 million a year.
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World Cup

Call for companies to allow flexible working and provide TVs during World Cup

Firms are being urged not to score an "own goal" by refusing to be flexible with requests from staff to watch games during the football World Cup in the coming weeks.
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Traffic on the northbound A19 backed-up due to a accident on the approach to Testo's Roundabout.

Vow to keep up pressure and make A19 a safer route

A North East MP has vowed to keep up pressure on the Government to take action to make the A19 safer.

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The Water's Edge pub could be transformed into seafront flats.

More than 300 objections submitted over apartment development plans for South Shields seafront

More than 300 objections have been submitted the council opposing a plan to turn the site of a South Shields seafront pub in to flats.

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Ongoing and upcoming roadworks across the South Tyneside area include the following:

Roadworks latest: Where to expect delays on Thursday, June 14, in the South Shields area

Ongoing and upcoming roadworks in the South Shields area include the following:

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The former post office in Westoe Road, South Shields.

12 things you said about Blueline's plans for former post office in South Shields

A Newcastle-based taxi firm has got Gazette readers talking after its plans to open an office in South Shields were revealed.

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Will you drink choice change?

Wetherspoon's to serve more UK and non-EU drinks

Pub chain Wetherspoon is to sell more drinks from the UK and non-EU brewers in the run up to Brexit.
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New Blueline Taxi office at the former Westoe Road Post Office

Taxi firm Blue Line bids to take over former post office site for new South Shields office

A former post office could be used by a North East taxi firm under new plans submitted to South Tyneside Council.

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