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Hebburn pupils prepare flood risk plans for schools

Youngsters are turning their hands to flood prevention in a series of themed weeks held in schools in South Tyneside.

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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?

We may have started the half-term break with wet and windy weather - but we're going to go out in style with some sunshine.
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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

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

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Flooding on the Lukes Lane Estate

Anti-flooding work to start in Hebburn

Residents and businesses in a flood risk South Tyneside community are being invited to find out about a plan to further protect their properties.

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Patrick Cleary wanted to build industrial units on land behind the Travelodge, at Whitemare Pool.

Bid to build industrial units behind Travelodge is turned down

A landowner has been refused permission to revamp a disused industrial site because of its feared environmental impact.

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Will we get snow in the North East today?

Parts of the North East may see some snow flurries today as the Met Office issues a weather warning.

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Wonderland Amusements, Ocean Road

Disused gaming arcade to become new store in South Shields

A disused amusements arcade is being taken over by a retailer which specialises in clothing for the classroom to the workplace.

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It's going to be a wet and windy week in the North East.

Wind and rain to batter North East as country faces miserable forecast

It's set to be a gloomy half-term break across the North East with wet and windy weather expected to last most of the week.
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The Pride of the Tyne in dry dock.

A hull of a view of Shields ferry Pride of Tyne

Here’s a view of the Tyne ferry that people don’t see too often.

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Freezing temperatures forecast for North East overnight with ice and snow warning

Get the heating on - it's going to be another cold night.

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Paul Brannen

Reaction as report says 'no deal' Brexit would hit North East hardest in the country

Political leaders have hit out after claims a 'hard Brexit' could have a devastating effect on the North East economy.

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Your winter pictures as snow arrives in the North East

The freezing temperatures haven’t stopped you from heading outside with your camera.

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The plans for North Marine Park are now set to be stepped up.

Multi-million pound park revamp in South Shields gets readers’ backing

People in South Tyneside have given their backing for a multi-million pound restoration project of a historic seafront park.

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Your pictures of the supermoon over the North East

It was eyes to the skies last night as a brilliantly bright supermoon appeared above the North East.

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Work starts to demolish 1970s tower block in Hebburn

Walls are set to come tumbling down as work begins to demolish a tower block.

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Blue bin abusers cost taxpayers £5,000 after dirty nappies and dog waste dumped in recycling

Blue bin abusers cost taxpayers £5,000 after dirty nappies and dog waste dumped in recycling

South Tynesiders who fail to follow recycling rules are costing the council cash as lorry loads are being turned away by contractors.

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Residents are being reminded to sign up to the green waste scheme which is stating up again in March.

Spring’s coming - have you signed up to the council’s green waste scheme for 2018?

Residents are being reminded to sign up to the council’s green waste bin collections as they get set to resume this spring.

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Heidi Mottram, chief executive of Northumbrian Water.

Durham leads the way in new national drinking water scheme - will you support it?

People will be able to refill water bottles for free in tens of thousands of places in England in future following the announcement of a new national scheme by the water industry today.

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The former Temple Park Junior School in Manet Gardens, South Shields.

Vandal-plagued former South Shields school to be demolished within weeks

An eyesore derelict former South Tyneside school, plagued by vandalism, is set for demolition within weeks.

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Coun Lee Hughes at the Edinburgh Road junction

Councillor urges drivers to fight bus lane fines after woman wins appeal

A councillor has urged motorists to consider fighting fines imposed at a South Tyneside roads hotspot - after the first successful appeal.

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