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Special service marks Anzac Day in South Shields

South Tyneside paid tribute to war heroes at a special Anzac Day service.

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Clockwise from top left, South Shields Town Hall, Robert Atkinson, Thomas Mower, John Stanton, Anthony Sayer and Norman Dick.

Meet the candidates in the West Park ward for the South Tyneside Council local elections

This year’s local elections are just around the corner and so we are turning the spotlight on all South Tyneside's candidates in the run-up to polling day on May 3.

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From left, Lesley Kay Hanson (Green), Jonathan William Lunness (Conservative) and Moira Smith (Labour).

Meet the Primrose candidates for the South Tyneside Council local elections

This year’s local elections are just around the corner and so we are turning the spotlight on all South Tyneside's candidates in the run-up to polling day on May 3.
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The North East Ambulance Service has reported an increase in the number of assaults from 240 in 2012/13 to 292 in 2017/18.

South Shields MP backs calls for more protection for emergency crews

A South Tyneside MP is backing calls to crackdown on violence against emergency workers.

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Westoe ward candidates, clockwise, from top left, Michael Hailey (Lib Dems), Nicola Usher (Green), Jack White (Conservative) and Allan West (Labour).

Meet the Westoe candidates for the South Tyneside local council elections

This year’s local elections are just around the corner, and we are turning the spotlight on all South Tyneside's candidates in the run-up to polling day on May 3.

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The Cleadon and East Boldon candidates for the local elections are, from left, Margaret Meling (Labour), Jeff Milburn (Conservative) and Sarah Jean McKeown (Green Party).

Meet the Cleadon and East Boldon candidates in the South Tyneside local elections

This year’s local elections are just around the corner, and we are turning the spotlight on all South Tyneside's candidates in the run-up to polling day on May 3.

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Hebburn South candidates, from left, Fiona Milburn (Conservative), Matthew Giles (Green Party) and Nancy Maxwell (Labour).

Meet the Hebburn South ward candidates for this year's South Tyneside local council elections

This year’s local elections are just around the corner, and we are turning the spotlight on all South Tyneside's candidates in the run-up to polling day on May 3.

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Harton ward candidates, from left, Rhiannon Curtis (Green Party), Neil Maxwell (Labour Party) and Holly May Wright (Conservative Party).

Meet the Harton ward candidates for this year's South Tyneside local council elections

This year’s local elections are just around the corner, and we are turning the spotlight on all South Tyneside's candidates in the run-up to polling day on May 3.

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Cleadon Park ward candidates, from left, Angela Curtis (Green Party), Jim Foreman (Labour Party) and Sam Prior (Conservative Party).

Meet the Cleadon Park ward candidates for South Tyneside's local council elections

This year’s local elections are just around the corner, and we are turning the spotlight on all South Tyneside's candidates in the run-up to polling day on May 3.

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Beacon and Bents ward candidates, from left, David Francis (Green Party), Angela Hamilton (Labour Party) and Ali Hayder (Conservative Party).

Meet the Beacon and Bents ward candidates for South Tyneside's local council elections

This year’s local elections are just around the corner, and we are turning the spotlight on all South Tyneside's candidates in the run-up to polling day on May 3.

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Brexit

Most South Tynesiders would stick with the way they voted over Brexit

A huge majority of people who took part in a survey said they would vote the same way now in the Brexit Referendum.

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Jamaican immigrants being welcomed by RAF officials from the Colonial Office after the ex-troopship HMT "Empire Windrush" landed them at Tilbury in 1948.

Emma Lewell-Buck MP: Hostile policy to immigration and asylum seekers must end

Recently many of you will have read or seen the latest scandal to hit the headlines regarding the Government’s treatment of Commonwealth and British citizens known as the ‘Windrush Generation’.

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Kim Mitchell has bravely come forward to tell her story

South Shields woman abused by PE teacher as a child is denied compensation for her ordeal

A South Shields woman abused by her PE teacher when she was just eight years old has been denied compensation.

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Barbara Bush alongside her husband George Bush Senior as they met with the Queen and Prince Phillip in 1989. Pic by PA.

Former U.S First Lady Barbara Bush dies aged 92

Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretence made her more popular at times than her husband, president George H.W. Bush, has died.
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