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Mum who gave son a knife to use in fight avoids jail
A MOTHER who pleaded guilty to handing her son a knife during a fight in South Tyneside has walked free from court.
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Thousands of jobs on way to heart of North East
A NEW multi-million pound business deal announced today will create thousands of jobs for South Tyneside's young generation, town hall bosses have said.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Jarrow schoolchildren given preview of magic on show in South Tyneside this weekend
The pupils at St Bede's School in Jarrow were blown away during a special magic show for South Tyneside International Magic Festival Wowed by the razzle dazzle, these youngsters were given a taste of the magical wonders Tyneside can expect this week.
So glad we gave Ella-Jai the chance to live
Five weeks before Ella-Jai was born, her parents Toni-Louise Hubbart and Daniel Harvey were advised to abort their baby because she had developed hydrocephalus - also known as water on the brain.
Drinker's 30-second journey earns him a driving ban
AN ill-judged decision to take a 30-second car journey home ended in an 18-month driving ban for a South Tyneside IT worker.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Lotto scheme will be just the job
The Big Local is aimed at improving life for people living in central Jarrow over the next decade, through a series of neighbourhood schemes.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Home revamp a nightmare, claims dad
Lee Cunningham, 30, moved his two children out of their house in Prince Consort Road, Jarrow, for five days after being alerted to the possible presence of asbestos in the property.
Adam achieves his England goal
IT was a case of try, try and try again for a talented young footballer from South Tyneside who has been selected to represent his country.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Brewery is tapping into bigger plans
CHEERS ... Jarrow Brewery s head brewer Michaela Finnegan celebrates The Maltings Ale House hosting a beer, sausage and cocktail festival.
Driver released as crash girl remains 'critical'
A DRIVER arrested over a five-car crash which left a four-year-old girl fighting for her life has been released by police.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Man arrested over crash which left girl, four, critical
A MAN has today been arrested in connection with an accident which left a four-year-old girl fighting for her life.
Girl, four, fights for life after five-car smash in South Tyneside
Police are appealing for information about the accident, which happened at about 6.30pm yesterday on Leam Lane, near the Lindisfarne roundabout at Jarrow.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Tynemouth Fake Festival 2014 tickets, lineup and dates
Tynemouth Fake Festival 2014 is coming, with a great lineup of tribute groups to some of the world's biggest bands.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
North bingo bosses urge George Osborne to reduce tax
George Osborne is being urged to reduce tax on bingo to boost Tories' appeal to working class voters and potential supporters in the North George Osborne is being urged to get his eyes down on plans to slash taxes on bingo in a bid to boost the Tories' image among working class voters in the North.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Waggonway to Tyne's rich industrial past
SNEAK PREVIEW ... above and below, some of the archive and new photographs which are part of the Waggonways and Waterways exhibition at Bede s World.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Six facing trial over illicit cigarettes
The group, including a Sunderland man, has been charged with conspiring to fraudulently evade duty on tobacco and cigarettes and conspiring to conceal or convert criminal cash.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Paralympian Gold medallist brews up excitement at new Costa branch
Josef Craig was on hand to brew up excitement with a host of coffee lovers at the opening of a new Costa branch in Newcastle city centre A Paralympic Gold medallist was on hand to brew up excitement with a host of coffee lovers at the opening of a new Costa branch in Newcastle city centre.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
South Korean link-up for South Shields school
They then used the football backdrop to help pupils at North East schools to make links with South Korea and its culture.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
CCTV Appeal: Do you know these suspected thieves?
Officers have released a number of images of people they want to speak to in connection with a number of thefts.
Care homes' delight over survey marks
Hawthorn Court, in St Aloysius View, Hebburn, and Needham Court, in Stanhope Road, Low Simonside, Jarrow, took part in the country's largest and most authoritative survey of care home residents.