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3 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Play to tell story of North Tyneside soldier's First World War execution

Michael Storey's grandfather John William Harrison who lived in same street as William Hunter and joined up under age At dawn on a February day in 1916, a 20-year-old Tyneside soldier was executed by a firing squad made up of men from his own battalion.

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7 hrs ago | Shields Gazette

Running to help families of knife victims

QUITE EMOTIONAL ... getting ready to hit the road to raise money for the Glen Corner Trust supported by the family of Gemma Finnigan are, back from left, Imogen Legg, Tracey Legg, Ksandra Ames, Mark Wood, Lee Coner, Claire Carlson, Leon Egan and Kristi Allen.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Shields Gazette

Taxpayers' group urges council to come clean on cost of Soundwaves concert

TELL US ... Jonathan Isaby, chief executive of the Taypayers Alliance, below, is calling for clarity about the cost of staging the Soundwaves concert, above.

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Shields Gazette

Boxing club's A 3,500 tribute to tragic Grant Adams

TRIBUTE ... Horsley Hill Boxers hand over a cheque for i 1 23,500 raised in memory of Grant Adams to his girlfriend Sharna Gardner, which will be split between the Great North Air Ambulance and a trust fund for the couple s baby daughter.

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Shields Gazette

Investment will help South Shields firm expand

AN investment of 170,000 is set to spark a new era of commercial success for a long-established South Tyneside company.

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Chronicle Live

Butterflies sculptures adorn Ridley Park in Blyth thanks to adults' charity

Northern Butterflies, a charity set up using National Lottery funding, has designed and built sculptures for Ridley Park in Blyth 'Butterflies' could spread through parks in then North East thanks to students at a charity for adults with learning disabilities.

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Shields Gazette

Accolades for South Tyneside's army of volunteers

RECOGNISED ... recipients of the first Community Voluntary Service South Tyneside Volunteer Awards with, front, the Mayor of South Tyneside, Coun Fay Cunningham.

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Shields Gazette

Bike thieves targeted by 'stinger' cycles

The action is part of Operation Soundwave, aimed at tackling crimes such as theft and silencing criminals involved in volume crime.

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Shields Gazette

Meadows plan is a 'disaster' says councillor

WALK ON WILD SIDE ... Coun John McCabe wants the wildflower meadows cut back and grass left at Hexham Avenue, Hebburn.

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Shields Gazette

Miracle baby Edith inspires new support group

A YOUNG "miracle" child who has battled for life has inspired the launch of a new support group in South Tyneside.

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Shields Gazette

Taxi driver who left girl fighting for her life begins battle to get licence back

A TAXI driver yesterday began an appeal to get his operator's licence back after he left a four-year-old girl disabled in a car crash.

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Shields Gazette

Legal moves to get South Shields man's death crash 'copter box

LEGAL action is to be taken to gain voice recordings from a North Sea helicopter which crashed and killed a South Tyneside man.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Shields Gazette

Video: Ice Bucket Challenge empties supermarket stocks

A SUPERMARKET in South Tyneside suffered a severe ice shortage as hundreds rushed to take part in the latest charity challenge.

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Chronicle Live

Great North Run 2014: What's happening on Saturday?

The Great North Run weekend of events includes the INEOS Mini Run, Great North Run Pasta Party, and Great North City Games on Saturday September 6 The Great North Run weekend starts long before the adult runners reach the starting line, with a day of events on the Gateshead Quayside.

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Sunderland Echo

Bank Holiday ride sees saddle-score cyclists raise hundreds for hospice

Organiser's of the Coast to Coast bike ride, Karen Maclennan, Keith Steele and David Middleton arrive with fellow bikers at The Cliff pub in Roker in aid of Grace House.

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Sunderland Echo

Anger over plans for food-powered renewable energy plant

Planning officers are being asked to consider an application for an anaerobic digestion facility at Wardley Disposal Point in Follingsby Lane, West Boldon.

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Shields Gazette

People power keeps South Tyneside park blooming perfect

UP .. .Friends of West Park, Jarrow. Paul Moore, right, with councillors Jim Sewell, left, and Melanie Cartwright, with members Linda Vygus, Maureen and Tommy Atkinson and Brian Whalen Members of the Friends of West Park have secured financial support from local industry to acquire gardening equipment to maintain lawns and flower beds.

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Shields Gazette

Hospital complies with new car parking rules

ON THE BALL .. Steve Jamieson, director of service reform and corporate services, below, says South Tyneside District Hospital already helps poorly patients with car parking charges.

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Chronicle Live

Live: Breaking news updates from Newcastle and the North East

The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates from The Chronicle, covering Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland and Durham for Wednesday, 27 August 2014 The Chronicle's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Shields Gazette

Italian job done as fans fly in to meet pop idols

A PAIR of international All Saints fans showed 'plane' devotion in a bid to meet their favourite band in South Tyneside.

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