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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.
TELL US ... Jonathan Isaby, chief executive of the Taypayers Alliance, below, is calling for clarity about the cost of staging the Soundwaves concert, above.
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.
AN investment of 170,000 is set to spark a new era of commercial success for a long-established South Tyneside company.
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.
RECOGNISED ... recipients of the first Community Voluntary Service South Tyneside Volunteer Awards with, front, the Mayor of South Tyneside, Coun Fay Cunningham.
The action is part of Operation Soundwave, aimed at tackling crimes such as theft and silencing criminals involved in volume crime.
WALK ON WILD SIDE ... Coun John McCabe wants the wildflower meadows cut back and grass left at Hexham Avenue, Hebburn.
A YOUNG "miracle" child who has battled for life has inspired the launch of a new support group in South Tyneside.
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.
A SUPERMARKET in South Tyneside suffered a severe ice shortage as hundreds rushed to take part in the latest charity challenge.
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.
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.
Planning officers are being asked to consider an application for an anaerobic digestion facility at Wardley Disposal Point in Follingsby Lane, West Boldon.
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.
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.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 08:10 am
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