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2 hrs ago | Chronicle Live
Two Bangladeshi men were detained after Home Office border officials raided the Varanda eatery on Clayport Street in Alnwick , at 9.20pm on Monday night. One of the illegal workers, aged 25, attempted to escape by a back door as officers entered, but was stopped by an officer covering the rear of the building.
3 hrs ago | Chronicle Live
Mums of miracle children are offered support through new group set up at St John's Church Hall, Canning Street, in Hebburn Now the parents of the premature children have formed their own special group in a bid to support each other and share their stories. The Buddy Group has been set up for mums and dads whose babies have been cared for by the Tiny Lives charity.
3 hrs ago | Shields Gazette
VC MEMORIAL ... South Tyneside Mayor, Coun Fay Cunningham, left, with DLI Association bugler Kevin Smith, Royal British Legion rider Andy Bridger and Mayoress Stella Matthewson at Private Thomas Young s statue. Below, the brave VC winner.
4 hrs ago | Shields Gazette
A MAN who sent an obscene picture of his ex-girlfriend to her "horrified" parents in a drink-fuelled revenge attack has been told he narrowly avoided jail. Christopher Todd, 22, of Langford Drive, Boldon Colliery, forwarded a photograph of the victim's private parts to her mother's mobile phone - along with an abusive text message - to get back at her after she accused him of assaulting her.
4 hrs ago | Shields Gazette
A FORMER postmaster from South Tyneside who is caught up in a 57,000 accounts row says he has been left in limbo as the fight goes on to claim back his cash. Kevin Carter and his wife Julie, who is registered disabled, were forced to re-mortgage their home after being told they owed the Post Office thousands of pounds.
SOLE SURVIVOR ... Billy Ku's Phoenix Cafe in Frederick Street is still trading, even though much of the street is earmarked for demolition. HE'S the last man standing in one of South Tyneside's most famous shopping thoroughfares - but he doesn't know how long he's got left.
THERE was family fun in the sun for all to enjoy as a South Tyneside beauty spot took its chance to shine. Young and old alike turned out in force as Grange Park in East Boldon held an action-packed fun day on Saturday.
A SOUTH Tyneside councillor is hitting the road and putting his best foot forward to meet voters on their home turf. Coun Lee Hughes, a member for the Bede ward in Jarrow, has ditched traditional council surgeries, normally held in venues such as schools and community centres, in favour of regular walkabouts.
Jurors convicted the 16-year-old, from South Tyneside, of two charges of rape, relating to one incident last year. The teenage attacker, who cannot be named, denied his guilt, which meant the young victim had to give evidence at a trial.
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POLICE have released CCTV footage to help trace a man after a car was damaged at a South Tyneside supermarket. The front offside door of a Renault Megane car was scratched with a sharp istrument while it was at parked in the Asda underground car park in Boldon Colliery, on June 5. Police investigating the damage have now released a CCTV image image of a man they want to speak to in order to help withtheir inquiries.
COUNCIL bosses have come under under fire after leaving residents scratching their heads over the revamp of a South Tyneside landmark. People were stunned last week when the White Horse, which was painted on the rocks at Marsden Craggs in the 1800s, disappeared.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt promised discounts just weeks ago but instead some NHS bosses have ignored guidelines and ended concessions or even raised charges Just weeks after Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced a clampdown, a Sunday Mirror study has found that far from giving staff discounts on rip-off fees, many trusts are raising charges or even scrapping existing concessions. Guidelines outlined by Mr Hunt promised free or cut-price hospital parking for relatives of the seriously ill and discounts for nurses, doctors and other NHS shift-workers.
Bikers are to ride the length of the North East to pay tribute to First World War soldiers from the region who won the ultimate award for bravery. The venture on Sunday is the idea of Tynesider Steve Newton, a member of the Royal British Legion Riders Branch.
The X Factor's fish shop songstress has been revealed as the daughter of former Newcastle United player Wes Saunders. But it's not the first time the 20-year old has had a taste of life in the limelight.
CHEERS ... how the Bishop of Jarrow, the Right Reverend Mark Bryant, would look enjoying a drink in the Rovers Return. But a passion for the characters and events in Weatherfield has led to a South Tyneside cleric being invited to become the first clergy guest VIP blogger for the show.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 06:10 am
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