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4 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

North East hospitals told to cut parking charges to help patients' families

Jim Richardson received a A 70 parking fine at South Tyneside Hospital after he was 15 minutes late out due to a appointment delay Government ministers said relatives of patients who were seriously ill or have to stay in hospital for a long time should be given free parking or reduced charges.

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9 hrs ago | Shields Gazette

Expired MoT stop led to drink-driving ban

A MOTORIST has been banned from the road for three years - after being caught over the drink-drive limit by police who spotted he didn't have a valid test certificate.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Shields Gazette

Marine firm helps prepare for Great North Run milestone

IN DEMAND ... Tyne and Wear Marine helped salvage the sunken trawler Grenaa Star last year, above.

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The Northern Echo

New build houses on the rise, but the region still lags behind

THE number of homes being built across the region still lags behind the tally when the Coalition came to power four years ago, official figures show.

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Shields Gazette

Public urged to report dirty dog owners

A SOUTH Tyneside councillor has urged the public to shop dog owners who don't pick up the mess after their pets foul.

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Shields Gazette

Great North Run route is growing wild

People in John Reid Road, South Shields, are annoyed about the height of a council wildflower scheme outside their homes.

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Shields Gazette

Gcse Results: Two schools buck trend of declining pass rates

Whitburn C of E Academy and Mortimer Community College in South Shields both bucked the borough-wide trend of lower pass rates.

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Shields Gazette

118 homes planned at old college site

MORE than 100 new homes are set to be built on a former college site as part of a multi-million-pound residential scheme.

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Shields Gazette

NHS chiefs slammed over 'immoral' car parking charging for staff

The charges - A 1.20 an hour or A 11.25 for a monthly permit - affect more than 60 clinical employees, including health visitors, school nurses and community matrons based at the Clarendon building, in Windmill Way, Hebburn.

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Shields Gazette

Domestic abuse campaigner backs law change

A new crime of domestic abuse could be created under proposals being considered by ministers to help those living in fear of being attacked in their own homes.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom

Shields Gazette

Green charity offers education help

Groundwork South Tyneside and Newcastle is starting free courses in literacy, mathematics and computer-based ICT on September 8 - the day UNESCO launches its annual International Literacy Day.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Shields Gazette

Benidorm star keeps promise to hospital radio DJ

A BUDDING radio presenter from South Tyneside is set to host a show featuring one of his favourite TV stars.

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Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, Declan Donnelly

Shields Gazette

Jarrow Civic Hall celebrates 150th anniversary

That was the local nickname for the Mechanics' Institute, in Ellison Street, Jarrow, which once boasted reading rooms and an extensive library.

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Shields Gazette

Hi-tech security has ancient book covered

When South Shields Museum made a bid to get the 900-year-old Boldon Book on loan from the Arts Council England, it was told it needed to beef up security.

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Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Cameras

Shields Gazette

Former strip club reopens as live music venue

KNOWN South Tyneside pub is being given a new lease of life as the borough's latest live music venue.

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Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, Status Quo, Pop/Rock

Shields Gazette

Country music lover Heather was 'the backbone of her family'

Popular Heather Gateshill, 66, was a well-known figure in South Shields for her love of country music and children.

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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 Thursday, 21 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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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Shields Gazette

Battery firm ready to recruit new staff

A BATTERY company is charging up for more jobs after celebrating its first year at its new base in South Tyneside.

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Shields Gazette

Garden scheme raises cash for charity

The women from Bede's World in Jarrow took part in the National Garden Scheme , in which homeowners open up their green spaces to the public - and raise vital cash for charity.

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Shields Gazette

Ex-Far East prisoners of war set for emotional reunion

FORMER soldiers who suffered the horrors of Japanese prisoner of war camps will take part in an emotional reunion in South Tyneside.

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