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3 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Elton John & Keira Knightly support North East hospice charity in auction

Sir Elton John and actress Keira Knightley have backed a North East charity ball by donating signed goodies to auction.

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4 hrs ago | Shields Gazette

Mayor's chain of office tradition explained

COMMUNITY radio listeners were given a history lesson when they tuned into an interview with the Mayor of South Tyneside.

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8 hrs ago | Shields Gazette

'Easily-led' shoplifter jailed for six months

A PROLIFIC teenage thief who carried out four shop thefts in three weeks - stealing drink and cigarettes - has been jailed for six months.

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9 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo

New A 1.9million sixth form for Whitburn school gets green light

A SCHOOL has been given the go-ahead for a new 1.9million sixth form on the site of existing tennis courts.

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9 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

North East Weather Forecast: Tuesday, July 29

Dry and bright initially with some sunshine, especially for eastern parts, Teeside in particular.

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11 hrs ago | Shields Gazette

WIN: Tickets to see Take That tribute band

A TAKE That tribute act are hoping that fans of the veteran boy-band will Never Forget their upcoming South Tyneside show.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Shields Gazette

VIDEO: Heather Small's big performance at festival

SOUL singer Heather Small was showered with affection by thousands of music lovers after singing in the rain as festival fever gripped South Shields.

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Shields Gazette

Shields park named one of Britain's best

South Marine Park, South Shields, is one of 65 parks across the North East that has been give a Green Flag award by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy.

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Chronicle Live

Mentally ill man 'killed girlfriend because he thought she was...

Daniel Johnson strangled and stabbed Gemma Finnigan at the home they shared in Boldon but claims he was insane at the time A paranoid schizophrenic killed his long-term girlfriend because he thought she'd been possessed by the devil, a court heard.

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Shields Gazette

Five-year plan aims to tackle cancer

COUNCIL chiefs have outlined a five-year plan to battle cancer - as the borough faces the highest mortality rates in the region.

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Shields Gazette

VIDEO: Safety warning after toddler's first steps end in 9ft fall

A COUPLE from South Tyneside are warning other parents of the dangers lurking in the home after their baby fell 9ft.

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Chronicle Live

Police hunt 'Cinderella' burglar after one shoe left at scene at Co-op in Stanley

Andrew Basak's partner Sue Scoones tells how life will never be the same without her 'soulmate' and how she wants his memory to live on for the sake of their child Cheryl's new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is reported to have spent thousands on roses for their second wedding bash in London Police have issued an appeal for a "Cinderella" ... (more)

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Shields Gazette

Thousands flock to summer festival

There was fun in the sun for thousands at the final South Tyneside Summer Festival today - and even a spell of rain couldn't dampen spirits.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Shields Gazette

Pony-grazing plan is 'madness', say protesters

SAFETY FEARS ... Coun Jeff Milburn and June McLeod with residents protesting at plans to graze Exmoor ponies on Cleadon Hills.

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Shields Gazette

Are 20mph speed limits needed in all residential areas?

A clamour for the introduction of more 20mph limits on selected South Tyneside roads has gathered speed since the death of a horse in Marsden.

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Shields Gazette

Caring scheme celebrates 10th anniversary

AN innovative project which sees people from South Tyneside sharing their lives with vulnerable adults is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Shields Gazette

Hi-tech park deal moves closer to becoming a reality

THE creation of 5,000 jobs at a new hi-tech manufacturing park on South Tyneside and Sunderland's border is moving a step closer to reality, senior borough councillors will be told next week.

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Shields Gazette

Ray gets award for 25 years of entertainment

COLLEGE AWARD ... Les Watson, the chairman of South Tyneside College's governors, left, with Ray Spencer and college principal Lindsay Whiterod.

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Chronicle Live

The number of households kept out of homelessness by North East councils has soared

In South Tyneside the local authority stepped in on 3,208 occasions in the last 12 months, a 123% rise on the 1,437 figure for the previous year.

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Shields Gazette

Minewater plan set to come under scrutiny

In a bid to protect drinking water from contamination, the Coal Authority aims to set up a pumping station at the former Whitburn Colliery to reduce rising levels of minewater from undersea collieries which closed in the early 1990s.

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