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12 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Thousands of people turn out for the annual Durham Miners' Gala

"Big Meeting" speakers include Bolsover MP Dennis Skinner and Aslef rail union general secretary Mick Whelan, and you can see video of Dennis Skinner's speech below: The future of the annual celebration was in doubt after organisers Durham Miners' Association had to pay out A 2.2m in costs following the loss of a six-year court battle.

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12 hrs ago | News Post Leader

Authorities join forces

Councillors Grant Davey , Nick Forbes , Iain Malcolm , Mick Henry , Paul Watson , Simon Henig and Norma Redfearn .

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19 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo

Musician joins historian to write 'A Song for Sunderland'

A MUSICIAN and historian have teamed up with Wearside schoolchildren to compose a "Song for Sunderland", which will be aired at the city's newest arts festival.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

BBC News

Roman treasures from the empire's edge

A collection of rare Roman finds, many normally only displayed at the British Museum, are to go on show close to where they were unearthed on Tyneside.

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Overlawyered

UK local council spends $350K trying to unmask political blogger

In the North of England, "South Tyneside Council has abandoned its hunt for notorious blogger Mr Monkey after spending more than A 200,000 of taxpayers' cash."

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Sunderland Echo

Campaigner's fears over minewater pollution off Sunderland coast

AN environmental campaigner has hit out at plans to pump millions of gallons of potentially polluted mine water into the sea.

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Chronicle Live

Latest images show how a A 100m plan will transform South Shields

Reports in France claim a deal is being done for the 24-year-old, as Newcastle United continue to crank up their work in the transfer window We take the strain out of planning a perfect North East day out for our millionaire visitors who arrived on superyacht the Sovereign Plans to transform a North East seaside town centre in a A 100m development ... (more)

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Chronicle Live

Jessica is a real little star after she comes out of coma and back to life

Newcastle United are trying to land five new signings and have not given up on loan star Loic Remy, who has returned from Brazil to uncertain future We take the strain out of planning a perfect North East day out for our millionaire visitors who arrived on superyacht the Sovereign Little star Jessica Bootes is shining brighter than ever just weeks ... (more)

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Chronicle Live

Live: Breaking news updates from Newcastle and the North East

Newcastle United are trying to land five new signings and have not given up on loan star Loic Remy, who has returned from Brazil to uncertain future We take the strain out of planning a perfect North East day out for our millionaire visitors who arrived on superyacht the Sovereign The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates ... (more)

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Shields Gazette

Signs are good for mum's baby business

Alison discovered the concept of communicating with pre-verbal babies through singing and signing, after attending a session with her daughter, Ella.

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Shields Gazette

Judge tells bogus worker 'You deserve to go to jail' - then lets him walk free

A MAN who posed as a council worker to steal from an elderly South Tyneside woman's home was told by a judge "you thoroughly deserve to go to prison" - and then allowed to walk free from court.

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Shields Gazette

'Council more bothered about cutting costs than grass'

A PENSIONER has accused council chiefs of being more interested in cost cutting than grass cutting near his home in South Tyneside.

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Chronicle Live

Former X Factor winner Shayne Ward on headlining South Tyneside Summer Festival

Newcastle United are trying to land five new signings and have not given up on loan star Loic Remy, who has returned from Brazil to uncertain future We take the strain out of planning a perfect North East day out for our millionaire visitors who arrived on superyacht the Sovereign The former X Factor winner Shayne Ward chats to Gordon Barr about ... (more)

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Shields Gazette

Strike: How public sector walkout affects South Tyneside

THE Government was today hit by the biggest strike over pay since it came to power as more than a million public sector workers round the country went on strike in bitter disputes over pay, pensions, jobs and spending cuts.

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Shields Gazette

Teachers strike again in working-hours row

STRIKING teachers have again taken industrial action and hundreds of children missed lessons - despite management at a South Tyneside school offering an "olive branch" to resolve a long-running education row.

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Sunderland Echo

Opera singers to join community in performing Bizet's Carmen - in an hour

Leading opera singers Emily Smith and David Pisaro will host a workshop at the Summer Streets festival that will look at Bizet's Carmen in an hour.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Chronicle Live

Things to do in Newcastle tonight: Wednesday July 9

South Tyneside singer-songwriter and rising star Nadine Shah will be taking to the stage this evening as part of the Mouth of the Tyne Festival.

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Chronicle Live

Childhood project set up 67 years ago now playing role in understanding ageing

A unique study set up in Tyneside 67 years ago in a bid to understand childhood poverty is now helping tackle age-related issues A internationally recognised study set up 67 years ago to better understand childhood poverty in the North East is today helping tackle age-related diseases.

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Sunderland Echo

Super council maps out the North East's future

Caption: Back l-r - Cllrs Grant Davey , Nick Forbes , Iain Malcolm , Mick Henry , Front - Paul Watson , Simon Henig and Norma Redfearn .

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Chronicle Live

Lucky escape for forty people as Durham Indoor Bowling Club is torched

His tirade of aggression towards customers in the Bee Hive pub in Newcastle's Bigg Market led to 65-year-old widower Kenneth Brough being killed We take the strain out of planning a perfect North East day out for our millionaire visitors who arrived on superyacht the Sovereign Arsonists set fire to some wood that was leaning against the building ... (more)

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