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2 hrs ago | Shields Gazette
STAFF and pupils at a South Tyneside nursery are celebrating after it was rated as good by the Office for Standards in Education .
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The move comes as the Citizens Advice Bureau in South Shields says the number of people approaching it with debts resulting from payday loans has doubled in the last two years and the average amount owed is A 1,610.
An ambulance was called and he was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary with an injury to his hand and facial bruising.
Friday, June 28 will mark the 175th anniversary of the St Hilda Colliery disaster in South Shields, when an explosion claimed the lives of 51 men and boys - the youngest just nine years old.
The group fears that pupils at Laygate Community School, in South Shields, are in danger after a woman was hit by a car on a zebra crossing outside the school earlier this week.
Killer Sharon Swinhoe battered 68-year-old Mr McMahon to death with the help another boyfriend before gouging his eyes out and later hiding his body in a freezer stashed in a flat in Elswick, Newcastle.
A SERIAL offender was told he has had "every opportunity" to reform by a court judge who locked him up for more than eight months for his latest crime spree.
IT was a case of try, try and try again for a talented young footballer from South Tyneside who has been selected to represent his country.
The Echo understands the jobs of those monitoring the city centre are under threat in the face of A 46million cuts that could also see the closure of the city centre police station.
OUTWARD BOUND ... Coun Joan Atkinson with Ian Thurlbeck of Sport England. Inset, Thurston Outdoor Education Centre in the Lake District.
A SHOP thief still awaiting sentencing after stealing more than 1,000 of goods from a South Tyneside store has been back in court over two more raids.
A MAN has been jailed for stealing 2,500 of savings from a former girlfriend of his father to spend on drugs.
THE group pushing for a North-East super-council has welcomed news that it will be set up this spring.
A COWBOY builder has been hit with a 5,000 fine after an "appalling catalogue'"of building regulation breaches left a couple's new kitchen extension needing to be demolished.