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Local news for South Tyneside, England continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | Shields Gazette

Cliff-fall boy's miracle escape after 60ft plunge

LUCKY BOY ... Andre Ansell, who fell from the cliffs at Frenchman's Bay. Below, his airlift rescue from the rocks, and bottom, his mum Mel.

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14 hrs ago | Shields Gazette

Man jailed for historic sex assaults on South Tyneside schoolgirl

Derek Thomas sexually assaulted a schoolgirl during a visit to the borough from his home in Yorkshire in the 1990s.

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14 hrs ago | Shields Gazette

Parents still don't know how tragic Jack died

THE parents of a South Tyneside schoolboy who died on a school expedition to Africa are still waiting to find out what killed him.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Shields Gazette

Housing trust's successful first year

FIRST CUT ... the Mayor, Coun Fay Cunningham, and Jarrow MP Stephen Hepburn, right, at the Saxon Way site with, from left, Southdale business development manager Mark Wilson, Coun Alan Kerr, and South Tyneside Housing Ventures Trust company secretary Brian Scott.

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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 Friday, 25 July 2014 The Chronicle's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest Newcastle ... (more)

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Shields Gazette

Summer school aimed at stage stars of future

South Tyneside's longest-running performing arts group for children and young people - is staging two separate weeks of intensive performing-arts coaching.

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Shields Gazette

Football favour led to launch of new business

A FAVOUR for a family member to shoot a video of a football match has turned a hobby into a business for one South Tyneside man.

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Shields Gazette

Coffee couple hope business success is brewing

CHEERS ... GoodBrews owners Anthony Dickson, left, and Samantha Smallwood with Nexus operations manager John Souter in the new coffee shop.

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Shields Gazette

Teens complete four-day cycling challenge

The group, led by teacher Helen Nuttall and youth support worker Tony Mordue, pedalled an average of 50 miles a day over four days to complete the challenge.

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Shields Gazette

Community preparing for free family fun day

Ridgeway Primary School, in Park Avenue, South Shields, will once again open its gates for the annual Cleadon Park fun day, on August 12. This year, a range of activities has been planned for visitors including inflatables, face-painting, chocolate tombola and arts and crafts.

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Chronicle Live

Nine year old Logan Quinn begs council planning team to scrap plans

Little Logan Quinn says he will have to keep his curtains shut if plans to build a giant new shed outside his bedroom window are approved.

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Shields Gazette

Train contract will create 300 jobs in Hebburn

WORK on a multi-billion pound train contract which will create hundreds of jobs at a South Tyneside firm is going full steam ahead.

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Shields Gazette

Sunderland fan who set up fund for Newcastle fans killed in MH17 disaster meets victim's brother

TRIBUTE ... Gary Ferguson meets Marc Sweeney, whose brother Liam, right, was one of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster.

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Shields Gazette

Unions plan second day of strike action

The walkout is scheduled for September 30 and is expected to cause disruption to schools, council buildings and fire services.

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Shields Gazette

Fed-up couple spend four months without a kitchen after worker's blunder

KITCHEN ROW ... Julie Martin, whose kitchen wall units disappeared while rewiring work was being carried out, is still fighting to have the units replaced.

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Shields Gazette

Overgrown grass set for summer trim

SOUTH Tyneside's long grass is set for a trim - but it could be a growing concern again in the future.

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Shields Gazette

VIDEO: Pub boss in Sahara trek for charity

A PUB boss from South Tyneside is heading for a dry spell - by trekking across the Sahara for a vital cause.

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