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2 hrs ago | Shields Gazette

Three South Tyneside women targeted in pervert's sex-crime rampage

A PERVERT driver targeted eight victims in just one day in a terrifying spree of sordid attacks on lone women and girls.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Sunderland Echo

Sunderland walk-in medical centre closes this weekend

Newcastle firm Northern Doctors runs other walk-in units at Bunny Hill, Washington and Houghton Primary Care Centres, and from Monday will begin running "GP-led" services at Bunny Hill and Washington.

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Newsday

Train passengers flee cable scare

Tyne and Wear Metro passengers were forced to flee a train after an overhead power cable snapped and made contact with the carriage.

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Chronicle Live

Two in court over robbery at Tynemouth pub the Salvation Inn

Thomas Bailey, 37, of Falstaff Road, North Shields , has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery and possession of a firearm and Paul Oliver, 44, of Watch House Close, North Shields, has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.

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Sunderland Echo

More time to enter Sunderland Echo Portfolio Business Awards

The deadline to enter the Sunderland Echo Portfolio Business Awards 2014 was due to expire at the close of business today.

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Sunderland Echo

Sunderland hit-and-run driver smashed woman 15ft into the air

Victoria Cocklin was on the phone to her mum and only managed to say 'mam' before she was hit by Terence Connolly's Vauxhall Golf and flung 15ft into the air.

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Sunderland Echo

Man charged with two burglaries at same Sunderland house

On August 16, police received a report that cash cards had been stolen from a woman's purse at a house at Fordland Place.

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Chronicle Live

Play to tell story of North Tyneside soldier's First World War execution

Michael Storey's grandfather John William Harrison who lived in same street as William Hunter and joined up under age At dawn on a February day in 1916, a 20-year-old Tyneside soldier was executed by a firing squad made up of men from his own battalion.

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Shields Gazette

Flower and Veg Show will be blooming lovely

MORE than 100 expert gardeners will see their finest green produce showcased in a blooming lovely show in South Shields tomorrow.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Chronicle Live

Teenagers pulled from sea after 'tombstoning' into water at Cullercoats

The four lads had a lucky escape at Cullercoats but lifeguards are warning people of the dangers of jumping into the water The youths jumped into the sea by Cullercoats beach from a 70ft drop and were unable to get out due to the strong current.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chronicle Live

Great North Run 2014: What's happening on Saturday?

The Great North Run weekend of events includes the INEOS Mini Run, Great North Run Pasta Party, and Great North City Games on Saturday September 6 The Great North Run weekend starts long before the adult runners reach the starting line, with a day of events on the Gateshead Quayside.

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Newsday

Drug find in Nestle sweet factory

Nestle said it had discovered "a standard prescription tablet, commonly prescribed to both adults and children" in one of its products last week at its Fawdon factory.

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Chronicle Live

Community News in Brief: Wednesday, August 27

During this year's race on September 7, Stagecoach will offer extra exA A press bus services between the finish line, South Shields Ferry and Newcastle City Centre.

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Sunderland Echo

Sunderland AFC treasure trove goes on show

SAFC super fan Michael Ganley's collection of football memorabilia is of display at the Back On The Map building in Villete Road.

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Sunderland Echo

Women stole baby clothes from Sunderland supermarket

The 41-year-old went into the store in Riverside Road with her friend, where they filled a large gift bag with babywear, before trying to leave without paying.

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The Daily Record

Independence referendum: Daily Record buys cross-border train ticket...

TO be honest, the 13.12 out of Carlisle to Dumfries doesn't feel like of one of the great railway journeys of the world.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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 Wednesday, 27 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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Sunderland Echo

Finally marked: Grave of Sunderland prisoner of war

Tom Hutchinson, of Glenluce, Birtley, who has researched his uncle's death while a POW of the Germans in World War Two.

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Sunderland Echo

Plans for A 3.4million eco homes development on historic Sunderland site

AN architect is returning to his Sunderland roots in the hope of putting his mark on the landscape with a multimillion-pound development of one-of-a-kind eco homes.

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Sunderland Echo

Pop up shed aims to make our lives a bed of roses

LIFE'S A BED OF ROSES ... Gill Rogers and Aly Stoker with their Bed of Roses 'pop-up' shed project, which is funded by The Cultural Spring Art.

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