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1 hr ago | Sunderland Echo

New 3G spy weapon to tackle arsonists in Sunderland

CRIME fighters are using a new weapon in the battle against arsonists torching shrubs and grass on fields behind a Sunderland school.

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4 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo

Plans on track to reopen Leamside railway line

The move comes just weeks after the last ever meeting of the Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport Authority heard about a Nexus plan to introduce a new circular Metro route, connecting Pelaw, Washington, South Hylton, Sunderland and East Boldon, by connecting the Leamside line and the former Sunderland to Durham rail line west of South Hylton.

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Related Topix: World News, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, Durham County, England

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sunderland Echo

Sunderland's role in The Great North Passion

The Great North Passion Play project was performed in Bents Park in South Shields in front of an audience of thousands and broadcast to millions of viewers live on BBC1 today.

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Related Topix: World News, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, Lothian County, Scotland, Pop/Rock, The Futureheads

Newsday

Man's body found in River Wear

The man has been indentified as coming from Durham but Northumbria Police said he would not be named until an inquest.

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Related Topix: World News, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, Durham County, England,

The Northern Echo

Ramblers step out on newly completed section of coastal path

RAMBLERS stepped out with gusto for bracing walks along a newly opened stretch of coastal path in the North-East.

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Sunderland Echo

Opposition councillors bemoan 'Labour monopoly' on 'super council'

MEMBERS of the opposition claim their worst fear - a 'Labour monopoly' - has been confirmed as Sunderland's interim representation at the North East super council was agreed.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Tyne and Wear County, England, Durham County, England, Northumberland County, England,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Shields Gazette

South Tyneside business group continues to boom

STMF bosses say they are "thrilled" at the diverse geographical area from which new members have arrived, including Newburn-based Spincraft and RUBB Buildings, from Team Valley, Gateshead, as well as South Tyneside firms Rotary Power, ICE Print and Design, Complete Fabrication Services and Katysue Designs.

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Sunderland Echo

Cat trapped on Sunderland rooftop for days

A crew from Fulwell fire station used a special rescue tender to reach the animal which was trapped 40ft up in the gutter of the building in Tatham Street, "It had been up there for three or four days and was making quite a racket because it was being attacked by gulls," said crew manager Bryn Hanson.

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Related Topix: World News, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom

ContactMusic.com

One Direction Fans Warned Of Age Restrictions On Tour

One Direction fans have been warned there will be no leniency over age restrictions at venues on the U.K. leg of the band's forthcoming stadium tour, and they will be turned away if they are not old enough.

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Chronicle Live

Newcastle financial advisor Alok Dhanda denies A 600,000 fraud

But forensic accountants from Northumbria Police claim he was using the cash to pay off debts totalling more than A 1m, magistrates have heard.

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Wed Apr 16, 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, 16 April 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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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, Durham County, England, Northumberland County, England

Chronicle Live

Newcastle Weather Forecast: Wednesday, April 16

After a cold start it will be dry with sunny spells. Sunshine turning more hazy in afternoon.

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Shields Gazette

Birthday row led to man's attack on girlfriend

Daniel Smith pushed his partner into metal shutters and was spotted lifting a traffic cone over his head when police arrived to deal with the dispute.

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Chronicle Live

53-year-old man dies following a house fire in Leam Lane in Gateshead

The man died at the Royal Victoria Infirmary this morning after suffering substantial burns in a house fire at Redemarsh, Leam Lane Police received a report from the fire service about the blaze at Redemarsh at 6.35pm yesterday, and the man died at the Royal Victoria Infirmary this morning after suffering substantial burns.

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Related Topix: Fire, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, World News

Sunderland Echo

Sunderland students stage series of top dramas

DRAMA students are staging a series of critically-acclaimed plays at Arts Centre Washington as part of an annual month-long festival in May. The University of Sunderland students will bring seven plays to life at the venue, featuring the work of some of UK's greatest playwrights, presenting some unforgettable nights of drama.

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Sunderland Echo

Sunderland dad broke driving ban for the ninth time in a bid to save his dinner

Former heroin addict John Duggan was caught by police while driving to top up his electricity key in a bid to save his dinner.

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Sunderland Echo

First meeting of new 'super council' lasted only nine minutes

The authority - full title: Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside and Sunderland Combined Authority - is made up of the leaders of each of the local councils.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

24dash

Local people and suppliers benefit from multi-million pound regeneration scheme

Keepmoat's Trinity South development in South Shields has seen a number of South Tyneside or nearby Sunderland-based sub contractors appointed to work on the construction of new homes.

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Sunderland Echo

Sunderland burglar weeps on hearing victim's evidence

A FEMALE burglar who broke into a woman's house cried in the dock as her victim told of the lasting effects of the ordeal.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Chronicle Live

Man hauled to safety from Holy Island Causeway

Families in Fellgate say they were left in shock after the horror crash on the eastbound carriageway of the A194 Leam Lane in South Tyneside at around 11am yesterday The Chronicle understands that some senior players wanted to know why Hatem Ben Arfa found himself back in the team so quickly following the dressing room bust-up between Pardew and ... (more)

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