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10 hrs ago | Shields Gazette

Pregnant shoplifter gets prison warning

A pregnant woman has been warned she could face giving birth behind bars after being convicted of stealing more than 100 worth of perfume from a South Tyneside store.

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14 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Home Secretary to look at claims of hundreds were abused in North East childrens homes

Theresa May vowed to look into historic claims of child abuse in the North after a police inquiry was slammed as a "whitewash" in the House of Commons An investigation into a huge child abuse scandal in the North could be re-opened after questions were raised in Parliament.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Sunderland Echo

Birthday girl celebrates 100 years

The mum-of-three, grandmother-of-eight and great-grandmother-of-10 has been enjoying reaching three digits at her home in Robert Wheatman Court, Grangetown, surrounded by her family and friends.

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Sunderland Echo

Sunderland teaching assistant honoured for her work

Kelly MacKenzie, who works at Sandhill View School, has been awarded The Jenny Ellis Award for the Outstanding Higher Level Teaching Assistant, HLTA, in the North East 2013-14.

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Sunderland Echo

Hebburn stars back blind safety campaign after death of Sunderland girl

NORTH East comedians have backed a campaign to raise awareness of blind cord safety after the tragic death of a toddler.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Environmental News Network

Arctic sea ice trends confirmed by Whalers' logs

Log books from British whaling ships more than 200 years ago have given new insights into the history of the Arctic sea ice, reports Tim Radford.

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Chronicle Live

Gosforth twins get a sneak preview of HMS Tyne before it opens to the public

Three-year-old twins Bradley and Thomas Allen were invited on board by Captain Bob Laverty as they waved to the crew at Port of Tyne in North Shields Excited twins Bradley and Thomas Allen were given VIP treatment when they were given a personal tour of HMS Tyne.

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Chronicle Live

Police swoop in early morning drug raids on cars and homes in Consett

This is the moment a suspected drug dealer was stopped in his tracks as he made his way to work.

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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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Sunderland Echo

Victorial Hall disaster memorial back at site of tragedy

Rev Ian Davies, with Joanne Cooper from Back on the Map and Raymond Davis, from Sunderland Old Township Heritage Society A MOVING memorial to a tragedy which saw scores of children lose their lives has been returned to near where the disaster took place.

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Chronicle Live

Sunderland football team need Wish Junior Football support for new kit

Redby Reds Under 9s have joined the Chronicle's Wish Junior Football campaign in a bid to win much-needed funds So, the successful Redby Reds Under 9s have joined the Chronicle's Wish Junior Football campaign in a bid to win much-needed funds.

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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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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Chronicle Live

Replay: 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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Shields Gazette

Visitors given chance to try something crafty

OLD clothes were given a new lease of life with the help of a craft session at a Cleadon church.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Chronicle Live

Daughter of missing Sunderland man makes appeal for his return

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 Robert Hutchinson from Sunderland has been missing since June 23 and was ... (more)

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Chronicle Live

Killer Sean Sillet is captured on pub CCTV before he fatally punches a loving grandfather

His tirade of aggression towards customers in the Beehive pub in Newcastle's Bigg Market led to 65-year-old widower Kenneth Brough being killed Throwing his arms wildly and riling fellow drinkers, killer Sean Sillet is captured on pub CCTV the moment before he fatally punches a loving grandfather.

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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 Wednesday, 9 July 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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Tue Jul 08, 2014

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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Sunderland Echo

She attacked a woman for being Scottish - he threatened to douse her daughter in petrol

A MAN whose pregnant partner was jailed for a vicious race attack has been put behind bars - after threatening to douse the victim's teenage daughter in petrol.

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Sunderland Echo

Footballer's cliff death: Independent Police Complaints Commission to investigate

THE death of a South Tyneside footballer found at the bottom of cliffs will not be investigated by the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

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