South Tyneside, England Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Safety scheme at South Shields accident blackspot is on road to successRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2016 | Shields Gazette

    Council chiefs are driving forward with plans to boost safety on an accident blackspot - by appointing a contractor to deliver the scheme. South Tyneside Council has selected Galliford Try Infastructure Limited to carry out improvement works on the A194 Leam Lane, taking in the Lindisfarne and John Reid roundabouts, this summer.

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  2. Council chiefs set out stall to make fayre a charity hitRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2016 | Shields Gazette

    Community groups and charities are being urged to throw their support behind a Summer Charity Fayre, which will take centre stage at Bents Park, in South Shields, in June. Wec hope to see a wide variety of charities and community groups coming together to make this year's Summer Charity Fayre a real success.

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  3. South Shields newsagent fined for under-age cigarette saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Shields Gazette

    A South Tyneside newsagent has been fined for selling cigarettes to children and illegally displaying tobacco products in his shop. Monir Hussein, who was the co-proprietor of Chichester News in Stanhope Road, South Shields, pleaded guilty to selling a packet of ten cigarettes to a 16 year-old Trading Standards volunteer as part of a test purchase operation by South Tyneside Council's Trading Standards team.

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  4. Mini-stroke can't stop Ellie fulfilling her singing dreamRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2016 | Shields Gazette

    A battling girl with a passion for singing took to the stage in a talent contest last night - less than two weeks after suffering a mini-stroke. Ellie Stephenson has astounded medical experts for 12 years after fighting back from the brink of death as a baby.

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  5. Hi-tech bike lockers still not in use at Metro station - a year after being installedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Shields Gazette

    Transport bosses are under fire for installing hi-tech bike lockers at a South Tyneside Metro station which cyclists still can't use after a year. But the system has never been activated and Dave Townsley, who is standing as a Labour representative for the ward at the local elections on May 5, says it "beggars belief" that they're still not operational.

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  6. One in three referred to GP over 'silent killer' after South Shields store health checkRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2016 | Shields Gazette

    One-in-three people in South Tyneside who signed up for a health check scheme were referred to their doctor for high blood pressure. Charity chiefs have issued a warning over the danger posed by a "silent killer" after seven out of 20 people tested as part of an awareness initiative, held at the Vision Express branch, in King Street, South Shields, were given a follow-up appointment with their GP after recording higher-than-expected levels of blood pressure.

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  7. Schoolboys arrested over indecent imagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Newsday

    Two schoolboys aged 12 and 13 have been arrested after concerns were raised about children sharing inappropriate images on social media. A spokesman said investigations were ongoing to "ensure the safeguarding of those involved" and to check that there was no ongoing risk of exploitation.

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  8. One in four North East patients forced to wait more than a week for GP appointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Chronicle Live

    Shadow health secretary Heidi Alexander said a quarter of North East patients have a long wait as she pushed for 'honest debate' over NHS funding Labour must lead "a really big honest debate" about the need to improve funding for the UK's health and social care system, Shadow Health Secretary Heidi Alexander has warned. She was speaking to ChronicleLive as Labour published figures showing that more than one in four patients in parts of the North East are forced to wait more than a week just to see a GP - if they can get an appointment at all.

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  9. Children, 12 and 13, arrested and bailed over 'indecent images'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | ITV

    Northumbria Police said it was made aware of concerns about children sharing inappropriate images using a social networking site on Friday. Officers arrested the two children and inquiries were ongoing to "ensure the safeguarding of those involved" and to check that there was no ongoing risk of exploitation.

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  10. Indecent Snapchats of child 'circulated around schools' by two boys from South TynesideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Two boys aged 12 and 13 are arrested on suspicion of possessing indecent images of a child 'which were circulated around schools by Snapchat' A schoolboys aged 12 and 13 have been arrested after allegations inappropriate images had been shared on Snapchat A pair of schoolboys aged 12 and 13 have been arrested on suspicion of possessing indecent images of a child. The boys, both from South Tyneside, were questioned by police over allegations that inappropriate images had been shared via social media app, Snapchat.

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  11. Dutch visitors get insight into Sunderland hospitalRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2016 | Sunderland Echo

    NHS staff in Sunderland have played host to a delegation of health care professionals from the Netherlands keen to learn more about mental health and learning disabilities services in the North East. Arkin, a prominent Dutch mental healthcare provider, met with mental health and learning disabilities care professionals from Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust .

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  12. Primary places: 'Nearly all' South Tyneside families offered preferred placeRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | Shields Gazette

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Families across South Tyneside have found out where their children will be educated at primary, infant and junior schools from September.

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  13. Just who is stopping drivers smoking in cars with children in?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Chronicle Live

    Police have yet to catch anybody smoking while travelling in a car with children in the three months after it was banned. The ban means it is illegal to light-up when you are travelling in a vehicle with anyone under the age of 18. The vehicle must be carrying more than one person - so a 17-year-old smoking while driving alone would not be breaking the law.

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  14. South Shields shop owner says he's been 'hung out to dry' after alcohol licence is suspendedRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | Shields Gazette

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A furious business boss says feels he has been 'hung out to dry' by council chiefs - after being hit with a licence ban over booze being sold to underage drinkers at his store.

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  15. South Tyneside Council welcomes extra A 100,000 in pothole fundingRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | Shields Gazette

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. a fThis, the Government says, will help repair about 58,000 potholes during this financial year.

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  16. Sunderland to receive A 184,000 to help fix potholesRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | Sunderland Echo

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The cash, allocated to the city council by the Department of Transport, will be used to fix around 3,472 potholes on Wearside over the next 12 months.

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  17. Police burglary operation continues to have an impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Shields Gazette

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Burglars in Sunderland and South Tyneside are starting to feel the full force of a dedicated burglary operation codenamed 'Operation Impact'.

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  18. Operation Impact: Arrests in Sunderland and South Shields as police crackdown on burglarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Sunderland Echo

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Burglars in Sunderland and South Tyneside are starting to feel the full force of a dedicated burglary operation codenamed Operation Impact, say police Launched in February, the operation aims to pursue those suspected of being involved in burglary and help prevent further offences.

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  19. Recruitment drive begins for 80 workers at new A 9million hubRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | Shields Gazette

    Haven Court, which is in the grounds of South Tyneside District Hospital, in Harton Lane, South Shields, is expected to be the largest of its kind in the country when it opens later this year. It has been developed by South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust to provide integrated health and social care services for the borough's older people, their carers and families on behalf of South Tyneside Council.

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  20. Praise for taxi scheme which spots child sex exploitationRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | Shields Gazette

    A targeted joint area probe - termed as a 'deep dive investigation' - into the response of health, council and police leaders over the issue highlighted a raft of encouraging initiatives that have been brought into force. The report praised South Tyneside Council's introduction of a scheme in which all taxi drivers have to undertake training over child sexual exploitation training as a condition of receiving their licence.

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