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South Tyneside

Horses ‘tortured’ in series of vicious attacks

Four horses on a field in Boldon Colliery have been viciously attacked and ‘tortured’ in the space of days with owners fearing that ‘no horse is safe’.

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Kevin Skelton was sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court.

Husband trashed former Avon mistress's home after she exposed affair to his wife and mother

A married man trashed his former mistress's home after she exposed their affair to his family on Christmas Day.

Crime
The judges for the Best of Health Awards get ready to sift through the huge pack of entries.

Best of Health shortlist announced

Here is the announcement health workers and patients have all been waiting for – the shortlist for this year’s Best of Health Awards.

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Boldon Colliery Cricket Club has had one of the pitch covers stolen. Picture: TOM BANKS

Thieves steal vital cricket club equipment days before season begins

A cricket club is counting the cost after thieves stole part of expensive covers just days before the new season begins.

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A Metro train.

Train fault causes delay on Metro system

A fault has caused delays on the Tyne and Wear Metro system.

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Durham University student Hannah Blevens

Texas student lands placement at historical Jarrow site

A student from Texas has landed a placement in Jarrow - almost 5,000 miles away from her hometown.

Jarrow
Hive Coffee Company at Jarrow Hall.

Review: Hive Coffee Company, Jarrow Hall, Church Bank, Jarrow

Stuffed full of hot cross buns and suffering from public holiday family claustrophobia, I craved proper food and head space.

Eating Out
South Tyneside Summer Parade 2016

Carnival fever to sweep the streets of South Tyneside at Summer Parade

High profile carnival artists are poised to bring South Tyneside’s annual Summer Parade to life in vibrant fashion.

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Lewis Michael Knapp, 20, who was killed on Saturday

Funeral details announced for victim of alleged hit-and-run

The funeral details have been announced for alleged hit-and-run victim Lewis Knapp.

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Ajay Jagota is the new chairman of the South Shields Conservatives Association

Conservatives launch fight back in South Shields with new man at the helm

The new head of the South Tyneside political party branch is urging fellow Tories to come ‘out of the woodwork.’

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A new system could see GCSEs marked differently.

Changing the GCSE marking system has been done before say readers

Changing the GCSE grading system is nothing new say Gazette readers.

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Lewis Michael Knapp, 20, who was killed on Saturday

Hundreds raised in memory of alleged hit-and-run victim

A fundraising page launched in honour of an alleged hit-and-run victim has already smashed its target.

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89% of primary school starters are getting their first choice place.

Nine out of 10 kids offered preferred school choice in South Tyneside

Nine out of 10 children in South Tyneside will be goinf to their first choice of schools.

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Tyne Dock in South Shields, is often flooded during heavy downpours.

Residents in South Tyneside are invited to share flood stories

Residents in South Tyneside are being asked for their views to help fix a flooding hot spot.

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The scene of the tragic accident in Amos Ayre Place.

Tragic four-year-old was knocked down by her own mother, inquest hears

A four-year-old girl died of an "unsurviveable" head injury when she was knocked down by a pick-up truck driven by her mother, who was using her mobile phone.
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Colin Reay recently completed his 50th parkrun. Picture by Bill Houston.

Inspirational grandad completes 50th parkrun – two years after heart attack

A grandad who once got the better of Steve Cram in a race has reached a major running milestone – less than two years after suffering a heart attack.

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Junior Boldon CA FC new sponsor, Evans Halshaw 
From left administrator Chrisitne Howarth, dealer principal Craig Bennett and team manager Martin Clark

Children’s football team gets kit boost from car dealership

A car dealership has stepped in to help a football team for youngsters continue their drive to success.

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Cricketers Paul Anderson (centre) Ben Reay and Mark Cox

Cricketer’s new fundraising campaign to help battling Bradley Lowery

A cricketer is hoping his unique way of raising funds to help battling Bradley Lowery will spread across the sport.

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Colin Reay recently completed his 50th parkrun. Picture by Bill Houston.

Inspirational grandad reaches running milestone – two years after heart attack

A grandad who once got the better of Steve Cram in a race has reached a major running milestone – less than two years after suffering a heart attack.

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Lewis Knapp.

Man bailed after being arrested in South Shields death crash probe

A man has been released on bail following the death of a pedestrian in a crash in South Shields.

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