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South Tyneside

Strictly Come Dancing star set to sizzle in South Tyneside

Strictly Come Dancing star Giovanni Pernice is taking his trademark moves on the road as he quick-steps into South Tyneside.

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The Materialistics with their creations for Emmaus.

Knitters help charity’s residents feel welcome in new home

A group of ‘companions’ will be extra snug once they move into a charity’s new home in South Tyneside.

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New TripAdvisor-style service to monitor health care in South Tyneside

New TripAdvisor-style service to monitor health care in South Tyneside

Patients in South Tyneside are being offered the chance to rate the quality of their health care on a new ‘TripAdvisor’ style feedback service.

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Calvin Mclellan with daughter Masie-Sue.

Anger after yob receives ‘joke’ sentence for leaving South Shields dad in coma

The family of a man who was left in a coma by a ‘one-punch’ attack - and feel they have been let down by the justice system - have been backed by Gazette readers.

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Daniel Thompson from South Shields, who has been jailed for four years and two months for his part in a �4million drugs conspiracy.

Two-year investigation put South Shields drug smuggler behind bars

Police have revealed how they smashed a £4million drugs operation and had a South Shields man jailed for more than four years.

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West Harton Methodist Church's Angela Lishman in the King Street pop up church.

Pop-up church in South Shields town centre was a blessing

Church workers are rejoicing after hundreds of South Tynesiders visited their pop-up church - and looking forward to their next project.

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West Boldon Lodge

New series of outdoor classes to get kids in touch with nature

An environmental educational centre is starting a new series of events focused on helping children get a grip on the great outdoors.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Labour's shift to left under Corbyn a mistake, says David Miliband

Labour's shift to the left under Jeremy Corbyn is a "mistake" that will not address the challenges Britain faces, says former South Shields MP David Miliband.

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Former South Shields MP David Miliband.

Labour 'further from power than at any time in my life' says David Miliband

Labour under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership is further from power than any time in the last 50 years, says former South Shields MP David Miliband.
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Homeless charity’s £250,000 boost for new South Shields house

Homeless charity’s £250,000 boost for new South Shields house

A homeless charity which is about to launch its first project in South Tyneside has scooped a £250,000 grant.

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Charity champion Colin Burgin-Plews has unveiled his latest frock.

Big Pink Dress charity champ to walk Sunderland 10k course

Charity champion Colin Burgin-Plews has unveiled his latest red-and-white frock as he prepares to take on the Sunderland 10k - ahead of the actual race date.

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South Tyneside Council is one of six up for the award.

Readers hit out over Council Tax hike for South Tyneside

Town Hall bosses have come under fire for their decision to increase Council Tax in South Tyneside.

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MS patient Paul George.

Funds pour in for Boldon dad’s pioneering MS treatment

A South Tyneside dad campaigning for pioneering multiple sclerosis treatment abroad says he is ‘overwhelmed’ after funds top £13,000.

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Daniel Thompson from South Shields, who has been jailed for four years and two months for his part in a �4million drugs conspiracy.

South Shields man jailed for part in £4million drugs plot

A South Tyneside man has been jailed for four years and two months for his part in a £4million drugs plot.

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Firefighters prepare to enter the sinkhole

Firefighters rescue dog after it falls down sinkhole

Specialist firefighters have rescued a dog from a sink hole in Whitburn this afternoon.
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Cllr Moira Smith and Julie Robinson launch the Domestic Abuse handbook.

New handbooks to help victims of domestic abuse in South Tyneside

Domestic abuse victims in South Tynside can turn to a new advice book to help them get advice and support.

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The former Boldon C of E Primary in West Boldon.

Readers are saddened over demolition plans for West Boldon school

Gazette readers have expressed sadness over plans to bulldoze a popular village school.

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Westoe Travel Graeme Brett South Shields FC window display

Football fever spreads across town in support of South Shields FC

Football fever is gripping South Shields as the Mariners geared up for their FA Vase semi-final with their 20th win in a row - and released details of how to get tickets.

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South Shields FC against Newport Pagnell at the weekend.

Here's how to get tickets to watch South Shields FC play in the FA Vase semi-final

Tickets for both legs of the Buildbase FA Vase semi-final between South Shields and Coleshill Town are set to go on sale next week.

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Sea Winnings Way, Westoe Crown Village Tesco Express.

Community hub is thriving on old South Shields pit site

Thousands of people are enjoying the benefits of community hub on the site of a former South Tyneside pit.

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