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South Tyneside

How businessman’s Haunted Halloween event will raise vital funds for boy’s health battle

A youngster who has spent his short life in and out of hospital battling a genetic disorder is to be given a helping hand by a kind-hearted businessman.

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Owen Pugh site at Marsden Quarry

Jobs under threat at Owen Pugh Marsden Quarry site as firm restructures

Jobs are under threat at a construction firm which has a site Marsden Quarry.

Business
Youngster Isabelle Welsh, is to host a coffee morning in aid of McMillan Cancer Research

Schoolgirl aims to raise cash for cancer charity with a brew

A young girl is hoping to brew up a storm when she hosts her first coffee morning - to raise funds for a cancer charity.

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The North East Skinny Dip has helped raise cash for charities.

Skinny dip’s leader bares all about how bracing sea dash boosts her health

The woman who leads a mass skinny dip dash has spoken of how the experience has helped boost her own mental health.

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Jamie Wyatt, Michael Hughes and Stephen Oliver.

Taxpayers called on officials to close down an alleged scam website, court told

A tax official told a jury he received calls from disgruntled taxpayers urging him to close down an alleged scam website.

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Janine Gray and daughter Elkie, need to raise �94,000 for spinal operation in Barcelona.

Boldon family facing £60,000 race against time for operation

A South Tyneside teenager is facing a race against time to raise £60,000 for life changing surgery overseas.

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Simon Whitaker, second right, collecting his award

Menswear business cuts a dash to win industry award

Suits you, Sir!

Arts
Northumbria Police Chief Constable Steve Ashman.

'Increased security' across Northumbria Police area after Parsons Green attack

Northumbria Police's chief constable has urged the public to "remain calm but alert" following a terror attack on the London Underground.
Crime
Rolf Harris.

Anger after artworks by convicted sex offender Rolf Harris appear on auction house website

An auction house has been criticised after it listed artworks by convicted sex offender Rolf Harris for sale.

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More than 40,000 people took part in Sunday's race.

Great North Run medals and T-shirts put up for sale on auction site

Medals and T-shirts from last week’s Great North Run have been put up for sale on an auction website – with race organisers pleading for the practice to stop.

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Jamie Wyatt, Michael Hughes and Stephen Oliver.

Copycat website had credit card facility withdrawn, court told

A credit card company official told a court the facility to take card payments was withdrawn from an allegedly fraudulent website.

Crime
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Power cuts hit hundreds of homes in Sunderland and South Tyneside during Storm Aileen

Engineers are working to restore power after outages hit hundreds of properties in Sunderland and nearby villages in South Tyneside and East Durham.

Sunderland
Shine On

Win tickets to Pink Floyd Tribute Shine On at The Customs House

Pink Floyd tribute act Shine On will be at the Customs House, South Shields on Saturday night – and we have a pair of tickets to give away to the show.

Music
The pedestrian tunnel. Picture by PA

Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnel on course to reopen after five-year closure for refurbishment

The pedestrian and cycle tunnels linking South Tyneside and North Tyneside under the River Tyne are on course to reopen after a five-year closure.
Jarrow
Your chance to clean up our beaches

How you can help turn the tide on litter along our beaches

An army of volunteers is being recruited to clean up our beaches as part of a national fight against marine litter.
Sunderland
How the North East's MPs voted in key Brexit Bill

How the North East's MPs voted in key Brexit Bill

The region's MPs have had their say as the Brexit repeal bill went before Parliament.
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Record-breaking weekend for the Great North Run

The world's biggest half marathon got even bigger after a record amount of people took part in the Great North Run at the weekend.
News

Are you featured in our bumper Great North Run 2017 slideshow?

Thousands of people took part in the 37th Great North Run between Newcastle and South Shields today.

News
Laura Cort, left, from Peterlee, marries Christina Ritcher at the Great North Run today after the couple, who live in Delaware, USA, got engaged at the finish line last year.

Couple make history by being first to be married at Great North Run

The Great North Run proved to be a happy event for a different reason for two couples.

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Sophie Petch.

Sophie's ‘horrible’ Great North Run was in memory of grandad Tim

More than fifty-seven thousand runners completed the 37th installment of the grueling Great North Run.

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