Cleadon and The Boldons

Cleadon & The Boldons

Volunteers will help repair vandalised education centre

A charity is set to receive a helping hand from one of the region’s largest employers following a spate of vandalism at a community facility.

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Firefighters tackled a blaze at restaurant Bistro Romano in Cleadon.

Fire crews tackle blaze at popular Cleadon restaurant

Firefighters have tackled a blaze at well-known Cleadon restaurant Bistro Romano.
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Tom McGurk.

Tributes to TY McGurk sports shop founder Tom McGurk

Tributes have been paid to the founder of a North East sports shop business who could sell “ice to the Eskimos”.

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Laura 'Lissy' Morton with her horse Lynx, who suffered injuries last week.

‘Sicko thugs’ who targeted horses in vicious attacks must be given ‘harsh punishment’

“Sicko thugs” who targeted four horses in a vicious attack should be dealt with the harshest punishment possible.

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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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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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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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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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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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The Metro line was suspended between East Boldon and Sunderland.

Metro service suspended due to failed train

Metro passengers faced travel headaches after a broken down train led to the service being suspended on a key part of the track.
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Youngsters learn about health benefits of fish at Boldon superstore

Youngsters learn about health benefits of fish at Boldon superstore

Primary school youngsters enjoyed a fin-tastic afternoon at a special fish workshop at a local superstore.

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Head Coach at Boldon Tennis Club, Stephanie Eaden is hoping to encourage more young people into the sport with their open day

Boldon Tennis club aims to net new players

A tennis club is aiming to serve up an open day to remember in a bid to encourage more young people to take up the sport.

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The aftermath of the blaze at West Boldon Lodge.

Arsonists leave behind trail of damage in double break in at nature centre

Vandals who targeted an education centre sparked a series of fires and trashed areas built by dedicated volunteers.

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Saqib Zaman

Danger driver rammed taxi off road before speeding away at 100mph leading police in car chase

A drink-driver rammed a taxi off the road then sparked a 23 minute police chase at speeds of over 100mph in the early hours of New Year's Day.
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Opus Project Manager David Prior on site at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Firm completes upgrade £450,000 work at vital hospital department

A Boldon company has helped complete a vital upgrade to a critical care unit at one of the region’s largest hospitals.

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Lee Woodward worked at Sunderland's Nissan factory.

Nissan pays tribute to its worker found dead in the street

Bosses of a man found dead in a village street have paid tribute to their worker.
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Teenage bodybuilder Brad Willis.

Teenage bodybuilder celebrates winning streak

A teenage bodybuilder is celebrating after winning a run of competitions.

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Tributes to ‘lovely lad’ found dead in quiet street

Tributes to ‘lovely lad’ found dead in quiet street

Tributes have been paid to a man whose body was found in a village street.

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Children from Cleadon Church of England Academy taking part in the 'Walking Bus' initiative.

Pupils help cut congestion at school

Children at Cleadon Church of England Academy have been taking part in a ‘Walking Bus’ initiative to help reduce congestion around the school.

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