Trio of charity champions honoured for their work with national awards

Charity champions from South Tyneside had their work recognised after scooping national awards.


Funeral held for popular Jarrow mechanic and devoted dad Lee Gibson

Heartbroken family and friends united to say a final farewell to a devoted South Tyneside dad killed in a road crash.

Elstob admitted voyeurism at Newcastle Crown Court.

Sacked builder admits voyeurism after being caught with telescope

A Peeping Tom builder has admitted spying on a woman through open curtains in her home.


Jarrow & Hebburn remains a Labour stronghold as Stephen Hepburn’s vote grows

Stephen Hepburn celebrated 20 years as MP for Jarrow & Hebburn by romping home in the general election.

St Paul's Jarrow

Meet the candidates: Would-be MPs bid for your vote in Jarrow

These are the candidates man looking to win your vote in the race to become Jarrow's next MP.
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Bill Quay Farm

Thieves steal rare breed chicks and coops from community farm, says charity

A charity has been left devastated after it says thieves broke in and stole chicks complete with their coops in two separate raids.
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.

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.

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.

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Empty properties in Eskdale Drive, Jarrow, awaiting demolition last year.

New homes plan for former South Tyneside ‘war zone’

Scores of new homes may be created on a former South Tyneside ‘war zone’ if planners give the go ahead.

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A photograph taken during the siege. Picture by Stephen Dixon.

Man faces nine charges after siege at Jarrow bookmakers

A man has appeared in court after being charged following a siege at a bookmakers in Jarrow.

Watch the moment that police 'shoot' at a suspected gunman in the Jarrow Coral siege

The moment that police officers ended a stand-off at a South Tyneside bookmakers has been captured on camera.

Police taser man to bring three-hour armed siege at Jarrow bookies to an end

Police brought an armed siege at a Jarrow bookmakers’ this evening to an end by tasering a man who had held four people hostage.

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The fire happened in Buxton Close, Jarrow.

Fire destroys bedroom of Jarrow house

Firefighters were called out to a bedroom blaze earlier today.

Perth Avenue in Jarrow,

Man 'seriously injured' after being hit by car in Jarrow

A man has been injured after being hit by a car in Jarrow.
Dale Underwood exchanged more than 60 messages with a teenage girl.

Jarrow man sent 60 texts discussing having sex with girl, 14

A South Tyneside man has been ordered to sign on the sex offender register after kissing a teenage girl.

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Ed Haws outside his home in Albert Road, Jarrow.

Elderly couple feel lucky to be alive after car smashes into their Jarrow home

An elderly Jarrow couple feel lucky to be alive after a car smashed through their front garden.
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Crash in Jarrow: Picture by Carl Morland.

Two men arrested after police chase ends in dramatic smash

Two people have been arrested after a car being pursued by police smashed into a wall and overturned.

Groundwork chief executive Andrew Watts, centre, with the Mayor and Mayoress of South Tyneside, councillors Alan Smith and Moira Smith, and re-enactors.

Bede's World is reborn as Jarrow Hall as attraction reopens

A major North East tourist attraction ushered in a new era today and welcomed hundreds of visitors as it reopened for business.

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Kings Meadow. Image courtesy of Google.

Police investigating schoolgirl stranger incident say ‘no crime committed’

Police have investigated a report of a man approaching a girl as she walked to school and found no offences have been committed.

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