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Delays on Metro after train withdrawn from service

Metro passengers are facing delays after a train was withdrawn from service.
Metro has proposed new prices for 2018

Metro fare increases planned for 2018 - how much will you pay?

Metro passengers face a rise in fares in the new year - but there is good news for youngsters who use the system.


Thousands of woollen poppies installed in South Shields ahead of Remembrance weekend

A stunning display of 5,000 handmade poppies has been unveiled ahead of Remembrance events this weekend.

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A cot dumped on Cleadon Hills by flytippers.

Fly-tippers slammed for blighting Cleadon Hills beauty spot

Fly-tippers have been slammed for blighting one of the borough’s most popular beauty spots with their rubbish.

Knife attack victim Katie Charlton

‘He ruined my life’ – knife attack victim left scarred for life after attack at party

A former South Tyneside College student who was left permanently scarred by a vicious knife attack says it has ruined her life.

The case was dealt with in South Shields at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.

Naked man launched himself headfirst into South Shields home

A naked man launched himself headfirst through the patio doors of his ex-partner’s home after voices in his head told him to.

Passengers on parts of the Metro system were facing fresh delays.

More Metro misery as withdrawn train causes morning rush-hour delays

Passengers on parts of the Tyne and Wear Metro were facing more commuting misery today.

Former South Shields MP David Miliband. Picture by PA

Ex-South Shields MP David Miliband says Britain has been left 'embarrassed on world stage' over Brexit

Britain has been left embarrassed on the world stage and there is international "bafflement" over Brexit, former South Shields MP David Miliband has said.

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There are hopes that some trains will be in operation later this morning.

Metro misery - plans to extend service to more stations tonight

Metro aims to extend service to more stations tonight after a power supply issue cancelled all trains.
The service has been suspended all day so far.

10 things you said about today's Metro chaos

Metro passengers have told of their fury after suffering severe disruption today.
Stephen Hepburn, right, meeting with members of staff at the TSB in Jarrow during his visit.

MP gets insights into workings of community bank

An MP has been given an insight in to the operations of a major bank’s local branch.

Picture issued by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) of two Snapchat posts by former Geordie Shore star Marnie Simpson have been banned for failing to clearly indicate that they were ads

Ex-Geordie Shore star Marnie Simpson has Snapchat posts banned for failing to show they were ads

Two Snapchat posts by former Geordie Shore star Marnie Simpson have been banned for failing to clearly indicate that they were ads.
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Technical fault causing delays.

Technical fault causes major delays on Metro

Passengers are experiencing long delays on the Metro this morning.

Artist Danielle Waterworth exhibition at Hawthorn Arts

Artist puts mental health in spotlight in South Shields exhibition

An artist from South Tyneside has laid bare the anguish of her battle with depression and anxiety in a new exhibition.

Aidan Martin competes in the six chair challenge. Picture by SYCO/THAMES TV.

South Shields X Factor hopeful Aidan Martin safely through to next round

South Tyneside’s latest X Factor hopeful’s dream is still alive after he made it through the ‘six chair challenge’ round of the competition.

Niall Quinn celebrates with Kevin Phillips

Sunderland legend Niall Quinn to visit fans in South Shields

Sunderland football legend Niall Quinn is making his way to South Tyneside to meet fans.

Lewis Knapp died in April this year.

Driver to appear in court over death of 'lovely lad' Lewis Knapp

A driver is to appear in court in connection with the death of a South Tyneside man in an alleged hit and run incident.
South Shields firefighter  Andy Brice Save Lives Uganda project

Firefighter gets set for lifesaving mission to Uganda

A South Shields firefighter is getting set to save lives abroad when he travels to Uganda to pass on fire safety advice.

Chris Albert has won gold in the world blind sailing championships

Blind sailor brings home the gold from USA

Chris Albert has brought home the gold after his team sailed their way to the top of the podium at the World Blind Fleet Race championships.

Stanhope Road Post Office

Man charged over alleged robbery with imitation firearm at Post Office cashpoint

A man has been charged in connection with an alleged robbery involving an imitation firearm at a Post Office cashpoint.

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