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Hundreds turn out to pay their last respects to ‘lovely lad’ Lewis Knapp

Hundreds of heartbroken family members and friends gathered to say an emotional final farewell and celebrate the life of Lewis Knapp.

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The judges for the Best of Health Awards get ready to sift through the huge pack of entries.

Best of Health shortlist announced

Here is the announcement health workers and patients have all been waiting for – the shortlist for this year’s Best of Health Awards.

A Metro train.

Train fault causes delay on Metro system

A fault has caused delays on the Tyne and Wear Metro system.

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Ajay Jagota is the new chairman of the South Shields Conservatives Association

Conservatives launch fight back in South Shields with new man at the helm

The new head of the South Tyneside political party branch is urging fellow Tories to come ‘out of the woodwork.’

The scene of the tragic accident in Amos Ayre Place.

Tragic four-year-old was knocked down by her own mother, inquest hears

A four-year-old girl died of an "unsurviveable" head injury when she was knocked down by a pick-up truck driven by her mother, who was using her mobile phone.
Junior Boldon CA FC new sponsor, Evans Halshaw 
From left administrator Chrisitne Howarth, dealer principal Craig Bennett and team manager Martin Clark

Children’s football team gets kit boost from car dealership

A car dealership has stepped in to help a football team for youngsters continue their drive to success.

Lewis Knapp.

Man bailed after being arrested in South Shields death crash probe

A man has been released on bail following the death of a pedestrian in a crash in South Shields.

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Lewis Knapp with his girlfriend, Caitlyn Hardy.

Family's tribute to South Tyneside man killed in alleged hit and run

The family of a South Tyneside man killed in an alleged hit and run have paid tribute to a "beautiful boy" who was the "centre of all their worlds".
Calvin Mclellan died after being in a coma for eight months following a street attack.

Tributes paid to South Shields coma dad who lost his fight for life after taxi rank attack

Dozens of tributes have been paid to a South Shields dad who has lost his eight-month fight for life.

Flowers near the scene of this morning's tragedy.

South Shields fatal hit-and-run latest: Man arrested over 20-year-old's death

Police have arrested a man in connection with the death of a 20-year-old man in a hit and run smash.

South Tyneside District Hospital in South Shields.

Police to speak to 26 families after hospital tissue probe

A total of 26 families are set to be spoken to by police following a tissue sample storage probe at South Tyneside District Hospital.

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Robert Hood, from Mortimer Road in South Shields.

Police appeal for missing South Shields man to make contact

Police are trying to find a man last seen at his home two days ago to ensure he is safe and well.

South Tyneside District Hospital in South Shields.

South Shields hospital at centre of probe over organs being kept 'longer than necessary'

Police are contacting relatives of deceased patients after it was discovered organs have been stored at South Tyneside District Hospital for "longer than necessary".
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A Metro train.

Delays to South Shields Metro services in second day of transport misery

Commuters have faced a second day of disruption due to problems on the Tyne and Wear Metro.

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Maureen Berne, head of external communications at Northumbrian Water Limited.

The latest sponsor to back our Best of Health Awards

Northumbrian Water Limited has said it is proud to be supporting this year’s Best of Health Awards.

South Shields Metro station

Metro services resume after technical fault knocks out trains at peak morning commuter time

Metro services are back in action after a technical fault knocked out trains and caused misery for passengers this morning.
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The former Brunswick pub, Brunswick Street, Laygate, South Shields

Pet grooming plans for former South Shields strip joint

A former strip club may be granted a new ‘leash’ of life as a pet grooming salon.

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Boldon Colts Hajduk Under-11s have received the backing of ISS Facilities Landscaping for a second year.

Boldon football team ‘over the moon’ after sponsorship boost

A Boldon football team is celebrating after receiving a generous donation from its sponsor.

South Shields Post Office, Keppel Street

Find out where South Shields’ Post Office is to be located

The location of South Shields’ new Post Office has been revealed following months of speculation.

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Travel chaos as rain causes flash flooding in South Shields

Traffic in parts of South Shields was brought to a standstill today following heavy rain across the borough.

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