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Families of Liam Curry and Chloe Rutherford issue touching thank you for 'amazing support'

The families of teenage sweethearts killed in the Manchester Arena bomb attack have issued a touching thank you to everyone who has helped and supported them in their grief.

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Raise your glasses for 10 years of S Walton Opticians.

Kaye has an eye on the future as she celebrates 10 years of business in South Shields

The future looks bright for award-winner Kay Winship as she celebrates ten years in business.


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.


Hole opens up on South Shields road

A hole has opened up on a South Shields road overnight.

Prosecco Lounge in South Shields.

Police appeal after brick and petrol bomb attack on South Shields pub

Police have launched an appeal after a brick and petrol bomb were thrown into a South Shields pub.

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In pictures: South Shields says sad farewell to Manchester bombing victims Liam and Chloe

A young couple killed in the Manchester bombing continue to be the "image of love", the vicar taking their joint funeral service said today.

South Shields remembers tragic young Manchester bombing victims

Mourners packed a South Shields church today for the funeral of a "perfect" young couple who were killed in the Manchester Arena bombing.
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The seafarers monument at the Mill Dam in South Shields

South Shields needs you: New project launched to get town centre, coast and riverside booming - and your help is needed

How can we get South Shields town centre booming again?
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The parade in 2016

Parade featuring cavalcade of 300 bikers to begin Armed Forces Day celebrations in South Shields

Thousands of people are expected to turn out for Armed Forces Day celebrations in South Tyneside this weekend.
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Brooke Bentham is playing a homecoming North East gig to celebrate the release of her debut EP.

Up and coming South Shields singer Brooke Bentham set for homecoming gig

A South Shields singer who has been dubbed the 'new Angel Olsen' is set to play a homecoming gig this weekend.

Whitburn Archers are holding an open day on Saturday

Archery club invites visitors to try the sport at special open day

People are being given the chance to try out their archery skills as a local club throws open its doors to the public.

:Lee Gibson with his son Smith on holiday. Picture by FRANK REID

Tributes to popular mechanic and devoted dad killed in A66 motorbike crash on way to TT

A devoted father and businessman has died in a road crash - leaving his heartbroken family in shock.

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Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry.

Funeral of South Shields couple killed in Manchester bombing to take place next week

Liam Curry and Chloe Rutherford are to be laid to rest next week, it has been announced.

South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck returned with an increased majority

Labour strengthened its grip on South Shields as Emma Lewell-Buck was returned to Westminster with an increased majority.


Meet the candidates: South Shields would-be MPs bid for your vote in the General Election

These are the four women and one man looking to win your vote in the race to become South Shields' next MP.
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Flags are flying at half mast outside of Hartlepool Civic Centre.

Nation to fall silent to remember victims of London terror attack

Communities are set to pay tribute to victims of the London terror attack tomorrow.

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House prices in the North East are remaining steady.

North East property market remains stable ahead of General Election

House prices in the North East are staying steady in the lead-up to the General Election.

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People attend the One Love Manchester benefit concert for the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack at Emirates Old Trafford, Greater Manchester. Picture by Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

South Shields teenager who survived Manchester attack won't let terror fears stop her from seeing Little Mix and Ariana Grande tonight

A defiant teenager from South Shields is adamant she won't let terror fears stop her attending tonight's big gig in Manchester - despite being near the explosion that claimed 22 lives in Manchester.

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Siobhan Hatch from South Shields. Picture: PA.

South Shields mum 'grateful to be alive' after paralysis caused by life-threatening nerve syndrome

A pole-dancing mum-of-two thought her "kinky boots" had caused her agonising pins and needles – only to learn they were an early symptom of an illness, which days later left her paralysed.
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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.
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