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How businessman’s Haunted Halloween event will raise vital funds for boy’s health battle

A youngster who has spent his short life in and out of hospital battling a genetic disorder is to be given a helping hand by a kind-hearted businessman.

Youngster Isabelle Welsh, is to host a coffee morning in aid of McMillan Cancer Research

Schoolgirl aims to raise cash for cancer charity with a brew

A young girl is hoping to brew up a storm when she hosts her first coffee morning - to raise funds for a cancer charity.

More than 40,000 people took part in Sunday's race.

Great North Run medals and T-shirts put up for sale on auction site

Medals and T-shirts from last week’s Great North Run have been put up for sale on an auction website – with race organisers pleading for the practice to stop.


Record-breaking weekend for the Great North Run

The world's biggest half marathon got even bigger after a record amount of people took part in the Great North Run at the weekend.

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Thousands of people took part in the 37th Great North Run between Newcastle and South Shields today.

Laura Cort, left, from Peterlee, marries Christina Ritcher at the Great North Run today after the couple, who live in Delaware, USA, got engaged at the finish line last year.

Couple make history by being first to be married at Great North Run

The Great North Run proved to be a happy event for a different reason for two couples.

Sophie Petch.

Sophie's ‘horrible’ Great North Run was in memory of grandad Tim

More than fifty-seven thousand runners completed the 37th installment of the grueling Great North Run.

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Claire Lines.

Memories of Chloe and Liam spur on Great North Run fundraising team

Runners say memories of Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry helped them complete the Great North Run for a trust set up in their names.


28 pictures from another amazing Great North Run

From Mo Farah to a marriage proposal, the Great North Run 2017 had it all.
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Great Britain's Mo Farah wins the men's elite race during the Great North Run. Pic: PA.

Guess how Mo Farah will celebrate his record-breaking Great North Run win?

Sir Mo Farah made history once again today as he won his fourth successive Great North Run title.

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A Metro train.

Delays on Metro system due to signalling problems

There are delays on the Tyne and Wear Metro system this morning due to a signalling issue.

Rory Kirkup

Amaretto bottle attacker left three police officers in hospital during brutal onslaught in South Shields

An attacker who put three police officers in hospital after they stopped to check why he was lying on the ground in the street has been jailed.


Metro bosses issue safety warning over charity balloons as Great North Run approaches

Transport chiefs have issued a safety warning over charity balloons as they prepare to cope with an influx of passengers on Great North Run weekend.

Sunderland, South Shields and Hartlepool suffer worst from health and money troubles as coastal communities lag behind, report finds

The UK's coastal communities are lagging behind inland areas with some of the worst levels of economic and social deprivation in the country, a new report shows.
The crash scene on Wednesday

Speed camera to be deployed on coastal road after crashes

A mobile speed camera is set to be used to snare drivers breaking the law along a South Shields Road where two people were left injured in an accident.


Watch as thieving seagull steals crisps from Greggs again

Greggs in South Shields has been raided again by a peckish visitor - of the seagull variety.

Emergency services on the scene at Marsden earlier this evening. Photo by Sunderland Coastguard Rescue Team.

Person in distress brought to safety from Marsden cliffs

An emergency service operation was launched after someone was spotted close to the Marsden clifftops.

Brother of Manchester bomber to be tried in Libya over the attack

The brother of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi will be tried in Libya over his role in the attack, the country's chief investigator in the case said.

Wendy Park (second from left) with Team Tino in Sunderland

Animal lovers wanted to help raise awareness in the North East

An group dedicated to campaigning on behalf of animals is recruiting new members to help with its work in the region.
Cast members Ray Spencer, David John Hopper, Steven Lee Hamilton and  Georgia Nicholson

Lambton Worm tale to be reborn as pantomime in Customs House production

The ‘little panto with big heart’ will see some familiar faces when it is staged at The Customs House, South Shields.

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