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Great Run Local to bring weekly 5k and 2k events to Souter Lighthouse

The firm behind the Great North Run is bringing its weekly 2k and 5k event to a popular North East landmark.

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The man was found with serious injuries on July 10.

Police name Sunderland man who died after being found injured in field

A Sunderland man has died after being found with serious injuries in a field in Northumberland.
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Ian White

Sex offender caught with drunk schoolgirl on his bed after promising her gifts over Facebook

A sex offender who was caught with an underage girl he had groomed over Facebook sitting on his bed has been jailed for three years.
South Shields
Courtney Hadwin impressed judges when she starred in The Voice Kids.

Twelve-year-old singing sensation set to wow crowds at South Tyneside Festival

Young star Courtney Hadwin has been added to the line-up for this weekend’s final Sunday Concert in South Shields.

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Whitburn Library.

Funding to be pulled from four community libraries which could close before end of year

The future of four branch libraries in South Tyneside hangs in the balance - as residents are warned to step up or lose them forever.

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Wayne and Emma Anderson were on holiday with daughter Amy.

Dad's speaks of 'panic' as family caught up in 'terrifying' earthquake in Turkey

A dad from South Shields has told of the terrifying moment he and his family experienced an earthquake as they were about to board a flight home from Turkey.

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Your pictures of Disney Magic as she visits the River Tyne

It really was a majestic sight.
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Here she is! Disney Magic arrives on the River Tyne

The iconic Disney Magic cruise liner has arrived in the North East as she embarks on a short stay in the region.

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Syed Alom

Takeaway owner launches fight against Just Eat in business battle

A takeaway boss is taking on the might of an international online food ordering firm in a battle for business survival.

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Tipu Sultan

Driver jailed for helping killers of takeaway boss Tipu Sultan

A driver has been put behind bars for helping the killers of a takeaway boss who was gunned down as he worked at his shop.
Crime
Students taking part in a Constructionarium at Marsden Quarry.

Students dig in at Marsden Quarry to get insight into industry

Students have been given an insight into opportunities in the construction industry with a week of events on South Tyneside.

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A small number of the crowd were involved in trouble at the game between South Shields and Gateshead at Mariners Park.

South Shields FC condemn troublemakers after violence at Gateshead friendly

South Shields Football Club have slammed troublemakers after violence marred Saturday's pre-season friendly with Gateshead.

Crime
Ann Walsh has raised over �500,000 over the years by organising the Relay for Life, in Jarrow.

Trio of charity champions honoured for their work with national awards

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

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Lifeboat crews out near Souter Lighthouse. Picture by Kyle Scott.

RNLI crews called out after reports man was in distress at Souter Lighthouse

Emergency crews were called out this evening following reports of concern for a man walking on cliff tops.
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Chris competing in a previous race

Blind sailor aims to hit the waves to defend world title

A council worker is setting course to defend his world sailing title in the USA.

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Navabi was ordered to pay costs after his case was heard at the Court of Appeal in London.

Road rage South Shields driver fails in bid to have conviction quashed

A road rage motorist who drove at a 'shocked' elderly victim in South Shields has been hit in the pocket after top judges rejected his hopeless appeal.

Crime
Members of South Shields Velo Cycling Club will take on the L'Etape as part of their #wakeupsteve campaign.

Mountain of a task lined up in honour of cycling club’s friend

A cyclist from South Tyneside will tackle a mountain stage of the Tour de France in the name of his friend put in a coma by a one-punch attack.

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The business has recycling centres in Sunderland, Hartlepool and Newcastle. Image by Google Maps.

North East family business sells out to national chain

An award-winning South Tyneside family business has been sold to a national firm.

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Zak Henry, who suffered a fight against anxiety, when he helped others also facing depression.

Parents lead tribute to ‘modern day Samaritan’ who struggled with mental health battles

A mum has urged people battling mental illness to get help after her son took his own life as he struggled with anxiety.

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The scene of the accident which left a boy fighting for his life.

Boy, eight, fights for his life after car crashes into tree

An eight-year-old boy is today in hospital, fighting for his life, after the car he was travelling in left the road and hit a tree.
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