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Former pub landlady’s dementia battle inspires grandson to scale new heights for Alzheimer’s charity

A man has scaled Africa’s highest mountain to raise awareness of dementia in honour of his grandmother.

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Police name biker killed in off-road crash near pub

A motorcycle rider killed when the bike he was on hit a metal barrier has been named.

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Caring adventurer climbs Kilimanjaro in honour of his grandmother

An adventurous grandson has climbed Africa's highest free-standing mountain to raise awareness of dementia.

Sunderland

Motorcyclist pronounced dead at scene of off-road crash

A motorcyclist has been pronounced dead at the scene of an off-road smash.
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Artist's impression of how the new Metro may look

Metro bosses begin process for buying new £362million fleet of trains

Metro chiefs have begun the process of buying a new fleet of trains in a a £362million project they say will transform the quality and reliability of Metro services for passengers.

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A trampoline was deposited by Storm Eleanor outside The Glen Primary Care Centre in Glen Street, Hebburn. Pic: Twitter/@pmahebburn.

Owners urged to secure trampolines after Storm Eleanor blows them onto roads and railway lines

Storm Eleanor may have blown through large parts of the UK, but its effects will be long-lasting for many people.

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Toddler Miles McBurnie - who was saved by a fireman after a house blaze - with grandmother Ann Solomon.

Fire cuts putting lives at risk, union chief warns

A union chief has claimed lives are being put at risk by a cut to the number of firefighters serving on fire engines.

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Rachael Dawson, who has been crowned World Supermodel England 2017.

Top Model of Sunderland winner set to compete in World Supermodel final in China

Model Rachael Dawson is bound for the Far East after wowing judges to be named World Supermodel England.

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Rachael Dawson, who has been crowned World Supermodel England 2017.

South Tyneside model set to compete in World Supermodel final in China

Model Rachael Dawson is bound for the Far East after wowing judges to be named World Supermodel England.

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Michael Raine

Man in flowery dressing gown attacked elderly woman over 'noisey' 80th birthday party

An attacker lashed out at an elderly neighbour when he went to complain about the noise being made at her 80th birthday party.
Hebburn
Rachael Dawson, in green dress, winner of Top Model of Sunderland

Hebburn beauty queen wins Top Model of Sunderland

A makeup artist is made up to be crowned Top Model of Sunderland.

Lifestyle
Tribute to CrossFit champion who died while training at the gym

Tribute to CrossFit champion who died while training at the gym

A champion athlete from collapsed and died while training for the sport he loved.

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The incident happened in Hebburn at 9pm yesterday. Picture: Google Maps.

Motorcyclist, 40, killed after colliding with parked van

A man has died after his motorbike collided with a parked van.
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Man attacked Metro ticket inspector’s home after she threw him off train

A man who started an online campaign to "sort out the metro" before targeting two of its staff members has been jailed.

Crime
David Moore was jailed for a year

Woman lost teeth in 'crossfire' as attacker fought boyfriend in her home

A woman was injured and lost two teeth when an attacker barged into her home and had a fight with her boyfriend.

Cleadon and The Boldons
Santa Paws winner Natalie Stewart with dog Alfie the King Charles Cavalier

Meet our adorable Santa Paws winner Alfie

Meet our new friend Alfie, who is ringing in the New Year as the winner of this year’s Santa Paws competition.

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Hebburn Christmas lights switch on.
Mayor Richard Porthouse and Father Christmas

Hebburn Christmas lights switch on scaled back due to severe weather

Tonight’s Hebburn Christmas lights switch-on is being scaled back due to a severe weather warning.

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Dr Paul Vinayak first started working at Victoria Medical Centre in 1973.

Hebburn GP calls it a day after serving community for 43 years

Family, friends, patients and former colleagues of a long-serving South Tyneside doctor came together to give him a special send-off.

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Pamela Gower.

Inquest opens into death of tragic skydiver Pamela Gower

An inquest into the death of a woman who died when she hit the ground after falling during a skydive has been opened and adjourned.
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