Call for a safer A19 gathers pace with double party backing

An MP’s call for action to make the A19 safer has received cross-party backing.


Garage boss 'thought employee was faking it' when he stopped breathing after headlock, murder trial told

A garage boss has told murder jurors he thought his employee was "faking it" when he appeared to stop breathing after a "20-second" headlock.
Mr Bonner's body was found in a freshly dug grave, covered with tree roots.

Walker led police to dying man in shallow grave after hearing 'snoring' sounds, court told

A walker led police to a dying man who had been dumped in a shallow grave after he heard "snoring" sounds coming from remote woodland, murder jurors have heard.
A team of runners for St Clare's.

Could you help South Tyneside hospice by doing the Great North Run?

Hospice bosses in South Tyneside are urging more people to put their best foot forward for them.

Little Bailey who was mauled to death by another dog.

Owners devastated after pet dog mauled to death while out on walk

A couple have been left heartbroken after their little dog was mauled to death near their home.

James Allan beat off competition from more than 150 others to land the role with Southampton.

Student lands dream role with Premier League club Southampton

A football-mad student is off to the Premier League after landing his dream job.

More than a dozen bouquets of flowers along with other items have been left off the A194 Leam Lane in Jarrow in honour of Alan Stubbings.

Tributes left after tragic death of 49-year-old granddad

A family has said a granddad was “the best you could ever hope for” after his tragic death close to a busy road.

Anthony Hall

Serial thief jailed for stealing large amounts of booze from Jarrow store

A serial thief has been jailed after stealing a large amount of booze - as a favour for his drug addict lady-friend.

Trains will not stop at South Shields Metro station until Sunday morning.

More disruption on Metro as engineering work is extended

Metro passengers have been warned to expect more disruption this morning after engineering work was extended.

South Shields
Peter 'Jordy' Cernik.

Meet the dad who feels no fear - this is his remarkable story

A radio producer diagnosed with a condition which leaves him feeling no fear is to spread the word about his condition.

Connor Georgeson

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.

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.

The Claude Monique at the bridge site

From Tyne to Wear: Jarrow firm called in to work on Sunderland’s Northern Spire bridge project

A Jarrow firm has played a role in one of the region’s biggest engineering projects.

Holland Park Drive. Picture Google

Tributes to 17-year-old killed in two-car collision in Jarrow

Tributes have been paid to a 17-year-old who was tragically killed in a road collision on South Tyneside.
Police investigating a sexual assault in Fellgate have arrested a man.

Man arrested after sexual assault in Fellgate

A man has been arrested by police following a sexual assault in Fellgate.


Jarrow woman accused of killing Sunderland man found buried alive is cleared of murder

A woman accused of killing a man who died days after he was found buried alive in a woodland grave has been cleared of his murder.
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Police hunt after woman sexually assaulted on Sunderland Metro line

Police are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted at a Metro station.
The bus lane sign

POLL: Should drivers get a warning letter before being fined for using bus lanes?

Thousands of drivers have now been hit with fines for using a new bus-only lane - paying a total of £270,000 in fines to the council.
Picture by Jane Coltman

Police officer describes shock at finding 'man in grave' covered in tree roots making 'snoring noises'

A police officer has described the shocking moment she found a living victim lying in a woodland shallow grave.
Dashing through the aisles. Picture: Jarrow Morrisons on YouTube.

Christmas comes early to Jarrow Morrisons as staff create Home Alone parody video

The supermarket team behind a viral version of Michael Jackson's Thriller are back with a Christmas special.
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