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.
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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.
The Codex Amiatinus, a giant Bible which is returning to Britain after more than 1,300 years to go on display in an exhibition on treasures of the Anglo-Saxon world.

Giant Bible produced in Sunderland and Jarrow returning to UK after 1,300 years

A giant Bible is returning to Britain after more than 1,300 years.
Chief's inner ear has an uncanny resemblance to Donald Trump.

Dog becomes internet sensation due to Donald Trump resemblance

A dog has attracted worldwide attention due to an uncanny resemblance with US president Donald Trump.

Stephen Hepburn, right, meeting with members of staff at the TSB in Jarrow during his visit.

MP gets insights into workings of community bank

An MP has been given an insight in to the operations of a major bank’s local branch.

The team at Morrisons Jarrow dressed up for the Thriller video.

Thriller night at Jarrow Morrisons as staff create Michael Jackson parody video

Something evil's been lurking in one of our supermarkets ...
Lee, from Lee James Theatre School is launching auditions for their festive pantomime. Picture: TOM BANKS

Search is on to find a Beast ahead of Jarrow theatre school’s New Year pantomime

The hunt is on to find a someone to take on the leads role in a theatre school’s New Year pantomime.

Police at Jarrow Metro station following reports of a stabbing.

Witness appeal after man stabbed at Jarrow Metro station

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed at Jarrow Metro station in the early hours of Saturday morning.


Man stabbed at Jarrow Metro station

A man has been rushed to hospital after being stabbed at Jarrow Metro station.

Metro passengers lose cash after ticket machines tampered with at Sunderland and South Tyneside stations

Cheeky ticket machine thieves left passengers out of pocket with tampering a trick at Metro stations in Sunderland and South Tyneside.
Foundation fundraiser Roy Hammonds with his grandson Aaron at the Stadium of Light.

Football fan set to zip to it in latest charity challenge

A kind-hearted football fan is hitting the net for good causes across the region as he prepares for his latest challenge.

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