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Sub-zero temperatures hit region as winter bites

Freezing weather continues hit the North East with temperatures set plummet to as low as -4C, according to the Met Office.
Passengers travelling on the Metro this morning will face delays on services due to the severe weather.

Metro misery as trains fail due to severe weather

Passengers travelling on the Metro this morning will face delays as services are affected by the severe weather.
Windy conditions are expected.

Temperatures set to plummet and strong gusts expected as Storm Caroline affects North East

Temperatures set to plummet in the North East as the tail end of Storm Caroline hits the region.


Extra Metro trains to help passengers over festive period

The Tyne and Wear Metro has revealed extra trains will be running during the festive season as it gears up for its busiest time of the year.
South Tyneside Hospital

‘Downgrading’ fears over proposed changes at South Tyneside hospital

Proposed changes to how key health services are delivered between hospitals in South Tyneside and Sunderland have been given a thumbs down.

Chloe Rutherford and boyfriend Liam Curry, Jane Tweddle-Taylor, Courtney Boyle and Philip Tron.

Manchester bombing could have been stopped 'had cards fallen differently'

MI5 was "actively" investigating the ringleader of the London Bridge atrocity at the time of the rampage, while the Manchester bombing could have been stopped "had the cards fallen differently", an official assessment has found.
Police launch Operation Sleigh ahead of Christmas. Detective chief inspector Lee Gosling

Festive crime crackdown leads to 24 arrests in three days

A festive crime crackdown has led to a string of arrests within days of its launch.

Metro services between South Shields and Sunderland and Newcastle back on after ‘attempted cable theft’

Metro services between South Shields and Sunderland and Newcastle back on after ‘attempted cable theft’

Metro services have now resumed after an ‘attempted cable theft’ led to the suspension of trains between South Shields and Sunderland and Newcastle this morning.

The maternity unit at South Tyneside District Hospital will be temporarily closed from 8am tomorrow.

'Critical' staffing shortage forces 'temporary suspension' of births at South Tyneside maternity unit

Health chiefs today announced the suspension of births at South Tyneside District Hospital's maternity unit from tomorrow morning.
Ray Spencer stars as Dame Bella Ballcock

REVIEW: The Lambton Worm, Customs House, until January 6

Whisht! Lads, haad yor gobs, an Aa'll tell ye's aall a wonderful story...
Boy Jumps Ship will play a fundraising gig for the Chloe and Liam Together Forever Trust at Riverside in Newcastle.

Boy Jumps Ship to play fundraising gig for Chloe and Liam's Trust

A South Tyneside band are playing a very special gig next month, for a charity set up in memory of a young couple who died in the Manchester Arena bombing.
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Haven Point in South Shields.

Why South Shields leisure centre pool will be closed this Sunday afternoon

Visitors to Haven Point leisure complex in South Shields are being advised that the main pool area will be temporarily closed on Sunday afternoon.
Cold weather is set to hit the region this weekend.

What will the weather be like in the North East this weekend?

Temperatures are set to plummet this weekend as frosty weather hits the region.


Delays on Metro after train withdrawn from service

Metro passengers are facing delays after a train was withdrawn from service.
Metro has proposed new prices for 2018

Metro fare increases planned for 2018 - how much will you pay?

Metro passengers face a rise in fares in the new year - but there is good news for youngsters who use the system.


Thousands of woollen poppies installed in South Shields ahead of Remembrance weekend

A stunning display of 5,000 handmade poppies has been unveiled ahead of Remembrance events this weekend.

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The case was dealt with in South Shields at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.

Naked man launched himself headfirst into South Shields home

A naked man launched himself headfirst through the patio doors of his ex-partner’s home after voices in his head told him to.

A cot dumped on Cleadon Hills by flytippers.

Fly-tippers slammed for blighting Cleadon Hills beauty spot

Fly-tippers have been slammed for blighting one of the borough’s most popular beauty spots with their rubbish.

Knife attack victim Katie Charlton

‘He ruined my life’ – knife attack victim left scarred for life after attack at party

A former South Tyneside College student who was left permanently scarred by a vicious knife attack says it has ruined her life.

Passengers on parts of the Metro system were facing fresh delays.

More Metro misery as withdrawn train causes morning rush-hour delays

Passengers on parts of the Tyne and Wear Metro were facing more commuting misery today.

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