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Council gives green light to new housing complex in Whitburn

Council bosses have given the go ahead to a new housing development for older people.

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Whitburn Festival to bring joys of the summer to village

Flower power, song, dance and strawberry teas are all part of summer celebrations at a fortnight-long festival

Whitburn
Tributes paid to army chef who catered for the Queen and went on to run South Shields pubs

Tributes paid to army chef who catered for the Queen and went on to run South Shields pubs

A son has paid tribute to his father whose culinary delights tantalised the taste buds of thousands of soldiers and pub customers over the years.

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Call for daredevils to take on abseil challenge at Souter Lighthouse

Dare you take on the challenge to abseil down one of the region's most famous landmarks?
South Shields
Marsden cliffs.

Cliff top rescue in South Tyneside

Emergency crews were called to rescue someone from the cliff top at Marsden last night.

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Music fan wants more consideration for wheelchair users after Gary Barlow’s Sunderland show

Music fan wants more consideration for wheelchair users after Gary Barlow’s Sunderland show

A music fan is calling on venues to do more for their disabled audience members after her view of Gary Barlow’s gig at Sunderland Empire was blocked by people on their feet.

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A photo issued by Sunderland Coastguard Rescue Team following the incident earlier this evening.

Person brought to safety from coastal path after emergency service call out

A person is in the care of the police after concerns were raised for them at a coastal beauty spot.

Whitburn
The incident happened on one of the beaches in the Whitburn area.

Woman helped to safety after fears she would enter the sea

A woman was helped into the care of paramedics after concerns she would go into the sea.

Whitburn
The site where planning permission has now been granted.

New homes on the way for former glassworks site in Whitburn

An eyesore former glassworks in the heart of a South Tyneside conservation area is to be demolished in a controversial project to turn the land into housing.

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Members of the Coastguard team reunited the dog with its owner. Picture by Sunderland Coastguard Rescue Team.

Dog plucked to safety after accident on cliffs

A dog was rescued by emergency services after an accident on cliffs this morning.

Sunderland
Latimer's in Whitburn Bents Road

Review: Latimer’s, Whitburn Bents Road, Sunderland

You can’t beat fish and chips on Good Friday. It’s what turkey is to Christmas.

Eating Out
Robert Latimer and his wife Ailsa, front centre, and staff.

Whitburn business in the running for national food award

A fishmonger has been named as a finalist at the prestigious national Farm Shop & Deli Awards.

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Newcastle Road, Fulwell.

Woman banned from the roads after being caught at three and a half times the drug-driving limit

A drug user who was caught behind the wheel of a large four-by-four vehicle while three-and-a-half times the specified cannabis limit has been banned from the roads for 18 months.

Sunderland
The Marsden Quarry site

Staff numbers set to double at Marsden Quarry as takeover deal signed to save operation

More jobs are on their way after a takeover deal was signed for Marsden Quarry.

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The Frisian Lady lost 200 bundles of timber during the recent severe weather.

Clean up under way after ship sheds timber off North East coast

Scavengers will be out of luck if they scour our shores for timber shed from a ship.
Transport
The Great Exhibition of the North will be held from June to September.

BAE Systems pulls sponsorship of Great Exhibition of the North after backlash

A defence company has pulled its sponsorship of the Great Exhibition of the North after artists raised concerns over its involvement in the family-friendly celebrations.
Whitburn
From left to right, Latimer's workers Johannah Hutchinson, Gabrielle McCririck and Sophie Gray.

Seafood business batters opposition to gain national recognition

A seafood eatery is reeling in recognition after proving it’s the plaice to be for employees who need support.

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Nadine Shah will no longer be taking part in the Great Exhibition of the North.

Whitburn singer songwriter pulls out of Great Exhibition of the North over sponsor's involvement

An artist lined up to perform as part of the Great Exhibition of the North has said she will no longer appear after discovering a defence firm is among its sponsors.
Sunderland
Ellen Bekker, Whitburn Neighbourhood Forum treasurer, with chairman Phil Leaf.

Whitburn residents given chance to have their say on future of the village

Residents in Whitburn are being urged to have their say on a plan which will set out how the village will develop and thrive over the next 20 years.

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Revealed: The 20 most expensive streets to buy a house in the Sunderland area

Everyone wants to live in a desirable area - and today we can reveal the most expensive streets to buy a house within the Sunderland area.

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