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8 min ago | Ely Standard
Tanning salon owner's advice: Done in moderation and sensibly, it can be beneficial.
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4 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo
MEMBERS of the opposition claim their worst fear - a 'Labour monopoly' - has been confirmed as Sunderland's interim representation at the North East super council was agreed.
8 hrs ago | News Guardian
Officers are responding to reports of drivers going at excessive speeds by using monitoring equipment in the Monkseaton area, including Relton Terrace, to check driving speeds at different times of the day, so they can assess the problem.
12 hrs ago | Newsday
The man has been indentified as coming from Durham but Northumbria Police said he would not be named until an inquest.
14 hrs ago | Chronicle Live
Jamie White, 35, had more than a year shaved off his sentence despite admitting his part in bringing a huge haul of cocaine to Tyneside Jamie White, 35, was part of a cartel which ferried the Class A drug in packs of Coca Cola and Daz washing powder.
Henry, and Mary, 79, who worked in Wright's Biscuits factory, are parents to Norman Greener, 44, and grandparents to Chloe Greener, 14. "We are both disabled so we don't get out much, so as long as everything goes off all right, it should be a good day."
Starting on Tuesday, the No Limits Activity and Aqua clubs will be running for youngsters up to the age of 17. The sessions are part of North Tyneside Council's No Limits Project, which encourages children and young people living in the borough to become more active by increasing their levels of physical activity.
Eldon Leisure Centre bowlers are being turfed out to make way for more profitable gym space after Newcastle City Council decided it had no choice but to hand over the running of the site to a firm Newcastle's Eldon Leisure Centre bowlers are being turfed out to make way for more profitable gym space after the city council decided it had no choice ... (more)
Parents are being forced to send their children to different schools two or three miles apart after missing out on their chosen primary school Donna Hounam is unhappy that her four-year-old son Harry was not given a place at the same school as his nine-year-old sister Daisy Parents are being forced to send their children to different schools two or ... (more)
Financial adviser Alok Dhanda has denied claims he orchestrated a A 600,000 Ponzi scam to feed his gambling debts But forensic accountants from Northumbria Police claim he was using the money to pay off debts of more than A 1m, magistrates heard.
Last year's dry summer has resulted in more bathing beaches than ever being "recommended" for their excellent water quality in its annual Good Beach Guide.
Alan Campbel MP and Coun Brian Burdis viewing the plans for a new scheme to help prevent flooding in the Shiremoor area with Capita Project manager Ian Whitfield and NTC Surface Water Manager Mark Newlands.
Cheryl and Kevin Washbourne, who own Boldon Body Forge, Boldon Colliery, are organising a charity night in aid of Cancer Research UK, which about 400 people are expected to attend.
Police were at Byker Bridge in Newcastle earlier this afternoon trying to calm a man who was standing on the edge Police were at Byker Bridge in Newcastle earlier this afternoon trying to calm a man who was standing on the edge.
A 15-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with a drug offence after a cannbis farm was found at a South Tyneside property.
Batonbearers who will carry the Queen's baton when it arrives in Alnwick as part of the Commonwealth Games relay have been announced.
Daniel Smith pushed his partner into metal shutters and was spotted lifting a traffic cone over his head when police arrived to deal with the dispute.