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4 hrs ago | IcStafford
The trade union movement is in shock after the sudden death of firebrand rail union leader Bob Crow at the age of 52. The general secretary of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union is believed to have suffered a heart attack at his home in east London.
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6 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo
South Tyneside Council have told Norman Keenleyside that his horse shed will bee demolished if it is not taken down.
10 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo
Members of the National Union of Teachers will be holding street stalls across the region over the coming weeks ahead of strike action on March 26. Through the stalls, teachers are hoping to share their concerns with the public about the impact of Government policy on local education.
An Oxfam clothing bank outside a Sunderland supermarket was raided more than a dozen times between July 17 and August 8 last year.
A vital coastal rescue service formed when a shipwreck claimed 32 lives will celebrate its 150th anniversary this year with a host of events.
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Military chiefs were investigating today after an artillery round from a firing range went five miles off course - and exploded in a field near a railway line.
He received the honour on Friday in front of more than 140 guests at a special meeting of the City Council.
THE race is on to find a replacement for benefit fraudster Labour councillor Lisa Smiles, after her resignation left the St Anne's ward a member down.
In the first of our Unsolved Crimes series the brother of 11-year-old murder victim Allan Graham tells of his lifetime of torment Tortured by the mystery murder of his little brother 40 years ago, Dennis Baron is today still asking how a child killer has never been caught.
Killer Sharon Swinhoe battered 68-year-old Mr McMahon to death with the help another boyfriend before gouging his eyes out and later hiding his body in a freezer stashed in a flat in Elswick, Newcastle.
The Big Local is aimed at improving life for people living in central Jarrow over the next decade, through a series of neighbourhood schemes.
Friday, June 28 will mark the 175th anniversary of the St Hilda Colliery disaster in South Shields, when an explosion claimed the lives of 51 men and boys - the youngest just nine years old.
From the platforms of Newcastle Central Station to the catwalks of Paris Fashion Week...it's been a rollercoaster journey for Sarah Douglas From the platforms of Newcastle Central Station to the catwalks of Paris Fashion Week...it's been a rollercoaster journey for Sarah Douglas.
A SERIAL offender was told he has had "every opportunity" to reform by a court judge who locked him up for more than eight months for his latest crime spree.
Costing A 43,000, Sunderland City Council said replacing the existing lights at Penshaw Monument will save around A 8,000 per year in running costs - a reduction of up to 80%.
Officers were called to a house in Collingwood Street, Hebburn, at 3.44am this morning when a man was reported to have suffered facial injuries after being stabbed.