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Cullercoats FC U18s in partnership deal with The Boatyard cafe

Cullercoats FC Under-18s have secured a two-year sponsorship deal.

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Some of the volunteers from the Art with a BIG Open Heart Exhibition, which raised �2,684 for Save the Children Yemen Appeal.

North Shields art exhibition raises £2.5k for children’s charity

An art exhibition in North Shields has raised more than £2,500 for a children’s charity.

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One of the flooded areas near Langley First School after recent rain.

Tory councillors oppose North Tyneside Local Plan

Conservative councillors in North Tyneside have slammed the council’s Local Plan that gives the green light to build 3,000 houses in the Monkseaton and Shiremoor area.

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Alan Campbell MP visiting Longsands beach to learn more about the Swim Safe programme.

Tynemouth MP visits Swim Safe team at Longsands

Tynemouth MP Alan Campbell visited the Swim Safe team at Longsands, to find out more about the life-saving initiative.

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Soldiers playing a Christmas Day football match during the First World War.

Sportsmen and the First World War

The North Tyneside branch of the Western Front Association is to hold its next meeting on Monday, at West Allotment Social Club on Benton Road.

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Age UK North Tyneside chief executive, Alma Caldwell.

Charity’s bid to combat loneliness

Age UK North Tyneside is on a mission to combat loneliness through its befriending service.

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Youngsters from the Children's Choice nursey in Monkseaton with staff Stephanie McBlain and Connor Moyle and their new first aid equipment.
 Picture by Jane Coltman

First aid training for all at Monkseaton nursery

A nursery in Monkseaton has received help from a North East charity to buy its own defibrillator as part of first aid training for staff and children alike.

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ERROR: It’s a village, not a town

ERROR: It’s a village, not a town

In your article ‘Battery campaign notches up a gear’ (News Guardian, August 3), you write that plans for the Spanish Battery at Tynemouth “would spoil one of the town’s last peaceful places”.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Two men charged with murder of Killingworth woman found in burning car

A woman whose body was found in a burning car in a North East street was from Killingworth, police have revealed.

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Gregg's Cafe, 12 Saville Street West.

Looking Back at Saville Street West

Possibly the first occupant of 12 Saville Street West was William Graham Yeats, importer and commission agent. He had opened a fruit shop by 1875.

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Members of the Friends of the Spanish Battery outside North Tyneside Council, with Tynemouth MP Alan Campbell, Coun Sarah Day and Friends chairman Bill Corrigan. Picture by Mark Husmann

Concerns raised over Spanish Battery cycle hub plans

Concerns have been raised over plans to build a cycle hub at the Spanish Battery in Tynemouth.

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Past president Brian Royce, Rotarians Martin Macray, Alan Storey and headteacher Jill Burrell pictured with Apple Tree Gardens First School pupils.

The apple of Whitley Bay first school’s eye

Whitley Bay Rotary Club has presented a first school with a purpose-built circular garden seat for the playground.

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Three of the superheroes who will be at the Beacon Centre.

Further family fun at shopping centre

The Beacon Shopping Centre’s very own Justice League are flying into town looking for new recruits on Saturday.

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Jackie Collins, whose recruitment consultancy has been named the first North Tyneside Business of the Month.

First North Tyneside Business of the Month revealed

The first North Tyneside Business of the Month has been revealed.

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News from the courts.

Man, 67, banned from driving

A 67-year-old man was stopped for drink-driving after he had too much at the Sunderland Airshow.

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Miles Brown was over the moon with his  A* and two As.

A-LEVELS: Kings Priory School, Tynemouth

There were plenty of smiles at Kings Priory School, Tynemouth, yesterday morning as pupils finally discovered their A-Level results.

Education
TAX: Just pay a fair share

TAX: Just pay a fair share

Unlike some people (government opposition), I don’t want the rich to pay more taxes than most. I want them to pay their fair share.

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Madness in concert in Falkirk earlier this month.

7 shows to see in the next 7 days, including ones by Madness, Ocean Colour Scene, Peter Doherty and Ken Dodd

Here’s our 33rd round-up of the year of concerts, plays and other shows on in the north east over the next seven days, including the return of County Durham’s Hardwick Live after a year off.

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Mary Glindon MP for North Tyneside.

Time to sort lease dilemma

The government’s perilous position in this hung parliament is forcing ministers to adopt actions that don’t come naturally.

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