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Cannabis farm worth £500,000 found in abandoned warehouse

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North Tyneside General Hospital, Rake Lane, North Shields

Urgent care centre to remain closed overnight

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The Family Hub are opening a free mini play den in North Shields.

New mini play den to be launched in shopping centre

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Participants take part in last years Bio Blitz at the Brierdene in Whitley Bay.

Award-winning wildlife site to hold bio blitz

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Singer all set for show in North Shields

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Community shows solidarity at Islamic centre

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Charity continuing its vital work supporting addicts

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A scene from Those In Peril featuring Diane Legg, Ann Ridley and Aleasha Forster. Picture by Dave Shaw.

IRON Festival is a hit with audiences

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Crowds enjoyed the sunshine as they flocked to Whitley Bays Proper Food and Drink Festival.

Crowds flock to Whitley Bay food festival

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Planned roadworks in the North East

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Routes to avoid next week

Roadworks on major roads this week in Northumberland and beyond

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Planned roadworks for the North East

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Passengers have had their say on seating layouts of future Metro trains.

Metro passengers have say on future designs

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Back row (left to right):- Steve Rowell, Jon Croxford, David Cocker. Front:- Richard Johnson, Nigel Featham, Lisa Davies, Nick Knox, Simon Finnie.

Bus company strengthens senior team

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Police provide reassurances after London attack

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Paul Tullin

North Tyneside 'professional' burglar jailed for part in crime spree

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Police appeal after serious assault in Wallsend beer garden

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Police back summer drink and drug-driving campaign

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School reaches out its support to disabled children in Africa

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Youngsters taking part in the safety session at Marine Park First School.

Police help Whitley Bay youngsters stay safe

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TyneMet students Aaron Armstrong and Liam Surtees, with David Simm of ScanTime Engineering.

College teams up with business to boost engineering training

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Pupils from Holystone Primary School visit North East BT Local Business.

North Tyneside pupils learn the language of computers

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Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening. Picture by Richard Ponter

Date announced for the launch of tax-free childcare

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Northumbria students tee up to help Whitley Bay golf club

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John Jones and Tom Gallon, of Innovation NE, with Tricia Mullen, Esh Group. Picture by Ian McClelland.

Innovative way to help Tynemouth staff improve their skills

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Norma Redfearn

New community business award

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The new Crab & Waltzer cafe in Whitley Bay.

New Whitley Bay cafe set to open after community help

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Labour's Mary Glindon and Alan Campbell celebrate their re-elections with increased majorities.

Politics to get interesting

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ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

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ELECTION 2017: How to get the most out of opinion polls without being led up the garden path

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Election pollsters put their methods to the test – and turnout is the key

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Five of the strangest things in our drains

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Crackdown on illegal fishing

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The close season for coarse fishing on rivers starts tomorrow.

River patrols planned as coarse fishing close season starts

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A male hen harrier in flight. Picture by Andy Hay, RSPB Images

Have you spotted one of these birds?

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New campaign warns of dangers of secondhand smoke

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Ailsa Rutter, director of Fresh.

New figures reveal fall in North East smoking rates

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Dr Hugo Minney

North Tyneside GPs among best in England

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Health checks are being offered to some Metro passengers in a new scheme.

Pilot scheme to offer health checks to Metro passengers

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Northumbria Blood Bikes has been honoured with the Queens Award for Voluntary Service for 2017.

A Royal honour for North East’s Blood Bikes initiative

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