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Alcohol work at crucial time

Many of us abandon alcohol for a ‘dry January’ following the seasonal festivities.

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Whitley Bay Pantomime Society received help from VODA to secure funding.

It’s a first for Snow White at society

Featuring plenty of glitz and glamour, along with thrilling musical numbers and remarkable sets and costumes, Whitley Bay Pantomime Society will be taking on a classic that it has never performed before.

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Monkseaton High School students Megan Gibson and Jamie Fox with Coun Cath Davis, Coun Karen Bolger, Monkseaton High Schoo headteacher Tracy Crowder and Head of Year Dave Walton.

Rotary Club honours students’ work in the community

Outstanding students have been honoured for their achievements in the community.

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Petition running for a Greggs vegan sausage roll.

Greggs looking to add vegan options to its menu

It started with healthy salads, yoghurt pots, low-calorie sandwiches and flatbreads. Then they moved on to gluten-free Balanced Choice soup, caramel lattes and focaccia-style pizza.
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The Eggheads team from North Shields.

North Shields team beats the Eggheads

A group originating from North Shields scooped £17,000 when they beat top TV quiz team the Eggheads.

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Bells at Christ Church in North Shields set ready to ring.

Anniversary bell ringing at church

The newly-installed Team Rector of North Shields parish, Rev Canon Glyn Evans, has a busy year ahead of him at Christ Church.

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Action group says ‘no more library cuts’

An action group has been formed in Cullercoats to fight proposed cuts to the local library’s opening hours.

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DOGS: Obey rules on leads

DOGS: Obey rules on leads

We were pleased to see the new notices explaining that dogs should be kept on a lead on the prom.

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Environment Agency community engagement officer Taryn Al-Mashgari.

Log on for new films on Flood Fridays

The Environment Agency last week launched a new series of short films to help North-East communities be better prepared for flooding.

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Warriors fail to see off Hull in double-header

Warriors fail to see off Hull in double-header

Whitley Warriors faced the Hull Pirates twice over the course of the weekend with an away fixture on the Saturday evening before a clash at Hillheads on Sunday night.

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Whitley Bay Rockcliff v Sunderland, Durham/Northumberland League Division 2, Whitley Bay, 13 January 2018

Rockcliff maintain promotion push

Rockcliff 24-6 Sunderland

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Newcastle International Airport.

North-East leaders launch transport plan

Plans for future transport investment in the North East and the wider north have been outlined today at an event marking the publication of a 30-year plan to drive economic growth.

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McFarlane hat-trick for Robins

McFarlane hat-trick for Robins

A Craig McFarlane hat-trick helped North Shields to an emphatic 6-2 victory away at Ryhope CW, despite starting the game slowly.

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Bay end Stockton winning streak

Bay end Stockton winning streak

Stockton Town 2-5 Whitley Bay

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North Tyneside's first outdoor private gym.

Weather will be no obstacle at new outdoor gym

Fitness fanatics can now enjoy a breath of fresh air while working out in a gym.

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News from Northumbria Police

Online recruitment events to learn about police roles

Northumbria Police is working alongside the College of Police and other forces to give people an insight into working for the police.

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Met Office yellow weather warning for Tuesday.

Snow warnings for Northumberland extended to Thursday

Warnings of heavy snow and high winds have been issued for Northumberland this week.
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There could be snow tomorrow.

Met Office warns of snow to come

A warning of snow has been issued for the region tomorrow.

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The bill for all types of medical negligence claims in England, including damages and legal fees, has risen four-fold in 10 years.

NHS payouts: The cost of medical negligence in the region

Medical negligence payouts have cost Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust almost £32million in the past five years, although it has avoided the eye-watering bills seen elsewhere in the country.

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Force recoups £15k spent on tribunal defence costs

The former head of legal services for Northumbria Police has been ordered to pay the Force £15,000 – which will now be spent on policing.

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