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9 year old girl from South Tyneside raises over £700 pounds for local care home

A 9 year old girl from South Tyneside has raised more than £700 pounds to buy therapy dolls for care home residents by walking laps of her local park.

First NHS staff in the region receive the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust is the first in the North East to start vaccinating frontline staff with the newly approved vaccine.

People in South Tyneside asked to avoid calling GPs to book Covid vaccinations

People in South Tyneside are being asked to avoid calling their GP practices to book Covid-19 vaccinations.