South Tyneside

South Tyneside

Tribute to CrossFit champion who died while training at the gym

A champion athlete from collapsed and died while training for the sport he loved.

Boldon Lane level crossing. Picture from Google Images

Jammed level crossing causes bus diversions on South Tyneside

Bus services are being diverted due to problems with a South Tyneside level crossing.
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Members of Whitburn Neighbourhood Forum and kids who are campaigning to use the Charlie Hurley Centre.

Residents’ fears as Sunderland AFC ‘explore opportunities’ with housing developer over Charlie Hurley Centre

Residents have launched a campaign to stop houses being built on land named after one of Sunderland AFC’s greatest players.

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Coordinator at AkzoNobel Jody Graham and her son Max, and Stagecoach operations manager Janine Fowley, with Sunderland AFC players Lynden Gooch and Jack Rodwell.

SAFC stars open new library at school as double-decker bus is transformed

Football stars helped youngster brush up on their reading skills in a special visit to open a new library.

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Some of the Sage volunteers at Jarrow Hall.

Volunteers will help repair vandalised education centre

A charity is set to receive a helping hand from one of the region’s largest employers following a spate of vandalism at a community facility.

Lewis Michael Knapp, 20, who was killed on Saturday

Police make two further arrests following alleged South Shields hit-and-run death of Lewis Knapp

Police investigating the tragic death of a South Tyneside man in an alleged hit-and-run incident have made two further arrests.

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Firefighters tackled a blaze at restaurant Bistro Romano in Cleadon.

Fire crews tackle blaze at popular Cleadon restaurant

Firefighters have tackled a blaze at well-known Cleadon restaurant Bistro Romano.

Noddy Rice’s sister launches Spanish appeal to help trace fugitive wanted in connection with brother’s murder

The twin sister of a South Shields dad gunned down as he sat in his car 11 years ago this month has taken her appeal to find his killer to Spain.

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The Word has spread - South Tyneside cultural venue exceeds expectations

An iconic cultural venue in the heart of South Shields is exceeding expectations only six months after opening.

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Youngsters from St James Rc Primary with Seb Larsson and Vito Mannone

SAFC players pay a visit to Hebburn pupils

Pupils at a South Tyneside school has the chance to impress two Sundetrland players with their football skills.

Coun Joan Atkinson joins SNIPS chairman Deborah Wood, and treasurer Kristine Allam, and youngsters.

Mission to save special need group for kids in South Tyneside

A play group for youngsters with special needs is facing a race against time to secure funding to stay open.

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Why trusted news keeps our community safe

Community leaders and representatives spoke today of the vital role our trusted news service plays in keeping the region strong, safe, and vibrant.

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Woman stabbed ex-boyfriend after accusing him of cheating

A call centre worker has been put behind bars for stabbing her ex-boyfriend after claiming he had cheated on her during their relationship.
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Northumbrias Police & Crime Commissioner, Dame Vera Baird QC

Non-urgent crimes in South Tyneside can now be reported online

Victims of non-urgent crimes in South Tyneside can report matters online.

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The Mayor Coun Alan Smith receives the Election Writ from Royal Mail's Elisa Howe, at South Shields Town Hall.

Here’s how to make sure your vote counts in the General Election

The election processes is officially underway in South Tyneside - and residents have decisions to make before they even cast a vote.

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Joe Melvin, winner of the Wembley tickets with Lauren Elliott of Westoe Taxis. Picture: TOM BANKS

South Shields FC fan wins £1,100 taxi ride and tickets to Wembley

Booking a taxi proved to be just the ticket - to Wembley - for one lucky South Shields FC fan.

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Work will begin later this month on expanding the South Shields store

Work to expand South Shields Aldi will start this month

Work to expand a popular South Tyneside discount supermarket will start later this month.

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Hospital ships to be given a boost by Hebburn church

Hospital ships to be given a boost by Hebburn church

A church in South Tyneside is hosting a fundraising night to boost funds for the world’s largest floating hospital.

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Seagulls are a common sight across South Tyneside.

No plans to fine seagull feeders in South Tyneside say council chiefs

Council bosses say they have no plans to fine people feeding seagulls in South Tyneside.

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Old bedding which has been dumped in Tyne Dock.

Anger over rubbish dumped in back lane on South Tyneside estate

This is the mess residents living on a South Tyneside estate have to live with.

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