South Tyneside

South Tyneside

Thieves steal cash raised by children at Boldon church

A community has rallied round after burglars raided their local church.

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The Customs House Flow Exhibition artists

Art exhibition is created by using gifts from the Tyne

Creative youngsters have given new life to objects reclaimed from the Tyne as part of a special exhibition.


39 North East eateries to try during Vegan Restaurant Week as Veganuary continues

Vegans and the vegan-curious are being offered a wealth of special offers and dining options as North East eateries embrace Vegan Restaurant Week.
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Additional single lane closures are planned for the Tyne Tunnel.

Tyne Tunnel single lane closures to be extended

Motorists are being warned of extended night time single lane closures inside the Tyne Tunnel.

Additional one-lane closures will be in place.

Additional one-lane closures announced for Tyne Tunnel

Extended night time single lane closures have been announced for the Tyne Tunnels over the next month.

Yorkshire Bank in Denmark Centre, South Shields, is set to close.

South Shields bank branch set to close

A bank is to close its South Shields branch as part of a shake-up of services.

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John Williams

How a South Shields chef went from peeling spuds to winning a Michelin star at The Ritz

This year The Ritz in London will appear in the Michelin Guide for the first time - and it’s all thanks to a South Shields-born chef and his team. Katy Wheeler speaks to executive chef John Williams.

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Number crunchers begin calculating this year’s Council Tax rates

Number crunchers begin calculating this year’s Council Tax rates

Council number crunchers have began calculating how much people in South Tyneside must pay in council tax this year.

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Silence is golden for cancer survivor who raised £1,500 for charity

Silence is golden for cancer survivor who raised £1,500 for charity

NHS worker Debra Smith was lost for words after raising almost £1,500 for charity.

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The accident happened next to East Boldon Metro Station.

Pensioner remains in 'serious' condition after being hit by car

An elderly woman is in a 'serious but not life-threatening' condition after being knocked over.

Emma Lewell-Buck.

South Shields MP is pleased with extra Metro services

A South Tyneside MP has welcomed a move by transport bosses to put on more morning Metro trains - but still has fears over their reliability.

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Rare duck makes a splash in South Tyneside

Rare duck makes a splash in South Tyneside

A rare bird has paid a visit to a South Tyneside pond.

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Alan Bean

Ferry crew make the grade as boat skippers

Two members of the Shields Ferry crew are celebrating after getting their boat master’s licence.
The new smart phones being used by Northumbria Police.

New smart phones enable police officers to record crime on the go

Policing has changed forever after officers are allocated smart phones which allow them to record reports of crime whilst on patrol.

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South Tyneside District Hospital.

Staffing challenge for hospital bosses as unions reveal alliance fears

Hospital chiefs have revealed they are facing recruitment challenges as union bosses say a new hospital alliance isn’t helping staff morale.

Whitburn Village is first to benefit from BT Digital Durham fibre broadband.
From left BT Regional Partnership Director Simon Roberson and Coun Ed Malcolm

Village becomes first to receive superfast broadband

Whitburn has become the first place on South Tyneside to benefit from a multi-million pound broadband programme.

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Former Boldon Colliery Police Station

Internet company plans for former police station

A former police station could be given a new lease of life by an Internet company.

The cast of Beauty and The Beast.

REVIEW: Beauty and the Beast, Westovian Theatre, South Shields, until January 21

You think it’s all over? Oh well no it isn’t, pantomime is still alive and well.

There will be two new early-morning trains from South Shields.

‘The service is a joke’ - Metro passengers react to new timetable news

Metro passengers in South Tyneside have given a lukewarm reception to plans for a series of new early-morning commuter services.

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Enjoy a spicy night out to raise funds for the Mayor’s charities

Enjoy a spicy night out to raise funds for the Mayor’s charities

People are being invited to indulge in a hot night out and help raise funds for worthy causes at a special gourmet event in South Tyneside.

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