South Tyneside

South Tyneside

Ambitious plans to create new coastal walk between South Tyneside and Northumberland

Residents are being asked for their views on plans to improve a walking route along the South Tyneside coastline.

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Saqib Zaman

Danger driver rammed taxi off road before speeding away at 100mph leading police in car chase

A drink-driver rammed a taxi off the road then sparked a 23 minute police chase at speeds of over 100mph in the early hours of New Year's Day.
South Shields and Westoe Club to host sportsman dinner. Manager Jan Robinson.

South Shields and Westoe Club set to host sportsman dinner

A long-running sports club in South Tyneside is hosting a charity dinner to raise vital funds.

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Firefighter rescuing a dog from a cliff side sink hole.

Dog owners urged to take the lead on cliff safety

Firefighters are urging dog walkers to be extra careful when exercising their pets on the cliff tops.

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Opus Project Manager David Prior on site at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Firm completes upgrade £450,000 work at vital hospital department

A Boldon company has helped complete a vital upgrade to a critical care unit at one of the region’s largest hospitals.

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Lee Woodward worked at Sunderland's Nissan factory.

Nissan pays tribute to its worker found dead in the street

Bosses of a man found dead in a village street have paid tribute to their worker.
Newcastle Crown Court

'Superman' Facebook groomer wanted to make Valentine's Day child victim a 'bad girl'

A Facebook groomer who called himself "Superman" has been put behind bars for luring a schoolgirl to his home.

New look Northumbria Police speed camera vans.

New look speed camera vans taking to the streets

Northumbria Police has introduced a new look to their mobile speed camera vans.
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Staff at Vic Young in the dealership after winning the Services Award, sponsored by the University of Sunderland, at the North East Business Awards.

South Shields motor retailer wins top regional business award

A South Shields-based motor retailer is celebrating after winning a top regional business award.

Teenage bodybuilder Brad Willis.

Teenage bodybuilder celebrates winning streak

A teenage bodybuilder is celebrating after winning a run of competitions.

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Tributes to ‘lovely lad’ found dead in quiet street

Tributes to ‘lovely lad’ found dead in quiet street

Tributes have been paid to a man whose body was found in a village street.

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Review: The Full Monty at the Sunderland Empire

Review: The Full Monty at the Sunderland Empire

If there is one show that is a must-see for 2017 then it has to be the Full Monty.

Children from Cleadon Church of England Academy taking part in the 'Walking Bus' initiative.

Pupils help cut congestion at school

Children at Cleadon Church of England Academy have been taking part in a ‘Walking Bus’ initiative to help reduce congestion around the school.

Education 2
Body of man found in West Boldon this morning.

Body of a man found in residential street

Police said the body of a man, believed to be in his 30s, was discovered in West Boldon this morning.
Police officers can confsicate machines from nuisance bikers

South Tyneside residents terrorised by nuisance off-road bikers welcome news of police crack-down

Residents who are being terrorised by nuisance off-road bikers in South Tyneside have welcomed news of a crack-down by police.

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From left, Mick Ford with Durham County Council Leader Coun Simon Henig and Business Durhams Inward Investment Manager Peter Rippingale at FM Coatings  premises in Boldon Colliery.

Boldon car parts firm to create more than 70 jobs with new plant

A South Tyneside car parts firm is to create more than 70 jobs with the opening of a new sister plant.

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Quality Hotel Boldon. general manager Nicole Vanzie and business development manager Carl Wilkinson.

Boldon hotel staff’s delight at hosting health awards

Hotel staff say they are delighted to honour the area’s health service heroes once again.


South Shields man hailed a hero after rescuing woman from house fire

A South Shields has been hailed a hero after rescuing a woman in her 70s from a house fire.

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Ellen Bekker, Whitburn Neighbourhood Forum treasurer, with chairman Phil Leaf.

Whitburn residents create forum to have their say on village

Residents in a coastal village will be able to have their say on planning issues after a new forum received council backing.

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Prime Minister Theresa May is to decide when Brexit talks will begin.

Region's MPs voice concerns after Brexit amendments shunned by Government

North East MPs have voiced disappointment over the Government's decision not to take on amendments to the Brexit bill by peers.
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