South Tyneside

South Tyneside

Take a look at the proposed flyover plans for A19 at Testo's junction

Road users, businesses and neighbours are being asked for their views on the proposed new multi-million junction on the A19 at Testo's.

Sunderland Council leader Coun Paul Watson, left, with Coun Iain Malcolm, leader of South Tyneside Council.

Plans for 5,000-job business park receive £42m boost

Plans for a 5,000-job business park on the border of Sunderland and South Tyneside received a £42million boost today.

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North East Labour MPs have written to PM Theresa May

North East MPs tell PM Theresa May: Reveal Government 'guarantees' to Nissan over Brexit

A group of North East Labour MPs have written to Prime Minister Theresa May urging her to make public any Brexit 'guarantees' given to Nissan.

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Magician with no hands is set to wow audiences with card tricks

Magician with no hands is set to wow audiences with card tricks

A magician who was born without hands or feet but managed to fool two of the magic world’s toughest critics, is bringing his unique act to the borough

The  Mayor of South Tyneside, Coun Alan Smith, with Mayoress Coun Moira Smith.

Event planned to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

A special ceremony will be held in South Tyneside later this week to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Glen Miller, who is fund raising for the Independant Methodist Church, North Road, Boldon Colliery, with Iris Ogilvie a member of the church.

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.

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