South Tyneside

South Tyneside

Fire causes metro service delays

Metro passengers are being warned of delays of upto 20 minutes after a line side fire.
Russian Convoys veteran Cristobal Campos

Russian Convoys hero pleads: ‘Give me my medal before it’s too late’

A hero of the Russian Convoys has made what may be a last bid to receive a missing medal marking his wartime bravery.


Hundreds get into the festive spirit with visit to Coca-Cola truck

The spirit of Christmas came to the car park of a supermarket as the iconic Coca-Cola truck made a stop.


When does the Coca Cola truck come to Boldon?

Christmas may be nearly six weeks away, but the holidays are coming to a North East superstore tomorrow.

Cleadon and The Boldons
William Andre at South Tyneside Magistrates Court

Driver fined £135 after woman suffers ‘life-changing’ injuries in smash

A road accident victim says she feels like “a prisoner in my own body” after she was hit by a car.

Cleadon and The Boldons

Police warning after horse drugs stolen from farm

A warning has been issued after horse drugs were stolen from a farm.

South Tyneside
Nicole Vanzie of the Quality Hotel Boldon.

Boldon hotel makes it a hat-trick of Quality titles

A South Tyneside hotel has been named Quality Hotel of the Year for the third year running.

Metro has proposed new prices for 2018

Metro fare increases planned for 2018 - how much will you pay?

Metro passengers face a rise in fares in the new year - but there is good news for youngsters who use the system.


Thousands of woollen poppies installed in South Shields ahead of Remembrance weekend

A stunning display of 5,000 handmade poppies has been unveiled ahead of Remembrance events this weekend.

South Shields
A cot dumped on Cleadon Hills by flytippers.

Fly-tippers slammed for blighting Cleadon Hills beauty spot

Fly-tippers have been slammed for blighting one of the borough’s most popular beauty spots with their rubbish.

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

Call for ideas on the development of Whitburn village

People residents are being urged to have their say on the future of their community at two workshops being held this month.

Knife attack victim Katie Charlton

‘He ruined my life’ – knife attack victim left scarred for life after attack at party

A former South Tyneside College student who was left permanently scarred by a vicious knife attack says it has ruined her life.

The case was dealt with in South Shields at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.

Naked man launched himself headfirst into South Shields home

A naked man launched himself headfirst through the patio doors of his ex-partner’s home after voices in his head told him to.

Stephen Thompson

Woman left scarred for life after horror slash attack at party

A drunken reveller who launched a violent slashing attack on two party-goers has been jailed for five and a half years.

Chief's inner ear has an uncanny resemblance to Donald Trump.

Dog becomes internet sensation due to Donald Trump resemblance

A dog has attracted worldwide attention due to an uncanny resemblance with US president Donald Trump.

Passengers on parts of the Metro system were facing fresh delays.

More Metro misery as withdrawn train causes morning rush-hour delays

Passengers on parts of the Tyne and Wear Metro were facing more commuting misery today.

The abandoned caravan in Boldon Colliery

Man fined £660 over abandoned caravan outside his home

A man has been fined after failing to provide council bosses with information about an abandoned caravan outside his home.

Picture by John Millar

Souter Lighthouse to host night run as landmark becomes active outdoor destination

One of the area's best-loved landmarks is hosting a special after-dark event for runners, fitness fans and lovers of the outdoors.

Coca Cola Christmas truck is on its way - here's the North East stops

The world-famous Coca-Cola Christmas truck is off on its tour of the UK once more - and it's coming to the North East.
Cleadon and The Boldons
Former South Shields MP David Miliband. Picture by PA

Ex-South Shields MP David Miliband says Britain has been left 'embarrassed on world stage' over Brexit

Britain has been left embarrassed on the world stage and there is international "bafflement" over Brexit, former South Shields MP David Miliband has said.

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