South Shields

South Shields

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.

South Shields 4
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.

South Shields

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.


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.
South Shields
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.

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

South Shields Aldi store expansion set to create new jobs

Customers will have extra room to shop as a discount supermarket chain is given the green light to expand.

News 3
Tom McGurk.

Tributes to TY McGurk sports shop founder Tom McGurk

Tributes have been paid to the founder of a North East sports shop business who could sell “ice to the Eskimos”.

News 5

Police officers dance along with teenagers at South Shields seafront in viral video

Police officers in South Tyneside proved they have a great sense of humour when they joined in with dancing youngsters.

News 7

Winners celebrate Sunderland and South Tyneside Health Awards

A health stalwart and a man who fought back from a stroke have been recognised as two of our worthy health heroes at a glittering ceremony last night.

Lewis Knapp's funeral procession arrives at South Shields Crematorium.

Hundreds turn out to pay their last respects to ‘lovely lad’ Lewis Knapp

Hundreds of heartbroken family members and friends gathered to say an emotional final farewell and celebrate the life of Lewis Knapp.

News 2
The judges for the Best of Health Awards get ready to sift through the huge pack of entries.

Best of Health shortlist announced

Here is the announcement health workers and patients have all been waiting for – the shortlist for this year’s Best of Health Awards.

A Metro train.

Train fault causes delay on Metro system

A fault has caused delays on the Tyne and Wear Metro system.

News 1
Ajay Jagota is the new chairman of the South Shields Conservatives Association

Conservatives launch fight back in South Shields with new man at the helm

The new head of the South Tyneside political party branch is urging fellow Tories to come ‘out of the woodwork.’

The scene of the tragic accident in Amos Ayre Place.

Tragic four-year-old was knocked down by her own mother, inquest hears

A four-year-old girl died of an "unsurviveable" head injury when she was knocked down by a pick-up truck driven by her mother, who was using her mobile phone.
Junior Boldon CA FC new sponsor, Evans Halshaw 
From left administrator Chrisitne Howarth, dealer principal Craig Bennett and team manager Martin Clark

Children’s football team gets kit boost from car dealership

A car dealership has stepped in to help a football team for youngsters continue their drive to success.

Lewis Knapp.

Man bailed after being arrested in South Shields death crash probe

A man has been released on bail following the death of a pedestrian in a crash in South Shields.

South Shields
Lewis Knapp with his girlfriend, Caitlyn Hardy.

Family's tribute to South Tyneside man killed in alleged hit and run

The family of a South Tyneside man killed in an alleged hit and run have paid tribute to a "beautiful boy" who was the "centre of all their worlds".
Calvin Mclellan died after being in a coma for eight months following a street attack.

Tributes paid to South Shields coma dad who lost his fight for life after taxi rank attack

Dozens of tributes have been paid to a South Shields dad who has lost his eight-month fight for life.

Flowers near the scene of this morning's tragedy.

South Shields fatal hit-and-run latest: Man arrested over 20-year-old's death

Police have arrested a man in connection with the death of a 20-year-old man in a hit and run smash.

South Tyneside District Hospital in South Shields.

Police to speak to 26 families after hospital tissue probe

A total of 26 families are set to be spoken to by police following a tissue sample storage probe at South Tyneside District Hospital.

Health 1
Load more