South Tyneside

South Tyneside

Dad-to-be smeared police cell with own faeces after arrest for threatening to kill ex-girlfriend and unborn child

A bitter boyfriend bombarded his pregnant ex-girlfriend with sinister threats when she dumped him after finding out about his violent past.

Colin Shevills, director of Balance, the North East Alcohol Office.

Booze price delay could cost North East lives

Seventy five North East lives could be lost by 2023 - unless the Government acts quickly on bringing in a minimum unit price on drink.

Holland Park Drive. Picture Google

Tributes to 17-year-old killed in two-car collision in Jarrow

Tributes have been paid to a 17-year-old who was tragically killed in a road collision on South Tyneside.

South Shields FC players go for a drink with their fans and Coronation Street star after game postponed

South Shields FC supporters were given a welcome surprise after their game was called off at the 11th hour yesterday - as their favourites joined them for a drink.

Police investigating a sexual assault in Fellgate have arrested a man.

Man arrested after sexual assault in Fellgate

A man has been arrested by police following a sexual assault in Fellgate.

There is no suggestion that South Tyneside District Hospital would close as part of any new arrangement.

Health chiefs told to ‘justify’ merger proposals for South Tyneside and Sunderland hospitals

Council bosses have called for talks with hospital chiefs to ‘justify’ the possibility of a health trust merger.

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South Tyneside and Sunderland hospital chiefs open up potential for organisations to merge

Hospital chiefs in South Tyneside and Sunderland have opened up the possibility of becoming one organisation in the future.


Jarrow woman accused of killing Sunderland man found buried alive is cleared of murder

A woman accused of killing a man who died days after he was found buried alive in a woodland grave has been cleared of his murder.

New giant ride to appear on South Shields skyline as Ocean Beach Pleasure Park reopens for 2018 season

There’s a new addition to the seafront skyline in South Shields - as The ‘Big Wheel’ makes a comeback to Ocean Beach Pleasure Park

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Police hunt after woman sexually assaulted on Sunderland Metro line

Police are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted at a Metro station.
The southbound A19 at Lindisfarne roundabout. Picture from Google Images.

Breakdowns cause school run problems on North East roads

Broken down vehicles are causing school run delays on two busy roads in the region.

Coun Moira Smith joins students from University of Sunderland as they put the finishing touches to their mate crime films, alongside South Tyneside Councils Graeme Littlewood and Russ Saunders.

Documentary to turn spotlight on ‘mate crime’

A hard-hitting new film and web resource is to help protect people with learning disabilities from a disturbing crime has been developed on South Tyneside.

The bus lane sign

POLL: Should drivers get a warning letter before being fined for using bus lanes?

Thousands of drivers have now been hit with fines for using a new bus-only lane - paying a total of £270,000 in fines to the council.
Meeting set to take place to discuss cliff top sanctuary idea

Progress on ‘cliff-top sanctuary’ plan as meeting scheduled with National Trust and council chiefs

A nurse determined to create a community hub to act as a clifftop sanctuary has lined up meetings with those in power in a bid to move his idea forward.

Sonia Graham, regional fundraiser for the Teenage Cancer Trust, with Phoebe Hedley.

Teenager who beat cancer aims to raise ANOTHER £10,000 to help others like her

A teenager who beat cancer is looking to do the double and raise another £10,0000 for the charity which helps others just like her.

Muhammad Ali in South Shields in 1977.

New play to celebrate famous year Muhammad Ali and the Queen came to South Shields

A new play inspired by arguably the greatest year in South Tyneside’s history is seeking people from the borough to be a part of it.

Men In Sheds South Tyneside receive a donation from Newcastle Building Society

Building society steps in to help fund new equipment for men’s group

A men’s group which uses woodwork to help combat loneliness and depression is now fully tooled up thanks to a four-figure donation from a North East building society.

Samaritans awareness Brew Up event 
From left outreach Sarah Wright, chairman Steve Hall and fundraiser Louise Tindle

Blue Monday is coming – here’s how a simple cuppa and chat can help

People are being urged to brew up to help beat Blue Monday.

Smoking causes 104 hospital admissions every day in the North East

North campaigners call for NHS to do more to prevent hospital admissions and deaths from smoking

Anti-smoking campaigners have launched a new call for the National Health Service to so more to help prevent hospital admissions and deaths from smoking.

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Darren Bonner's body was found in Cresswell, Northumberland.

Man found buried alive in shallow grave had 32 separate injuries, murder jurors told

A man found buried alive in a shallow grave at a coastal beauty spot had 32 separate areas of injury to his body when he was examined before his death, jurors have heard.

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