South Tyneside

South Tyneside

Karate students get behind Amber’s Law to call for earlier cancer screening

A team of karate champions are getting behind a campaign to change rules which would see the age limit lowered for cervical cancer screening.

Sir Ridley Scott is to be honoured with a fellowship at the Bafta Awards tonight.

Sir Ridley Scott set to receive highest accolade at Baftas

North East-born film director Sir Ridley Scott is due to receive a special honour at the British Academy Film Awards (Baftas) tonight.

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The A184 Felling bypass. Google

Bypass to be closed overnight in major roundabout works

A busy Tyneside road will be closed overnight as part of a major roadworks project.

Sheila has been missing since the early hours of today.

Pensioner found safe and well after going missing from home

A woman in her 70s has been found safe and well after going missing from home.
Over 55s drop-in session at Boldon CA.
Front centre manager Sue Topping and Angela Blackburn with Asda'a Tracey Tough and Mavis Maughan

New group set up to help beat loneliness

A club dedicated to people over the age of 55 has been launched at a community centre.

Shuaib Muhammad.

Perverted plumber performed sex act in woman's home after having duplicate key cut

A pervert plumber got a secret key cut to a customer's home and used it to go in and masturbate over her clothing while she was at work.

Story Book, Boldon

Drug user went on spending spree with worker’s bank card after burgling popular pub

A drug user was spared jail term for burgling a pub before going on a booze and cigarettes spending spree with a bank card stolen during the raid.

Knife attack victim Katie Charlton

Knife crime victim slowly rebuilding life after horrendous slash attack

A woman who survived a vicious knife attack has commended a police drive to raise awareness of the dangers of carrying bladed weapons.

Testo's roundabout

One person taken to hospital after collision partially closes southbound A19

One person was taken to hospital after an accident which partially closed  the A19 this afternoon.
Connor Georgeson

Former pub landlady’s dementia battle inspires grandson to scale new heights for Alzheimer’s charity

A man has scaled Africa’s highest mountain to raise awareness of dementia in honour of his grandmother.

South Tyneside District Hospital

Meeting to discuss future of hospital services in South Tyneside

A crunch meeting has been called to discuss the future of South Tyneside District Hospital and Sunderland Royal Hospital.


Police name biker killed in off-road crash near pub

A motorcycle rider killed when the bike he was on hit a metal barrier has been named.


Caring adventurer climbs Kilimanjaro in honour of his grandmother

An adventurous grandson has climbed Africa's highest free-standing mountain to raise awareness of dementia.

Sunderland & South Tyneside Health Awards 2017 at the Quality Hotel, Boldon.

Best of Health Awards: Time to honour your health heroes

It’s time to honour your health heroes.

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Asda Boldon is selling heart-shaped pizzas for Valentine's Day.

Would this heart-shaped pizza win you over for Valentine's Day?

Looking to curl up with some comfort food and your crush this Valentine's Day?

Delays on Metro after passenger requires treatment from paramedics

Delays are reported on the Metro service after an ambulance was called to treat a passenger who had fallen ill.

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McDonalds in Boldon

Banned driver in dressing gown caught making trip to McDonald’s

A dressing gown-clad motorist took a late-night road trip to McDonald’s despite already being banned from driving.


Huge ferris wheel offers stunning views over South Shields after attraction opens at seafront

Visitors to a seaside leisure attraction have the chance to take in stunning views of South Tyneside after a huge ferris wheel opened.


'The John Reid Road was always sunny when we saw you' - your tributes to local legend Jarra Jim

He brought a smile to all of our faces with his unwavering determination, fundraising dedication and lust for life.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the North East coast

Yellow warning for ice and snow this weekend

The North East has been warned to brace itself for more wintry weather this weekend

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