Cleadon and The Boldons

Cleadon & The Boldons

Community land buy-up falls flat - but fight continues to protect plot

A community campaign to buy a plot of land to protect it from being developed has fallen flat - but could see a new organisation formed to protect a village’s future.

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Cleadon Village residents share land sale on Sunniside Lane. Front Colin Campbell

Community bid for land falls short but sparks new village campaign group

A community campaign to buy a plot of land to protect it from being developed has fallen flat - but could see a new organisation formed to protect a village’s future.

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Cleadon Village residents share land sale on Sunniside Lane. Front Colin Campbell

Residents asked to block development by buying land

A community campaign could see residents buy a share in a plot of land as they look to put a halt to any development on the site.

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The waste at Slake Road in Jarrow.

Women fined by court after ignoring calls to help flytipping investigation

Two women have been hit in the pocket after they blanked requests for details which could help a probe into a flytipping incident.
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New allotment at Boldon Colliery by Holder House CIC Chris Convery.'Back from left Philip Brooks, Keith Parkin, and Chris Tilbrook

Life-changing allotment project takes on new site as it aims to help even more

An allotment scheme which is helping to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities is to be replicated - this time in support of those battling mental health demons.

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The crash happened at Testos roundabout. Picture by Google Maps.

Lorry and car involved in crash at Testos roundabout

Emergency services were called out to a key roundabout in South Tyneside after a lorry collided with a car.

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Metro services have been suspended after a vehicle hit a bridge

Metro disruption after bridge is hit by vehicle

Metro services between East Boldon and Pelaw were suspended for more than an hour today after a lorry hit a bridge on the line.
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Boldon Girls Under 10s lift the trophy after winning a football festival tournament at Flamingoland

Girls lift trophy after winning football tournament

A team of girls are showing football is not just a game for the boys after keeping their nerve in a penalty shootout to win a trophy.

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Police search for owner of lost 'Dambusters' picture found at Metro station

Police are appealing for help to reunite a wartime photograph with its rightful owner.

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Family of tragic Lewis Knapp backs World Cup drink drive campaign

The heartbroken family of a young Boldon man who was killed by a driver who had been drinking and taking drugs have backed a campaign to keep the roads safe during this summer’s World Cup.

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Part of the A19 will be closed tonight for street light work. Pic Courtesy of Google Images

Road to close for street light work to be carried out

Part of a major road is to be closed tonight to allow for street lighting work to be carried out.

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Compere Stephen Manghan, left, presents Terry Shoulder, Caroline O'Grady and Stacey Coote of Coote O'Grady with their award.

East Boldon firm beats global names to win consultancy award

A South Tyneside company has been recognised as one of the best in only its second year of business.

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Emma-Leigh Miller

Emma-Leigh joins Boldon firm HR Dept as it looks to double workforce

A South Tyneside employment law specialist is investing in young talent.

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Coun Joan Atkinson and Irene Gilbert outside East Boldon Methodist Church's Community Hall.

Church hit by storm gets £11,000 funding for new roof

A church has been handed a major cash boost as it prepares to repair its failing roof.

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Coun Joan Atkinson and Irene Gilbert outside East Boldon Methodist Church's Community Hall.

Church set for new roof as it celebrates £11,000 funding boost

A church has been handed a major cash boost as it prepares to repair its failing roof.

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Off road bikes could be seized and destroyed.

Police clampdown on off-road bikers in South Tyneside

Police are ramping up their efforts to tackle illegal off-roading in South Tyneside.

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Headteacher Elizabeth Hayes outside Boldon School.

School is still failing to make the grade - despite being told it must improve

A school is still failing to make the grade despite being told to improve.

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The Faltec factory at East Boldon.

Car parts firm fined £1.6million over ‘serious’ health and safety breaches

A company which was responsible for a number of serious safety failings which injured or hurt five workers has been ordered to pay £1.6million.

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One of the images which sold as part of a mining collection.

Mining memorabilia sells for £6,000 in auction

An auction of mining memorabilia sold for £6,000 in South Tyneside.

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The writers collective, back row, from left, Victoria Watson and Kay Stewart; Middle row, Rebecca Sowden, Felicity Watson, Alex Heppell and Michelle Fox; Front, Emma Whitehall and Sarah Jeffery.

Women’s writing will help protect victims of domestic violence

A South Tyneside author is helping protect victims of domestic violence.

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