Cleadon and The Boldons

Cleadon & The Boldons

Review: Blacks Corner, East Boldon, South Tyneside

There’s few larger restaurants who can lay claim to being on first name terms with the people who mature their cheeses or cure their meats. But small batch producers are a key ingredient at Blacks Corner.

Eating Out
Traffic is building on the A19, Picture by NE Traffic News.

Seven-vehicle collision leads to 'heavy delays' on A19

Motorists are facing 'heavy' delays after part of a lorry disconnected and damaged a number of cars on the A19.
A section of the A19 will be closed during the works. Picture by Google Maps.

A19 set for overnight road closures and speed restrictions

Drivers are set to be hit by overnight road closures on a section of the A19 as resurfacing work is carried out.

A lane of the A19 has been closed. Picture by Google Maps.

Lane of A19 closed due to surface water

Motorists are set to face delays after a lane was closed on the A19.

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Owner Emily Mitchell with Long Haired Dachshund Logan.

Boldon pooch wins top prize at Crufts

It was a case of every dog having its day for Long Haired Dachshund Logan from Boldon as he secured a prestigious prize at Crufts 2018.
Former SAFC captain Kevin Ball launching  Boldon CA's new Walking Football Sessions

Former SAFC captain kicks off new walking football group in Boldon

A former Sunderland player has helped older people kick start their interest in football.

Burglars are being targeted in Cleadon

Undercover police to patrol streets of Cleadon in burglary crackdown

Undercover police are set to patrol the streets as part of a burglary crackdown in Cleadon.

Lauren Robinson came up with the idea of creating a beauty bank.

Student sets up 'beauty bank' for those in need

A kind-hearted student is appealing for help as she bids to set up a 'beauty bank' for people in need.

Drivers are advised to take extra care near Testo's roundabout.

Flood water spills onto A19 as drivers warned to take extra care

Drivers are being warned to take extra care on a busy stretch of the A19 after heavy overnight rain left conditions difficult.

The crew used snow to help put out the fire.

Firefighters use snow to put out burning car on country lane

A crew of firefighters used shovels of snow to help put out a car fire after they walked a mile to reach the incident.
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Problems have hit the Metro service this morning.

Metros off in both directions between Sunderland and Boldon

A problem with the overhead line has caused a halt in the Metro service between East Boldon and South Hylton.

Oakleigh Gardens playing fields, Cleadon Village.

Cleadon residents make plea for support in village green status fight

Village residents are appealing for help in their fight to protect playing fields for future generations.


A19 at Testos and other major routes clear - but drivers still advised not to travel unless necessary

The A19 and other major routes in Tyne & Wear have remained relatively clear this morning, with none of the grim scenes of the previous days.
South Shields

Taxi passengers ‘can’t get enough’ of karaoke cab

Cabbie karaoke is hitting the right notes as taxi passengers queue up to belt out their favourite songs.


Revealed: The 20 most expensive streets to buy a house in the Sunderland area

Everyone wants to live in a desirable area - and today we can reveal the most expensive streets to buy a house within the Sunderland area.

National icecream champion Michael Minchella.

Minchella's ice cream is named 'best in UK' at national competition

A popular ice cream parlour business has the competition licked after being named the best in the UK.
Amber Rose Cliff

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.

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.

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.

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