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Concern for missing Whitley Bay man

Concern is growing for a missing Whitley Bay man. Ian Woodhouse, from Charles Avenue, has not been seen since 6.45am on Sunday, January 15, at his home address. The 45-year-old is described as white, 5ft 9ins tall, slim build, bald and wears glasses. He

yesterday, 12:53 in Regional North East

More Metros for early commuters

Early morning commuters are set to benefit from more Metro trains. Nexus, which runs the service, is changing the timetable from February 5, to provide more early morning trains and a better service at peak times. There will be new early morning weekday

yesterday, 10:44 in Regional North East

A G&T on the cars as Ethel celebrates 100th birthday

A centenarian says the secret to a long life is to keep going, be active with the odd gin and tonic. Celebrations took place at the weekend as Ethel Short celebrated her 100th birthday. She was joined by family and friends at Grangeside Court, in North S

yesterday, 10:44 in Regional North East

GP surgery is rated as outstanding

A GP practice has been given the top rating by inspectors for its service in the community. Collingwood Surgery, in North Shields, has been rated outstanding by inspectors at the Care Quality Commission. Alison Holbourn, deputy chief inspector of general

yesterday, 08:13 in Regional North East

Search for dog who went missing at ferry terminal gathers momentum

A family has launched a desperate appeal to find their dog who escaped from a ferry terminal before Christmas. Luckie, a male black and tan cocker spaniel, escaped from the pet holding area at the Port of Tyne ferry terminal on December 21. Unfortunately

Monday, 16:01 in Regional North East

Lottery boost for project

A project looking to celebrate the role of a former school turned community asset has received a Lottery boost. Linskill and North Tyneside Community Development Trust has been awarded £56,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to research and celebrate

Monday, 12:05 in Regional North East

Scheme helps its 1,000th resident

A successful partnership helping people save money on their heating bills has reached a major milestone. North Tyneside Council’s partnership with Warm Zone has helped its 1,000th resident. Over the last three years, Warm Zone has helped North Tyneside h

Monday, 09:12 in Regional North East

CCGs make management change

Changes are being made to the management at a health group. NHS North Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group and NHS Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group will enter into joint management arrangements from April 2017. Over the past few months,

Monday, 08:56 in Regional North East

Germany’s fateful decision

The Battle of the Somme had barely come to a close (November 1916) when an Allied conference at Chantilly discussed plans for a joint Anglo-French offensive in the spring of 1917. Convinced that the German Army was seriously weakened by the Somme offensi

Sunday, 18:25 in Regional North East

Roadworks on the A1 and A19 in the North East this week

Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1 and A19 this week. A1 Morpeth: There will be work ongoing until spring 2017 for the construction of a bypass. There will be various phases of daytime and night time lane and carriageway closu

Sunday, 15:42 in Regional North East

Society gives its backing to charity

Amateur actors are again supporting a charity close to their heart. Whitley Bay Operatic Society members have rasied money each year with their productions. Last year’s production saw £689.73 raised for the Alzheimer’s Society, with an official attending

Sunday, 08:54 in Regional North East

Pair spend time at healthcare trust

A doctor and nurse swapped Tanzania for North Tyneside to learn valuable skills and experience as part of an international health link. Dr Nicholaus Mazuguni and nurse Neema Natai spent time at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to gain learning

Sunday, 08:45 in Regional North East

Shoppers raise £900 for RNIB

Generous shoppers raised welcome funds for a charity in December. Santa’s Grotto in Wallsend’s Forum Shopping Centre was run by Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) volunteers with sponsorship from Hays Travel, Wallsend. Hundreds of children v

Sunday, 08:45 in Regional North East

Courses to help families get active

Families wanting to lead a healthier lifestyle are being encouraged to sign up to a free programme. Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust delivers Healthy4life programmes in partnership with North Tyneside Council across the borough. The Healthy4Li

Sunday, 08:24 in Regional North East

Tynemouth lifeboat crew helps rescue ill seaman from ship

A merchant seaman was evacuated from his ship in an operation involving Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat and a Coastguard helicopter during yesterday's tidal surge. At 1pm yesterday, the UK Coastguard Operations Centre at Humber were radioed by the captain of the

Saturday, 12:37 in Regional North East

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