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Work underway on new flood defence in Whitley Bay

Work underway on new flood defence in Whitley Bay

Work is under way on the next phase of a £1.5million flood alleviation scheme. The project – which aims to benefit Monkseaton, Shiremoor, Murton and Wellfield – involves capturing and storing surface water runoff and releasing it in a more controlled...

yesterday, 08:55 in Regional North East
 
Whitley Bay councillors in street visits

Whitley Bay councillors in street visits

Whitley Bay ward councillors Sandra Graham, Margaret Hall and John O’Shea will be doing their regular street visits this weekend. They will be in Amble Avenue, Belsay Avenue, Chollerford Avenue, Dilston Avenue, Etal Avenue and Felton Avenue on...

yesterday, 08:55 in Regional North East
 
Important role of women at war

Important role of women at war

The North Tyneside branch of the Western Front Association holds it next meeting on Monday. The speaker is author and social historian Rosie Serdiville on the subject Fanny at War: From Cumbria to Calais, looking at the role played by women of the...

yesterday, 08:55 in Regional North East
 
Luck of the draw for Wallsend residents

Luck of the draw for Wallsend residents

Wallsend is the luckiest place to live in Newcastle, according to organisers of a new lottery. Three of the first nine winning lottery tickets in the new Geordie Jackpot have been won by people living in the NE28 postcode area. Sharon Armstrong was...

yesterday, 08:55 in Regional North East
 
Plastics are off the menu for diners

Plastics are off the menu for diners

Two award-winning restaurants are backing a campaign to clean up the coastline by ditching harmful plastics. Riley’s Fish Shack and Longsands Fish Kitchen in Tynemouth will be awarded a certificate of merit once the town achieves Plastic Free...

yesterday, 08:55 in Regional North East
 
Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it's especially tough if you're relying on benefits. With all the stress of buying presents and getting the Christmas dinner sorted it's important to know when your benefits will be landing in...

Thursday, 13:00 in Regional North East
 
B&Q issues urgent recall for 'fire risk' remote control plugs

B&Q issues urgent recall for 'fire risk' remote control plugs

B&Q has issued an urgent recall for a batch of remote control on/off plug adapters which could pose a potential fire risk. The Remote Control On/Off Set Twin Pack comes with a remote control so you can turn on and off plugs in hard-to-reach...

Thursday, 11:54 in Regional North East
 
Search is on to fill prestigious positions

Search is on to fill prestigious positions

The search is on to find the next voices for young people in North Tyneside. Nominations are now open for young people to put themselves forward for the roles of Young Mayor and Member of UK Youth Parliament. The Young Mayor will hold office for a...

Thursday, 11:13 in Regional North East
 
Christmas schedule for Tunnel’s bus replacement service

Christmas schedule for Tunnel’s bus replacement service

The Christmas schedule for the Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels replacement bus service has been announced by officials. The free-to-use, timetabled shuttle bus service, will continue to operate throughout the holiday period from 6am to 8pm, except...

Thursday, 10:51 in Regional North East
 
Market turns back the clock

Market turns back the clock

More than 30,000 people descended on North Shields for the town’s annual Victorian Christmas Market at the weekend. Visitors browsed more than 100 stalls, selling all manner of festive food, drink and crafts. A service from local churches, with...

Thursday, 10:08 in Regional North East
 
Urgent care services ‘will continue 24/7’

Urgent care services ‘will continue 24/7’

NHS leaders are hoping to set the record straight over the future of urgent care services in North Tyneside. The move follows rumours surrounding the service aired during a four-week exercise to give people the chance to give their views on urgent...

Thursday, 10:08 in Regional North East
 
10 books to give this Christmas

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself? Well either way we have ten book recommendations for the festive season.

Thursday, 06:35 in Regional North East
 
Rescheduled: Abnormal load to shut the A19 at Silverlink tonight

Rescheduled: Abnormal load to shut the A19 at Silverlink tonight

There will be delays on the A1 and A19 tonight (August 15) as a 223 tonne transformer makes its way through the region, shutting the A19 at Silverlink. The abnormal load will be travelling at around 10mph and is set to cause major traffic delays. To...

Wednesday, 16:22 in Regional North East
 
St Mary’s Lighthouse to turn orange in memory of youngster

St Mary’s Lighthouse to turn orange in memory of youngster

An iconic landmark is set to be lit orange in memory of a youngster. St Mary’s Lighthouse will turn orange on Friday, December 15, to show North Tyneside Council’s support for the Chocolate Orange Challenge. The challenge was set up by Chris Lamb in...

Wednesday, 11:19 in Regional North East
 
North of Tyne devolution: Next stage begins

North of Tyne devolution: Next stage begins

The ball is now rolling on the process of implementing the North of Tyne devolution deal after the three councils involved signed it off and launched a public consultation. The ‘minded to approve’ deal for Northumberland, North Tyneside and Newcastle...

Tuesday, 14:57 in Regional North East
 
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