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Find out why this talented South Shields student received an award from Bishop

Find out why this talented South Shields student received an award from Bishop

A South Shields teen saw off competition from hundreds of other students to win a national Catholic writing award. St Wilfrid’s RC College pupil Paul Skipper has won third place in the Catholic Young Writer Award, sponsored by the Catholic Union...

today, 06:10 in Regional North East
 
South Shields banking scam gang cost 'savers and businesses millions'

South Shields banking scam gang cost 'savers and businesses millions'

A gang who laundered cash from a multi-million pound telephone banking scam have been given prison sentences. A group of fraudsters, some of whom are from South Shields, used actors' voices and fake dialling tones to convince bank customers to hand...

yesterday, 15:49 in Regional North East
 
Shooting stars forecast as earth passes through Halley's Comet debris

Shooting stars forecast as earth passes through Halley's Comet debris

Stargazers are expecting to see a meteor shower peak this weekend, with dozens of shooting stars streaking across the sky as Earth passes through debris of Halley's Comet. The Orionid meteors appear every year, with showers producing around 20 meteors...

yesterday, 13:41 in Regional North East
 
Union chiefs call to stop revamp of South Shields hospital services as trust hits targets

Union chiefs call to stop revamp of South Shields hospital services as trust hits targets

Union bosses say good performance figures at South Tyneside District Hospital should lead to a rethink of controversial revamp plans for key services. Hospital bosses say the services being praised in new NHS data are the ones which are being left...

yesterday, 12:24 in Regional North East
 
Children drink less than two glasses of water a day

Children drink less than two glasses of water a day

The average child drinks just a quarter of the water they should during the school day, according to new research. Despite guidelines suggesting children aged five to eight should drink one litre - five glasses - of water a day, the average is...

yesterday, 12:09 in Regional North East
 
Spooky South Shields show aims to delight the whole family this Halloween

Spooky South Shields show aims to delight the whole family this Halloween

A spooktacular show aims to delight youngsters on half term holiday as the popular character Wendy the Witch returns to the stage in South Tyneside. New show ‘Wendy the Witch and the Long Lost Spell’ will see the plucky witch return to The Customs...

yesterday, 09:03 in Regional North East
 
Bishop opens new Cleadon school nursery

Bishop opens new Cleadon school nursery

A sizeable slice of education funding has made new nursery provision at a South Tyneside school a piece of cake. Up to 78 youngsters can now enjoy early years learning at Cleadon Church of England Academy after it opened its new £500,000 nursery...

yesterday, 09:03 in Regional North East
 
Hospital chiefs back bid to cut smoking numbers

Hospital chiefs back bid to cut smoking numbers

Health bosses are supporting Stoptober - by reinforcing their commitment to becoming ‘smokefree’ organisations. South Tyneside and City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trusts say the move is in the interests of the health of patients, staff and...

yesterday, 09:03 in Regional North East
 
Report reveals former National Union of Mineworkers president Ian Lavery received nearly £165,000 in payments

Report reveals former National Union of Mineworkers president Ian Lavery received nearly £165,000 in payments

The chairman of the Labour Party received nearly £165,000 from the 10-member trade union he ran, a report has said. Ian Lavery has served as MP for Wansbeck, in Northumberland, since 2010 and was previously president of the NUM, succeeding Arthur...

yesterday, 08:40 in Regional North East
 
South Shields MP calls for rethink on Universal Credit roll-out

South Shields MP calls for rethink on Universal Credit roll-out

South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck has urged the government to halt the roll-out of the controversial new benefit Universal Credit. Labour this week won a House of Commons vote calling for a pause in the introduction of the flagship benefit reform by...

yesterday, 06:23 in Regional North East
 
Councillors set for a battle against boundary changes

Councillors set for a battle against boundary changes

Two prominent South Tyneside councillors have come out fighting against planned boundary changes that would fundamentally alter the fabric of the borough’s Parliamentary constituencies. Deputy council leader Alan Kerr and Ed Malcolm urged the Boundary...

yesterday, 06:23 in Regional North East
 
£3m rent arrears fears in South Tyneside

£3m rent arrears fears in South Tyneside

South Tyneside Council is facing a £3m housing rent shortfall as thousands of tenants fight a cost of living crisis. Housing chiefs admit they are currently trying to claw back £2m owed by 7,000 of the council’s 18,000 tenanted households – an average...

yesterday, 06:23 in Regional North East
 
Forget Hurricane Ophelia - is Storm Brian going to hit the North East this weekend?

Forget Hurricane Ophelia - is Storm Brian going to hit the North East this weekend?

Storm Brian is expected to batter the UK coast just days after Ophelia wreaked destruction. Heavy rain and gusts of 50 miles per hour (mph) are expected widely across southern England and the west of Wales on Saturday and winds could reach 70mph in...

Thursday, 18:26 in Regional North East
 
What would the total distance be if you added up the depth of every pothole in the North East?

What would the total distance be if you added up the depth of every pothole in the North East?

How deep is the problem with pot holes in the North East? New figures suggest that local authorities in the region received complaints about 77,960 potholes covering a distance of 3,118 metres or around two miles. More than one million potholes were...

Thursday, 13:29 in Regional North East
 
South Shields artist features in gallery dedicated to coal miner art

South Shields artist features in gallery dedicated to coal miner art

The work of a South Shields artist will appear in the country’s first gallery dedicated to coal miners’ art. Bob Olley, 77, will have his work displayed in The Mining Art Gallery, which is set to open in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, as the first of...

Thursday, 12:45 in Regional North East
 


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