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Eyemouth’s new RNLI lifeboat

The new Eyemouth RNLI Shannon class lifeboat will be officially launched as the RNLB Helen Hastings in September and is due to arrive in Eyemouth in December after trials. Helen, who lived in Stocksfield, left the majority of her estate to the RNLI...

Berwickshire News, 41 min. ago
 

The 'unsung cities' you should visit to save money on holidays, according to researchers

UK holidaymakers can save hundreds of pounds by visiting "unsung cities" rather than the most popular destinations, according to new research. Post Office Travel Money compared the price of tourist items such as refreshments, sightseeing,...

Hartlepool Mail, 48 min. ago
 

Business booming for manufacturer

A fledgling manufacturing company is well on its way to a £10m five-year turnover target after making its second business acquisition in a matter of months. Hindley Circuits, which specialises in high quality electronic printed circuit board (PCB)...

News Post Leader, today, 11:42
 

50% rise in livestock worrying incidents

A four-month, multi-agency campaign to tackle livestock worrying saw a rise of more than 50% in incidents being reported to Police Scotland. This has resulted in 55 people being reported to the procurator fiscal. Run between February and May, a total...

Berwickshire News, today, 10:46
 

SB Cares to fill vacancies

SB Cares, the company that provides adult social care services on behalf of the council, has a series of recruitment events arranged over the next few weeks. The company is keen to hear from people who are looking for a career caring for people in...

Berwickshire News, today, 10:10
 

Shipwreck revealed by shifting sands on South Shields beach 117 years after vessel met her end

The shifting sands of time have again revealed part of South Tyneside’s rich maritime history. Gazette reader Ken Elliott has taken this picture of the wreck of what is believed to be the Constance Ellen - a sailing ship which foundered just south of...

Sunderland Echo, today, 10:05
 

Exotic animals add to annual fun day joy in South Tyneside

Bouncy castles, fairground rides and magic shows were just some of the highlights at an annual fun day in South Tyneside. More than 400 people turned out to enjoy the activities at the Cleadon Park event in South Shields - which celebrates the...

News Post Leader, today, 09:27
 

Residents hit out at Jarrow children’s home plan

Residents have slammed a plan to convert a former bed and breakfast into a residential home for children with emotional needs and learning disabilities. They claim their lives could be blighted by increased noise and disruption if the two-storey...

Shields Gazette, today, 09:17
 

Shifting sands show 117-year old wreck

The shifting sands of time have again revealed part of South Tyneside’s rich maritime history. Gazette reader Ken Elliott has taken this picture of the wreck of what is believed to be the Constance Ellen - a sailing ship which foundered just south of...

Shields Gazette, today, 09:17
 

Exotic animals add to annual fun day joy in South Tyneside

Bouncy castles, fairground rides and magic shows were just some of the highlights at an annual fun day in South Tyneside. More than 400 people turned out to enjoy the activities at the Cleadon Park event in South Shields - which celebrates the...

Shields Gazette, today, 09:17
 

Stroke unit staff in line for national award

An acute stroke unit is celebrating being chosen as a finalist for a prestigious national award. The unit at Sunderland Royal Hospital - which treats patients from both Sunderland and South Tyneside - has been nominated in the Kate Granger Awards for...

Shields Gazette, today, 09:17
 

Around one in three Universal Credit claimants in Hartlepool are in employment

Thousands of workers in Hartlepool are claiming Universal Credit as their low wages are not enough to live on. Charities say that the “shocking” number of in-work applicants is due to low wages and housing costs. According to Department for Work and...

Hartlepool Mail, today, 09:16
 

Hartlepool foodbank team reach new heights in support of town families

Supporters of Hartlepool Foodbank are preparing to reach new heights to raise much-needed funds. A team of trustees of the Trussell Trust charity that provides emergency food parcels to people in financial crisis will do a skydive next month to boost...

Hartlepool Mail, today, 09:16
 

Production team plan regular strike action until Christmas over pay deal

Workers plan to go on strike for a week each month until Christmas following a dispute over pay. GMB union members at Premier Tech Aqua on Peterlee’s South West Industrial Estate say they will take the action as they seek a deal from the company for a...

Hartlepool Mail, today, 09:16
 

A wizard day of celebrations to mark milestone birthday in Hartlepool

A full day of entertainment was held to celebrate a Hartlepool retirement village’s anniversary. Residents and staff at Hartfields Retirement Village had a great day to mark the 10th anniversary of the development. Staff even dressed up as characters...

Hartlepool Mail, today, 09:16
 


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