North Tyneside

St Mary's Lighthouse at Whitley Bay by Chronicle reader Tom Hakin

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Whitley Bay school pupils plot impact of First World War on the community

Pupils at Rockliffe First School in Whitley Bay have researched fallen First World War soldiers from neighbourhood streets

Crown Estate applies to expand Silverlink Shopping Park

The proposed plans for the former Travelodge site at the Silverlink updated
Around 50 new jobs will be created as part of The Crown Estate's construction plans for Silverlink Shopping Park

Review: Swan Lake, Moscow Ballet La Classique, Playhouse Whitley Bay

Dancers from Moscow Ballet La Classique's Swan Lake
Fabulous costumes and Tchaikovsky's music contribute to a winning formula as Swan Lake works its famous magic in Whitley Bay

Newcastle firm is doing its best to improve fitness levels of its employees

From left Frances Ratcliff, Emma Campbell, Rosie Sparks and Lauren Hedley
Creative communications agency OPR in Newcastle has launched its own running club to encourage staff to keep fit

Bespoke business hub is planned for former Swan Hunter shipyard site

Artists impression of how the Business Incubation Hub at Swans could look once complete
The Swans hub on the banks of the River Tyne, will eventually create a cluster of sector expertise, its planners hope
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne

Chancellor George Osborne tells regions: If you want cash and autonomy, elect a metro-mayor

Other regions will have to follow Greater Manchester's example and elect a city-region mayor, George Osborne tells Parliament

Pressure mounts for clarity on £50m gas contract

Heerema Fabrication Group in Hartlepool
North Tyneside MP Mary Glindon is says North East has received the 'crumbs' of a major North Sea gas contract awarded to Heerema

Newcastle and North East to join 'cabinet for England' under Labour Government

Labour leader Ed Miliband
Labour leader Ed Miliband is pledging new laws to bring home rule to English regions - and encouraging them to create elected mayors
The proposed plans for the former Travelodge site at the Silverlink updated

Crown Estate applies to expand Silverlink Shopping Park

Around 50 new jobs will be created as part of The Crown Estate's construction plans for Silverlink Shopping Park

Bespoke business hub is planned for former Swan Hunter shipyard site

Artists impression of how the Business Incubation Hub at Swans could look once complete
The Swans hub on the banks of the River Tyne, will eventually create a cluster of sector expertise, its planners hope

First multi-tenant landlord benefits from Go Digital Newcastle free offer

Phillip Turner of Resolution Support International Citibases IT and telecoms consultant
Citibase has secured 24 vouchers - each worth up to £3,000 - to get superfast broadband
Primary school pupils during a lesson

Tables reveal how many applications were made to each school across the North East

New figures show how the "race for a place" at state schools in the North East shaped up in 2014

Full steam ahead at Newcastle College's Rail Academy for next generation of engineers

The new Rail Academy in Gateshead, students from left Laim Barrass, Brandon Foster, Antony Walker, Andrew Bell
The state-of-the-art £5m training facility is the first of its kind in the North East and opened its doors to more than 70 students in September

150 jobs to be created at Accenture's Newcastle Delivery Centre

Bob Paton of Accenture
Skilled technology positions at Accenture will focus on developing, testing and managing IT applications for clients across various industries
From left Frances Ratcliff, Emma Campbell, Rosie Sparks and Lauren Hedley

Newcastle firm is doing its best to improve fitness levels of its employees

Creative communications agency OPR in Newcastle has launched its own running club to encourage staff to keep fit

Calls for transparency after North of Tyne GP out-of-hours bids axed at eleventh hour

A car used by Northern Doctors Urgent Care
Health officials have hit out after clinical commissioning groups halted a near-complete procurement process for GP out of hours services

Diabetes is costing the North East NHS almost £30million a year

Dr Guy Pilkington, and Deb Kelly
New figures show that the number of drugs given out to treat diabetes cost the North East NHS almost £30m in 2013/14

About North Tyneside

All the latest news and information about the Metropolitan Borough of North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear. North Tyneside is bordered by Newcastle upon Tyne to the west, the North Sea to the east, the River Tyne to the south and Northumberland to the north. The area includes the towns of Wallsend, Benton, North Shields, Tynemouth and Whitley Bay.

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Guy Opperman, MP for Hexham

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