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The Herd Groyne Lighthouse in South Shields, by Steve Preston

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Complete Fabrication Services (CFS) in South Shields

Wind power gives North East fabricator CFS a 300% sales boost

The rapidly expanding wind market has seen sales rocket at South Shields-based CFS

Susan Penhaligon on her part in new North East play

A new play by North East playwright Philip Meeks is bound for the North East en route to Edinburgh

Olympic legacy wanes in region as figures reveal a drop in participation in sport

Sir Chris Hoy carries the Union Flag during the London 2012 Opening Ceremony
MPs say the decision to scrap School Sports Partnerships in the wake of the Games was an own goal

Dad loses 5st to raise money for baby charity Bliss

Liam Barrett of Chester Le Street who is doing the GNR for charity Bliss. Pictured with Children Emily and Jack and wife Vicki
Liam Barrett, from Chester-le-Street has shed the pounds so he can raise cash for premature baby support group

North East is ahead in race to get £1m of free advertising at Heathrow Airport

Hadrian's Wall
After the first two days of the competition, the North East has more than twice the votes of all the other three regions combined
Front, Jarrow MP Stephen Hepburn and AH Engineering production supervisor Andrea Birks; back, from left, Gerard Hiscock of Watergate; Hebburn councillor John McCabe; Paul Briggs of Watergate; and AH Engineering director Chris Clarke

Flood barrier firm aims high after product tests

Hebburn company Watergate Flood Solutions plans to grow significantly after creating high quality flood defences for homes and small businesses

Hunger and food poverty are sweeping the North East, inquiry into the problem heard

MP Frank Field visiting the South Tyneside Churches Together KEY Project
The Bishop of Jarrow Mark Bryant said it is "undoubtedly true" the church is providing services the welfare state should be

Tyne shipyard at a standstill as workers watch naming of HMS Queen Elizabeth

The Red Arrows perform a flypast over HMS Queen Elizabeth in Rosyth Dockyard, Fife
A&P in Hebburn build the flight deck and hanger for the new Queen Elizabeth II class aircraft carriers
Complete Fabrication Services (CFS) in South Shields

Wind power gives North East fabricator CFS a 300% sales boost

The rapidly expanding wind market has seen sales rocket at South Shields-based CFS

North East is ahead in race to get £1m of free advertising at Heathrow Airport

Hadrian's Wall
After the first two days of the competition, the North East has more than twice the votes of all the other three regions combined

More joy for Tyneside shipyard as it begins repair work on three vessels

HMS Queen Elizabeth
A&P at Hebburn has won a three-ship repair contract, a fortnight after the Queen launched the new aircraft carrier on which the yard worked
University students

North East university applications flatline as national average grows

The North East is falling behind the rest of the country in getting young people to university, new figures show

Jobs are there - we just need the right recruits say North manufacturers

Apprentices at BEL Valves
The region's makers are facing a recruitment ‘crunch’ as school leavers and graduates fail to meet the needs of the industry

South Tyneside Professional and Vocational College students learn from successful dealership

Nicole Gallagher had various jobs after studying at college but took up an apprentice programme to become a mechanic
Esh facilitates group enjoyed a two-hour visit to Benfield Ford’s new £5.8m outlet on Newcastle Road, Sunderland
Dr Roberta Marshall, Public Health England North East centre director

Financial boost for drug and alcohol recovery services in North East

New government investment has been awarded to services for drug and alcohol recovery in the region

North East patients turned away as GPs face increasing demand for services

Patients asking for an appointment with their GP are being turned away
NHS figures show that 10% of patients who tried to get an appointment in West Newcastle last year were unable to see a GP on the day they wanted

Weight loss leads to clean sweep of health for Tyneside council workers

South Tyneside Council colleagues L-R Ian Ellis and David Bloomfield, who have lost a mountain of weight between them
Four South Tyneside Council employees have lost a huge amount of weight by healthy eating and exercise

About South Tyneside

All the latest news and information about the Metropolitan Borough of South Tyneside, Tyne and Wear. South Tyneside is bordered by Gateshead to the west, the North Sea to the east, the River Tyne to the north and Sunderland to the south. The area includes the towns of South Shields, Jarrow & Hebburn and villages of Cleadon, Whitburn & The Boldons.

Videos & Photos

Kevin Carr: Staying ahead of the game in North East transport

Devastation as BMW crashes into the living room of an Ashington home

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