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The Herd Groyne Lighthouse in South Shields, by Steve Preston

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Region's arts celebrated at BBC's Great North Passion event in South Shields

Cultural spotlight shines on the North East as community art is showcased live in BBC Easter broadcast the Great North Passion

Builders' merchants JT Dove see sales rise 18%

JT Dove managing director Steve Robinson, left, at the Hetton branch with branch manager Paul Frost
Directors at builders’ merchants JT Dove have announced a profit share payout to loyal staff after posting an 18% increase in sales

Great North Passion takes shape in Bents Park, South Shields

The containers that make up the cross-shaped arena for The Great North Passion are assembled in Bents Park, South Shields
Coming together in Bents Park, South Shields, is the dramatic arena for the Great North Passion

Little Mix star surprises X Factor hopefuls at South Shields auditions

Jade Thirlwall of Little Mix at the X Factor auditions at the Customs House in South Shields
Bosses of ITV1 talent show, The X Factor, spent the day in South Shields in search of the next big singing star

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
St. Nicholas Hospital in Gosforth

Fears raised over planned changes to North East mental health services

Concerns have been raised over changes being made to mental health services in the North East

Labour will create a Minister for the North East

Labour leader Ed Miliband updated
Ed Miliband would appoint a Minister for each English region in a bid to ensure the entire country received a fair deal from Government, and to help businesses in their regions attract investment from across the world

New North East super-council could miss April 1 deadline

Cities minister Greg Clark
Combined authority for Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside and Sunderland is late.
JT Dove managing director Steve Robinson, left, at the Hetton branch with branch manager Paul Frost

Builders' merchants JT Dove see sales rise 18%

Directors at builders’ merchants JT Dove have announced a profit share payout to loyal staff after posting an 18% increase in sales

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

Sales expected to lift 5% at Immunodiagnostic Systems

Immunodiagnostic Systems Ltd (IDS) plans to open an operation in Brazil updated
South Tyneside-based medical testing kit makers Immunodiagnostic Systems (IDS) have released an upbeat trading statement
Nicole Gallagher had various jobs after studying at college but took up an apprentice programme to become a mechanic

South Tyneside Professional and Vocational College students learn from successful dealership

Esh facilitates group enjoyed a two-hour visit to Benfield Ford’s new £5.8m outlet on Newcastle Road, Sunderland

Ofsted figures reveal North East schools among the best in the country

Children sitting exams in school
North East schools are outpeforming the rest of the country according to education watchdog, Ofsted

Newcastle City Council leader furious as Tyneside misses out in funding handout

Council leader Nick Forbes
Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes has spoken out after the Schools Minister announced a funding handout for some education authorities
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

Region's arts celebrated at BBC's Great North Passion event in South Shields

Biker Paul Green with Grant Anderson and David Kennedy of Newcastle Harley Davidson

Northumberland biker's funeral procession to go ahead thanks to the Journal

Photo issued by the RNLI of the MV Danio, aground after it hit rocks on the Farne Islands

Report slams bosses of ship which ran aground on Farne Islands

 

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