South Tyneside

The Herd Groyne Lighthouse in South Shields, by Steve Preston

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Lindsey Grieves of NEL (centre) with Les Hodgson (left) and Jason Fairbairn of Tyneport Coatings (right)

Tyneport Coatings scoop £170,000 investment and aim to double production staff

The South Shields specialists in industrial coatings have secured a portion of the Finance for Business North East Growth Fund

Chinese FDA clearance opens door on fast-growing Asian market

Patrik Dahlen of Immunodianostic Systems in Boldon, Tyne in Wear
Clearance from Chinese authorities has paved the way for a South Tyneside pharma firm to significantly boost sales in Asia

Dicksons boss attends wartime history gathering of North East's German butchers

Managing director of Dicksons, Michael Dickson, with new director Elena Dickson
Tyneside businessman Michael Dickson flies to Germany the week for a wartime history gathering

Appointments: CMR UK promotes Maureen Jamieson to finance director

Maureen Jamieson of CMR UK
Diesel engine instrumentation manufacturer CMR UK has promoted Maureen Jamieson to the role of finance director

Appointments: Andrew Watts becomes South Tyneside College's chair of governors

South Tyneside College's new chair of governors Andrew Watts with chief executive Lindsey Whiterod
South Tyneside College has announced Andrew Watts as the new chairman of governors
A picture of school children in a classroom

Free schools leaving thousands of pupils to be taught in oversize classes, claims MP

Labour MP Ian Mearns blames "free schools" for dramatic increase in North East primary pupils in oversize classes

Up to a third of young adults forced to live with parents due to housing shortage

Campbell Robb, Chief Executive of Shelter
Housing charity Shelter demands action as a third of people aged 20 to 34 in work are still living with parents in parts of the North East

Flood barrier firm aims high after product tests

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
Hebburn company Watergate Flood Solutions plans to grow significantly after creating high quality flood defences for homes and small businesses
Lindsey Grieves of NEL (centre) with Les Hodgson (left) and Jason Fairbairn of Tyneport Coatings (right)

Tyneport Coatings scoop £170,000 investment and aim to double production staff

The South Shields specialists in industrial coatings have secured a portion of the Finance for Business North East Growth Fund

Chinese FDA clearance opens door on fast-growing Asian market

Patrik Dahlen of Immunodianostic Systems in Boldon, Tyne in Wear
Clearance from Chinese authorities has paved the way for a South Tyneside pharma firm to significantly boost sales in Asia

Appointments: CMR UK promotes Maureen Jamieson to finance director

Maureen Jamieson of CMR UK
Diesel engine instrumentation manufacturer CMR UK has promoted Maureen Jamieson to the role of finance director
Young people enrolled in The Prince's Trust programme

Skills shortage among young people in the North East is more worrying than ever

Impending 'skills crunch' will stall economic recovery unless the Government and private sector work together, according to The Prince's Trust

Free schools leaving thousands of pupils to be taught in oversize classes, claims MP

A picture of school children in a classroom
Labour MP Ian Mearns blames "free schools" for dramatic increase in North East primary pupils in oversize classes

North East maintains A-level pass rate as the rest of the country slips back

North East bucks trend as national A-level results edge downwards for the first time in 32 years
Dr Guy Pilkington, and Deb Kelly

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

New figures show that the number of drugs given out to treat diabetes cost the North East NHS almost £30m in 2013/14

Financial boost for drug and alcohol recovery services in North East

Dr Roberta Marshall, Public Health England North East centre director
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

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.

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