South Tyneside

The Herd Groyne Lighthouse in South Shields, by Steve Preston

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Castle Building Services board of directors, from left, Allan Carr, David Harland, Tony Lister and Simon Groom

Castle Building Services increases turnover by 53% to £23m

Education sector funding has helped support significant increase in turnover at the Hebburn-based business

Paul Linford: Is George Osborne's Northern Powerhouse simply hot air?

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne
Journal columnist Paul Linford says critics of the Chancellor's commitment to devolution to the North East have a point

£46 million flood defences to protect thousands of North East homes

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander
Experts warn flood defences may not be enough because of global warming

Jarrow Brewery eyes growing American beer market

Mikaela Finnigan, head brewer at Jarrow Brewery
Jarrow Brewery has marked a heady first year in its new base - and now has its sights set on US customers

Women in Newcastle are paid 15.8% less than men as gender pay gap widens

The gender pay gap in Newcastle has widened
Female wages left trailing way behind those of their male counterparts - despite a national trend which sees pay becoming more equal
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne

Paul Linford: Is George Osborne's Northern Powerhouse simply hot air?

Journal columnist Paul Linford says critics of the Chancellor's commitment to devolution to the North East have a point

Women in Newcastle are paid 15.8% less than men as gender pay gap widens

The gender pay gap in Newcastle has widened
Female wages left trailing way behind those of their male counterparts - despite a national trend which sees pay becoming more equal

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

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne
Other regions will have to follow Greater Manchester's example and elect a city-region mayor, George Osborne tells Parliament
Castle Building Services board of directors, from left, Allan Carr, David Harland, Tony Lister and Simon Groom

Castle Building Services increases turnover by 53% to £23m

Education sector funding has helped support significant increase in turnover at the Hebburn-based business

Jarrow Brewery eyes growing American beer market

Mikaela Finnigan, head brewer at Jarrow Brewery
Jarrow Brewery has marked a heady first year in its new base - and now has its sights set on US customers

Faltec Europe: Building for the future - sponsored feature

Faltec
Automotive supplier Faltec Europe has unveiled ambitious plans for growth after 3 years of investment at their factory in Boldon - sponsored feature
South Tyneside College in South Shields

South Tyneside College launches pioneering engineering school

A North college has announced the country's first engineering 'Career College' for pupils as young as 14

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

Primary school pupils during a lesson
New figures show how the "race for a place" at state schools in the North East shaped up in 2014

North East heritage projects boosted by £90m-worth of grants

In front of the restored shop are, left to right, Linda Green, Janice and Rabbi Hyman Shein
Heritage Lottery Fund cash spent on regenerating historic shopping street, digitising archive collections and more
An overweight woman

New study shows obese people are in denial about their weight

Survey shows that fewer than 10% of those who are clinically obese accept they have a serious weight problem

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

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

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

Brunswick House in Whalton

Property gallery: Whalton house was home from the first view

A Christmas food tasting test

Sweet Christmas fare put to the Taste test

From left, Richard Means from award sponsor, Strutt & Parker, with Lucinda and Tom Richardson and Giles Brandreth

Northumberland farm business Wheelbirks Parlour wins national award

 

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