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The Herd Groyne Lighthouse in South Shields, by Steve Preston

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The Boldon Book manuscript

Sunderland security firm contracted to protect 12th Century manuscript

Hadrian Technology's CCTV systems will be used by South Shields Museum and Art Gallery in 'The Boldon Book' exhibition

Appointments: Tom Reid joins Boldon-based Smithers Purslow

Tom Reid. Smithers Purslow
Smithers Purslow has taken on Tom Reid who previously work with the company whilst on placement from university

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

South Shields marine windscreen firm secures lucrative U.S. contracts

Tokitae the new Washington State Ferry, one of two new U.S. built ships
Port of Tyne-based Solar Solve Marine have scooped two Stateside contracts to provide their SOLASOLV product

Jane Austen favourite Pride and Prejudice comes to South Tyneside

A scene from Pride and Prejudice by Heartbreak Productions
A production of Pride and Prejudice by Heartbreak Productions is to be performed in the South Shields amphitheatre
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
The Boldon Book manuscript

Sunderland security firm contracted to protect 12th Century manuscript

Hadrian Technology's CCTV systems will be used by South Shields Museum and Art Gallery in 'The Boldon Book' exhibition

Appointments: Tom Reid joins Boldon-based Smithers Purslow

Tom Reid. Smithers Purslow
Smithers Purslow has taken on Tom Reid who previously work with the company whilst on placement from university

South Shields marine windscreen firm secures lucrative U.S. contracts

Tokitae the new Washington State Ferry, one of two new U.S. built ships
Port of Tyne-based Solar Solve Marine have scooped two Stateside contracts to provide their SOLASOLV product
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

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

Dozens of schools sign up to unique business and education partnership

Added value
North East pupils to meet the world of business
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.

Videos & Photos

Actor Ben Crompton, from Game of Thrones, at Housesteads Roman Fort

Game of Thrones actor Ben Crompton launches Hadrian's Wall exhibition

L-R: Tony Gates Chief Executive of Northumberland National Park Authority, Lord de Mauley and Andrew Miller, Head of Programmes and Conservation

Environment Minister welcomes vision for the next 20 years of Northumberland

A model of the hydroplane at Chillingham Castle

Chillingham Castle owner hoping to recreate historic flight and build full size replica of 1911 plane

 

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