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The Herd Groyne Lighthouse in South Shields, by Steve Preston

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Barrie Hensby, chief executive at NEL Fund Managers

Business investor Barrie Hensby backs Journal's Pay Fair campaign

NEL Fund Managers chief executive Barrie Hensby has seen numerous examples of business growth being slowed down by late payments

Boldon company Playlists.net acquired by Warner-owned company

Founder & chief executive of Playlists.net, Kieron Donoghue
Newcastle start-up was among the first to capitalise on the opportunities presented by Spotify and streaming music

Appointments: Apprenticeship adds up to a successful career for Shannon

Shannon Jenkins has embarked on a one-year apprenticeship programme at the groups Newcastle Road dealership in South Shields
An ambitious youngster, from South Shields, is gearing towards a successful career in accountancy, after embarking on an apprenticeship programme

Business Supplement: Change Is Happening

Business is booming in South Tyneside and there has never been a better time to be involved in the regeneration of the area

DSM Fabrications return work to historic South Shields site thanks to Let's Grow funding

Taylors Foundry on Commercial Road in South Shields in the 1940s
DSM Fabrications are expanding into the old Taylors Foundry on Commercial Road, thanks to £100,000 funding
Guy Opperman, MP for Hexham

North East must be first in line for devolution after Scottish vote, says Hexham MP

The debate about how to govern the North East is already underway as the Scottish vote looms closer

North East children exceed national expectations at Key Stage Two

First school children in class
Children in the North East are outperforming the rest of the country by the time they leave primary school, new figures show

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
Barrie Hensby, chief executive at NEL Fund Managers

Business investor Barrie Hensby backs Journal's Pay Fair campaign

NEL Fund Managers chief executive Barrie Hensby has seen numerous examples of business growth being slowed down by late payments

Boldon company Playlists.net acquired by Warner-owned company

Founder & chief executive of Playlists.net, Kieron Donoghue
Newcastle start-up was among the first to capitalise on the opportunities presented by Spotify and streaming music

Appointments: Apprenticeship adds up to a successful career for Shannon

Shannon Jenkins has embarked on a one-year apprenticeship programme at the groups Newcastle Road dealership in South Shields
An ambitious youngster, from South Shields, is gearing towards a successful career in accountancy, after embarking on an apprenticeship programme
In front of the restored shop are, left to right, Linda Green, Janice and Rabbi Hyman Shein

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

Heritage Lottery Fund cash spent on regenerating historic shopping street, digitising archive collections and more

North East schools forced to divert money to cover shortfall on free school meals

Children at Red Rose Primary School in Chester-le-Street enjoy their free school meals
North schools divert money from other budgets to ensure the Government's promise of free school meals can be delivered

North East children exceed national expectations at Key Stage Two

First school children in class
Children in the North East are outperforming the rest of the country by the time they leave primary school, new figures show
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

Nicky Parfitt-Parker of Anderson Garland with valuable marvel comics which are for auction

Newcastle rare comic auction expected to fetch top prices

Dunstanburgh Castle

North East rock sites are some of the best in the UK say geologists

Rehearsing for Heaven Eyes, by David Almond, in Hexham, left to right, Maria Lindh, Robert Nicholson and Natalie Ann Jamieson

New David Almond stage play set for premiere in Alnwick

 

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