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The Herd Groyne Lighthouse in South Shields, by Steve Preston

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BT WIFI

Public Wi-Fi plans back on track for Newcastle and Gateshead as BT chosen to deliver project

BT replace Spanish firm GOWEX who were originally chosen to deliver the free public Wi-Fi before they declared bankruptcy last year

Family run firm UK Docks wins award for reviving North East marine industry

UK Docks' John and Harry Wilson with the company's award
UK Docks, founded by Harry Wilson as Tyne Slipway and Engineering Co in South Shields in 1995, has grown into a national company

Groundwork celebrates 30 years of environmental and social regeneration work

Volunteers work on the creation for a sculpture park as part of Groundwork's Teesdale project
Groundwork's 30th anniversary sees them celebrate their environmental and social regeneration work in the North East

South Tyneside family firm Jensen Construction passes to the next generation

Bricklaying
Nicky Wood is taking over from her parents as South Tyneside business marks significant milestone

Hilton Dawson: Combined authority is an undemocratic outrage tantamount to a fraud on the North East electorate

L-R Ian Dormer, Philip Cummings and John Elliott of the North East Taxpayers Alliance with their 'White Elephant' on Newcastle's Quayside
North East Party leader Hilton Dawson argues that the 2004 referendum result is being undermined by the North East Combined Authority
L-R Ian Dormer, Philip Cummings and John Elliott of the North East Taxpayers Alliance with their 'White Elephant' on Newcastle's Quayside

Hilton Dawson: Combined authority is an undemocratic outrage tantamount to a fraud on the North East electorate

North East Party leader Hilton Dawson argues that the 2004 referendum result is being undermined by the North East Combined Authority

Homelessness, isolation, drug use: Government must form one plan to help North East people

MP Chi Onwurah
Three council areas in the North East sit in top 25 for people facing severe and multiple disadvantages like mental health problems and poverty

Exclusion of Teesside from North transport body is 'a mistake'

Councillor Iain Malcolm
Andy McDonald MP said it is a "sorry state of affairs" that Teesside has been sidelined in plans for Transport for the North body
BT WIFI

Public Wi-Fi plans back on track for Newcastle and Gateshead as BT chosen to deliver project

BT replace Spanish firm GOWEX who were originally chosen to deliver the free public Wi-Fi before they declared bankruptcy last year

Family run firm UK Docks wins award for reviving North East marine industry

UK Docks' John and Harry Wilson with the company's award
UK Docks, founded by Harry Wilson as Tyne Slipway and Engineering Co in South Shields in 1995, has grown into a national company

South Tyneside family firm Jensen Construction passes to the next generation

Bricklaying
Nicky Wood is taking over from her parents as South Tyneside business marks significant milestone
South Tyneside College principal Lindsey Whiterod with Lord Baker at the launch of Career College North East (CCNE)

UK first as Career College launches in South Tyneside

An innovative partnership in South Tyneside is set to lead the way on a new approach to skills training and further education

North East apprenticeship vacancies rise 45%

Ian Malcolm, managing director, ElringKlinger (Great Britain) Ltd
Encouraging statistics for region's skills base, but Redcar manufacturer says more must be done to encourage new entrants to industry

South Tyneside College launches pioneering engineering school

South Tyneside College in South Shields
A North college has announced the country's first engineering 'Career College' for pupils as young as 14
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.

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Pat Reed with son Paul at Thirston House in Northumberland

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Amanda Vigar, of V&A Vigar & Co (Darlington) LLP and Mohammed Bashir and Christine Bell, of Boro Taxis. Picture: Keith Taylor

Stewart McNicholl is named as North East young director of the year

The North East Excellence Awards 2015.

North East Hotel Excellence Awards celebrate the best in the industry

 

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