South Tyneside

The Herd Groyne Lighthouse in South Shields, by Steve Preston

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The Bring the Happy Project will culminate in three live shows in Sunderland in February

Arts project Brings the Happy to North Shore in Sunderland

The Cultural Spring project which maps the happiness of people in Wearside and South Tyneside will be celebrated

Profits rise at Tyneside waste management firm G O'Brien and Sons

O'Brien Waste Recycling Solutions
Boldon firm employs nearly 250 people in the North East and has been boosted by contracts with universities

Little Comets set for success with release of third album

Newcastle indie band Little Comets
The trio released Hope Is Just A State Of Mind in February and will be promoting the album on a 13-date UK tour

Ford earns EEF award for pioneering training programmes

Geoff Ford MBE
Components manufacturer Ford was praised for investment in staff and nurturing new talent

Owen Pugh investment in screeners boosts productivity at Marsden Quarry site

Derek Coe (left) and Michael Aiston of Owen Pugh Aggregates in front of one of the new Terex Finlay 683 screeners
The Dudley-based construction firm has splashed out on new machinery, which is already improving production outputs
MP Chi Onwurah

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

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

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
O'Brien Waste Recycling Solutions

Profits rise at Tyneside waste management firm G O'Brien and Sons

Boldon firm employs nearly 250 people in the North East and has been boosted by contracts with universities

Ford earns EEF award for pioneering training programmes

Geoff Ford MBE
Components manufacturer Ford was praised for investment in staff and nurturing new talent

Owen Pugh investment in screeners boosts productivity at Marsden Quarry site

Derek Coe (left) and Michael Aiston of Owen Pugh Aggregates in front of one of the new Terex Finlay 683 screeners
The Dudley-based construction firm has splashed out on new machinery, which is already improving production outputs
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.

Videos & Photos

The North East Excellence Awards 2015.

North East Hotel Excellence Awards celebrate the best in the industry

NE Business Awards, Marriott Gosforth.

The Tyneside and Northumberland Business Awards 2015: the night in full

Eldon Leisure redevelopment, behind the scenes as work commences

Eldon Leisure Centre: First pictures of how £3m refurbishment work is going

 

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