South Tyneside

The Herd Groyne Lighthouse in South Shields, by Steve Preston

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Dame Margaret Barbour

Clothing company Barbour pays out £10m dividend as sales rise 10%

Turnover rose to £167m at the South Tyneside-headquartered firm as demand grew for its 'Made in the UK' products

University of Sunderland engineering student becomes face of North East ad campaign at Heathrow

University of Sunderland engineering student Jennifer Parkins
An image of Jennifer Parkins was selected from 50 submitted by North East businesses as LEP runs competition to help promote the region

Beer Gardens in the North East: Our guide to enjoying some al fresco drinking and dining

The Runhead in Ryton
Now the better weather is upon us, it's time to enjoy some al fresco drinking and dining and here we give you a few tips on where to go

Union meets A&P Tyne bosses to negotiate the future of 58 jobs

A&P Group's site on the Tyne
Unite officials say the firm has promised to release temporary and agency workers before any compulsory redundancies take effect

Jobs at A&P Group's Hebburn base under threat as company enters consultation period

A&P Group's site on the Tyne updated
Nearly 60 jobs are currently under threat as the ship repair and conversion firm consult with staff and trade unions
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
Dame Margaret Barbour

Clothing company Barbour pays out £10m dividend as sales rise 10%

Turnover rose to £167m at the South Tyneside-headquartered firm as demand grew for its 'Made in the UK' products

University of Sunderland engineering student becomes face of North East ad campaign at Heathrow

University of Sunderland engineering student Jennifer Parkins
An image of Jennifer Parkins was selected from 50 submitted by North East businesses as LEP runs competition to help promote the region

Union meets A&P Tyne bosses to negotiate the future of 58 jobs

A&P Group's site on the Tyne
Unite officials say the firm has promised to release temporary and agency workers before any compulsory redundancies take effect
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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