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The Herd Groyne Lighthouse in South Shields, by Steve Preston

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Immunodiagnostic Systems acquires Italian firm

Boldon-based Immunodiagnostic Systems Holdings PLC (IDS) has acquired Italian company Diametra

Appointments: Restaurant Design Associates recruits Connor Hickman, Ruth Boote and Gary Ekland

Restaurant Design Associates (RDA) based at Monkton Business Park in Hebburn, has recruited Ruth Boote, Connor Hickman, centre, and Gary Ekland
Restaurant Design Associates based at Monkton Business Park in Hebburn, has recruited Connor Hickman, Ruth Boote and Gary Ekland to its growing team

Hebburn community hub goes back to the future with new steel panels

A CGI of the Hub in Hebburn, South Tyneside
High quality steel sheeting will see Hebburn's Hub change colour as its construction unfolds

North East more pro-independence that the Scottish, online map shows

Online map for Scottish Independence poll
Poll by our sister website Us vs Th3m suggests folk living in the region are more keen on a yes vote than those north of the border

Downturn-defying Diamond Group aims to break £2m turnover

Managing director of Diamond Group, John Burns
The Boldon-based Diamond Group is on track to hit growth targets after years of sustained revenue increases
First school children in class

North East children exceed national expectations at Key Stage Two

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

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
Immunodiagnostic Systems

Immunodiagnostic Systems acquires Italian firm

Boldon-based Immunodiagnostic Systems Holdings PLC (IDS) has acquired Italian company Diametra

Appointments: Restaurant Design Associates recruits Connor Hickman, Ruth Boote and Gary Ekland

Restaurant Design Associates (RDA) based at Monkton Business Park in Hebburn, has recruited Ruth Boote, Connor Hickman, centre, and Gary Ekland
Restaurant Design Associates based at Monkton Business Park in Hebburn, has recruited Connor Hickman, Ruth Boote and Gary Ekland to its growing team

Hebburn community hub goes back to the future with new steel panels

A CGI of the Hub in Hebburn, South Tyneside
High quality steel sheeting will see Hebburn's Hub change colour as its construction unfolds
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.

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Kate Ford who won the Journal Whodunnit competition in 1984 and won a sapphire necklace which is now up for auction at Anderson Garland

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A dam being built on the river Wansbeck at Mitford to stop future flooding in nearby Morpeth

Wansbeck returns to original course after flooding prevention work

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Ayton Castle historic treasures go under the hammer at Railton's auctioneers

 

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