Teenager missing

Police have appealed for information about the whereabouts of a young North Tyneside man.

Police have appealed for information about the whereabouts of a young North Tyneside man.

Nadim Hassan Omar, [correct] 18, was last seen at his home in Wallsend on January 30. He is known to visit the Heaton area of Newcastle.

Nadim is described as being 5ft 8in tall, with a medium build and Afro-style hair. Anyone with in formation should ring Northumbria Police on 0845 604-3043 ext 63392.

Main course

POTS and pans in a Wallsend college kitchen are being polished for a final to find the region's best school chef.

Tyne Metropolitan College's Hospitality and Catering Department is warming up to host the LACA School Chef of the Year 2007 Regional Finals on Monday.

The North-East Regional Final will be held in the college's Segedunum Restaurant.

New clinics

DISTRICT nurses on Tyneside will provide a new clinic service at weekends and on Bank Holidays.

It will allow patients in Newcastle to see a district nurse out of hours by booking an appointment. The service is available at Arthur's Hill Clinic, Gosforth Memorial Clinic and Geoffrey Rhodes Clinic.

On the run

THE British Red Cross has places left in this year's Great North Run. The places are for competitors in North Tyneside taking part in the event on September 30. They are allocated on a first come first served basis. For information contact Becky on 07710 710805 or email bkerr@redcross.org.uk

Spring fever

SPRING events are taking place at visitor attractions in the region.

The National Trust is opening the doors to many of its properties with a series of themed events. Visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Write on

BUDDING writers are being offered the chance to test their skills at a range of workshops.

The Centre for Lifelong Learning has organised Writing Out: Creative Writing courses to take place from Wednesday between 10.30am and 1pm for eight weeks or sessions on Saturday, June 16, 23 or 30 from 10am to 1.20pm.

The sessions will be in the Tynemouth Voluntary Life Brigade Watch House and Museum, near Tynemouth Priory. For more information call (0191) 515-2800 or (0191) 515-2890.


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