17 hrs ago
Christmas charity day to help local causes
South Shields Central Library is set to host a Christmas Charity Day on Monday, December 16, from 10am until 4pm.
21 hrs ago
Danger warning after laser pen shone at Metro train
YOUTHS who shone a laser pen at a Metro train have been warned that they could have caused a tragedy.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
400 affordable homes on way in Shields and Jarrow
Under a new approach, South Tyneside Housing Ventures Trust Ltd is to take the lead role in building desperately needed affordable homes for rent or shared ownership on behalf of the council.
North East MP's hit out as families set to miss out on asbestos justice
MPs across Tyneside and the North East have criticised the Government for its efforts to provide compensation to people who were left with terminal illness after working with asbestos.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Four deny attack charges
Shona Devine, 23, of Stirling Avenue, Toni Devine, 25, of Auckland Terrace, and Jamie Fenwick, 26, of Haggerston Terrace, all Jarrow, pleaded not guilty to causing grievous bodily harm and affray.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Driver's tragic error caused teacher's death
A DRIVER knocked over a South Tyneside teacher despite swerving to miss him, then killed him by accidentally putting his car into reverse and rolling back over him.
Jarrow vintage festive market in store
The Low Simonside Community Association has been awarded A 1,200 from the Jarrow and Boldon Community Area Forum for a Vintage Christmas Market.
Gran found guilty of murdering daughter-in-law
Miss Casey, 42, who had been in a long-term "on/off" relationship with Emmonds's son, Keith, and had spent some of her earlier life in Jarrow, was found dead at her home in Holywell, Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, with more than 15 knife wounds to her head, neck and body in February.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Teacher road death driver sentenced
James Gibson, a 28-year-old teacher from Jarrow, South Tyneside, died in hospital after being injured in the crash on Grange Road on 19 December.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Armed robbers jailed for 44 years
SIX men have been jailed for a total of 44 years for conspiracy to commit an armed robbery in Morpeth.
Pothole-filled road to get A 48,000 revamp
ROAD TO RECOVERY ... Couns Moira Smith, left, and Ken Stephenson, right, with Primrose Residents Association vice chairman Val Fay, looking at road improvements along Norham Terrace.
Crime News in Brief: Thursday, November 28
Alan Ashton, 23, of Woodchurch Close, Benton, picked up a cab on Hood Street, Newcastle, to get home on October 19. But, halfway, the driver locked the door when he realised Ashton only had A 1 on him, prompting him to smash a window and make off without paying.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Community News in Brief: Wednesday, November 27
The 36-year-old, of Jarrow, said: "I would encourage anyone eligible to have the vaccine as it doesn't cost anything."
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Gran's tears as she tells how she stabbed woman to death
A GRANDMOTHER wept as she told a court how she stabbed her son's former partner to death after she threatened to move to the Isle of Man with her young grandson.
TV host Julia Bradbury opens South Shields park
Countryfile presenter, Julia Bradbury, officially opened the A 2.3m Harton Quays Park, near the Customs House in South Shields TV star Julia Bradbury has praised a regeneration project that helped to transform former coal staithes into an attractive new park.
Crime News in Brief: Tuesday, November 26
Officers searching a house at Lodore Grove in Jarrow, South Tyneside, recovered suspected amphetamine, cocaine and ecstasy, plus cannabis resin and leaf.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Six North East men jailed for 44 years after planning to commit a robbery
R Top row: Sam George Ward, Paul Mark Momat and Terry McEwen. L-R Bottom row: Stephen Shaun Clements, David Perrin and David Lee Louis Smith Six men from the North East have been jailed for a total of 44 years after planning a commit a robbery.
Growers' bloomin' brilliant effort for charity
Society chairman Tom Powell said: "To mark the 150th anniversary, the society was determined to raise money for St Clare's Hospice in Jarrow.
Drugs and cash seized in South Tyneside during police raids
Police in South Tyneside have arrested two people and seized a quantity of drugs and cash following raids.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Man in court after flat fire
Police were called to Stothard Street in Jarrow at about 9.20pm on Thursday after the front door of a property had been set alight.