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Community News in Brief: Tuesday, December 10
Schoolchildren from the West End of Newcastle have designed a charity's Christmas cards after spending a week at sea.
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Pier remains closed days after tidal surge hit
Teams scoured the North East coast over the weekend to make sure that beaches affected by last week's tidal surge were safe.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Community News in Brief: Monday, December 9
Mayor Norma Redfearn said: "These awards provide an opportunity for us to reflect on local businesses and the role they play in the life and communities of North Tyneside."
UK Flooding - Tidal Surge Hits The Tyne
Last Friday saw the normally bustling riverside of the Tyne come to a standstill, as a tidal surge saw river levels reach a height not attained in over three decades.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Police hunt for gunman who blasted the door of North Shields home
Low Fell one-year-old Dominic Halliwell is one of only a handful of children with a rare form of cancer Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew watched his side end a 41-year wait for victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford - then insisted they were full value for a 1-0 win Wet Wet Wet play the Metro Radio Arena on December 17. Entertainment ... (more)
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Cost of floods counted as big clean-up begins
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North Shields couple count the cost of flooding after tidal surge
The biggest tidal surge to hit Tyneside for decades has devastated the coastline and ruined the dream home of newlyweds Anita and Andrew Ball.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Crime News in Brief: Friday, December 6
Between 7.30am and 8.30pm on Monday, November 25, a Ford Focus parked in Baxter Avenue, in Fenham, Newcastle, had its bonnet scratched.
Emerging Tyneside musician Sam Fender talks to Ruth Lawson
The North Shields teenager was no stranger to performing in pubs throughout the town from a young age, but the idea of being a professional musician was something of an unreachable dream.
Clean-up begins in the North East after gale force winds and high tides cause havoc
A major clean-up operation has begun after yesterday's gale force winds and high tides caused havoc across the North East Workers were evacuated and traffic was brought to a standstill as gale force winds and high tides caused havoc across the region.
Community News in Brief: Friday, December 6
Members of the Fire Brigades' Union plan to hold two further strikes from 6pm to 10pm on Friday, December 13 and Saturday, Decmber 14. Firefighters from County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service say they are disappointed that negotiations to date have not resolved the on-going industrial dispute between the FBU and the Government.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
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Telecoms firm adds to North-East 4G services
Bosses previously revealed 4G, which allows instant internet access, would be live in Darlington and Middlesbrough by the end of the year.
New movie planned about vintage comedy duo Laurel and Hardy
Pope, who also penned Northern Lights and Appropriate Adult and worked with Steve Coogan on the film Philomena, is writing the 90-minute show for the BBC.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Doomed pig's bacon saved by hairdresser
The 10-month-old Vietnamese breed is now a regular at her hair salon, where he accompanies his new owner every day.
Little Mix and James Arthur wow crowds at Metro Radio Live 2013
Keep up to date with all the build-up, action and reaction to Sunderland's Premier League clash with Aston Villa at Villa Park - join us live from 1:45pm on Saturday, November 30, 2013 Entertainment Editor Gordon Barr meets up with Diversity's Jordan ahead of the dance troupe's show at the Metro Radio Arena next week James Arthur and Little Mix ... (more)
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Armed North Shield raiders target family
A mother and her children were sleeping when two men smashed their way into their Middlesbrough home and assaulted them in the early hours of April 19, a court heard.
Travelling crooks targeted as police patrol North Shields Metro station
Heather Emmonds, who stabbed her son's ex-partner to death as she feared she was going to take her grandson away, could be facing 25 years in jail Papiss Cisse has shrugged off talk of a move to Queens Park Rangers - and vowed to rediscover his best form in the coveted No 9 shirt at Newcastle United Happy Mondays celebrate 25 years of their album ... (more)
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Preparations underway for annual North Tyneside race
Elton John will take to the stage of the Metro Radio Arena on July 2, his first gig there in two years, with tickets on sale from Friday this week Application forms have been released for the Easter Sunday event that covers North Shields Fish Quay, Tynemouth Priory and Castle, Cullercoats, The Links in Whitley Bay and St Mary's Lighthouse.
Cannabis farm bedroom discovered as police give nightmare neighbours their final warnings
A bedroom converted into a cannabis farm was discovered as police delivered final warning notices to nightmare neighbours in North Shields With a cannabis farm in a bedroom, round-the-clock loud noise and lives of crime, these really are the neighbours from hell.
Bus shelters to get an upgrade in the borough
Nexus is investing to improve bus travel in North Shields by installing new shelters in the town centre, including better lighting and CCTV security.