9 hrs ago
Two in court over robbery at Tynemouth pub the Salvation Inn
Thomas Bailey, 37, of Falstaff Road, North Shields , has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery and possession of a firearm and Paul Oliver, 44, of Watch House Close, North Shields, has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.
11 hrs ago
Play to tell story of North Tyneside soldier's First World War execution
Michael Storey's grandfather John William Harrison who lived in same street as William Hunter and joined up under age At dawn on a February day in 1916, a 20-year-old Tyneside soldier was executed by a firing squad made up of men from his own battalion.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Stolen property is recovered in raids
Addresses searched included the Ocean Inn guest house in South Parade, Whitley Bay, a mobile phone and computer repair shop in Whitley Road, plus addresses in Waterville Road, North Shields, Zetland Drive in Whitley Bay and the West Road in Newcastle.
Family fun day to help hospital unit
Staff from Patinson branches in the north east take part in a Family Fun Day in aid of the neonatal unit at the RVI.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Paint job for new Royal Navy carriers
The contract for painting new aircraft carriers HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales, which will be based in Portsmouth, has been handed out to Monitor Coatings of North Shields in Tyne & Wear.
Benefits Street filming in Teesside
Crews from Love Productions are filming on Kingston Road in Stockton for the Channel Four show, which follows people living off benefits.
Urban arts a hit with youngsters
John Dickson, chairman of Owen Pugh with young people at the Phoenix Jam, including Jackson Watson spinning in front.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Decision is due on homes plan for Killingworth ex-military site
North Tyneside councillors will today decide on an application by Bellway for the former Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers site at Killingworth village North Tyneside councillors will decide today on an application by Bellway for the former REME site at Killingworth village .
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Ruth overcomes cancer to run Slimming World group
In 2008, Ruth Branthwaite lost a one and a half thanks to help from the Slimming World group at Balkwell Community Centre.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Watch: North East bikers stage protest ride over dangerous car drivers
More than a hundred bikers ride over the Tyne Bridge in protest over car drivers risking their lives on roads across the North The North branch of the Motorcycle Action Group came out in force today, parading over Newcastle's Tyne Bridge in a bid to highlight the problem of reckless motorists.
Pet Shop Boys to make cameo appearance in BBC Radio 4 favourite, The Archers
Listeners found out on Friday that Neil Tennant - who grew up in North Shields, North Tyneside - and Chris Lowe's band had been lined up as last-minute headliners for fictional music festival Loxfest.
Remarkable family archive will aid project's research
A large collection of written material relating to a North Shields man who fought through and survived the First World War has been deposited recently at Newcastle University Library - Special Collections where it is being catalogued and digitised for eventual public and academic access.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Railex Ne: Model railways bonanza for North Shields as miniature railway display arrives
The Blyth & Tyne Model Railway Society is presenting its 46th exhibition, RAILEX NE, at The Parks Sports Centre in Howdon Road, North Shields , on Saturday and Sunday.
Shoppers set to join the Robot Wars
Robot wars competition on Park View Whitley Bay, 12 year old Alexander Brown from Whickham with his robot TOON RAIDER! Stars of the hit television series Robot Wars are set to battle it out on the streets of North Tyneside this bank holiday weekend.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Community News in Brief: Wednesday, August 20
Prudhoe based SCA, which manufactures the Velvet brand of toilet tissue, has for a second year supported The People's Kitchen, on Bath Lane, near St James' Park, by giving it thousands of personal care and tissue products.
New housing scheme planned for old pub
James Hopkinson and Darren Blake on the site of former Brig Public House which is to be transformed into a mixed social housing development.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Thieves steal from RNLI lifesavers
North Shields neighbourhood inspector Geoff Cross said: "The RNLI is a charity that provides a vital service to our coastal areas and relies on donations.
Widow's tribute to North Shields dad-of-three killed just two months after twins' birth
Hope after tragedy as Andrew Charlton's organs donated to five recipients after his death in bike crash near Chollerton, Northumberland Devoted parent Andy Charlton gave up work to care for his two-year-old son Oscar, who suffers from cystic fibrosis.
Concert to commemorate fallen in First World War will take place in Gateshead
The Salute Our Heroes concert will be paying tribute to those from the North East who fought for their country Commemorating those from the North East who fought in the First World War, an annual concert has a special message.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Girl, 14, in late night rape attack
The youngster was found in a "distressed state" near the Queen's Head pub in Cullercoats at 00:40 BST on Saturday.