43 min ago
North Tyneside hospital's maternity services could be axed following new proposals
The midwifery-led unit at North Tyneside General Hospital would no longer provide a service for deliveries or inpatient care if plans were given the green light.
4 hrs ago
David James tragedy: Police believe cyclist rode into path of bus
David James, 35, from Deckham, was killed after he collided with a double decker bus while he was cycling down a road near his home.
9 hrs ago
New rules see North East families hit by benefits cap
They were caught by controversial new rules which are designed to ensure no household can receive more in welfare payments than the average weekly wage for working households.
10 hrs ago
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."
Sun Dec 08, 2013
'Sparkling delights' of the dark sky
Photographer Cain Scrimgeour, from North Tyneside, took photographs of the sky at night in Northumberland which were used in the bid.
Wallsend disabled man set to be evicted in row over emergency pull cord
A row has broken out after landlords have insisted a disabled tenant must pay for a pull cord system he does not want A disabled man has been told he will be booted out of his flat because of a row with landlords over an emergency pull cord.
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
Man arrested after woman held in Brunswick eight-hour siege
A man held an elderly woman at knifepoint for more than eight hours in a flat in a Tyneside village.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Christmas celebrations in Barnard Castle set to sparkle with free fireworks display
Barnard Castle Town Council has organised a free fireworks display and entertainment on Scar Top starting on Friday, December 13. The North Tyneside Steel Band will kick off the evening at 6pm followed by the Castle Players and local choir No Added Sugar performing a version of The 12 Days of Christmas at 6.30pm.
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.
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.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Green light for Whitley Bay seafront development proposals
Whitley Bay has suffered for several years from boarded-up sites such as the High Point Hotel, former Whiskey Bends bar and The Avenue pub Whitley Bay has suffered for several years from boarded-up sites such as the High Point Hotel, former Whiskey Bends bar and The Avenue pub.
Community News in Brief: Thursday, December 5
The Chronicle is read by more adults than any other regional newspaper on sale in the area.
Adopt a stone and save the wall
The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates from The Chronicle, covering Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland and Durham for Thursday, 5 December 2013.
Amber weather warning for North East coast, caution advised near beaches
Gale force winds up to 80mph are expected to thrash the North East with risks of flooding along the region's coastline Experts at the Environment Agency have advised communities along the region's coast to stay away from beaches and promenades throughout the afternoon and evening saying they will be "highly dangerous".
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Replay: Breaking news updates from Newcastle and the North East
The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates from The Chronicle, covering Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland and Durham for Wednesday, 4 December 2013.
Moorside estate residents in plea for council cash
More money should be spent on revitalising a run-down housing estate instead of being ploughed into seaside town Whitley Bay, residents claim.
Paul is drumming up support for award
The determined 28-year-old, from Harton, South Shields, has been shortlisted as a potential Campaigner of the Year at the Headway Annual Awards.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Northern Echo
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.