1 hr ago
Competition now closed: WIN tickets to the St Patrick's Day fixture at Newcastle Racecourse
Competition now closed: Chroniclelive and Newcastle Racecourse are getting ready to celebrate Ireland's national day in style with the MTrec St Patrick's Raceday on Saturday, March 15. But will you have the luck of the Irish and win tickets to the meet? Chroniclelive and Newcastle Racecourse are getting ready to celebrate Ireland's national day in ... (more)
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2 hrs ago
Petition to free Ashington pirate-hunter Nick Dunn to be handed into Downing Street
Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition to free Nick Dunn and five other Britons after they were locked up in India in October Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition to free Nick and five other Britons after they were locked up in India in October.
6 hrs ago
Affordable homes plans progressing
North Tyneside Council is aiming to provide 3,000 extra affordable homes for local people over the next ten years.
11 hrs ago
Weller gig at festival sells out in two days
Tickets for the Paul Weller concert at Tynemouth Piory and Castle sold out in less than 48 hours while hundreds of tickets have been snapped up for UK pop band Lawson, who are performing on Friday, July 11. And tickets for the trio of artists - Nadine Shah, Midlake, and John Cooper Clarke - performing at Playhouse Whitley Bay as part of the event ... (more)
11 hrs ago
Campaign aiming to clean-up in borough
Students from Churchill Community College launch this year s Big Spring Clean by taking part in a litter pick in McNamara Road, Wallsend.
11 hrs ago
Operation will target anti-social behaviour
Operation Blackberry got under way on Friday and sees police and police community support officers working alongside two safer estates officers and two youth workers to tackle problems across the borough.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Film gives an insight into Tyneside kittiwake colony
Mystery surrounds why much-loved and promising musician Ian Leaf took his own life.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Would-be robber wore clown mask to threaten shop staff in Ashington
Transport officials at Newcastle City Council have denied they are set to enforce a new 20mph speed limit on Gosforth High Street with average-speed cameras Geordie songstress Cheryl Cole will be one of the most highly-paid members on the panel of the hugely-popular ITV show The masked raider went into Park Stores on Alexandra Road in the ... (more)
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Numbers on the rise at museums
Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum in Wallsend saw its visitor figures rise by 75 per cent for the week while Stephenson Railway Museum in North Shields saw a 23 per cent increase compared to the same period last year.
Ceilidh dance in aid of charity
A 'Big Ceilidh Dance' evening is being held at Percy Park Rugby Club to raise money for North Tyneside branch of Multiple Sclerosis.
Friends of murdered Peter McMahon want answers
Killer Sharon Swinhoe battered 68-year-old Mr McMahon to death with the help another boyfriend before gouging his eyes out and later hiding his body in a freezer stashed in a flat in Elswick, Newcastle.
Tributes paid to Lemington man Jamie Belshaw as woman charged over his death
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 Monday, 10 March 2014.
Fears schools in North Tyneside will close as part of education review
Lisa Claire Palmer has been charged with his murder Parents fear schools may close in North Tyneside after a letter was sent out by the council outlining details of a major schools review Parents fear schools may close in North Tyneside after a letter was sent out by the council outlining details of a major schools review.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Whitley Bay model Sarah Douglas walking tall at Paris Fashion Week
From the platforms of Newcastle Central Station to the catwalks of Paris Fashion Week...it's been a rollercoaster journey for Sarah Douglas From the platforms of Newcastle Central Station to the catwalks of Paris Fashion Week...it's been a rollercoaster journey for Sarah Douglas.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Thousands Of Jobs And Apprenticeships To Get Seaside Economies And Flood Affected Areas Growing
Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Rt Hon Danny Alexander and Communities Secretary, Rt Hon Eric Pickles announced a multi-million pound package to create jobs and apprenticeships in coastal towns across the country, including areas affected by the recent floods, as part of the UK government's long-term economic plan.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
TV helps with fundraising for minibuses
Beacon Hill School had already raised money through a sponsored mountain climb, supermarket bag packs and the Great North Run.
Moment Longbenton double stabbing suspect nabbed by police
A grainy image caught by a passerby shows the dramatic moment police swooped on an attempted murder suspect Thomas Christopher Yeaman Officers were seen pinning Thomas Christopher Yeaman to the ground in broad daylight just minutes after a double stabbing in Longbenton, North Tyneside .
Live: 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 Friday, 07 March 2014 The Chronicle's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest Newcastle ... (more)
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Flood-hit coastal towns given A 17m jobs boost
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Cash boost to help create jobs in Whitley Bay
The government has announced A 27m is being spent on 50 coastal communities around the country as part of their long-term economic plan.