13 hrs ago | Shields Gazette
THE future of a youth project which has helped slash anti-social behaviour in South Tyneside hangs in the balance today, after its funding was withdrawn.
17 hrs ago | Chronicle Live
Evolution Festival 2013 starts on Sunday May 26 and guarantees two days of awesome Bank Holiday music.
22 hrs ago | Chronicle Live
A man went into the shop with a firearm, although police say they do not yet know if the weapon was real or imitation.
22 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo
At 11.33am this morning, Friday, May 24, police received a report that a man armed with what is believed to be a firearm - it is not known whether real or imitation at this stage - went into Whitburn Post Office at North Guards in Whitburn.
The mother of Michael Sweeney, who was killed in Afghanistan, has spoken of her horror at the terrorist killing of a young man outside her son's former barracks Alan Pardew's position as Newcastle United manager was said to be "safe" last night - as one of his own players admitted the season had been a disaster Times are tough and money is short so ... (more)
People in Boulmer, Northumberland are said to be disgusted by the theft of equipment and alcohol worth hundreds of pounds from the village lifeboat station, following a fundraising event held last weekend.
FOGHORN REQUIEM ... will transform North Sea of Souter Lighthouse into a stage as part of the Festival of the North East ( Artists Joshua Portway and composer Orlando Gough with Lise Autogena at Souter AN armada of vessels is preparing to set sail for the North East coast for a concert in celebration of the foghorn.
Colin and Ann Hunter continued to claim housing and council tax benefit and income support after coming into a lump sum following the death of a family member.
Phillip Bates, of Baring Street, South Shields, was receiving council tax benefit, income support and incapacity benefit between May and September 2011, on the basis he was unfit for work.
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Barking dogs and loud music are the chief culprits along with DIY, burglar alarms and even heels crossing laminate flooring.
Youth support work students at South Tyneside College are being offered the opportunity to take part in a new exchange programme with China Those studying youth support work will spend up to 10 days in the Far East gaining valuable experience working with young people's organisations.
Three people needed hospital treatment after a crash on New Bridge Street during the morning rush hour, when there was also heavy rainfall There were long delays for motorists travelling over the Byker Bridge this morning and into Newcastle following a four vehicle crash.