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Borough's beaches recommended for water quality following tests
Last year's dry summer has resulted in more bathing beaches than ever being "recommended" for their excellent water quality in its annual Good Beach Guide.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Spring break: Easter sunshine continues across Britain... but make ...
Spring break: Easter sunshine continues across Britaina but make the most of it because Sunday will be a washout Warm sunny weather is forecast across most of the country tomorrow, Good Friday, and Saturday, but it won't last Easter egg hunts may have to be moved indoors as heavy rain is forecast for Easter Sunday, and it won't stop there The sun ... (more)
Young heart patients at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital to tell their views on vital services
Children who have undergone life-saving transplants will today tell medics how important heart services in the North East are to them Children who have undergone life-saving transplants will today tell medics how important heart services in the North East are to them.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
More care packs will be distributed
The Angels of the North umbrella charity, based in Whitley Bay, had entered into agreements to supply A 10,000 worth of the packs to 20 hospitals in the region by June 30. But the charity reached the target at the end of last month, and has now increased its target for the year to A 14,000.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
North Shields teenager wins place at prestigious Andrew Lloyd Webber School
A Tyneside teenager is following in the footsteps of Jesus Christ Superstar hero Ben Forster after securing a place at a prestigious performing arts school.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Mass teenage brawl halts Metro train at Shiremoor station
David Ball, who had been a police officer for more than 20 years, has been banned from the roads for 24 months after being stopped after a night out in Hexham Entertainment Editor Gordon Barr chats to The Great British Bake Off's Paul Hollywood, who opens his first live tour in Newcastle later this month Star boyband Union J whipped Newcastle up ... (more)
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Community News in Brief: Saturday, April 12
People on Tyneside are being offered to the chance to contribute to a national memorial to the First World War.
Repairs needed at Whitley Bay's Spanish City Plaza just 24 hours after it opens
Repairs are under way at Spanish City Plaza in Whitley Bay just six days after it was revealed to the public Spanish City Plaza at Whitley Bay in North Tyneside was revealed to the public for the first time on Monday with an official opening ceremony led by Tynemouth MP Alan Campbell.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Help to stub out the habit
The service will still be delivered in GP practices, within pharmacies, out in the community and at drop-in clinics.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Spanish City Dome's restoration scheme has a local lad vying for its success
The iconic white dome of Spanish City beat 250 other heritage projects in the UK to be singled out for its multi-million cash boost, it has been revealed The iconic white dome of Spanish City beat 250 other heritage projects in the UK to be singled out for its multi-million cash boost, it has been revealed.
Brighter Prospects for disabled people
Officially opening the new New Prospects building in Whitley Bay, mayor Norma Redfearn with CEO Ellen Vick and Chair of the Board Paul Hutchinson.
Anti-litter campaign ensures no foul-ups
Responsible dog ownership session at Rockcliffe First School, Whitley Bay, with pupils and Sgt Jason Leith with dog Rosie and PC Steven Henry with dog Jackson.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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The regeneration of Spanish City in Whitley Bay edges closer as a new sea-front promenade is opened to the public The plaza on the seafront at the Spanish City is officially opened, Grandad John McGrillis, with younsgters William Clark 3, Lily Todd 4 and Fletcher McGrillis Newcastle nightclub Liquid and Envy, on New Bridge Street West, will be torn ... (more)
Mon Apr 07, 2014
New A 1.2m plaza at Spanish City opens
Hundreds of people braved the damp conditions to see the opening of a new 1.2m plaza in Whitley Bay.
Electric cigarette starts a fire after battery explodes
Sam Hepple, 24, from Crawford Place in Whitley Bay left his e-cigarette on charge and then went out to visit his grandma.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
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New lad about Toon Aaron Chamlers joins the cast of Geordie Shore as they film in Newcastle for the new series this summer Dated: 04/04/2014 Cast of Geordie Shore filming in Newcastle last night for series 8 of MTV's Geordie Shore, set to broadcast this summer.
All hands on deck to finish Whitley Bay's new look promenade in time for its grand opening
A frenzy of last minute building work is underway at Whitley Bay's new plaza which will open to the public on Monday A frenzy of last minute drilling, paving and painting is underway at a seafront soon to debut its brand new look.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Hundreds of mourners turn up for the funeral of a Burma veteran due...
Hundreds of mourners turn up for the funeral of a Burma veteran due to be buried with no family or friends present Second World War veteran John Anderson Campbell is buried with military honour by strangers after dying with no known relatives or friends Hundreds of mourners flocked to the funeral of a Second World War veteran after fears he would ... (more)
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Three people arrested during investigation into alleged fraud at school
The police action, at 7am this morning, comes after concerns were raised about alleged financial irregularities at Glendene Arts Academy in Easington .
Three people have been arrested over an alleged fraud at a County Durham academy
A husband and wife in Whitley Bay and a man in Darlington were arrested this morning over an alleged fraud at Glendene Arts Academy At around 7am today, Thursday, April 3, police from Durham Constabulary executed warrants at an address in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside , where they arrested a 57-year-old man and his wife, aged 56, and a house in ... (more)