Shields Gazette

Gun alert sparks police call out to South Shields Asda store

Crime
Newcastle Crown Court

Pervert snared after arranging to meet schoolgirl outside Greggs in Sunderland

News
Northumbria Police has announced it is making changes to the opening times of some stations as it is faced with funding cuts.

Changes to Northumbria Police front offices announced in wake of cuts

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Athletics club to mark 80th birthday with special photograph

More Sport

School expresses sadness at ‘sudden death’ of teacher

Crime

Call for action over ‘dangerous’ potholes in South Shields street – council says ‘no record’ of complaints

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South Tyneside theatre celebrates £400,000 boost

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New Road in Boldon Colliery. Image copyright Google Maps.

Police thank concerned caller after fears for distressed woman

News
Ann Corbett and Zahid Zaman, top, have been found guilty of the murder of James Prout. Myra Wood and Kay Rayworth, bottom, all Percy Main, were found guilty of causing or allowing the death of a vulnerable adult.

Torture pair who forced victim to eat his own testicle are jailed for life

Crime
Rafa Benitez is keen to land French central defender Florian Lejeune

Transfer latest: Eibar sporting director speaks out about stalled Newcastle deal for Florian Lejeune

Newcastle United
All the rumours from around the football world...

Transfer rumours: Newcastle eye £20million defender, Sunderland ruled out of move plus Man United, Liverpool and Chelsea make the headlines

Newcastle United
Rafa Benitez

Newcastle United briefing: Mike Ashley stands firm on cash pledge, midfielder returns to club

Newcastle United

Why Isaac Hayden's NOT worried about Newcastle's search for midfield reinforcements

Newcastle United

Sunderland forward Fabio Borini nears exit door with Lazio closing in

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The epic Kynren starts its second season this weekend with a cast of 1,500 actors and crew. Pic: Peter Hayward/PA Wire.

Kynren success is down to its volunteers, says man who bankrolls it

Whats on
KT Tunstall is performing in South Shields next month.

Music fans warned time is running out to snap up priority tickets for Bents Park gigs

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The CasusGrill

Cardboard disposable barbecue aims to be a hit among eco-friendly grillers

Lifestyle
Wrights biscuits stand.

Looking back at Wright’s biscuits in South Shields

Nostalgia