Shields Gazette

South Shields yob hurled racist insults at former neighbour and threw hot coffee into his face

Crime
Members of the Save South Tyneside Hospital Campaign group on a recent rally.

Campaigners prepare to fight health bosses over plans for South Tyneside District Hospital

News
MDMA or ecstasy tablets are among the drugs used at a new wave of student "super" parties, say authorities.

Students warned over rise in number of drug-fuelled 'super' parties

News
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More than 100 jobs to go in North East as Nestle plans to move Blue Riband production overseas - unions

Business 9

Police name victim as they launch Sunderland murder probe

Crime

Fifty new jobs at South Shields energy broker

News

South Shields’ ‘Donkey Man’ Kirkpatrick honoured in Anzac Day service

News
The signed glove by boxer Anthony Joshua.

Boxer Anthony Joshua donates glove to raise cash for Bradley Lowery

News 1
Northern staff are walking out in a dispute over the future of guards.

Emergency Sunderland and Hartlepool timetable revealed for Friday's one-day rail strike

News
Aleksandar Mitrovic

Aleksandar Mitrovic reveals how bench duty at Newcastle has improved him as a player

Newcastle United
Ryan Shawcross

Ryan Shawcross' surprising reaction to speculation linking him with Newcastle

Newcastle United
NUFC players celebrate promotion last night

'Now the fun begins' – how Twitter reacted to Newcastle United's promotion

Newcastle United

Rafa Benitez and Newcastle in the Premier League – where do we go from here?

Newcastle United

Rafa Benitez delivers emotional message for Newcastle’s ‘amazing’ fans

Newcastle United

Rob Elliot's emphatic response to speculation about Rafa Benitez's Newcastle future

Newcastle United

Jermain Defoe urges Sunderland to thrive under derby pressure

Sunderland AFC
Bananarama

Bananarama reform and announce North East tour date

Music
ANZAC Day is remembered at the John Simpson Kirkpatrick statue, South Shields. Picture: TOM BANKS

South Shields’ ‘Donkey Man’ Kirkpatrick honoured in Anzac Day service

News
E4's Tattoo Fixers want to hear from you if you have an inking you're keen to get rid of.

E4's Tattoo Fixers looking for North East ink disasters

News
The league-winning Perth Green Youth Club netball team from 40 years ago.

Recalling once-popular South Shields youth club

Nostalgia
One in six motorists admit illegally using their phone while driving despite tougher punishments being introduced last month. Pic: PA.

A sixth of drivers admit still using mobiles despite tougher penalties

Crime 4
The rural four-star Siblu Holiday Park.

Travel: Experiencing the Normandy beauty through fresh pair of family eyes...

Travel