Online followers paid a Twitter tribute to the Best of South Tyneside Awards. Here’s a round-up of an evening to remember.
l South Shields FC hailed their striker Warren Byrne, winner of the Sporting Excellence category, posting: “A huge well done to @wazza_b82 and all of tonight’s winners! #Gazettebest.”
l Warren also got praise from The Customs House: “Worldwide internet sensation and @SouthShieldsFC Warren Byrne wins sporting excellence! On your head son! #gazettebest”
l Sponsors Port of Tyne praised another winner: “The brilliant Bob Stott gets Special Recognition award @shieldsgazette #gazettebest tonight. As good as a Dame hood!”
l Jen Stevens had this to say. “Aaaah the folk of South Tyneside are looking very dapper tonight at the Best Of awards! #gazettebest”
l Radio South Tyneside congratulated their former chairman John Johnson “on his #SouthTyneside #Gazettebest award! “