Art exhibition is created by using gifts from the Tyne

Creative youngsters have given new life to objects reclaimed from the Tyne as part of a special exhibition.

Ann Cleeves, writer. Picture by Micha Theiner

The Queen of crime fiction heads to South Shields

One of Britain’s most successful crime novelists is heading to South Tyneside to celebrate the launch of her latest book.


New Year celebrations in Newcastle return with a bang

Thousands of people flocked to Newcastle last night to enjoy the North East's biggest New Year's Eve celebrations.

The Word.

The Word welcomes 88,000 visitors in first two months

The Word - National Centre for the Written Word - welcomed 88,000 visitors in its first two months of operation.

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Author Richard Adams has died.

Watership Down author Richard Adams dies aged 96

Watership Down author Richard Adams has died aged 96, a statement on the book's official website has said.

Giovanni Pernice and Luba Mushtuk are to perform in South Shields on April 28.

Another Strictly Come Dancing star set to join Giovanni Pernice in South Shields show

Strictly Come Dancing star Giovanni Pernice is set to be joined by another dancer from the hit BBC programme in his show in South Shields next year.

Westoe Grange Care Home Christmas card send in campaign.

Appeal to send South Tyneside care home’s OAPs Christmas cards

Care home bosses are hoping people in South Tyneside will help spread the true meaning of Christmas.

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The Great North Snowdogs auction

Sunderland and South Shields Snowdogs help to raise £250,000 for charity

The Great North Snowdogs have taken their final bow-wow – raising more than £250,000 for children with life limiting conditions in the North East.

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Marine Park teacher Graeme Moore with pupils David, Dominic, Marjana and Georgia.

South Tyneside youngsters shout about their favourite words

What’s your favourite word?

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What's your favourite band t-shirt? Picture: Shutterstock.

Tomorrow is Wear Your Old Band T-shirt to Work Day - dig out your favourite!

Note to self: tomorrow is Wear Your Old Band T-Shirt To Work Day, so get rummaging through the closet tonight to check for armpit stains and moth holes.

South Tyneside’s unsung war heroes brought to life in new book

South Tyneside’s unsung war heroes brought to life in new book

A South Tyneside-born author’s latest creation celebrates the unsung heroes of the home front during the Blitz.

Win: A new look with Hooker & Young salon + £50 of haircare products

Win: A new look with Hooker & Young salon + £50 of haircare products

Fancy turning heads with a new look this Christmas?

Post-truth became widely used during Donald Trump's presidential election campaign.

How Brexit and Donald Trump influenced the word of the year

"Post-truth" has been named as Oxford Dictionaries' word of the year after a spike in its use around the Brexit vote and Donald Trump's presidential bid.

The Word, the National Centre for the Written Word, in South Shields.

Thousands of visitors flock to The Word in South Shields

South Tyneside’s newest building – The Word, National Centre for the Written Word – welcomed almost 21,000 visitors in its first week.

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The skull of the diplodocus, currently on display at the Natural History Museum in London.

Dippy the diplodocus is coming to the North East as famous dinosaur goes on tour

One of the UK's most famous dinosaurs, Dippy the diplodocus, is coming to the North East.
Mary Ann Cotton's teapot

Killer Mary Ann Cotton's teapot and letters go on display in Beamish after Dark Angel success

Objects belonging to infamous North East serial killer Mary Ann Cotton have gone on display at Beamish Museum.

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Five-year-old Lucy Panton was last years winner, claiming a scooter worth �70.

Entries open for Gazette’s annual Dear Santa competition

All we want for Christmas is...your letters.

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Bede Burn Primary School remembrance display. Staff from left, Headteacher Nicola Faulkner, teaching assistant Glenn MacIntosh and class teacher Aamanda Lenney

Creative pupils make poppies to mark Remembrance Day

Creative primary school pupils have produced a fantastic display of poppies to mark Remembrance Day.

Police are appealing for information after the Tyne Bridge was targeted.

Tyne Bridge targeted by graffiti vandal

Police are appealing for information after the Tyne Bridge was targeted by a graffiti vandal.

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