Shields Gazette

Man seriously injured after stabbing in South Shields street

Dr Shahid Wahid, medical director of the trust.

Count down begins to return of delivery services at South Shields maternity unit

Becky Bailey, acting as school crossing patrol with youngsters   Ruby Kenyon, 9 Emily Kenyon, 11, Aaron Bailey, 14 and Alana Kenyon, 7.

Mum sets up own school crossing patrol after lollipop lady retires – then gets ordered to stop by council


South Shields woman claimed drugs were sweets after smuggling them to prison inmate


What's the weather going to be like in the North East this weekend?


Two sentenced for smuggling more than two million cigarettes through Port of Tyne


North East MEP Jonathan Arnott resigns from UKIP

There is no suggestion that South Tyneside District Hospital would close as part of any new arrangement.

Health chiefs told to ‘justify’ merger proposals for South Tyneside and Sunderland hospitals

The findings have been published in the journal Science.

Doctors take step forward in developing universal blood test for cancer

Newcastle United Manager Rafael Benitez.

Rafa Benitez reveals the ‘positive’ to come out of his talks with Mike Ashley at Newcastle

Newcastle United

Kelland Watts spot on to guide Newcastle United into FA Youth Cup’s last 16

Newcastle United
Aleksandar Mitrovic.

Aleksandar Mitrovic edging closer to comeback at Newcastle – as transfer deadline approaches

Newcastle United
Billy Jones. Picture by Frank Reid

Sunderland must pull together to evoke the spirit of Big Sam’s survival push

Sunderland AFC

Rafa Benitez reveals what Mike Ashley told him about transfers and the prospects of a takeover at Newcastle

Newcastle United

Rafa Benitez answers questions on Newcastle's interest in Everton's Aaron Lennon

Newcastle United

Mikel Merino reveals how Newcastle will tackle the Premier League leaders

Newcastle United
A WHOPPER: The Big Big Camera will be at The National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield.

How Ian Beesley used one of the world’s biggest cameras to take intimate portraits of former miners

Michael Portillo heads west again.

Big Interview: Michael Portillo on Great American Railroad Journeys

TV and Film
Janneke Vreugdenhil.

Food and Drink: There’s an art to eating solo - and you don't have to rely on toast, says food writer Janneke Vreugdenhil

Keep your apple and pear trees productive with winter pruning.

Gardening: Get pruning to ensure a good apple and pears crop

The new Savilles music store, in Kepple Street,  pictured in November 1968.

Getting in a spin over the revival of the vinyl record

Parents are struggling to cope with the strain of long hours.

Parents 'buckling' under the strain of long working hours, study warns