Shields Gazette

Council set for showdown with health bosses over temporary closure of baby units

Research found that more fatal motorbike crashes take place on nights where there is a full moon.

Full moons increase chances of fatal motorbike crashes

Angie Comerford and Jo Durkin say they have outgrown their Hebburn Helps premises

Community group helps 600 South Tyneside families in need

Light rain

Television presenter Keith Chegwin dies at the age of 60 after long illness


Explosion on New York subway platform


Peppa Pig blamed for making patients expect too much of their GPs


Take a journey through time with former Shields Gazette writer

Map of the area of the North East coast covered by today's yellow alert. Picture: Met Office

Met Office issues yellow warning over snow and ice along North East coast

Eight flights have been cancelled at Newcastle Airport today.

Eight flights cancelled at Newcastle Airport

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez

Odds cut on Newcastle's Rafa Benitez in Premier League 'sack race'

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Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez

Transfer rumours - Rafa Benitez reportedly targets Ghanaian international to boost Newcastle strikeforce plus Man United & Arsenal make headlines

Newcastle United midfielder Mikel Merino.

Mikel Merino delivers his verdict on Newcastle’s alarming slump

Newcastle United

Miles Starforth’s match analysis: Newcastle United 2 Leicester City 3

Newcastle United

Concerned Rafa Benitez acknowledges the urgency of Newcastle’s plight

Newcastle United

Rafa Benitez reveals his players’ reaction to Newcastle’s latest defeat

Newcastle United

Aston Villa weigh up swoop for Sunderland ace - but FFP may scupper bid

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Simple Minds

Simple Minds, The Pretenders and KT Tunstall announce Emirates gig

Boy JUmps Ship are playing a fundraising gig for the Chloe and Liam Trust.

Seven North East gigs to see in the next seven days

James Grant, far right, with his Army mates during the Second World War.

Watching Mosley’s black shirts on South Shields streets

Enter your home into the Stop, Look, Glisten competition.

Do you live in UK’s most festive home? Here’s your chance to win £1,000

A decorated Christmas tree.

Gardening: Making your Christmas tree last well beyond the festivities