Shields Gazette

Former partner brands cat killer 'evil monster' and says: 'I wanted him jailed'

Crime
Thomas John Hogarth.

Church cleaner who killed partner's cat after it 'stared at him while doing its business' avoids jail term

Crime
The maternity unit at South Tyneside District Hospital will be temporarily closed from 8am tomorrow.

Praise for staff as mums-to-be will be able to give birth at South Tyneside Hospital from next week

News
Light snow showers
4c
1c

Breakdowns cause school run problems on North East roads

News

Police hunt after woman sexually assaulted at Metro station

Crime

Drivers condemn £8.1million Tyne Dock junction project as 'waste of money'

News

'The country has spoken' - readers reveal if they would back second Brexit vote

Politics
Craig Francis Potts, who is missing from South Tyneside.

Police appeal for missing South Tyneside man

News
Photo issued by Greggs of their CEO Roger Whiteside, as the chain said it plans to ramp up shop openings over the year ahead after a solid performance in 2017 despite seeing sales growth slow over the Christmas season

Greggs plans to open more drive-thrus and launch vegan options as part of expansion

Business
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley.

Newcastle takeover collapses after talks with Amanda Staveley and PCP Partners end

Newcastle United
Jonathan Walters

Burnley boss' response when asked if Jon Walters is joining Sunderland

Sunderland AFC
Mike Ashley and Lee Charnley

Mike Ashley gives Rafa Benitez green light to sign THREE players - report

Newcastle United

Ex-Newcastle targets linked with big-money Arsenal and West Brom moves; Liverpool Man United, Chelsea in headlines

Newcastle United

Joselu aims to keep scoring after netting in Newcastle United’s draw with Swansea City

Newcastle United

Rafa Benitez 'plotting £10m Newcastle move' for big-name goalkeeper

Newcastle United

Josh Maja insists Sunderland DO have toughness needed to stay up

Sunderland AFC
Dolores O'Riordan has died at the age of 46.

Cranberries singer Dolores O' Riordan dies at 46

Music
Help us to find Chip Shop of the Year 2018.

Help us to find South Tyneside’s best chippy

Eating Out
Ant McPartlin and wife Lisa Armstrong, who are to split after 11 years of marriage. Pic: PA.

TV star Ant confirms his marriage is over

TV and Film
Rachel McCann Parkin.

Nightclub dancer whose 'teddy bear roll' went viral is amazed at her fame

News
Pupils are evacuated from Stanhope County Secondary School in 1967.

Why pupils were ‘barred’ from South Shields school

Nostalgia
Help us to find Chip Shop of the Year 2018.

Help us to find South Tyneside’s best chippy

Eating Out