Shields Gazette

Three vehicles destroyed in suspected arson attack in South Shields

The Tyne Pedestrian Tunnel

New delays mean pedestrian Tyne Tunnel will be THREE YEARS late in re-opening

Garden waste bin collections start next month

South Tyneside garden waste collections start next month

Sunny spells

Trust received funding boost from council


Sunderland AFC to Newcastle United walk aims to raise cash for Charlie Cookson Foundation


Local heroes Joe McElderry and Jason Cook among South Shields venue’s new shows


Jarrow mum whose life was saved by transplant backs move towards opt-out donor system

Sunderland Royal Hospital.

Sunderland and South Tyneside health chiefs look to recruit 100 Filipino nurses

Carlos Gonzalez-Cortes, top, and Leon Espada were arrested as they flew into Newcastle Airport from Spain with suitcases full of drugs, left.

Drug smugglers caught trying to bring £150,000 of cannabis through Newcastle Airport in suitcases

Jonjo Shelvey

Rafa Benitez reacts to Newcastle's draw against Bournemouth – and a costly Jonjo Shelvey miss

Newcastle United
Dwight Gayle, left, and Ayoze Perez

Newcastle denied a win by late Dan Gosling strike after Jonjo Shelvey miss

Newcastle United
Newcastle United's Jamaal Lascelles.

Rafa Benitez reacts to Chelsea’s interest in Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles

Newcastle United
Eddie Howe and Rafa Benitez

Dwight Gayle will lead line for Newcastle as Jermain Defoe returns for Bournemouth

Newcastle United

Ex-Commonwealth champ Anthony Nelson helps youngster prepare for debut as he plots his comeback

More Sport

Rafa Benitez reveals why he had to take Newcastle's Dwight Gayle off against Bournemouth

Newcastle United

Chris Coleman admits Sunderland’s players make the fans nervous at the Stadium of Light

Sunderland AFC

Revealed! Why Islam Slimani might not make his Newcastle for another FIVE weeks

Newcastle United
Mimi Spencer and Sam Rice.

Food and drink: ‘Entering mid-life doesn’t mean you can’t still eat well’ say cookbook authors Mimi Spencer and Sam Rice

Channel 4's Hunted is looking for applicants.

Channel 4's Hunted is looking for contestants - have you got what it takes?

TV and Film
The Force Awakens director JJ Abrams who has confirmed there is a script for the next Star Wars film.

JJ Abrams confirms Star Wars Episode IX script is finished

TV and Film
Eucalyptus gunnii pruned to encourage new bluish-green round leaves.

Gardening: Get pruning to prepare for summer shows

Plessey staff.

Tell us your memories of working life at Plessey’s factory

Keep an eye out for roadworks in the areas mentioned below.

Roadworks Round-up: Where to expect delays on Friday, February 23, across South Tyneside