Shields Gazette

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

News
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

News
Stephen Hepburn MP signs the Holocaust Educational Trusts Book of Commitment.

Jarrow MP pledges support to Holocaust Memorial Day

News
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South Shields heart attack survivor set to raise funds with charity walk

News

Fears running events could be lost if building plans get the go ahead on Temple Memorial Park

News

Call for public to get flu jab as strain on hospitals revealed

Health

Labour Party urges South Shields MP’s husband to delete ‘offending’ tweet after fresh Twitter row

News
The findings have been published in the journal Science.

Doctors take step forward in developing universal blood test for cancer

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

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

Family
Children dance with Newcastle star Mikel Moreno as part of the Super Movers campaign at Choppington Primary School in Morpeth (Pic: Ian Horrocks/Premier League)

Mikel Merino reveals how Newcastle will tackle the Premier League leaders

Newcastle United
Williams is nearing a return to first team action

Sunderland boss gives injury update as midfielder closes in on return

Sunderland AFC

DeAndre Yedlin reveals why he ‘expects’ Newcastle to get a result at Man City

Newcastle United

Why would I walk away and be left jobless? Sunderland’s Jack Rodwell hits back over contract claims

Sunderland AFC

What next for Sunderland and Jack Rodwell after contract talks reach impasse?

Sunderland AFC

Revealed! The British backers of Amanda Staveley's £250m bid for Newcastle

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 protraitrs of former miners

Arts
Def Leppard have announced a new tour

Def Leppard announce North East arena date

Music
Scarlett Johansson

TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

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

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

Family
The new Espresso Gin

Sunderland distillery launches coffee-flavoured gin

Lifestyle
The stylish Absalon Hotel on Helgolandsgade, Vesterbro.

Travel: Keep on running in stylish and cosmopolitan Danish capital

Travel