Shields Gazette

'Grumpy' South Shields pensioner tried to stab pub pal with diving knife in row over gardening work

Dr Thair Altaii has denied voyeurism charges.

'You see the thong, I see the scoliosis' - doctor accused of voyeurism denies secret pictures were sexual


Emergency services dealing with crash on busy South Shields road

Light showers

Northumbria Police introduces new spit guards to protect staff


Parking row erupts over tickets handed out while parents watched school sports day


Missing South Tyneside pensioner found safe and well


Tall Ships Races in Sunderland saw 130,000 extra passengers travel by Metro

Little Mix will appear at Gateshead International Stadium on Thursday. Photo by Press Association.

More Metros planned to get Little Mix fans to and from North East gig


Shocking sun damage exposed by UV photo technology as drivers warned of 'white van tan'

Could this man be interesting Sunderland?

SIX free agents that could interest Sunderland as Jack Ross targets new recruits

Sunderland AFC

What we learnt from Newcastle’s training camp in Ireland – and what we did NOT find out

Newcastle United
What's happening in League One today?

League One LIVE: Latest on Sunderland striker search plus news from Portsmouth, Bradford and more

Sunderland AFC

Miles Starforth's pre-season tour diary: Is this the beginning of the end for Rafa Benitez at Newcastle?

Newcastle United

Premier League rumours: Newcastle 'agree' striker loan deal | Liverpool £53m move update | Latest from Man Utd, Arsenal

Newcastle United

Papy Djilobodji has his wages stopped by Sunderland after training no-show

Sunderland AFC
Charlie Richmond as Uncle Freddie and Andrew Finnigan as Lecky.  Photo by Wycombe 89 Media.

Review: My Uncle Freddie, The Customs House, South Shields, until July 21

Theatre and Comedy
The finale of the BRASS festival comes to Durham City tomorrow, July 22. For more information visit

10 things to do in the North East this weekend

Field Music

Sunderland’s Field Music on the bill at this weekend’s DeerShed Festival

Winston Churchill giving his famous 'V for Victory' sign.

How Winston Churchill encouraged us to defy Hitler during South Tyneside’s dark days


Summer getaway warning as motorists face 'frantic Friday' congestion

Are you facing rising childcare costs?

Families facing 'postcode lottery' with holiday childcare costs