Shields Gazette

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

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

Community group helps 600 South Tyneside families in need

Keith Chegwin at a summer event at Gypsies Green, South Shields, in 1981.

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


Explosion on New York subway platform


Take a journey through time with former Shields Gazette writer


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


Eight flights cancelled at Newcastle Airport

More motorists are charged with drink-driving in largely rural areas, an investigation suggests.

Festive drinkers warned of risks as rural areas top breath-test charge table

Snow falling at Jackson's Wharf in Hartlepool. Photo by Ashley Foster,

Sub-zero temperatures hit region as winter bites

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

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

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Concerned Rafa Benitez acknowledges the urgency of Newcastle’s plight

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

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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