South Shields appoint Jon Shaw as new captain

Jon Shaw has been appointed as Julio Arca's successor as captain of South Shields.

Non League
A shake-up of services is planned at South Tyneside District Hospital.

Campaign group calls for judicial review into planned hospitals shake-up

Campaigners have applied for a judicial review as they fight a shake-up of services at South Tyneside District Hospital.

Lee Picton and Graham Fenton have signed contracts at South Shields to take them to the summer of 2023.

South Shields managers Graham Fenton and Lee Picton sign new five-year contracts

Joint managers Lee Picton and Graham Fenton have committed their long-term futures to South Shields by signing new five-year contracts.

Non League
Leonard Wells enjoyed a 'lovely day' as he celebrated his 100th birthday.

Special celebration for heroic war veteran as he turns 100

A war veteran who was awarded a prestigious military medal for his bravery has marked his 100th birthday.

Daniel Sirrell died while on holiday in Amsterdam.

Talented footballer, 20, dies in Amsterdam drowning tragedy

A talented young footballer has died in a drowning tragedy in the Netherlands.

Thousands of people regularly flock to the annual event.

Thousands set to visit South Shields for Proper Food and Drink Festival

Food lovers are licking their lips as a popular free festival returns to South Shields this weekend.

Three teenagers were rescued after being swept out to sea. Picture by RNLI/Adrian Don.

Girl who can not swim lucky to be alive after being swept out to sea

A teenager was "extremely lucky" to survive after being swept out to sea at South Shields beach.

South Shields primary school celebrates impressive Ofsted inspection results

A ‘small school with a big heart’ is celebrating after being praised by an education watchdog.

The St Bede's victorious basketball team with members of the Newcastle Eagles after picking up the title.

South Shields school’s basketball team wows 3,000 fans to win title

A school basketball team from South Tyneside are bouncing for joy after winning a title in front of thousands of fans.

The play will chart the success story of South Shields FC, including their stunning win at Wembley. Picture by Peter Talbot.

From Peterlee to Wembley: South Shields FC’s rise to be told on stage in new play

The worlds of theatre and sport are set to meet in a new play celebrating the remarkable rise of South Shields FC.

The rollercoaster is due to stay in place until September.

New spinning roller coaster ride opens at South Shields funfair

Thrill-seekers are being put in a spin by the latest attraction at a fair in South Tyneside.

Phats and Small will take to the stage in South Shields.

Dance music duo added to bill for South Tyneside Sunday concerts

A dance music duo have been added to the bill for the first of this year's South Tyneside Festival Sunday concerts.

Performers at last year's South Tyneside Summer Parade.

Volunteers sought to join Icarus performance at South Tyneside Summer Parade

A show-stopping performance is set to bring the curtain down on this year’s South Tyneside Summer Parade – and YOU could be a part of it.

Emma Lewell-Buck, right, with volunteers from South Tyneside Street Angels.

Nightlife ‘eye-opener’ for MP as she spends stint with Street Angels in South Shields

South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck has given her backing to a group of volunteers who help keep revellers in the town safe.

James Allan beat off competition from more than 150 others to land the role with Southampton.

Student lands dream role with Premier League club Southampton

A football-mad student is off to the Premier League after landing his dream job.


Community comes out in force for Chloe and Liam football game

A community turned out in force as a football match in memory of South Tyneside couple Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry was hailed a great success.

From left to right, Abdul Ahad, Shaun Clark and PC Chris Howey will be among those taking part in the game.

Former Sunderland AFC and Rangers player to take part in charity match in South Shields

Police are set to pitch in for a good cause in a football match with a difference at the home of South Shields FC.

From left to right, supporters Andrew Jenks, Daniel Jenks and Michael Bowers are hoping for a brighter future for the Black Cats.

Sunderland fans confident club will soon ‘get sparkle back’ as season ends with win

Sunderland AFC fans told of their optimism for the future after a season of pain ended on a bright note.

The Fountain is set to reopen its doors later this month.

Landmark South Shields pub set to reopen after six-figure revamp

A South Tyneside pub is set to be given a makeover as new jobs are created in a six-figure revamp.

EMMAUS North East is a previous recipient of the funding.

Chance for South Shields organisations to win £10,000 of funding

Community-based organisations in South Shields are being given the chance to secure funding of up to £10,000.

Load more