Diver airlifted after getting into trouble off South Shields

A diver who got into trouble off South Shields had to be flown to Humberside for emergency treatment.


‘They might close our pits, but they won’t destroy our culture’ - Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell pays tribute to Durham Miners’ Gala organisers

John McDonnell says he is 'amazed but not surprised' by the continued success of the Durham Gala

Police say missing David Roberts has been found safe

Missing Jarrow man found safe

A missing South Tyneside man has been found.

Susan Swan has been found safe and well

Woman missing after leaving South Shields pub is found

A woman who was reported missing after leaving a South Shields pub has been found safe.

Nissan decision to freeze investment in UK ahead of Brexit is 'understandable' says Sunderland University expert

Nissan's decision to freeze investment in its Sunderland plant is the inevitable result of uncertainty over Brexit, says a leading academic.
Metro services have been suspended after a vehicle hit a bridge

Metro disruption after bridge is hit by vehicle

Metro services between East Boldon and Pelaw were suspended for more than an hour today after a lorry hit a bridge on the line.
Mike Hawes

Warning over impact of Brexit on Nissan and wider UK car industry

One of the most senior figures in the British car industry has told the Government there is 'no Brexit dividend' for the business.
The smashed  hives

Thousands of bees killed after vandals smash hives in South Tyneside park

Vandals have smashed hives and killed thousands of bees in South Tyneside.

Rotten fruit for sale at the shop

Jarrow shop owner pays the price of selling rotten fruit

A Jarrow shop owner has been ordered to pay more than £4,500 for selling rotten fruit in his store.

Students at 1st Cloud Accountancy South Shields (from left) Kirsty Miller, Chloe Green, Harvey Hall, Joel Richardson and Keenan White

Apprenticeship is something to count on for new South Tyneside starters

Expert training adds up to success for a group of South Tyneside apprentice accountants.

Kevin Maguire at Durham Miners' Gala

Honorary degree for South Shields-born political pundit Kevin Maguire

South Shields-born political pundit Kevin Maguire is to receive an honorary award for his contribution to journalism.

South Shields Town Hall

South Shields Town Hall to change colour for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

South Shields Town Hall is going yellow this week.
There are delays on the Metro from South Shields this morning

Train fault means Metro delays on South Shields line

There are delays on the South Tyneside Metro line this morning.
(from left) Peterlee Helford's Jamie Yorke and Sean Ryder, former SAFC stars Daren Williams and Darren Holloway, and Harton and Westoe's Jason Pressling and Gavin Strong

Stars turn out for tragic Daniel Sirrell

Football stars turned out in force to raise money for the family of tragic Daniel Sirrell.
Jermain Defoe with Bradley Lowery

Bradley Lowery's mum 'over the moon' after Jermain Defoe is awarded OBE

Bradley Lowery's mum Gemma has expressed her delight after Jermain Defoe was honoured for his charitable work.

Newcastle Central Station will be the scene for a major emergency planning exercise tonight

Major exercise planned for Newcastle's Central Station

Emergency services are descending on Newcastle's Central Station this evening - but there's no need for alarm.

Chloe Swinhoe

Seafood deli on the lookout for new talent

An award-winning seafood restaurant in South Tyneside is aiming to recruit new staff to its apprenticeship programme.

Amanda and Richard Bailey

Sunderland AFC fans take up Stewart Donald's season card challenge

Sunderland fans have risen to new chairman Stewart Donald's challenge.
Fans queue for Beyonc

New Sunderland AFC owners 'absolutely intent' on return of Stadium of Light concerts

Sunderland AFC's new owners are determined to see the return of big-name gigs to the Stadium of Light.

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