South Shields estate agents launches new walk to help clean the streets

An estate agent is hoping to kickstart a new litter-busting group to help clean up the streets of South Tyneside.

Daniel Rowell (8) at the end of his 100 mile walk in aid of Sports Relief. Picture by Frank Reid

Daniel completes 100-mile Sport relief charity challenge

A youngster didn’t let snowstorms and plummeting temperatures put a freeze on his fundraising efforts for charity.

Lavender Lasses help raise funds for cancer charity CRUK

South Shields event helps fundraising lasses boost cancer funds

A glam-tastic night of 70s inspired fun has helped a group of lasses boost the coffers of a cancer charity.

Good Friday Easter Parade and service at South Shields Market Square

Traditional Good Friday parade to take place in South Shields

The tradition of the Good Friday parades are set to continue with three Processions of Witness.

South Shields barber to go head to head with the best in the UK for coverted industry title

South Shields barber to go head to head with the best in the UK for coverted industry title

South Tyneside barber Allan Stone has been crowned the region’s best - in a close shave!


Gazza on his way back to South Shields for sportsmans dinner

One of the nation’s greatest footballers is heading back to South Shields to host a sportsmans dinner.

Curran House Mews residents Pat and Trevor Banks damp problems

Couple’s plea to help solve decade-long damp problem

A breast cancer survivor and her husband are pleading with housing chiefs to sort out their damp-ridden home once and for all.


Taking to the stage in memory of Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry

Dancers from across the region are set to share the stage with a number of West End stars for a musical showcase extravaganza celebrating the lives of a much-loved South Tyneside couple.

Superfast broadband is booming in South Tyneside

More homes in South Tyneside have better broadband after investment

Homes and business across South Tyneside now have access high speed, fibre based broadband following an investment by the council.

Coun Nancy Maxwell with the fundraising group

Hebburn groups join forces to help boost cancer charity funds

Community groups across Hebburn joined forces to raise cash for a charity supporting people with cancer.

Chirelle Calder was just 17 when she died in South Shields.

Troubled South Shields teenager fell to death at cliffs while ‘emotionally unstable’, says coroner

The death of a teenager who fell from cliffs at Marsden was as a result of ‘her own actions’, a coroner has ruled.

World Book Day parade at St Bedes RC Primary School

Jarrow youngsters finally celebrate World Book Day

A South Tyneside school was overrun by story characters and comic book heroes as World Book Day was finally brought to life.

Back to Bacharach is hitting the Customs House stage

Hit songs to be brought to life on South Shields stage

Songs created by a legendary performer will be showcased in an evening of musical magic in South Shields.

Hebburn sea cadet chosen for Royal role

Hebburn sea cadet chosen for Royal role

A teenager from South Tyneside has been chosen to hold a prestigious position supporting the Queen’s representative in Tyne and Wear.

Stephen Hepburn

MP to continue campaign for drug to be available on NHS

The MP for Jarrow and Hebburn has thrown his support behind Emma and Chris Corr as they campaign for a wonder drug to be made available on the NHS.

Emma Corr with daughter Harriet

Jarrow couple whose girl has cystic fibrosis are hopeful for future after wonder drug price debate

The parents of a youngster living with Cystic Fibrosis say sufferers are now in a race against time to have a much-needed wonder drug licensed on the NHS.

Cath Leach and her family met to commemorate what they believe is the third anniversary of Daniel's death.

Heartbroken family’s memorial bench tribute to tragic Daniel

A heartbroken mam has fulfilled her son’s wish to have a memorial bench placed at a South Shields coastal spot he loved to visit.

North Street, Jarrow

Jarrow man arrested in dawn drugs raid by police

A 30-year-old man was arrested in South Tyneside after police staged a series of region-wide early morning raids on suspected drug dealers.

Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt MP

Letter over hospital’s future could be sent within the month

South Tyneside Council has become the first of the two authorities to rubber-stamp a decision calling for the Secretary of State for Health to intervene over the future of three key hospital services.

South Tyneside Hospital

Norovirus outbreak: Plea from medics as South Tyneside District Hospital battles to stop disease spreading

Health bosses say hospital limits on visitor numbers are still in place as they continue to battle to keep an outbreak of norovirus under control.

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