The part these South Shields sailors played in the Second World War
Today local historian Dorothy Ramser concludes her story about two South Shields seamen who heroically stayed aboard their stricken ship, torpedoed by the Germans during an Arctic convoy run in the Second World War, in order to help their injured comrades.
More Marsden football memories - are you in our pictures?
Football has changed quite a bit since Jim Calvert was helping run Marsden CW Juniors football team – dedication that earned a testimonial match and a magnificent trophy in 1976 for his 30-plus years service to the club.
When sporty South Tynesiders raised cash for good causes
With today representing the grand finale of this year’s Sport Relief fundraiser, culminating in a star-studded BBC show, here’s a selection of pictures from the past featuring South Tynesiders doing their bit to help others.