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South Shields Bistro plans on hold after committee raise concerns

Plans to transform a shop into a late night bistro have been put on hold over concerns about noise and disruption to nearby residents.

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How hayfever sufferers could be affected by the 'pollen bomb' hitting Britain

Now that we've had our first proper taste of spring, it's time to welcome an unwanted guest of the season - hayfever.
Environment
The sheep were born earlier this month.

Meet Teeny, Tot and Tiny - the rare sheep triplets born in Durham

These fluffy friends are usually found in more exotic places than Durham.

Offbeat
One of the blocks in Lord Nelson Street

Tenants want to know more about plans to demolish 126 homes in South Shields

Residents have told of their shock at plans to demolish their council homes as part of a major regeneration project.

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Dolphins filmed off the coast at South Shields

A couple managed to capture beautiful footage of dolphins swimming off the coast at South Shields today.

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Tyne and Wear firefighters at the scene of an accident.

Motorists warned to take care following spate of accidents

Firefighters are urging drivers to take care following a spate of road accidents this month.

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Flytipping in West Holborn South Shields

Plea for public to help tackle flytipping after waste found dumped in South Shields

A fridge freezer, mattress and door are the latest items to have been found abandoned on the street of South Tyneside.

News

South Tyneside enjoys hottest day of the year as borough basks in mini heatwave

Lovely weather we’re having! And it’s about time too!

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£3.2million revamp of South Shields’ North Marine Park set to be complete by end of 2019

£3.2million revamp of South Shields’ North Marine Park set to be complete by end of 2019

Works to preserve and improve one of South Tyneside’s oldest parks as part of a £3.2million project are set to be completed in December 2019, councillors have been told.

Environment
The proposed new cafe building in Dean Road

String of objections to bistro plans for former South Shields workwear store

Plans to transform a former shop into a new cafe in South Shields have run up against objections.

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Laygate reading rooms

Bulldozers set to move in at landmark South Shields building

A derelict former South Tyneside community hub – constructed to honour a Victorian mine safety pioneer – is set to be razed to the ground after falling into ruin.

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Marsden Grotto

Work pressing ahead on £500,000 Marsden Grotto hotel development

A new £500,000 seafront hotel development is on track to welcome its first customers later this year, it has been confirmed.

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Some warmer days are on the way!

North East set for sunshine as week-ahead forecast reveals warm temperatures

Ditch the big coat and grab your sunglasses - the North East is about to get a dose of sunshine.

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The waste dumped in Moore Lane

Two fined for South Tyneside waste dump offences

A man who runs a waste clearing operation in South Tyneside has been prosecuted for failing to cooperate in an investigation into rubbish dumped in a country lane.

Crime
Disposable cups are being used in their millions by NHS trusts in the UK.

South Tyneside hospital trust’s vow after a million plastic cups bought in five years

More than one million disposable cups were bought by the NHS in South Tyneside over the last five years, new figures show.

News

Environment chiefs open incident room as weather warning extended for North East

An incident room has been opened and a warning issued to drivers as heavy rain batters the North East.
Transport
The water in the South Marine Park's lake has been turned a vivid shade of green-blue.

Why the colour of South Shields park’s lake has got visitors talking

Visitors to a South Shields seafront park could find themselves with the blues over its odd-looking lake.

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The club has been given the go-ahead to introduce two new stands. Image by Peter Talbot.

South Shields FC get the go-ahead to improve Mariners Park

South Shields Football Club bosses are celebrating attaining their most immediate goal – winning planning permission to improve their ground.

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The Tyne Dock Arches junction

South Shields traffic scheme on schedule

A major roadworks project in South Tyneside is on schedule and entering its second phase.

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An artist's impression of how the interchange will look.

All change at new South Shields transport hub in bid to deter vandals and trespassers

Modifications are to be made to a new £21m transport hub in South Tyneside to overcome potential vandalism and trackside incursions.

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