Consultations may have been held but the powers that be never in my view had any intention of listening to what the people want.
They may argue that it is for a better service but it will never replace the comfort of knowing when you are ill you have a local hospital go to for treatment.
Angry patient trashed doors at South Tyneside District Hospital after falling asleep and missing treatment
The 16 places where most crime was reported across South Tyneside in June
Man broke into South Shields home of Good Samaritan who tried to help him
Man grew his own cannabis supply to help cope with back pain
Woman’s death in South Shields' property treated as ‘unexplained’ while police inquiries ‘ongoing’
Last week's Letter of the week: "South Shields should become part of the city of Sunderland"