South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck claims that an expectant mum - due to give birth at South Tyneside District Hospital - ended up delivering her child at a friend’s home after being told she was “not in labour” at another hospital. .
South Tyneside Council boss hits back after hospital challenge
The leader of South Tyneside Council has hit back at calls by the South Shields MP, Emma Lewell-Buck for councillors to put a halt to revamp plans which she claims are “damaging” South Tyneside District Hospital.
Headteacher wades in over ‘dangerous’ housing plans - and bemoans loss of school garden opportunity
The head teacher at a South Tyneside school has spoken out against a “dangerous” plans to build houses on a nearby plot of land – saying the school could have bought the land and turned it into a garden.