A gunman who held hostages during a three hour siege at a bookmakers in Jarrow has been jailed for four years.Read the full story ›
A plaque to honour people from Jarrow who have died in all conflicts has been unveiled on the front of the town hall.Read the full story ›
A man has admitted holding hostages during a three hour armed siege in Jarrow. He also admitted having an imitation sawn-off shotgunRead the full story ›
A terrified mum was attacked by her ex-boyfriend who smashed his way into her home through her living room window.Read the full story ›
A man has been charged in connection with an armed stand-off at a Jarrow bookmakers.
On Sunday evening police were called to reports of a man in possession of a firearm inside the Coral bookmakers in Grange Road.
Officers negotiated with the man to try and get him to exit the store. Four hostages who were being held inside the bookmakers were released safely.
39-year-old Alistair Gallow of Percy Street in Jarrow has been charged with nine offences including false imprisonment and possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear or violence.
He is due to appear at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court this morning.
- Latest update: Alistair Gallow has appeared in Court today, January 10th.
Enquiries are continuing after a man was arrested in connection with an incident at a Jarrow bookmakers.Read the full story ›
Deneside Court in Jarrow remains in special measures after the Care Quality Commission rated them as Inadequate.Read the full story ›
Jarrow Paralympian Josef Craig has won a bronze in the men’s 100m freestyle S8 final.
The 19-year-old touched in 58.19 seconds behind Chinese champion Wang Yinan while teammate Oliver Hynd was fourth in 58.85.
Josef, who swims for the City of Sunderland, was reclassified from the S7 class to S8 after turning 18.
This is the eighth year in succession that South Marine Park has received the award but a first for West Park in Jarrow.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of mourners lined the streets in South Tyneside and released pink balloons in memory of Ava who died after being hit by a carRead the full story ›