North Tyneside Council is offering a lease to those prepared to invest in the landmark - and the more creative the idea, the better.
Patients and staff in hospitals across Northumberland and North Tyneside are being taught how to prevent the spread of the winter virus
Community health workers will visit more than 150 nursing and residential homes to educate people about preventing winter bugs.
Detectives have released CCTV of a robbery at a building society in North Tyneside.
It happened on 15 March at the Nationwide Building Society, on High Street East in Wallsend.
A man handed a note to staff saying that he had a gun and telling them to pass him cash, which they did. He then left with the money.
No gun was seen and no one was injured.
Northumbria Police would like anyone who thinks they recognise the man, or who has any information, to get in touch.
A disturbance in North Tyneside on Saturday afternoon has resulted in six arrests.
Police were called to an incident at Elizabeth Drive in Forest Hall at 3.45pm.
One man, aged 25, was hurt and is being treated in hospital for a head injury. His condition is described as stable.
Six men have been arrested on connection with the incident. Two are aged 19, three are aged 20, and a sixth man is 25 years old.
A Northumbria Police spokesman says enquiries into the incident are ongoing and officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the disturbance, which is thought to have happened in the street, to contact them on 101 ext 69191.
A school on North Tyneside has said teaching gardening to teenagers with emotional and learning difficulties has dramatically improved their behaviour.
Students at Southlands School in North Shields grow their own flowers and vegetables, look after chickens and have built their own pond.
The project has been so successful that a children's charity is to monitor their mental health, to decide whether it should be rolled out to other schools.
Rachel Sweeney reports.
A teenage driver has been jailed for fatally injuring a pedestrian in a crash in North Tyneside.
Daniel Brownlee, 19, of Preston Terrace, West Allotment, in North Tyneside, was driving the car that crashed into Roy Toogood on Beach Road, North Tyneside, on February 18, 2013.
Mr Toogood, 66, was taken to hospital where he died of his injuries.
Police said Brownlee had been driving 'in excess of 100mph' and undertaking vehicles at speed before he collided with Mr Toogood who was waiting at a central crossing.
Brownlee was sentenced to six years in jail at Newcastle Crown Court.
Police are appealing for information after a tortoise was stolen in North Tyneside. Thieves took Chanel between 1:30pm and 2pm on August 21 from a garden in Coronation Street, Annitsford. The owners of the tortoise have been left extremely upset.
A stretch of the Tyne and Wear Metro, which was due to reopen this morning after a month-long closure, has closed due to "unforeseen circumstances".
There are no trains running between Haymarket, Regent Centre and Four Lane Ends.
The track and drainage has been upgraded over the summer and trains were due to begin from 0530 this morning. A bus replacement service is now running instead.
The telecoms company EE has announced it will create 100 jobs at its call centres in Darlington and on North Tyneside. It is recruiting now and said it was expecting successful applicants to be helping customers "within weeks".
A diver has been rescued off Whitley Bay after suffering from decompression sickness, known as 'the bends'.
Tynemouth Lifeboat crew and a helicopter from RAF Boulmer were alerted last night after a man in his 30s was reported to be in difficulties.
He is believed to have been diving on the wreck of a World War II cargo ship, the Eston, which lies about a mile and a half off the coast.
The man was airlifted to Humberside for specialist treatment and is said to be recovering.
Paul Cook, Tynemouth Sailing Club.