Plans for the renovation of the Spanish City Dome at Whitley Bay, North Tyneside were revealed this morning.
Kymel Trading Limited has been selected to manage and run the historic Grade II listed building on Whitley Bay’s seafront as part of a £36 million seafront masterplan for Whitley Bay.
The proposals put forward by Kymel Trading Ltd are set to bring at least 75 brand new jobs when the Dome opens to the public, rising to more than 100 once the venue is fully operational.
The jobs boost is expected to bring more than £1million annually into North Tyneside’s economy.
ITV Tyne Tees spoke to the North Tyneside Mayor Norma Redfearn, and asked her what the plans mean for the area.
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Police have arrested a teenager after a robbery in North Shields yesterday morning.
Two men approached a 17-year-old man on Ripley Avenue just after 8am. The men demanded a soft drink from the teenager before threatening him with a knife.
A 17-year-old teenager has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and has been released on police bail following further enquiries.
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Northumbria Police were called to a flat on York Road in Whitley Bay just before 6.30pm on Tuesday August 25th.
The victim was found inside with stab wounds to his stomach and remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital.
A 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent.
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A North Tyneside fundraiser has embarked on his latest challenge to raise money for the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle.
Ivan Hollingsworth, 40, who lives in Whitley Bay, has raised more than £400,000 over the last five years for the Children's Heart Unit after his son, Sebastian, had surgery at the hospital in 2009.
He has now began his sixth coast-to-coast challenge to pay for specialist staff at the hospital's new £300,000 playroom.
Ivan and a team of riders, including staff from the Freeman Hospital, will cycle 140 miles from Whitehaven, in West Cumbria to Tynemouth.
A woman has been treated in hospital after a two vehicle crash during a police pursuit in North Tyneside. It happened just before midnight on Preston Road. The woman, who was a passenger, was treated for a minor head injury and a dislocated hip. A 21-year-old driver was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving. Police are appealing for witnesses.
A 48 year old man was slashed across the face during a robbery in North Tyneside last night. He needed hospital treatment for the injury. He'd been walking along Saville Street, between 9pm and 10pm, when an unknown man approached him, threatened him, then demanded money and his phone. The man refused and he was slashed across the face with what police describe as 'a sharp article.' The offender ran away towards the magistrates court. He is described as approximately 6 feet 2" tall, wearing dark clothing with the hood of his jacket up. Police are appealing for witnesses.