North Tyneside borough’s leisure centres have been awarded a funding boost of over £190k by the National Lottery.Read the full story ›
Lewis Logan, 14, was last seen in Whitley Bay on Saturday, June 24 at around midday. Police are appealing for help to trace him.Read the full story ›
Two people were taken to hospital after the collision in Benton, North TynesideRead the full story ›
A man has died following a two-vehicle collision in a supermarket car park in North Tyneside.
The collision occurred in the ASDA car park on Saturday 24th June at approximately 2.45pm.
Two people were taken to hospital following the incident. An 82-year-old man has died today, June 29th, the police has confirmed.
An investigation is ongoing into the incident and officers are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who has dashcam footage, to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting 689 of 240617.
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A church in Whitley Bay which was severely damaged by fire last month is due to be demolished.Read the full story ›
Construction work on a replacement bridge over the Coast Road on North Tyneside has been delayed because of last night's weather.Read the full story ›
UPDATE - Alison has been found
Police are appealing for the public's help to locate a missing woman.
Earlier today 52-year-old Alison Ratcliffe was reported missing from her home address in St Peters Road in Wallsend.
It's believed she left the home sometime between 6am and 10am and her family and police are concerned for her welfare.
She is described as around 5ft 6inches tall, large guild, silver/grey hair. She wears glasses and has difficulty walking.
Police have released the name of a teenage pedestrian who died in a collision with a car in Whitley Bay.
William Dorey was aged 18, and from Cromer Gardens in Whitley Bay,
The collision happened at 9.42pm on Sunday, May 7th, on the A193 The Links in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, approximately 20 metres north of the junction with Western Way.
Two men who had been arrested in connection with the collision have now been released pending further enquiries.
"We are asking for help from the public to assist our enquiries into this fatal collision. Specifically we're asking for any CCTV footage that motorists may have captured when travelling in the area, or from homes or businesses who also may have had CCTV operating. Any footage of these two vehicles at the relevant time would be of interest to our enquiry."
Counting is underway to determine the next Mayor of North Tyneside.
Votes are being counted with a result expected around midday.
The candidates are:
- Liberal Democrats - John Appleby
- UKIP - Stuart Houghton
- Labour - Norma Redfearn
- Conservative - Stewart Hay