Bigger and better: a new MRI scanner for North Tyneside
Six people have been airlifted to hospital after a fire broke out on board a North Sea ferry bound for Amsterdam.
North Tyneside Council is offering a lease to those prepared to invest in the landmark - and the more creative the idea, the better.
Police are dealing with a collision on the A19 in North Tyneside. It happened at 1.10pm this afternoon, Friday, January 17, on the A19 northbound between Silverlink and Holystone, when a car overturned.
One carriageway is currently closed and there is traffic congestion in the area. Police, the fire service and ambulance service are currently at the scene where the occupants of the vehicle are receiving treatment.
Consultant radiologist Dr Mark Twenloe explains why the new scanner will be an improvement for patients.
A new £1million MRI scanner was officially opened by Fabulous Flournoy, player coach at Newcastle Eagles, and Alan Campbell MP for Tynemouth. They posed for photographs with patient Sue Middleton.
A new £1million MRI scanner, which is the first of its kind in the North East's NHS, has been officially unveiled at North Tyneside General Hospital.
It is designed to make patients feel less claustrophobic and it provides sharper 3D imagery. It has the latest technology available globally and means around 7,000 patients a year will be diagnosed and treated much quicker.
A man credited with saving a woman's life has said he just did what anyone else would have done. The woman's car had careered 60 feet down an embankment before landing on the beach, as the tide came in.
David Redhead was walking his dogs at Whitley Bay when he saw the drama unfold. Today he told our correspondent Gregg Easteal how he rushed over, called 999, broke into the upturned vehicle and held the woman's hand as the water levels rose.
A dog walker credited with saving a woman's life after her car careered 60 feet down an embankment, and landed on the beach, has said he does not think of himself as a hero.
David Redhead was walking his dogs at Whitley Bay when he saw the drama unfold. He rushed over, dialled 999, broke into the upturned vehicle and held the woman's hand as the water levels rose, until help arrived.
Emergency services had a race against time to save the driver of a car after it rolled down an embankment and crashed through a barrier falling twenty feet onto a beach.
With the rising North Sea tide lapping the side of the car they cut her free from the wreckage. Watch Kenny Toal's report here.
A driver had to be cut out of her van after it rolled down a 60 foot embankment and crashed on to a beach 20 feet below.
The car came off Blyth Road in Whitley Bay at 00:45 on 2nd January. The driver was taken to hospital but her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
Dave Bell, from the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade, said that had it not been for a dog walker raising the alarm, things could have been very different.
The emergency services had to battle against the tide to save a woman whose car had fallen off a cliff. The car came off Blyth Road in Whitley Bay at 00:45 on 2nd January. The driver was taken to hospital but her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.