Port of Tyne plans major expansion
Joe McElderry told a court today that he was left feeling scared and intimidated by a man accused of stalking him and his mother.
It is now a week since 88-year-old Alexander Cromar went missing from his home in Jarrow.
Police have arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of wounding after a stabbing in South Tyneside. Officers were called to Simonside Hall at 2.42am on January 18. A man, with an injury to his head, and a woman, with a minor injury, were taken to hospital for treatment and discharged.
Police are continuing to investigate an assault at Simonside Hall in South Shields.
Armed officers were called to reports of a stabbing in the early hours of Saturday morning. A man and a woman were taken to hospital for treatment.
Officers are still looking for a man in connection with the incident.
Police are reassuring residents after an assault on South Tyneside.
A man and a woman were taken to hospital for treatment after the incident in Simonside Hall at 2:42am.
Officers are searching for a man in connection with the attack. The offender is described as being white, around 30 years old and was wearing a grey tracksuit and dark blue hooded top.
Chief Inspector Aiden Sloan, from Northumbria Police, said police will be on patrol in the area.
– Chief Inspector Aiden Sloan, Northumbria Police
"Such incidents are rare but local residents will have seen a number of officers in the street in early hours of this morning. Local neighbourhood officers will be in the area throughout today to support and reassure the local community."
Police are appealing for information after an assault on South Tyneside.
Officers were called to an address in Simonside Hall after reports of a stabbing around 2:42am on Saturday. A man, suffering from a head injury, and a woman, with a minor injury, were taken to hospital for treatment.
Enquiries are ongoing to locate the offender, who is believed to be known to the victims.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.
A boat is beached after hitting a South Tyneside pier this morning.
A woman has been arrested in connection with an assault on South Tyneside.
It happened after a man suffered a stab wound at an address on Ellison Street, in Hebburn at just after 12:25am on Saturday. Police attended the scene and found the man unconscious with a stab wound to his neck.
The man was taken to South Tyneside Hospital for treatment. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
A 27-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to commit grievous bodily harm and has been released on police bail.
Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.
Little Mix management confirm Jade Thirlwall is not engaged, after pictures of her wearing a ring on her engagement finger are posted to Twitter.
South Tyneside's Jade Thirlwall posted this picture to Twitter, sparking rumours she's engaged to Sam Craske from Diversity.
Little Mix star, Jade Thirlwall, has been seen wearing a sparkler on her engagement finger. Rumour has it the singer from South Tyneside is engaged to Diversity dancer Sam Craske. It follows the engagement of her bandmate Perrie Edwards to One Direction's Zayn Malik.
A jobs fair will take place at South Tyneside College's Westoe campus from 10am-4pm. More than 20 employers from the area will be there offering upwards of a thousand job opportunities.
Career advisers will also be on hand to offer advice and there'll be a CV clinic to help people with their applications.
More than 3,600 people in South Shields are unemployed and claiming Jobseekers Allowance.