Visitors to a South Tyneside festival are being advised to expect delays due to tighter security in the wake of the UK terrorist attacks.Read the full story ›
South Tyneside Comedy Festival, based at The Customs House in South Shields, is coming back after its first year in 2016.Read the full story ›
There is no service on Tyne and Wear Metro between Monument and South Shields due to a faulty train.
Two South Tyneside men have been jailed after claiming to be police to con elderly people out of money.Read the full story ›
In a bid to keep up with cost cutting measures the council is putting forward plans to focus on "fewer but better facilities"Read the full story ›
The Shields Ferry crew have caught cup fever ahead of South Shields FC’s big day out at Wembley this weekend.Read the full story ›
The farm was uncovered at a unit in Monkton Business Park in Hebburn after reports of a pungent smell.Read the full story ›
A prisoner has escaped from jail in Teesside, the police has revealed.
Samuel Hill, 35, escaped from HMP Kirklevington on Monday, April 17th. He was serving a sentence for conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm.
Hill has links to South Tyneside and enquiries are being carried out by Northumbria Police to locate him.
Northumbria Police is asking anyone with information on his whereabouts to contact them immediately on 999.
Hundreds of people are expected to take part in a series of traditional Good Friday parades in South Tyneside.
In South Shields there will be three processions:
- One march will congregate at Living Waters Church in Laygate at 9am. They will travel to South Shields Market Place for a service at 10am.
- The West Park procession will leave West Harton Methodist Church at 9.30am. The parade will travel to West Park for a service at 10am.
- Another group of marchers at Horsley Hill will leave Marsden Road Baptist Tabernacle at 9.20am, making their way to Harton Primary School in East Avenue for a 10am service.
A series of road closures will be in place throughout the morning to accommodate the processions. Drivers are advised to follow the diversions.
Organs and tissue samples from dead patients had been stored at South Tyneside District hospital without the knowledge of families.Read the full story ›