Jacob Polley who lives in Whitley Bay has won the T.S Eliot Prize for Poetry, the UK's richest poetry prize, with his book Jackself.Read the full story ›
The next phase of Whitley Bay's Spanish City Dome restoration will be carried out by remote controlled technology.Read the full story ›
A woman from Wallsend has been jailed for Christmas after a burglary in Whitley Bay.Read the full story ›
The council's £36m Seafront Master Plan focuses on the stretch between St Mary’s Lighthouse and Cullercoats BayRead the full story ›
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted at a Metro station in North Tyneside.
The girl was with her friend when she was approached by a man at the Whitley Bay station, at 11.30pm on August 28. She was groped after the man engaged both girls in conversation.
The man then got on the Metro with them before taking the same replacement bus service and leaving in the Palmersville area of North Tyneside.
Police believe the man pictured in this CCTV image could help them with their investigation.
The man pictured was in the area at the time. If you recognise the man or are a witness yourself, you are asked to contact police on 101.
The first major stage of the restoration of the Spanish Dome in Whitley Bay has been completed.Read the full story ›
Police are advising shoppers to take extra care of their valuables after a wallet was stolen in a North Tyneside supermarket.
The theft happened at the Morrisons store on Hillheads Road in Whitley Bay on September 24.
An 82-year-old woman had left her bag on the shopping trolley while in the store. A thief stole her wallet containing bank cards and used them to steal cash from her bank account.
Officers are making enquiries at the store and are checking CCTV.
"We want to remind shoppers, both in town centres and supermarkets, to make sure they keep a close eye on their wallets and purses at all times
"Valuables should be kept in zipped compartments and it's vital that nothing is left unattended in trolleys or out of sight. Unfortunately opportunist thieves do operate and by taking crime prevention steps people can reduce their risk of falling victim to such a crime.
"If anyone sees suspicious behaviour in a shop or witnesses a theft taking place, they should contact police straight away."
Anyone with information should call police on 101.
The iconic landmark on Whitley Bay's seafront has stood empty for a number of years but now major renovation works have begun.Read the full story ›
32-year-old Dean Bowe was assaulted sometime between 9pm on Tuesday, September 6, and the early hours of Wednesday September 7.Read the full story ›
Whitley Bay mums are raising money after friend Rebekah Simpson was diagnosed with incurable cancerRead the full story ›