North Tyneside Council is offering a lease to those prepared to invest in the landmark - and the more creative the idea, the better.
A new video installation on Tyneside shows what Mars may look like in 200 years time when it has become a junkyard of abandoned spacecraft.
Stephanie Hewson, from North Tyneside, was the victim of a violent sexual assault in Whitley Bay in 2009.
A pedestrian has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Whitley Bay.
The incident happened on the Links, opposite Eastbourne House Care Home at around 9am. A female pedestrian has been taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.
Police say the road will be closed for several hours to allow for collision investigation. Diversions are in place.
Any witnesses are being asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101, quoting log number 471 of 31/05/14.
The carnival returned to Whitley Bay for the first time in 20 years.
Hundreds of visitors and locals were there to welcome it back in the Bank Holiday sunshine.
After a twenty year absence, a parade is due to start as part of the town's carnival.
The group behind the event has been awarded £1million from the Big Lottery fund for a community project which aims to make small changes that could make a big impact on the town.
People are beginning to gather in Whitley bay to welcome back the town's carnival after an absence of 20 years.
The event has been organised by volunteers of the Whitley Bay Big Local Partnership.
The group has been awarded £1million from the Big Lottery fund for the community project which aims to make small changes that could make a big impact on the town.
Local schools, choirs and bands will be among those taking part in the carnival.
Police are investigating following an assault on a 16-year-old boy.
Officers were called to a grassed area opposite the Briardene Pub, on The Links, in Whitley Bay, at 11.37pm, on Sunday (May 11) following reports that a youth had been stabbed, suffering a puncture wound.
He was treated by ambulance staff at the scene and taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary, where he was released after further treatment.
The teenager had been walking along The Links when he was approached from behind and assaulted by an unknown offender who ran off.
Police are carrying out enquiries in the area and additional officers are on patrol to reassure the community.
Hundreds of runners have crossed the finishing line at Whitley Bay after taking part in the North Tyneside 10k Run event on Easter Sunday.
It is not yet known how many people competed, or ran for charity, but organisers said 2,000 people had registered to take part.
The route started at the Parks Sports Centre in North Shields before heading down to the Fish Quay, up a challenging climb to Tynemouth Priory and Castle, a dash along a stretch of coastline before finishing in the shadow of St. Mary's Lighthouse.
Seaside towns Whitley Bay and Amble have each secured over £1 million of government regeneration funding.
The money will go toward restoring the Spanish City Dome in Whitley Bay, on North Tyneside and creating a harbour village in Amble, in Northumberland.
A skier from Whitley Bay has died after falling nearly 2,000 ft from a mountain in the French Alps.
David Tapsfield, who was living in France, was skiing on a mountain in Chamonix, when a ridge of snow collapsed underneath him.
His fall triggered an avalanche, which swept him down the mountain.
Mr Tapsfield was 28 years old.
North Tyneside Council has announced plans for the further regeneration of both Whitley Bay and Wallsend.
In Whitley Bay, the council will purchase three prominent vacant properties - High Point Hotel, Avenue Public House and Whiskey Bends Public House - which have blighted the seafront for a number of years and are now set for demolition.
While in Wallsend, the council hope to create land for affordable housing after agreeing to purchase the town's former police station.
The deals were agreed in principle during a meeting between the Elected Mayor and Cabinet last night.