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Heart hero family from Whitley Bay to open play facility after raising A 370,000
Ivan and Nadine Hollingsworth launched a fundraising drive for Newcastle's Freeman Hospital after unit saved the life of their son Seb Inspired parents Ivan and Nadine Hollingsworth have worked tirelessly to raise vital funds to build a new playroom and outdoor play area for ill children in the North East.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Replay: Breaking news updates from Newcastle and the North East
The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates from The Chronicle, covering Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland and Durham for Thursday, 28 August 2014 The Chronicle's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest ... (more)
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Town upgrade schemes for Whitley Bay unveiled
Volunteers from the Whitley Bay Big Local Partnership, which is backed by lottery funding, are asking people to inspect the plans at the group's pop up shop in Park View on Saturday from 10am to 4pm and give their verdicts.
Watch our big #icebucketchallenge video compilation - 41 buckets in two and a half minutes
We asked you to email us your #icebucketchallenge videos to make this monster compilation of North East people taking part Here is our big #icebucketchallenge compilation video of North East people taking part in a social media phenomenon full of fun - and screaming! The craze has helped to raise awareness of Motor Neurone Disease and funding for ... (more)
Proposals to improve town to go on display
Following months of work, volunteers from the Whitley Bay Big Local Partnership will unveil their draft plans of how the town could look with a few small changes.
Anger grows over proposals for cafe
Conservative members have questioned why North Tyneside Council is pushing ahead with plans to demolish the Boardwalk Cafe, in Whitley Bay, over claims it is an eyesore.
Work under way to demolish two seafront eyesores
North Tyneside Mayor Norma Redfearn seen at The High Point Hotel at Whitley Bay which is being demolished.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Community News in Brief: Wednesday, August 27
During this year's race on September 7, Stagecoach will offer extra exA A press bus services between the finish line, South Shields Ferry and Newcastle City Centre.
Family fun day to help hospital unit
Staff from Patinson branches in the north east take part in a Family Fun Day in aid of the neonatal unit at the RVI.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Revealed: The most expensive street in Newcastle
Property site Zoopla has rated Whitley Bay as the most expensive place to live in the North East, and Beechfield Road as Newcastle's priciest street The region's most expensive streets have been revealed with a seaside town and a leafy Gosforth road coming out as the priciest places to own property.
Residents petition against bulldozing of 149-year-old Whitley Bay seaside cafe
Residents are fighting to try and save a cafe which has been a casualty of council plans to re-vamp an ageing seafront.
Decision is due on homes plan for Killingworth ex-military site
North Tyneside councillors will today decide on an application by Bellway for the former Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers site at Killingworth village North Tyneside councillors will decide today on an application by Bellway for the former REME site at Killingworth village .
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Remember When: North East funfair memories in pictures
As the last bank holiday before Christmas draws to a close we take a trip down memory lane of the North East's family funfairs For this week's ride down Memory Lane we've trawled our picture archive to take a look at those crazy carousels and daring dodgems that attract fun-lovers all around the region.
Workshops to help businesses online
The link between Whitley Bay Customer First Centre and The Business Factory has resulted in free workshops to help people get their businesses up and running.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Shoppers set to join the Robot Wars
Robot wars competition on Park View Whitley Bay, 12 year old Alexander Brown from Whickham with his robot TOON RAIDER! Stars of the hit television series Robot Wars are set to battle it out on the streets of North Tyneside this bank holiday weekend.
Former Whitley Bay footballer Mark Taylor joins in with the ice bucket challenge
Mark Taylor suffers motor neurone disease and had his sister Gemma throw ice water over him to raise awareness of the condition Local football hero Mark Taylor is joining a host of celebrities in the latest ice bucket challenge sweeping the globe.
Young bookworms get volunteer help
The young volunteers are in libraries in Whitley Bay, Wallsend and Killingworth's White Swan Centre to run the Summer Reading Challenge.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Residents have 'no confidence' in council support
Angry residents have hit out at the lack of action to crackdown on anti-social residents affecting their quality of life.
Hundreds back efforts to save beachside cafe
Last week, North Tyneside Council announced plans to knock down the Boardwalk Cafe, on Watts Slope, Whitley Bay, as part of plans to regenerate the seafront.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Girl, 14, in late night rape attack
The youngster was found in a "distressed state" near the Queen's Head pub in Cullercoats at 00:40 BST on Saturday.