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Summer fun at new plaza
A variety of entertainment is lined up for visitors and residents of all ages to enjoy at the new Spanish City Plaza.
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Tue Jul 22, 2014
Motorcyclist who died in North Tyneside crash named as Andrew Basak
Bodies are being brought to the Netherlands to be identified, as the families of John Alder and Liam Sweeney wait to get their loved ones home Newcastle United thrash Sydney FC in their opening tour match with Emmanuel Riviere opening his Magpies account with a debut strike 34-year-old Andrew Basak died after coming off his motorbike on New York ... (more)
Former kickboxing champion Freddie Ibbotson aims to put boot into cancer
Bodies are being brought to the Netherlands to be identified, as the families of John Alder and Liam Sweeney wait to get their loved ones home Keep up to date with all the action from Newcastle United's pre-season clash with Sydney FC at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand Battling Freddie Ibbotson has endured bowel, liver and lung ... (more)
Live: 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 Tuesday, 22 July 2014 The Chronicle's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest Newcastle ... (more)
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Whitley Bay football team in need of cash for new winter clothing
And Whitley Bay Boys Club Under 12 Yellows have joined the Chronicle's Wish Junior Football campaign in a bid to do just that.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
1,800 in town 'rely on tourism for work'
Researchers at Sheffield Hallam University say more than 200,000 jobs are directly supported by the sector nationwide - more than the motor industry, aerospace, pharmaceuticals or steel.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Review: John Cooper Clarke at Playhouse Whitley Bay
Performance poet John Cooper Clarke made a welcome return to the region last night as he rounded off this year's Mouth of the Tyne Festival with a near sell-out gig at Playhouse Whitley Bay.
Mon Jul 14, 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 Monday, 14 July 2014 The Chronicle's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest Newcastle ... (more)
Good Samaritan tells how Whitley Bay street attack turned his life into a nightmare
Security guard Nigel Helmn has been unable to work for five months after he stood up to two teenage yobs in Whitley Bay A good Samaritan has had his life ruined by two teenage thugs after telling them off for making obscene remarks to an elderly couple.
Firefighters begin eight days of walk-outs over cuts against pensions
Bosses at Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service have reminded families to take extra precautions during the industrial action Members of the Fire Brigades Union in the North East are taking part in the industrial action for four hours each day.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
North Tyneside woman finds air-raid shelter hidden beneath her garden rockery
Health worker Kirsty Dixon couldn't believe her eyes when pavers dug into the brick and concrete structure when they arrived to lay a new patio.
Search for missing Bury woman extends to Northumberland
Police are appealing for the public's help to locate a missing woman from Bury, who has links with Northumberland and may be in the county.
Paul Weller entertains crowds at Mouth of the Tyne Festival
Crowds turned out in force to see the Modfather Paul Weller perform a string of hits at Tynemouth Priory and Castle The Mouth of the Tyne Festival welcomed veteran musician Paul Weller, who found fame with The Jam and Style Council, for the second night of the festival at Tynemouth Priory and Castle.
St. Mary's Lighthouse
Good Morning Everyone, This photograph shows St Mary's Lighthouse near Whitley Bay.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Metro footbridge closed for repairs
A Metro footbridge in the borough will be closed for six weeks to allow for essential repair work to take place.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Fun at festival for children
Two days of entertainment will take place at Tynemouth Station for children aged under five as part of the Mouth of the Tyne Festival.
Stay of execution for shelters after public's petition
But after angry residents presented a petition signed by more than 2,000 people to North Tyneside Council on Monday, the local authority announced it would be looking again at the plans.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Strike disruption in North Tyneside
Residents in North Tyneside are being warned to expect disruption to council services due to the industrial action on Thursday, July 10 There will be no collections of green or grey bins on Thursday.
IRA mole's court case against Government WILL be heard in secret
Martin McGartland, who was shot seven times in Whitley Bay in 1999, is suing the Home Office after MI5 withdrew medical support and benefits Home Secretary Theresa May has won a top judge's permission to use secret court hearings to defend a damages claim brought by IRA mole Martin McGartland.
No more inquiries over severed penis
Police have said they are no longer investigating an attack on a 40-year-old man whose penis was severed.