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Newcastle car business boss Gary Somerville today told of his shock after a woman was found dead in his pool The Newcastle United Supporters Trust say they will lodge a Government bid to have the gound protected as an "asset of community value" Desmond Fletcher, who was from Whitley Bay, headed up the Tyne Wear Passenger Transport Executive for ... (more)
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Tributes paid to Desmond Fletcher - the man credited with building the Metro
Desmond Fletcher, who was from Whitley Bay, headed up the Tyne Wear Passenger Transport Executive for seven years, from 1976 to 1983 Mr Fletcher, who was from Whitley Bay , headed up the Tyne Wear Passenger Transport Executive for seven years, from 1976 to 1983.
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Charity members invited to London
Angels of the North s Chairman Dr. Hari Shukla and Honorary Chief Executive Officer Barbara Connors-Fowler with radio personalities Sunny and Shay Grewal and host Virendra Sharma MP at the Houses of Parliament.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Jonny Kennedy charity shop forced to pay for anti-theft security
Eric Duffield says he has had to spend as much as A 4,000 on security systems after thieves repeatedly stole from his charity store in Whitley Bay A charity boss today told how he had been forced to splurge nearly A 4,000 on security systems after a spate of cruel thefts.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Community News in Brief: Monday, April 21
The Sunderland International Airshow includes two days of flying displays featuring Gerald Cooper - Extreme Air, The Blades, The Breitling team of Wingwalkers and the Twister Duo.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Lifeboat crew to be remembered with new memorial at Cullercoats RNLI station
The names of the six men who died when their boat capsized in 1939 will feature for the first time on a plaque A lifeboat crew who tragically lost their lives at sea 75 years ago are to have their sacrifice remembered with a new memorial.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
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North Tyneside council cited as 'health and safety gone mad'
East council has been held up as an example of health and safety gone mad by a Government minister.
Putting the brakes on the speeding drivers
Officers are responding to reports of drivers going at excessive speeds by using monitoring equipment in the Monkseaton area, including Relton Terrace, to check driving speeds at different times of the day, so they can assess the problem.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Borough's beaches recommended for water quality following tests
Last year's dry summer has resulted in more bathing beaches than ever being "recommended" for their excellent water quality in its annual Good Beach Guide.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Spring break: Easter sunshine continues across Britain... but make ...
Spring break: Easter sunshine continues across Britaina but make the most of it because Sunday will be a washout Warm sunny weather is forecast across most of the country tomorrow, Good Friday, and Saturday, but it won't last Easter egg hunts may have to be moved indoors as heavy rain is forecast for Easter Sunday, and it won't stop there The sun ... (more)
Young heart patients at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital to tell their views on vital services
Children who have undergone life-saving transplants will today tell medics how important heart services in the North East are to them Children who have undergone life-saving transplants will today tell medics how important heart services in the North East are to them.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
More care packs will be distributed
The Angels of the North umbrella charity, based in Whitley Bay, had entered into agreements to supply A 10,000 worth of the packs to 20 hospitals in the region by June 30. But the charity reached the target at the end of last month, and has now increased its target for the year to A 14,000.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
North Shields teenager wins place at prestigious Andrew Lloyd Webber School
A Tyneside teenager is following in the footsteps of Jesus Christ Superstar hero Ben Forster after securing a place at a prestigious performing arts school.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Mass teenage brawl halts Metro train at Shiremoor station
David Ball, who had been a police officer for more than 20 years, has been banned from the roads for 24 months after being stopped after a night out in Hexham Entertainment Editor Gordon Barr chats to The Great British Bake Off's Paul Hollywood, who opens his first live tour in Newcastle later this month Star boyband Union J whipped Newcastle up ... (more)
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Community News in Brief: Saturday, April 12
People on Tyneside are being offered to the chance to contribute to a national memorial to the First World War.
Repairs needed at Whitley Bay's Spanish City Plaza just 24 hours after it opens
Repairs are under way at Spanish City Plaza in Whitley Bay just six days after it was revealed to the public Spanish City Plaza at Whitley Bay in North Tyneside was revealed to the public for the first time on Monday with an official opening ceremony led by Tynemouth MP Alan Campbell.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Help to stub out the habit
The service will still be delivered in GP practices, within pharmacies, out in the community and at drop-in clinics.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Spanish City Dome's restoration scheme has a local lad vying for its success
The iconic white dome of Spanish City beat 250 other heritage projects in the UK to be singled out for its multi-million cash boost, it has been revealed The iconic white dome of Spanish City beat 250 other heritage projects in the UK to be singled out for its multi-million cash boost, it has been revealed.
Brighter Prospects for disabled people
Officially opening the new New Prospects building in Whitley Bay, mayor Norma Redfearn with CEO Ellen Vick and Chair of the Board Paul Hutchinson.
Anti-litter campaign ensures no foul-ups
Responsible dog ownership session at Rockcliffe First School, Whitley Bay, with pupils and Sgt Jason Leith with dog Rosie and PC Steven Henry with dog Jackson.