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New sports initiative aims to be on the ball

Children from King Edwards Primary School celebrate their win.

Students win a £300 prize for their recycling

Dame Barbara Windsor with Premier Inn members in front of their float in support of Great Ormond Street Hospital Childrens Charity.

Deawn’s delight at Lord Mayor’s Show spot

Sunny spells

Appeal for Christmas donations


Nurse’s effort remembered


Family role is ideal fit


Plans move on for housing development

Marie Curie chief executive Dr Jane Collins, Annalise Simpson (centre), Bettine Bond. Picture by Pete Jones.

Annalise honoured for selfless work

Left to right: Cullercoats RNLI volunteers Frank Taylor, Peter Clark, Michael Scott, media relations.

Honours for RNLI crew

Four members of the Cullercoats Tennis Club ladies' second team, from left, Helen Cass, Jaclyn Curry, Emma Charlton and Sylvia Wilson.

League title for Cullercoats Tennis Club’s ladies’ team

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Karl Dixon, left, and Mark Dixon, right, with man of the match Callum Watson. Picture by Colin Lawson - IceHockeyMedia

Whitley Warriors claim Stinging victory over visitors Sutton

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North Shields' Dan Wilson. Picture by Ally Middleton

North Shields prepare for FA Vase tie by putting six past Seaham

Alex Kempster puts Whitley Bay in front after just five minutes at Guisborough Town. Picture by Julien Tyley

Whitley Bay beaten by basement side Guisborough Town


Manager Nash disappointed in Whitley Bay’s defeat to Guisborough


Rockcliff suffer narrow defeat at league leaders Redcar

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Whitley Bay and Tynemouth Hockey men’s first team battle back for win


Forest Hall YPC through to Neville Cowey Cup semi-final

Junior Turner.

Wallsend’s Junior scoops a US music award

A customer picks out her turkey from a well stocked butcher in the 1950s.

Step back into a 1950s’ Christmas

Biffy Clyro are playing in Newcastle tonight.

7 shows to see in the next 7 days, including ones by Biffy Clyro, Pixies, Elton John and the Human League

Where the toll booths now stand outside the Tyne Tunnel was once a thriving community.  The photograph was taken from the west over the Tyne Improvement Commissioners raft yard.  To the left is the Shipwrights Arms which appears to date from the mid 1850s although it might earlier have been known as the Carpenters Arms.  The pub does not seem to be remembered locally.

Looking Back at The Shipwrights’ Arms

When do you put your decorations up?

When should you put your Christmas decorations up?

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