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Applications sought for latest Spanish City tours

Residents are being invited to go behind the scenes of the regeneration of the Spanish City.

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St Mary's Island will be hosting Hallowe'en events. Picture by Jane Coltman

Host of Hallowe’en themed events for Half Term

Spooky goings-on are taking place around North Tyneside during the half term holidays.

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North Tyneside General Hospital, Rake Lane, North Shields

Urgent care centre unlikely to reopen at night

An urgent care facility at North Tyneside General Hospital is unlikely to reopen at night.

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Volunteers from P&G have helped with garden work at Marie Curie Cancer Care Hospice.

P&G staff dig deep for hospice

Office workers in North Tyneside have been showing off their green fingers to help out a cancer charity.

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Shaun Watson picks up the Arable Farmer of the Year award at the annual Farmers Weekly Awards.

North Tyneside farmer digs in to win top award

A North Tyneside farmer is celebrating after picking up a top national award at a glittering celebratory night.

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Tolu A Akinyemi.

Author’s new book to help raise funds for charity

A Wallsend author tipped to take the poetry world by storm with his latest book is raising funds for charity.

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Ayette Indian and Chinese Cemetery, Artois, France.

Forgotten volunteers of war

On a visit to France a group of project volunteers came across a small cemetery, Ayette Indian and Chinese cemetery, containing the graves of Indian troops and civilian volunteer labourers.

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The Queen's Medal recipients with Yvonne Ormston, chief executive; Ash Winter, chairman; and Lord Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear Mrs Susan Margaret Winfield OBE DL. Picture by Doug Pittman.

Top award for North East ambulance staff

Frontline emergency staff have been honoured for their work.

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Johannah Latchem and her sculpture of the admiralty silver oar.

Artist appeals for help on press gangs

An artist and researcher is appealing for help on her latest work.

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Percy Park RFC Under 11s in their new strips.

Young rugby stars land new sponsors

Young rugby starts have kicked off the new season receiving a generous donation.

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Queen Alexandra Sixth Form College, in North Shields.

Zombie apocalypse at North Shields college

Flesh-eating zombies are set to take over a North Shields college this half-term.

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Gail Curry, founder of Happy Planet in Whitley Bay, with her new book Lines from an Unfinished Love Song. Picture by Ian McClelland.

North Shields poet hopes her new book will help others

A woman is turning her personal battle with mental health into a literary tool to help others.

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Chef Shohid Ahmed, of Shikara Whitley Bay.

Whitley Bay chef shortlisted for top national award

A curry chef has received a tasty surprise after being shortlisted for an award.

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Tynemouth's Blue Reef Aquarium.

Attractions team up with Metro for half term deals

A host of attractions and restaurants have teamed up with Tyne and Wear Metro to offer a number of deals for October half-term.

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Young pupils working on their Flood Warden designs.

Logo designs flood in for competition

Hundreds of creative youngsters across the North East have completed designs in a competition to produce a new Flood Warden logo.

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Easy as pie for North Shields restaurant

A food establishment has proved it is easy as pie after winning a monthly accolade.

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Nick Corston of Steam Co will be visiting Redesdale Primary School in Wallsendl as part of Europe Week of Code.
Picture by Jane Coltman

Inspiring pupils to write computer code

Youngsters have been testing their creative skills as part of an unique event.

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Captain Andy Jordan, Royal Navy, Commanding Officer HMS Collingwood and Captain Stephen Healy, Master at the Newcastle upon Tyne Trinity House raise a glass of 'grog' to toast Vice-Admiral  Lord Cuthbert Collingwood at a previous event. Picture by John Tuttiett.

Honouring role played by Admiral Collingwood

A special event is being held to honour one of the region’s biggest war heores.

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Alan Campbell, MP for Tynemouth.

Bill to protect the protectors

Friday is the first of 13 sitting days in which backbench MPs have a chance to change the law through Private Members’ Bills.

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Seb and Ivan Hollingsworth.
Pixcure by Jane Coltman

Whitley Bay dad gears up for final challenge in aid of CHUF

A super-dad is gearing up for his final – and biggest – challenge to raise funds for the hospital unit which saved his life.

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