North east health trust signs up to NHS Smokefree Pledge

A health trust is making its final push to go smoke-free by signing up to a national pledge.

The British airship R29.

First squadron takes to sky

Researchers at the World War One Project are regularly coming into contact with information regarding the airfield at Cramlington, roughly on the current site of the Bassington Industrial Estate on the edge of town.

SNOW: Praise for councillor

SNOW: Praise for councillor

While many people were struggling in the recent snow our local councillor Davey Drummond took it upon himself to clear the footpath between Fairfield Drive and West Monkseaton Metro Station – no mean feat.

The scene in central Newcastle this evening (Saturday). Picture by Will Larkin

Renewed warning for motorists travelling in the Mini Beast from the East

Drivers are being urged to be prepared before setting out on journeys after Highways England issued a further severe weather alert for snow.
The Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth. Image copyright Google Maps.

Firefighters save seals as they answer Tynemouth aquarium's call for help

A crew of firefighters sprung into action to help save seals from drowning after a problem with their tank threatened to leave them stuck.
Rob Eden-Bagley, of Eden's Cafe, with the chocolate egg.

Eggs-tra special way to raise charity funds

A giant Easter egg has been created to help raise funds for charity.

ORDERS: Enforcement is the issue

ORDERS: Enforcement is the issue

I share Jane Gould’s hopes in her recent letter that North Tyneside Council’s appointment of two wardens to tackle irresponsible dog ownership and environmental crime will make a difference, but I have serious doubts.

Acupuncture hopes to create new baby boom

Acupuncture brings birth hope

A North Tyneside therapist is hoping that acupuncture will start a baby boom.

Tyne Met College

Tyne Met college expansion

Tyne Met College will expand with a new construction skills centre to be built in the grounds.

Hadrian's Wall

Great Wall of China and Hadrian’s Wall collaboration announced

The first step in a collaboration between Hadrian’s Wall and the Great Wall of China will take place in Newcastle this weekend.

Nestle factory.

Step inside the Easter egg factory

Have you ever wondered where Easter Eggs come from? Tim Worsnop tells the mouth watering story of one factory that produces literally millions of them every single year. Welcome to chocolate heaven!

Champney Butchers, Front Street.

Looking Back at Champney’s butcher’s

This picture of the butcher’s shop owned by Robert Champney shows it at 23 Front Street, Tynemouth.

The Hairdressers and The Beauty Lodge team, including Charlie Toon, far right in picture.

Salon and Charlie are award finalists

A North Tyneside salon has made the shortlist for a national accolade.

The sofa dumped in a back lane.

Paying the price for fly-tipping

A woman has been ordered to pay more than £500 after fly-tipping in North Tyneside.

Capita engineers Jack Graham and Jordan Larkin have won scholarships through the Institution of Civil Engineers.

On the QUEST for career success

Two talented engineers on North Tyneside are celebrating after gaining scholarships to help advance their careers.

Representatives from P&G have handed over a �7,600 cheque to Marie Curie as a result of their fund-raising activities.

P&G raises £7,600 for cancer hospice

Representatives from Procter & Gamble (P&G) have handed over a £7,600 cheque to the Marie Curie Cancer Care Hospice as a result of their fund-raising activities.

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Funds raised for Rainbird play

An art Auction to help fund a new play on North Shields painter Victor Noble Rainbird has raised more than £2,000.

Members of North Shields Probus Club at the Victorian Tunnel in North Shields.

Retired men going underground

Members of North Shields Probus Club visited the Victoria Tunnel in Newcastle.

The new ePassport gates set to be in use this summer in the international arrivals hall at Newcastle International Airport.

New arrivals hall at Newcastle International Airport

Arrivals at Newcastle International Airport this summer will be able to use the latest facilities and equipment.

Soil from the Coast Road/Silver Link scheme soil is being transported to a site in Wardley where it will be stored to create the embankments for the A19 Testo's scheme.

Highways England mucking in to save

Two Highways England schemes are mucking in together to reduce costs and protect the environment.

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