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Driving home for Christmas? 400 miles of roadworks to be lifted

Highways England is preparing to lift and complete hundreds of miles of roadworks this week in time for the Christmas getaway.

The risk of norovirus is most effectively reduced by good hygiene.

Stay away warning after outbreak of winter vomiting bug

People are being warned not to visit hospitals unless absolutely necessary after an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug.

North Shields Poly Athletics Club runners Charlotte Penfold, Guy Bracken and Graeme Cook.

North Shields Poly takes relay win

A local running club came out on top in a regional relay final.

Conductors Laura Rolt and Mathew Hall with North Tyneside Disability Forums Sue Adams.

Christmas treat on board North Tyneside’s land train

A group of disabled people got into the festive spirit with an exclusive Christmas train ride.

Alan Campbell MP with North Tynesides newly elected MYP, Sophie Anson; Mayor Norma Redfearn; newly elected Young Mayor, Oscar Daniel; and Mary Glindon MP.

Search is on to fill prestigious positions

The search is on to find the next voices for young people in North Tyneside.

Pupils from Collingwood and Percy Main Primary Schools join Norham High School pupils in the bridge building challenge.

Bridging the gap on epic challenge

Pupils bridged the gap to work together and build an epic structure from scratch.

Dave Jamieson presents a cheque for �605 to Marc Pattinson, of Cullercoats RNLI.

Greengrocers raises £605 for Cullercoats Lifeboat

Hundreds of pounds have been raised for a life-saving organisation thanks to generous shoppers.

Pupils from St Cuthberts Primary School visit Smiths Dock in North Shields. Picture by Angela Carrington/The Bigger Picture Agency.

Laying the foundations for potential careers with youngsters

Youngsters have been given a behind-the-scenes look at a new housing development.

Bridge Court, in Seaton Burn. Picture by Trevor Walker Photography.

Work is completed on new affordable homes

Work has been completed on a new £1million affordable housing development in Seaton Burn.

Flooding on North Shields Fish Quay in 2013.

North Shields residents can sign up to flood warning texts

Residents who are at risk of flooding are being signed up to a new warning system.

Percy Hedley Foundation's annual Mistletoe Ball raised �66,000 for the charity. Picture by The Bigger Picture.

Mistletoe Ball raises £66,000 for Foundation

Tens of thousands of pounds were raised for a charity supporting disabled children.

Members of Hartbeeps group visit Homeside Lodge Care Home in Wallsend.

Young and old come together for social experiment

A group of babies visited a care home as part of a social experiment to beat loneliness in the elderly.

Dr Teresa Fortune

Teresa takes on new role at North East LEP

A leading healthcare professional has taken on a new role to help drive forward the region’s innovative health and life sciences sector.

Yorkshire Building Society colleagues Adam Waterfall and Katie Wood. Picture by John Clifton.

Foundation raises £4m to help local charities

Residents have been thanked for their role in helping a foundation raise £4million to support good causes.

The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

Riley's Fish Shack

Plastics are off the menu for diners

Two award-winning restaurants are backing a campaign to clean up the coastline by ditching harmful plastics.

Geordie Jackpot winner Sharon Armstrong celebrates with Jonathan Edwards. Picture by Will Walker / North News & Pictures.

Luck of the draw for Wallsend residents

Wallsend is the luckiest place to live in Newcastle, according to organisers of a new lottery.

Whitley Bay

Whitley Bay councillors in street visits

Whitley Bay ward councillors Sandra Graham, Margaret Hall and John O’Shea will be doing their regular street visits this weekend.

Previous work at Fairfield Green, Monkseaton, to reduce the risk of flooding.

Work underway on new flood defence in Whitley Bay

Work is under way on the next phase of a £1.5million flood alleviation scheme.

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Important role of women at war

The North Tyneside branch of the Western Front Association holds its next meeting on Monday.

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