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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.

Christmas benefits dates

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it's especially tough if you're relying on benefits.
The potentially dangerous adapters.

B&Q issues urgent recall for 'fire risk' remote control plugs

B&Q has issued an urgent recall for a batch of remote control on/off plug adapters which could pose a potential fire risk.
Tyne Pedestrian Crossing

Christmas schedule for Tunnel’s bus replacement service

The Christmas schedule for the Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels replacement bus service has been announced by officials.

Schoolchildren entertain the crowds at the Victorian Christmas Market in North Shields.

Market turns back the clock

More than 30,000 people descended on North Shields for the town’s annual Victorian Christmas Market at the weekend.

North Tyneside General Hospital, Rake Lane, North Shields

Urgent care services ‘will continue 24/7’

NHS leaders are hoping to set the record straight over the future of urgent care services in North Tyneside.

St Marys Lighthouse will be lit orange on Friday, December 15.

St Mary’s Lighthouse to turn orange in memory of youngster

An iconic landmark is set to be lit orange in memory of a youngster.

Coun Nick Forbes, leader of Newcastle City Council, Norma Redfearn, Elected Mayor for North Tyneside,  and Coun Peter Jackson, leader of Northumberland County Council.

North of Tyne devolution: Next stage begins

The ball is now rolling on the process of implementing the North of Tyne devolution deal after the three councils involved signed it off and launched a public consultation.

Temporary Chief Constable of Northumbria Police, Winton Keenen.

Good rating for Northumbria Police in legitimacy assessment

Communities can be confident they will be treated with fairness and respect by Northumbria Police, according to the latest independent report into the Force.

Work being carried out on the Norham Road Bridge over the Coast Road in North Shields.

More delays expected to Coast Road users

Motorists are being warned of even more delays on the A1058 Coast Road this week.

North Shields Fish Quay

Funding available to help North Tyneside’s fishing communities

Fishing communities in North Tyneside are being urged to make the most of European funding available before Brexit.

Extra Metro trains will be running over the festive period, including on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.

More Metro trains to run over festive period

Extra Metro trains will be running during the busy festive season.

Roadworks for the week ahead

Roadworks for the week ahead

Highways chiefs have unveiled details of roadworks that are scheduled to take place this week.

The Shields Ferry will be hosting a special Santa's Grotto.

Shields Ferry to host a special Santa’s Grotto

Santa Claus will be making a special visit to the river Tyne.

Her Grace The Duchess of Northumberland plants a tree as part of the 125th anniversary celebrations of Percy Bowling Club.

Celebrating bowling club’s 125th anniversary

A special tree has been planted as part of a bowling club’s anniversary.

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