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"02.12.2016 17:14:03" More from the parade
"02.12.2016 17:01:01" South Shields camel parade
"02.12.2016 16:45:12" shieldsgazette.com Four jailed over death of disabled man brutally beaten and left 'looking like elephant man' Four people have been jailed over the shocking death of a disabled man who was kept confined to a house and regularly beaten. A mother, son, girlfriend and lodger were all sentenced over this deeply saddening case, which ended with Lee Irving's battered body being dumped using a child's buggy:
"02.12.2016 16:30:20" shieldsgazette.com Ponies to be the mane event once more in return to Cleadon Hills Exmoor ponies look set make a return to Cleadon Hills after their munching mission proved a success. Remember the ponies drafted in to graze on Cleadon Hills?
It looks likely they'll be trotting their way back to the nature reserve to help out again.
"02.12.2016 16:01:20" This is how the A19 changes will look if a £100million goes ahead as is. More details here: http://trib.al/ZAdVyn1
"02.12.2016 15:31:16" shieldsgazette.com South Shields FC reveal whether they've applied for promotion from Northern League South Shields FC have revealed whether they have applied for promotion from the Northern League. The Mariners are currently second in Northern League Division One.
"02.12.2016 15:15:23" shieldsgazette.com Tree gets a festive makover at South Shields housing complex A tree at a South Tyneside housing complex has been given a Christmas makeover to help the residents get into the festive spirit. This should help get people in the Christmas spirit.
"02.12.2016 14:30:12" shieldsgazette.com South Shields FC and Sunderland AFC aim to help blow final whistle on domestic violence Footballers are hoping to help blow the final whistle on domestic violence after backing a campaign. "We all have a duty to do all we can to help raise awareness and eradicate domestic violence. It can never be tolerated.”
"02.12.2016 14:13:35" shieldsgazette.com Buddy scheme helps big school newbies settle in A new scheme to help youngsters settle into their new South Tyneside school has been hailed a huge success. “I was nervous at first, but am absolutely fine now and enjoying school life.”
"02.12.2016 13:42:54" North East comedian Sarah Millican reveals how moving to the countryside - and her childhood memories are some of the inspirational factors behind her latest show Outsider:
"02.12.2016 13:10:00" yorkshirepost.co.uk Rail fares to rise by average of 2.3% Train fares will go up by an average of 2.3% next year, the rail industry has announced. Do you think we have a rail service worth paying more for?
"02.12.2016 12:01:08" shieldsgazette.com Santa Paws 2016: Send us your festive pet pictures The countdown to Christmas is officially underway, and that means it Cats in hats and dogs in togs, whether they've got fur, fins or feathers we'll take them all!
"02.12.2016 10:28:42" shieldsgazette.com South Tyneside hospital team scoops prestigious research award Hospital chiefs have spoken of their pride at winning a prestigious award for producing research which has had a global impact. “This is a pretty big deal for the trust and it's great to see that our research is making such a global impact."
"02.12.2016 09:57:57" shieldsgazette.com Rubbish warning after arson attack damages Jarrow homes Firefighters have issued a warning about the risks of stacking cardboard and rubbish near homes after an arson attack in Jarrow. This could have been a lot worse. Are you worried about arson attacks?
"02.12.2016 09:52:49" shieldsgazette.com Just SIX SECONDS: That's how long it can take criminals to guess your Visa card number and code Criminals can work out the card number, expiry date and security code for a Visa debit or credit card in as little as six seconds, researchers have found. Six seconds. That's scary.
"02.12.2016 09:29:11" yorkshirepost.co.uk Killer facing life for 'sickening' murder of man with learning difficulties A man is facing a life sentence after being found guilty of murdering a disabled adult who was beaten for days, drugged and dumped by the side of a footpath. All he wanted was friendship. Instead he was beaten for days, drugged and dumped beside a footpath.
"02.12.2016 09:01:39" RIP Andrew Sachs, the actor who brought us Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers.
"02.12.2016 08:31:06" shieldsgazette.com 'I will never stop looking for you my darling' promises mum of toddler taken by ex-wife The mum of a toddler at the centre of an international 'abduction' case sparked when her former partner fled has issued a fresh heartfelt appeal for her return. “Just know that Mama T loves you and I miss you."
"02.12.2016 08:00:36" shieldsgazette.com Huge rise in men suffering from domestic abuse The number of South Tyneside men seeking support after being subjected to physical or emotional abuse by partners has doubled in the past three years. "We need to move on from the past mind-set of what society thought domestic violence/abuse was."
"02.12.2016 07:59:58" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Rafa Benitez has been told to keep his distance.
"02.12.2016 07:34:30" Timeline Photos Morning all. Here's the front page of today's paper. Don't forget to pick up your copy.
"01.12.2016 22:44:32" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Mohamed Diame didn't celebrate his goal against Hull, but would Jamaal Lascelles be so coy against Forest?
"01.12.2016 22:20:10" Timeline Photos Thanks to Lee Coverdale for this fantastic picture!
"01.12.2016 22:00:56" shieldsgazette.com Nestle develops way to slash sugar in chocolate bars by up to 40% Food producer Nestle claims it has discovered a way to drastically reduce the amount of sugar in its chocolate bars. For once, some chocolate news that's good for the waistline!
"01.12.2016 21:15:23" shieldsgazette.com The best way to defrost your car windscreen as icy weather arrives Winter weather is upon us, and already some drivers in the North East will have had frozen windscreens to deal with before their morning and evening commutes. Brrrrr! It's due to be a cold one this weekend.
If you know anyone who needs a little help ... ❄️
"01.12.2016 20:45:16" shieldsgazette.com Christmas 2016 with Shields Gazette Christmas 2016 with Shields Gazette Now that it's December, Christmas is officially round the corner!
So why don't you celebrate the season with us?
We've got food, drink, festivities, the lot!
"01.12.2016 20:10:13" shieldsgazette.com A new chapter for South Shields library The recent opening of Word in South Shields has prompted reader Robert E Owen to get in touch with his memories of the town's former library in Ocean Road. What are your memories of the old library?
"01.12.2016 19:30:55" shieldsgazette.com Could the North East become a major producer of pinot grigio? Global warming could be good news for the North East - boosting its chances of becoming a major wine-producing region. Wine drinkers, assemble!
"01.12.2016 19:01:34" shieldsgazette.com Emma Lewell-Buck: Tories cannot be trusted on economy Last week, Philip Hammond delivered his first Autumn Statement as Chancellor of the Exchequer. This was an opportunity for the Government to change course after six wasted years of mismanaging the economy yet the Chancellor chose to stick to the same old "This is a Government that cannot be trusted on the economy."
"01.12.2016 17:10:07" shieldsgazette.com Artistic scheme helping young people affected by domestic abuse hailed a success A programme supporting youngsters affected by domestic abuse has been rolled out across the region after being hailed a success. "The children always know they have somewhere to turn."
"01.12.2016 16:50:11" shieldsgazette.com When should you put your Christmas decorations up? Christmas is this month, after all.
Have you got yours up yet?
"01.12.2016 16:29:58" shieldsgazette.com Tory MP wants Government to reveal if it made any financial promises to Nissan over Sunderland plant An influential Tory MP is ramping up pressure on the Government to reveal if it made any financial promises to Japanese carmaker Nissan. The move secured 7,000 jobs. But was there a "sweetheart deal"?
"01.12.2016 16:00:08" shieldsgazette.com Police launch investigation into non-recent child abuse at Newcastle United Northumbria Police has launched an investigation into non-recent child abuse at Newcastle United. Police have met with club officials
"01.12.2016 15:15:16" Timeline Photos Happy #ThrowbackThursday to last year's Camel Parade.
South Shields looking beautiful ✨☄
"01.12.2016 14:45:10" shieldsgazette.com Revealed: What Met Office forecasters say we can expect from December's weather The cold snap which is affecting parts of the country is expected to continue - but we should escape rain, snow and storms, says the Met Office. If you're busy making your plans for the month, this might help you ...
"01.12.2016 14:30:01" shieldsgazette.com Christmas is coming! Send your entries for Gazette's Dear Santa All we want for Christmas is...your letters. You have until next Friday to send your letter!
"01.12.2016 13:03:26" shieldsgazette.com South Shields law firm part of new dementia care scheme A South Shields law firm has joined forces with a dementia advice service to support families needing legal assistance. If you need support, they can help.
"01.12.2016 12:31:27" shieldsgazette.com Sharp rise in number of South Tyneside pupils in good or outstanding schools The percentage of South Tyneside children in schools officially rated This is welcome news - what do you think of education in the borough?
"01.12.2016 12:14:11" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Karl Darlow has been speaking about what he feels will be an 'emotional' return to Forest with Newcastle.
"01.12.2016 12:05:03" shieldsgazette.com Third generation of Dickson family takes top role in family business The future of a family-owned South Tyneside business is looking bright as a third generation takes on a primary role. Welcome home, Mike!
"01.12.2016 12:02:59" shieldsgazette.com Gas leak at Durham station sparks major train delays A gas leak at Durham station is causing major delays for train travelers. There are delays of up to 40 minutes between Newcastle and York.
"01.12.2016 11:30:24" shieldsgazette.com South Shields school celebrates its students' success A South Tyneside school staged an evening of success to recognise the hard work and achievements of its students. Well done, everybody!
"01.12.2016 11:10:24" shieldsgazette.com Police search River Tyne for man believed to have fallen in the water Police are searching the River Tyne for man who is believed to have fallen in the water. A man is believed to have fallen from the Tyne Bridge in the early hours.
"01.12.2016 10:28:17" shieldsgazette.com Muse announced as first headliners for Reading and Leeds 2017 Rock group Muse have been announced as the first headliners for next year Will you be trying to get tickets?
"01.12.2016 10:18:24" Shields Gazette Happy December, everybody! ❄️❄️❄️
"01.12.2016 10:18:24" Shields Gazette Happy December, everybody! ❄️❄️❄️
"01.12.2016 09:57:03" shieldsgazette.com Good news for six million customers as British Gas freezes prices Energy giant British Gas has announced a price freeze for more than six million customers on standard tariffs over the winter. Get the heating on!
"01.12.2016 09:30:19" shieldsgazette.com Football abuse hotline receives 'staggering surge' in calls Referrals from calls to a dedicated football abuse hotline more than tripled the amount made in the first three days of the Jimmy Savile scandal, the NSPCC has said. "We have had a staggering surge in calls to our football hotline," says NSPCC chief.
"01.12.2016 08:27:06" shieldsgazette.com Vinda-flew as South Tyneside restaurant branches out on Boeing 737 A South Tyneside restaurant owner looks all set to get his latest venture off to a flying start. Fancy a meal on board Monsoon Airlines?
"01.12.2016 08:00:44" shieldsgazette.com Readers have mixed views on South Shields camel parade People have expressed a mixed reaction to the ongoing camel parade saga in South Tyneside. Animal rights campaigners want it called off - and some of you agree.
"01.12.2016 07:29:49" shieldsgazette.com Shocking figures show South Tyneside is 'homeless capital' of north east Shocking figures today reveal South Tyneside as the 'homeless capital' of the north east. We're the region's homelessness blackspot.
"01.12.2016 07:10:58" Timeline Photos Morning all. Here's the front page of today's paper. Don't forget to pick up your copy.
"01.12.2016 06:00:00" media.giphy.com gph.is If you're awake at this hour, don't worry. We're here too!
Happy Thursday, everybody. We can do this!
"30.11.2016 22:55:16" shieldsgazette.com Celebrating St Wilfrid's 40th anniversary This year marks the 40th anniversary of the creation of St Wilfrid's Comprehensive School in South Shields. What are your memories of St Wilfrid's?
"30.11.2016 22:20:04" Timeline Photos Gorgeous picture from our reader Gavin Wells. Thanks for sharing!
"30.11.2016 22:01:18" shieldsgazette.com RICHARD ORD: Smells like teen spirit ... or arrogance musk My eldest boy turned 16 this week. Well, I say turned, he more swaggered 16 this week. This week, our Richard's talking about raising teenagers.
"30.11.2016 21:15:09" jplocalbusiness.co.uk Tools to Manage Your Social Media (And Time) | Johnston Press Local Business Find out the most effective social media management tools so that you can make the most of your time running your local business. Find out how to save time and stress with our top tools to help manage your local business's social media.
"30.11.2016 21:08:53" Timeline Photos Beautiful shot of the sunset at Cleadon Hills tonight sent to us by Steven Lomas. Thanks Steven.
Keep sharing your photos with us everyone!
"30.11.2016 20:57:57" shieldsgazette.com Rail passengers delayed after emergency services called to incident at Kings Cross Passengers travelling from London Kings Cross to Sunderland are facing delays to services tonight after emergency services were called to the station. Were you delayed?
"30.11.2016 20:45:17" shieldsgazette.com Little Mix announce FOURTH North East date on Glory Days tour Little Mix, the world's biggest girl group, have added a fourth North East date to their 2017 Glory Days tour. Tickets go on sale tomorrow. Who's going?
"30.11.2016 20:10:11" shieldsgazette.com Celebrating St Wilfrid's 40th anniversary This year marks the 40th anniversary of the creation of St Wilfrid's Comprehensive School in South Shields. Are you a St Wilf's old boy or girl? You might recognise some faces here...
"30.11.2016 19:31:05" shieldsgazette.com Brits spend more time on social media than in the pub The average British person will spend more than three years of their life updating social media, a new study has found. Would you rather a pint or a like?
"30.11.2016 18:42:54" shieldsgazette.com Basil Brush and Tiswas to be 'saved' for the nation Thousands of classic TV shows are to be archived digitally - before they are lost forever. "Material from the 70s and early 80s is at risk, and if we don't do something about it will just go, no matter how great the environment is we keep it in."
"30.11.2016 18:10:21" shieldsgazette.com Police appeal to help find missing dementia sufferer Police have appealed for help to find a missing North East pensioner who suffers from dementia. Have you seen missing Alan?
"30.11.2016 17:37:33" Would you use any of these?
"30.11.2016 17:01:20" shieldsgazette.com Tributes paid to domestic violence campaigner during moving remembrance service A moving remembrance service has taken place in honour of a South Tyneside woman who helped shape the borough's domestic abuse services to the benefit of victims. "A lot of the services helping victims, as far as I'm concerned, either wouldn't exist or wouldn't be where they are now if it wasn't for Barbara."
"30.11.2016 16:00:37" shieldsgazette.com Denise Robertson's legacy lives on in charity headquarters A charity has named its new premises after East Boldon agony aunt Denise Robertson in honour of her support for the cause. Her name will live on:
"30.11.2016 15:15:35" shieldsgazette.com History comes alive for South Shields youngsters Pupils from a South Shields school have been learning about the impact of the First World War. History were brought alive for these youngsters
"30.11.2016 15:08:44" shieldsgazette.com South Shields complete signing of Blyth's ex-Newcastle youngster Michael Richardson South Shields have completed the signing of former Newcastle United youngster Michael Richardson from Blyth Spartans. Richardson could make his debut for Shields in Saturday's FA Vase tie at Mariners Park.
"30.11.2016 14:06:09" shieldsgazette.com Former Newcastle United youth player Derek Bell goes public over teenage sex abuse Former Newcastle United footballer Derek Bell has gone public to talk about his experience of sexual abuse as a teenager. This must have taken a lot of guts.
"30.11.2016 13:36:04" shieldsgazette.com Cinderella set to have a ball in Jarrow A classic fairytale character is set to have a ball when she casts a spell over Jarrow this weekend. It's panto time in Jarrow - oh yes it is! Let's support a local theatre company...
"30.11.2016 13:05:52" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Was this player to blame?
"30.11.2016 13:03:15" Ouch! Did anyone else see Mr Bristow being well and truly shot down on TV this morning?
"30.11.2016 12:33:20" This is the hard-hitting video released to tackle "sextortion" after it was revealed four people killed themselves as children as young as 11 are targeted by racketeers:
"30.11.2016 12:00:26" shieldsgazette.com Family's mission to raise awareness of rare illness which killed South Tyneside nanna A grief-stricken family is on a mission to raise awareness of a rare illness which claimed the life of a loved one. Rest in peace Nanna Maggie ❤️
"30.11.2016 10:35:10" shieldsgazette.com Durham's Keaton Jennings called up by England Durham opener Keaton Jennings has been called up by England for the remaining two Tests of the series against India. We hope he makes a lot of runs!
"30.11.2016 10:16:22" shieldsgazette.com Work begins on transforming Gandhi's Temple in South Shields Builders have moved on site as work begins on transforming an iconic South Tyneside landmark. Are you looking forward to trying the new restaurant?
"30.11.2016 09:43:47" shieldsgazette.com Revealed: The top 10 girls' and boys' baby names of 2016 The most popular names for your little bundles of joy have been announced for another year - but is your chosen name on the list? Find out if your little'un is on the list!
"30.11.2016 09:12:46" yorkshirepost.co.uk Mothers deserve Christmas gifts more than anyone, say young children in poll Mothers deserve their Christmas presents the most, according to a survey of children aged between five and eight years old. Of course:
"30.11.2016 08:41:35" yorkshirepost.co.uk Four men took own lives after 'sextortion' blackmailing Four men killed themselves in the last year after being blackmailed as part of an increasing cyber "sextortion" racket. Children as young as 11 are being targeted:
"30.11.2016 08:11:29" Timeline Photos Some gorgeous colours in this picture from our reader Emma Thompson.
"30.11.2016 07:45:13" shieldsgazette.com Drivers skeptical over major A19 road improvements scheme Drivers appear sceptical that plans for a major road safety scheme and new bridge will be beneficial. The cash will come from a £175million improvements pot:
"30.11.2016 07:22:41" Timeline Photos Today's front page #northeast
"30.11.2016 06:00:01" media.giphy.com gph.is *yawns* Mooooorning everybody!
Hope you're all doing well today. Let's get Wednesday started!
"30.11.2016 00:11:50" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Newcastle are out of the EFL Cup – after ANOTHER penalty shootout defeat. (Pic: PA)
"29.11.2016 22:54:14" shieldsgazette.com Sad reminder of once great South Shields' shipyard Recently I've featured photographs showing the South Shields shipyard of John Readhead & Sons Ltd during its heydays, when it employed thousands. The BBC documentary about the closure of the last days of Kellingley colliery must have struck a chord with so many people who worked in our shipyards. What are your thoughts?
"29.11.2016 22:20:03" Timeline Photos Lovely photo from our reader Jemma Moore - thanks for sharing!
"29.11.2016 22:02:10" Charles Dickens' former home has been dressed for Christmas.
(Video: Press Association)
"29.11.2016 21:15:15" shieldsgazette.com 20 best spirits and liqueurs for Christmas With the nights drawing in and the festive season upon us, it's the season to settle down by the fireside and forget the cold night outside. Well, these sound delicious.
"29.11.2016 20:45:09" shieldsgazette.com Festive fun at Whitburn Winter Festival Fun Day this weekend Families can get into the Christmas spirit thanks to a day of festive fun in Whitburn this weekend. It's the most wonderfulllll tiiiiiiiime of the yeeeeeeear!
"29.11.2016 20:10:04" shieldsgazette.com Sad reminder of once great South Shields' shipyard Recently I've featured photographs showing the South Shields shipyard of John Readhead & Sons Ltd during its heydays, when it employed thousands. Today, we remember scouting and shipyards.
"29.11.2016 19:30:35" shieldsgazette.com Who would you like to see win Sports Personality of the Year? The shortlist is out - but who's your winner?
"29.11.2016 18:40:37" shieldsgazette.com Ed Balls dusts off dancing shoes as Strictly Come Dancing tour heads to North East Ed Balls will waltz across his way to the North East when he takes part in Strictly Come Dancing Goodness, gracious, great balls of Fire!
He's going on the BBC Strictly Come Dancing tour ...
"29.11.2016 18:21:13" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette We're at the KCOM Stadium for tonight's EFL Cup quarter-final against Hull. Can Newcastle make the semi-finals?
"29.11.2016 18:06:56" Timeline Photos The sun is shining in Josey Thompson's picture! Just lush!
"29.11.2016 17:35:34" yorkshirepost.co.uk Helpline receives 250 reports in first week as sixth police force confirms probe A hotline set up for sexual abuse victims in football has received more than 250 reports since launching less than a week ago - as a sixth police force confirmed it was investigating allegations. "We want to see perpetrators brought to justice wherever possible, and we need to make sure the police have time to do that."
"29.11.2016 17:01:04" shieldsgazette.com South Tyneside service helping victims escape life of abuse A charity is reaching out to victims of domestic abuse urging them not to suffer in silence. "I can't thank or recommend the team at Impact enough."
"29.11.2016 16:30:38" shieldsgazette.com 11 things you said about nativity play charges - and how many of you would pay! "It's all extra money to help our children."
"29.11.2016 16:01:28" yorkshirepost.co.uk Eddie Izzard spent £36,000 campaigning for Remain Comedian Eddie Izzard spent more than £36,000 campaigning for Remain in the EU referendum, according to official figures. He wasn't the only big spender:
"29.11.2016 15:30:08" shieldsgazette.com Death of man found in alley is not suspicious, police confirm The death of a man whose body was found in Chester-le-Street yesterday morning is being treated as non-suspicious. We hope he rests in peace.
"29.11.2016 15:15:08" shieldsgazette.com Animal rights campaigners urge South Tyneside Council to cancel Christmas camel parade Animal rights campaigners have written to South Tyneside Council chiefs urging them to call off Friday PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has urged the council to cancel the plans.
"29.11.2016 14:25:35" shieldsgazette.com Newcastle United drop Eric Bristow from event after controversial tweets about sex abuse scandal Newcastle United have dropped controversial former darts star Eric Bristow from an upcoming event after he made a number of comments about the football sex abuse scandal. Think before you tweet.
"29.11.2016 14:07:33" shieldsgazette.com £132,000 to fill potholes in South Tyneside – but is it enough? “Good road surfaces are vital to highways safety so this latest funding announcement will go some way towards maintaining safer roads across the borough"
"29.11.2016 14:07:05" hartlepoolmail.co.uk Heartfelt tributes to 'unsung hero' blood biker who died while helping others in Hartlepool Heartfelt tributes have been paid to an "archetypal unsung hero" who died when helping others in Hartlepool last night. Martin worked every day to help those in need.
We hope he rests in peace.
"29.11.2016 13:19:25" shieldsgazette.com X Factor finalist Lola ready for pantomime debut It's four days and counting until the curtain goes up on a glittering stage production - and singing sensation Lola Saunders can't wait. "The cast is amazing. Everyone has been so welcoming to me, knowing it is my first panto"
"29.11.2016 12:00:49" shieldsgazette.com Cancer patient misses surgery due to hospital staff 'miscommunication' Hospital bosses have apologised after an elderly cancer patient missed her surgery after staff failed to get her ready in time. The last thing you need at a time like this:
"29.11.2016 11:53:06" shieldsgazette.com Shock as car crashes into village pond These dramatic pictures capture the scene after a car crashed into a village pond. A bad thing to happen at any time - but it must have been mighty chilly in that pond last night:
"29.11.2016 10:23:15" shieldsgazette.com Ingredient price rises send the cost of Christmas pudding soaring The cost of Christmas pudding ingredients has soared 21% with festive foodstuffs set to climb further as demand rises in the weeks ahead. Bad news for pudding fans - but some of you may not shed a tear:
"29.11.2016 09:52:28" shieldsgazette.com Woman's appeal over tragic death of her brother A woman is appealing for information about her brother who was killed in a road collision almost 50 years ago. “My mum found it too painful to cope with, she had one photograph of him that she kept in a box in her bedroom. I used to sneak a look at it every now and then but I didn't really know my brother.”
"29.11.2016 09:21:36" shieldsgazette.com Rail services cancelled on East Coast Mainline after train derails at depot Commuters are facing chaos this morning after a train derailed at a depot. This is causing chaos for passengers:
"29.11.2016 09:03:05" shieldsgazette.com 'Cold does kill' warning as North East braced for chilliest night of the year We could be shivering through the night on what will be the coldest of the autumn so far tonight, with health experts warning the weather could be fatal. It's going to be a chilly one ❄️ Wrap up warm, grab a hot water bottle, and make sure older relatives and neighbours are ok:
"29.11.2016 08:31:48" yorkshirepost.co.uk EasyJet flight makes emergency landing at Newcastle An easyJet plane has made an emergency landing shortly after taking off from Edinburgh Airport. Fortunately nobody was hurt:
"29.11.2016 08:00:08" shieldsgazette.com Slow down when it's wet, North East drivers urged as figures reveal seven were killed in the rain last year North East drivers are being urged to slow down when it's raining after figures revealed seven people were killed and 82 more were seriously injured when driving in the rain in the last year. The latest statistics show that people are 30 times more likely to be killed or seriously injured on the roads in rain than in snow.
"29.11.2016 07:52:36" shieldsgazette.com South Shields MP backs calls to ban 'potentially dangerous' camel parade South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck has backed a campaign against the use of camels in South Tyneside Council's Christmas parade – slamming the practice as 'outdated' and potentially dangerous. She said the parade was "outdated," akin to a circus, and is concerned bright lights could scare the camels and cause accidents:
"29.11.2016 07:26:34" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Mohamed Diame's given an extraordinarily honest interview.
"29.11.2016 07:20:38" Timeline Photos Today's front page #northeast
"28.11.2016 22:20:06" Timeline Photos Thanks to Paul Nicol for this brilliant photograph.
"28.11.2016 21:15:20" shieldsgazette.com New study reveals lack of awareness from parents at spotting symptoms of meningitis Parents admit they would struggle to identify the signs of meningitis, spot if their child was being bullied - or even perform CPR on a baby or child, a study has found. Would you know what to look out for?
"28.11.2016 20:10:08" shieldsgazette.com Harking back to heyday of Tyne's shipbuilding industry The recent articles about Readhead's shipyards, in South Shields, has generated a lot of interest among readers. Our recent stories about Readhead's shipyard evoked lots of memories
"28.11.2016 19:31:02" shieldsgazette.com Are you among the one in 10 Brits who never clean their sofa? One in ten Brits never clean their sofas - despite them being regularly stained with food, drink and even bodily fluids, new research has revealed. When's the last time you cleaned yours?
"28.11.2016 18:44:14" shieldsgazette.com 11 Christmas TV specials to watch out for over the festive season It Any of these take your fancy?
"28.11.2016 18:11:56" shieldsgazette.com Kindle adaptors recalled over electric shock fears Online retailer Amazon is recalling a range of power adaptors for its Kindle Fire e-reader range, following the discovery that some items may carry a risk of electrical shock. Have you got one of these? It might be worth a check...
"28.11.2016 17:54:25" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Rafa Benitez's revealed his approach to Newcastle's BIG cup quarter-final.
"28.11.2016 17:36:10" shieldsgazette.com South Shields annual panto tickets rush More than 20,000 tickets have already been snapped up for this year's traditional Customs House panto. It's nearly time! Have you got yours, yet?
"28.11.2016 17:05:54" shieldsgazette.com Hartlepool-based MEP welcomes election of new UKIP leader Paul Nuttall – saying he 'truly understands how to take on Labour Hartlepool-based MEP Jonathan Arnott has welcomed the election of new UKIP leader Paul Nuttall – saying he 'truly understands' how to take on Labour. "Paul Nuttall is a northerner from a working class background who truly understands how UKIP can take the fight to Labour in its heartland – and win"
"28.11.2016 17:00:43" shieldsgazette.com Praise for South Tyneside charity that saved victim's life A victim of domestic abuse has praised the support she received from a South Tyneside charity she believes “saved her life.” Tracey* suffered 24 years of violence at the hands of her husband.
This is her story.
"28.11.2016 16:30:34" shieldsgazette.com Shields Ferry service to resume tomorrow Shields Ferry services will resume tomorrow morning after more than a week out of commission. Good news for cross-Tyne commuters...
"28.11.2016 16:00:30" shieldsgazette.com Teen collapses after being cleared of killing man whose girlfriend he'd just had sex with A teenager collapsed in the dock as he was cleared of killing a man whose girlfriend he He broke down when the verdict was announced.
"28.11.2016 15:15:06" shieldsgazette.com Former councillor broke 'most of the bones in his body' after being hit by van driver in head-on smash A van driver has admitted injuring a former South Tyneside councillor who broke “most of the bones in his body” in a head-on smash. A driver has been charged in connection with this horrific crash.
"28.11.2016 14:30:23" shieldsgazette.com Sports Direct probed over firm's link to company owned by Mike Ashley's brother Mike Ashley The latest controversy to hit the company:
"28.11.2016 13:21:12" shieldsgazette.com Shops 'could be a thing of the past' by 2050 High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict. How much of your shopping would you say you do online?
"28.11.2016 12:50:35" shieldsgazette.com Plans unveiled for major A19 junction scheme Highways chiefs have unveiled plans for a massive scheme to improve one of the region Highways bosses have unveiled plans for major improvements to a busy A19 junction. What do you think of the scheme?
"28.11.2016 12:01:26" shieldsgazette.com UKIP announce new leader UKIP members have elected their new leader to replace Nigel Farage. Learn about the new Ukip king - will he live long as leader?
"28.11.2016 12:01:04" shieldsgazette.com Glimmer of hope for family facing being ripped apart by immigration rules A South Tyneside family set to be ripped apart by immigration chiefs say they have been given a glimmer of hope that they can stay together. AJ faces deportation to his home country - despite having a wife and child here in South Shields:
"28.11.2016 11:22:43" shieldsgazette.com Investigation launched after body found in alley An investigation has been launched after a man At this stage the death is being treated as unexplained.
"28.11.2016 11:06:46" shieldsgazette.com 15 million Britons set to head online for Cyber Monday bargains The sales spending spree is expected to continue today to the tune of £1.1 billion as an estimated 15 million Britons head online for Cyber Monday bargains. In case you didn't get everything you wanted on Black Friday ...
"28.11.2016 10:35:11" shieldsgazette.com Vote: Would you pay to see your child's nativity play? A primary school has defended charging parents to watch their children perform in the nativity play. One school is said to be charging parents £1.
Would you pay it?
"28.11.2016 10:30:33" Shields Gazette's cover photo Thanks to Christopher Miller for our gorgeous new cover picture.
"28.11.2016 10:30:33" Shields Gazette's cover photo Thanks to Christopher Miller for our gorgeous new cover picture.
"28.11.2016 10:01:44" shieldsgazette.com Metro delays after unconscious passenger taken to hospital Commuters are facing delays on the Metro this morning after a unconscious passenger was taken to hospital. We hope they are OK.
"28.11.2016 09:32:57" yorkshirepost.co.uk Ukip to announce new leader as party moves on from Nigel Farage era Ukip will attempt to move on from the Nigel Farage era and draw a line under the farcical events of recent months when its new leader is announced today. We should know later this morning. But can anyone have as much impact as Farage?
"28.11.2016 09:00:00" media.giphy.com gph.is Trying to turn back the clock to the weekend like ...
Hope everyone manages to get through today!
"28.11.2016 08:47:26" yorkshirepost.co.uk More than 20 ex-players report abuse as football scandal spreads As many as seven professional football clubs are now embroiled in the growing child sex abuse scandal, with more than 20 ex-players alleging they were victims, the head of the players Seven clubs are now embroiled in the growing crisis in the FA:
"28.11.2016 08:16:41" yorkshirepost.co.uk Firms 'tinker in bid to shut gender pay gap with benefits like flexible working' Firms are "tinkering around the edges" in trying to close the gender pay gap by offering benefits such as flexible working, according to a new report. We're third worst when it comes to the pay gap between men and women - how do you think it can be narrowed?
"28.11.2016 07:46:08" shieldsgazette.com South Shields drugs man had heroin in his pants A man who fled from police was found to have heroin in his trouser leg. As you do:
"28.11.2016 07:19:49" Timeline Photos Today's front page #northeast
"27.11.2016 18:01:17" shieldsgazette.com Shout out for Santa's for annual South Tyneside charity fun run A running enthusiast is hoping to bring the spirit of Christmas to the seafront with a festive charity fun run. It's also one way to celebrate Christmas which doesn't involve unhealthy indulgence...
"27.11.2016 17:30:09" Amazing drone footage of the new Sunderland bridge taking shape down the road. Thanks to Brian Priest for the footage: http://trib.al/UmKWzxR
"27.11.2016 16:56:55" shieldsgazette.com Why campaigners have the hump over South Shields' annual camel parade Are you for or against the camel parade?
"27.11.2016 16:25:11" shieldsgazette.com Gove hits out at 'football manager culture' in politics Michael Gove has bemoaned the "football manager culture" of British politics as he said critics are "too quick" to call for the head of a politician who makes a mistake. A fair comparison?
"27.11.2016 14:24:31" Timeline Photos Jemma Moore sent in this picture of the sea.
"27.11.2016 13:53:40" shieldsgazette.com Soldier bashes through 24-hour punch challenge to help seriously ill little boy A South Tyneside soldier has completed a 24-hour punch bag challenge in aid of a Sunderland youngster living with a life-limiting medical condition. What a guy:
"27.11.2016 11:26:26" shieldsgazette.com FA appoints top lawyer to handle review into child sex abuse allegations The Football Association (FA) has appointed a senior lawyer to assist with its review into historical child sex abuse allegations. Police believe a "significant" number of people are likely to come forward with further allegations of abuse:
"27.11.2016 10:11:30" shieldsgazette.com Police are investigating a disturbance in South Shields Officers in South Tyneside are appealing for information following a disturbance involving a number of men. Did you witness anything?
"27.11.2016 10:07:49" yorkshirepost.co.uk Workers 'to be given say on bosses' pay' Measures to curb excessive corporate pay awards will be set out by ministers this week, with workers set to be given a say on the earnings of bosses. Would you like the chance to say how much your boss should get paid?
"26.11.2016 21:00:45" shieldsgazette.com Quiz: How many of these advert slogans can you remember? Christmas is the perfect time to snuggle up and watch the TV - but it Now, we're looking for full marks here people!
Let us know your scores on the doors when you've finished ...
"26.11.2016 20:30:16" Timeline Photos Thanks to Keith Elliott for this fantastic picture from St Hilda's.
"26.11.2016 19:00:01" media.giphy.com gph.is So, tonight on BBC Strictly Come Dancing, Ed Balls is going to be "channeling Zoolander".
Righto, then. Enjoy the episode, everybody!
"26.11.2016 18:55:06" Shields Gazette Joseph is missing and he has dementia.
Spread the word. Joseph has now been found safe and well.
The public are thanked by police for their help.
"26.11.2016 18:01:08" shieldsgazette.com South Tyneside project helps victims flee abuse at home An innovative scheme is helping victims of domestic abuse in South Tyneside to start a new life away from fear and intimidation. Each year, it costs £8,000 to keep this scheme going.
"26.11.2016 17:11:22" shieldsgazette.com Can you help find 86-year-old Joseph? An elderly man has gone missing - and police are appealing for the public Joseph is missing and he has dementia.
Spread the word.
"26.11.2016 17:00:24" shieldsgazette.com South Shields pupils take over town museum for the day Pupils from two schools in South Tyneside took over the running of one of the borough's cultural centres. The kids took part in a takeover day at the museum.
"26.11.2016 16:00:49" shieldsgazette.com Charity fundraiser Kerry gears up to take part in Boxing Day dip A brave charity fundraiser is preparing to take on the annual Boxing Day dip to raise funds for St Clare's Hospice – and wants hundreds more to join her. Good luck, Super Kerry!
"26.11.2016 15:15:09" shieldsgazette.com Teacher's joy at scooping national prize A dedicated teacher was overjoyed after winning a national prize which recognised her work to improve the achievements and aspirations of pupils. Congratulations!
"26.11.2016 14:30:50" shieldsgazette.com Woman hit by a bus in South Tyneside A woman was taken to hospital after being hit by a bus in South Tyneside. The lady was taken to hospital.
"26.11.2016 14:00:15" shieldsgazette.com South Tyneside youngsters shout about their favourite words What's your favourite word? The arts project took the pupils to the streets.
"26.11.2016 13:15:10" northumberlandgazette.co.uk Plea to find Northumberland teenager, missing since mid-October Northumbria Police are appealing for help in tracing a 16-year-old Northumberland boy who has been missing for more than a month. Jessie is only 16.
Spread the word to help bring him home.
"26.11.2016 12:45:16" shieldsgazette.com Inquiry into South Tyneside day of travel chaos Transport chiefs have launched an investigation after a day of chaos for Metro passengers. £20million is going to be invested in replacing the overheard lines on the Metro.
"26.11.2016 12:00:11" Timeline Photos How many of you saw the Coca-Cola Truck in the region this week?
Our reader Christopher Miller sent us this brilliant picture. ❄️
"26.11.2016 11:30:26" shieldsgazette.com Rafa Benitez: 'Door open' for Steven Gerrard at Newcastle Rafa Benitez says the “door is open” at Newcastle United if Steven Gerrard wants help starting out in coaching. Would you like to see him at SJP?
"26.11.2016 11:12:19" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Dwight Gayle has revealed why he made THAT gesture after scoring against Leeds. (Pic: PA)
"26.11.2016 11:00:16" shieldsgazette.com Man facing jail after South Shields 'killer clown' stunt A student who donned a 'killer clown' mask and used an axe to threaten a pregnant woman in South Tyneside is facing jail. He jumped out on a pregnant lady.
"26.11.2016 10:37:25" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Dagenham, Dunston and a fascinating insight from Dwight Gayle into his unconventional route to the top.
"26.11.2016 10:15:06" shieldsgazette.com Newcastle's Dwight Gayle explains THAT gesture towards Leeds fans Dwight Gayle has revealed why he didn't celebrate his second goal at Elland Road – and explained his gesture towards Leeds United fans. "The celebrations just come naturally, really."
"26.11.2016 09:50:11" shieldsgazette.com Half the woman she was! South Tyneside slimmer sheds more than 11 stone An inspirational grandma who shed half her body weight says she feels like she has gained her life back. You look amazing Alison!
"26.11.2016 09:34:29" shieldsgazette.com Why Rafa Benitez's connection with Newcastle and the club's fans is stronger than ever Rafa Benitez says he is happier than ever at Newcastle United – after strengthening his “connection” with the club's fans. "You can see the passion of the people and you feel also part of this connection with them."
"26.11.2016 09:02:52" Timeline Photos The front page of your Saturday Gazette.
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"25.11.2016 22:20:07" Timeline Photos Our beautiful beach. Picture by Craig Todd.
"25.11.2016 21:15:09" shieldsgazette.com These are the dates you need to know for posting your Christmas cards and parcels A new poster has been created reminding people to post early for Christmas, including an image of a post van and postbox to ram home the message. Get these in the diary.
"25.11.2016 20:45:10" shieldsgazette.com Can you support the Create a Home campaign on South Tyneside? Today marks the first of a 16-day campaign for the Shields Gazette, aimed at raising awareness of domestic violence. Run by Impact Family Services, the initiative hopes to raise £8,000 by December 10 - and create as many homes as possible. "Some of the women that come to us have nothing.
"They have been stripped of their confidence and their self respect."
"25.11.2016 20:09:06" shieldsgazette.com Remembering Band Aid's historic recording Thirty two years ago today a group of musicians, touched by the plight of those starving to death in famine-plagued Ethiopia, recorded a pop song that still touches hearts today – the multi-million selling single Do They Know It's Christmas. What are your memories of Band Aid and Live Aid?
Did you buy the single or go to the concert?
"25.11.2016 19:31:07" There's been a storm over Santa this week - here is what you had to say about it: http://trib.al/lA8Szd0
"25.11.2016 19:00:08" shieldsgazette.com Tyneside Santa set to bring festive joy for charity A kind-hearted taxi driver is getting into the festive spirit again by dressing up as Santa to deliver cash for charity. Keep your eyes peeled for this Santa and his sleigh!
"25.11.2016 18:29:09" shieldsgazette.com Overnight lane closures in South Shields Overnight closures are in place for gas works on a major roundabout in South Tyneside. Lane closures to look out for
"25.11.2016 17:55:18" yorkshirepost.co.uk Amber Rudd 'made wrong decision' over inquiry into Battle of Orgreave A Police and Crime Commissioner who acted for miners when she was a barrister said the Home Secretary was wrong not to order an inquiry into policing at the Were you happy with the decision?
"25.11.2016 17:32:09" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Could there be a role for Steven Gerrard at Newcastle?
"25.11.2016 17:21:34" shieldsgazette.com Police called after man takes ill and falls into busy South Shields road Police were called to Boldon Lane, South Shields this afternoon after a pedestrian fell into the busy road. Hope he makes a full recovery
"25.11.2016 17:00:35" shieldsgazette.com Fund to catch pony's killer continues to grow Cash is still flooding in to a reward fund set up to help catch the killer of a Shetland pony. Like everyone left shocked at what happened to poor Bobby, we hope the person responsible is caught soon.
"25.11.2016 16:30:01" media.giphy.com gph.is Nearly the weekend!
Have a good one, hope you've got that #FridayFeeling.
"25.11.2016 16:00:26" shieldsgazette.com Tesco staff in South Tyneside dig in for charity cause Staff at a South Shields superstore have been digging in to support a local charity. What a fantastic donation from this lot.
"25.11.2016 15:15:08" shieldsgazette.com South Tyneside youngsters scoop national anti-bullying award Students at a town school have won national recognition for their anti-bullying work. Well done on your hard work.
"25.11.2016 14:30:18" shieldsgazette.com Seven shows to get you in the festive spirit this Christmas It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas - and to celebrate we've rounded up seven of the top shows to get you in the festive mood. Forget the seven dwarves, here's seven shows not to miss this Christmas ❄️
"25.11.2016 13:58:09" shieldsgazette.com How a polar vortex could spark plague of rats this Christmas Homeowners are being urged to be on their guard as cold weather threatens to spark a plague of rats over Christmas. Doubly bad news if you're less keen on the freezing temperatures and rats in your house:
"25.11.2016 13:27:39" shieldsgazette.com South Tyneside diners urged to check ratings People who plan to dine out in South Tyneside over Christmas are being urged to check out the hygiene rating. Does a venue's food hygiene rating have an impact on where you eat?
"25.11.2016 13:01:36" shieldsgazette.com Metro launches investigation after delays cause misery for passengers Metro trains are now back up and running after problems with overhead lines caused services to be suspended. Hopefully they will get to the root of the problem - and we this week's chaos will become an extreme rarity:
"25.11.2016 12:30:46" yorkshirepost.co.uk Off-duty policeman slashed while trying to stop a shoplifter in HMV An off-duty police officer has been attacked with a knife as he tried to stop a suspected shoplifter on Black Friday. A darker side to the the build up to the festive season:
"25.11.2016 12:30:00" media.giphy.com gph.is It's Wear Your Old Band T-Shirt to Work Day!
Have you got yours on?
We'd love to see your #tshirtday selfies!
"25.11.2016 11:02:49" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Ayoze Perez feels the Championship is TOUGHER than the Premier League – and he has the bruises to prove it.
"25.11.2016 10:25:02" shieldsgazette.com Newcastle releases statement as police investigate claims ex-Newcastle player was sexually abused while in the club's youth system Police are investigating an allegation by a former Newcastle United player that he was abused while in the club The ex-Newcastle player is the latest to come forward in a string of revelations:
"25.11.2016 10:22:10" shieldsgazette.com What you can expect from Cinderlla at the Theatre Royal Just when you think it cannot get any better, this years panto at Newcastle Theatre Royal has done just that. Panto season is upon us:
"25.11.2016 09:50:40" shieldsgazette.com South Shields medical team wins top research award A team of medical experts in South Tyneside have won a top national award for their work. “This award demonstrates the high quality of care and research we deliver for our patients and shows that the very best in healthcare research can be delivered from a small hospital.”
"25.11.2016 09:20:07" yorkshirepost.co.uk Move to make unauthorised wearing of military medals a crime backed by ministers The Government is backing a Private Member Because there are those who falsely wear medals they have not earned:
"25.11.2016 08:49:27" shieldsgazette.com South Shields' MP's touching tribute to murdered Jo Cox South Shields MP Emma Lewell-Buck has paid tribute to her friend Jo Cox after her killer was handed an indefinite life sentence. "I miss her big smile, kind nature and the pragmatic, determined way she always pushed for a better world.”
"25.11.2016 08:19:15" shieldsgazette.com Police investigate claims ex-Newcastle player was sexually abused while in the club's youth system Police are investigating an allegation by a former Newcastle United player that he was abused while in the club The investigation is widening:
The investigation is widening:
"25.11.2016 07:44:19" shieldsgazette.com MP blasts Metro over delays, docked pay and 1980s trains A South Shields MP says more needs to be done to improve the service provided by the Tyne and Wear Metro after commuters endured another nightmare day. Workers have had their pay docked for being late as a result of the Metro problems:
"25.11.2016 07:20:29" Timeline Photos Today's front page #northeast
"25.11.2016 07:03:29" shieldsgazette.com Metro trains are back in service Metro trains are now back up and running after problems with overhead lines caused services to be suspended. There's good news for Metro passengers this morning as the trains are back in service.
"24.11.2016 22:20:06" Timeline Photos Thanks Jim Wilkinson for this lovely picture.
"24.11.2016 22:00:44" shieldsgazette.com Digital world set to be opened up at South Tyneside event A digital guru is set to take centre stage at a Tech Talk event in South Tyneside. Sounds like an interesting event.
"24.11.2016 20:45:52" shieldsgazette.com Do you remember these pop and rock groups of the past? Ready, steady go, for some shots of local pop and rock musicians from the past. What are the groups from South Tyneside that you remember? What type of music did you particularly enjoy, pop (how do you rate the Beatles?), rock (did you prefer the Stones to the Fab Four?) or maybe a bit of hip-hop/rap?
"24.11.2016 20:10:07" shieldsgazette.com Do you remember these pop and rock groups of the past? Ready, steady go, for some shots of local pop and rock musicians from the past. Answers on a postcard!
"24.11.2016 19:30:51" shieldsgazette.com The best long-lost British swear words A language historian has revealed the best long-lost swear words from Britain - including nippy, tarse and wittol. Cucumber and pole cat.
"24.11.2016 19:01:03" shieldsgazette.com Tomorrow is Wear Your Old Band T-shirt to Work Day - dig out your favourite! Note to self: tomorrow is Wear Your Old Band T-Shirt To Work Day, so get rummaging through the closet tonight to check for armpit stains and moth holes. Everyone's got one in the back of the wardrobe ...
Which one is your favourite?
"24.11.2016 19:00:08" shieldsgazette.com Boldon's new business venture is child's play A chance conversation and problems over childcare led to a South Tyneside mum launching her own business. Good luck to everyone at The Little Play Cafe.
"24.11.2016 18:59:56" Black Friday explained: A brief history of the famous shopping day
"24.11.2016 17:55:14" shieldsgazette.com Sky high restaurant to return to the North East Fancy taking your tastebuds to a whole new level? Scream if you want to eat faster!
"24.11.2016 17:14:57" shieldsgazette.com Christmas cheer for children as boxes are sent to those in need The kindness of South Tyneside's communities will give thousands of children cause to cheer this Christmas. Well done to everyone who sent a shoe box of festive hope to a child in need:
"24.11.2016 16:31:09" shieldsgazette.com Newcastle fans worst in FA for banning orders - Sunderland fans three times less likely to face action Newcastle fans have been revealed as the worst in the entire Football League for banning orders, with 124 fans being subject to the action. Newcastle fans have double the amount of banning orders than the second-worst club in the latest figures:
"24.11.2016 15:15:08" Timeline Photos Were you part of this production of the Magic Snowman? ☃❄️
It was performed by members of the Cleadon Village Drama Club in 1988.
"24.11.2016 14:55:43" shieldsgazette.com Metro boss apologises for disruption - and reveals £20million investment Nexus has announced today it is to invest £20million in upgrading the Metro's overhead lines - as problems brought rush hour chaos for a second day. The good news is this kind of disruption is set to become a thing of the past. The bad news is it could take up to three years...
"24.11.2016 14:30:10" shieldsgazette.com 'I'll workout for 24 hours to help this little boy' Super fit David Cook will punch a bag for 24 hours - to help a little boy with a life-limiting medical condition. Good on you David - and good luck!
"24.11.2016 14:18:06" shieldsgazette.com Bus driver charged over North East crash which claimed pensioner's life A bus driver is due to appear in court after being charged in connection with a high street collision which killed one and left two other people injured. Police have today charged a bus driver in relation to a collision which left a pensioner dead and two others injured.
The crash happened on a North East high street earlier this year.
"24.11.2016 14:00:09" shieldsgazette.com Queen joins Philip to mark 60th anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award The Queen will join the Duke of Edinburgh at Westminster Abbey on Thursday to mark the 60th anniversary of the project which bears his name. Did you do one of these at school?
"24.11.2016 13:41:49" shieldsgazette.com Lotto jackpot rolls over to £10.4million after no-one scoops midweek draw There will be an estimated £10.4 million jackpot in Saturday Will you be buying a ticket?
"24.11.2016 13:09:57" yorkshirepost.co.uk Farage predicts 'seismic shock' at next general election Nigel Farage has predicted a "seismic shock" at the next general election if Theresa May has not delivered Brexit by 2020. He says America has got rid of "ghastly" people like Barack Obama, and we must have a similar "revolution"...
"24.11.2016 12:36:59" shieldsgazette.com NSPCC launches sexual abuse hotline for footballers A leading children After a string of troubling revelations:
"24.11.2016 12:05:44" shieldsgazette.com Tributes paid to popular hospital doctor Tribute have been paid to a popular hospital doctor following news of his death. “He spent most of his life making a huge difference to so many of us. It was such a shock to hear. You'll never be forgotten Dr Massam."
His funeral date has been set.
"24.11.2016 10:56:16" shieldsgazette.com Scores of people disrupted due to Metro chaos today. Rush hour chaos for Metro users is continuing this morning due to a line closure. This is the chaos caused by Metro service problems today.
"24.11.2016 10:35:10" shieldsgazette.com Assurances offered as football chiefs speak out over sex attack claims of ex-pro Parents are being assured that tight safeguarding are in place to protect young footballers across the region. "We want to keep children as safe as possible and enjoy football."
"24.11.2016 10:01:46" shieldsgazette.com Parents urged to stop pretending Father Christmas is real Parents have been urged to stop pretending Father Christmas is real in case the "lie" damages relations with their children. Experts think it could "undermine a child's trust".
How old were you when you found out about Santa?
"24.11.2016 09:30:20" Timeline Photos Thanks to reader Christopher Miller for sharing this great photo with us!
"24.11.2016 09:00:53" If you need something to make you smile this morning, check out Oscar's journey!
(Video: Press Association)
"24.11.2016 08:30:31" shieldsgazette.com South Shields man ordered knuckledusters online A student who ordered five illegal knuckledusters over the internet said he had no idea they were illegal. He bought five of them "because it was cheaper than buying one".
"24.11.2016 07:50:05" shieldsgazette.com South Shields council worker suspended in 'whistleblower' row A lifeguard was suspended after he blew the whistle when his assessor signed his signature on his exam without him knowing and the details were leaked. "How can a manager forge someone else's signature without their knowledge and there be no repercussions?"
"24.11.2016 07:31:01" shieldsgazette.com Metro still causing problems today Rush hour chaos for Metro users is continuing this morning due to a line closure. Metro disruption continues this morning.
"24.11.2016 07:04:42" Timeline Photos Morning.
Here's the front page of your Thursday Gazette.
For all of the latest news, you can visit us here: http://trib.al/rVoJmxP
"24.11.2016 06:00:01" media.giphy.com gph.is Morning everyone - time to wake up!
Hope you're all well and that everyone has a great Thursday.
"23.11.2016 22:46:12" shieldsgazette.com No end in sight for South Shields Metro chaos Rush hour chaos for Metro commuters is set to continue into tomorrow morning. Metro bosses say the problems that saw services suspended between Pelaw and South Shields this evening are set to continue into tomorrow. Have you been affected?
"23.11.2016 22:19:08" shieldsgazette.com Freddie Mercury's death 25 years on: Can you remember Queen's set at Newcastle in 1986? So what did Queen play on their last appearance in the North East with original frontman Freddie Mercury? Can you believe it's a quarter of a century since Freddie Mercury died? So what was the set list for his final performance in the North East with Queen?
"23.11.2016 22:01:11" Timeline Photos If you've been out and about in the region with your camera, we would love to see your pictures!
A gorgeous one by Jim Wilkinson.
"23.11.2016 20:45:07" shieldsgazette.com RICHARD ORD: Fashion's not pulling the wool over my eyes International Men's Day was missed in the Ord household … again. Anyone else miss International Men's Day?
"23.11.2016 20:10:10" shieldsgazette.com Past dramas from South Tyneside club Today we look back at some of the productions staged by local amateur dramatic group, the Cleadon Village Drama Club. Were you in the Cleadon Village Drama Club?
"23.11.2016 18:56:59" shieldsgazette.com Ali Dia: how much do you know about the worst player in the history of the Premier League? Ali Dia made his debut and played his last game for Southampton 20 years ago today. Who remembers this man? He went on to play for Gateshead after his Southampton debut became a thing of footballing folklore.
"23.11.2016 18:20:51" yorkshirepost.co.uk Deaths peaked in 2016 summer heatwave with 1,661 in one day A blistering heatwave this summer led to a spike in deaths, new figures suggest. After a week of wicked weather, it's hard to remember the toll our climate takes in the warmer months:
"23.11.2016 17:45:39" yorkshirepost.co.uk Supermarket prices 'will rise at least 5% next year as result of Brexit' Supermarket shoppers will be hit by price rises of at least 5% over the next year, the former head of Sainsbury More gloomy predictions for Brexit - are you worried, or do you think it's more doom-mongering?
"23.11.2016 17:01:28" shieldsgazette.com A look at the massive manufacturing site which will create 500 jobs every year in Sunderland and South Tyneside Plans to create a major automotive manufacturing hub have moved up a gear, with public consultation getting underway later this month. This is going to be massive for us:
"23.11.2016 15:20:15" shieldsgazette.com Chancellor's Autumn Statement at a glance Chancellor Philip Hammond's first Autumn Statement includes details of how: Here's the Chancellor's Autumn Statement at a glance. How does it affect you?
"23.11.2016 15:15:06" yorkshirepost.co.uk Grindr serial killer Stephen Port convicted of murdering three men Serial killer Stephen Port has been found guilty of murdering three young gay men to fulfil his depraved sexual fantasies. A warning to others to take care when using online dating sites:
"23.11.2016 14:41:18" shieldsgazette.com Tim Krul: I've had to be mentally tough but there's light at the end of the tunnel Tim Krul will step up his comeback for injury on Friday after playing his first game in a year. Light at the end of the tunnel for Newcastle United's Tim Krul.
"23.11.2016 14:31:30" shieldsgazette.com Foyles War-era police heroes brought to life in new novel A South Tyneside-born author's latest creation celebrates the unsung heroes of the home front during the Blitz. Set in Second World War South Shields, this is based on the real-life heroism of our townsfolk at the time:
"23.11.2016 12:46:53" shieldsgazette.com Nine things you said about South Shields' December parking scheme It was yesterday announced that a Christmas parking scheme will take place in South Shields to boost the town "It definitely should be free all the time."
"23.11.2016 12:44:41" yorkshirepost.co.uk Live: Jo Cox murder trial GUILTY. Thomas Mair has been found guilty of the brutal murder of Labour MP Jo Cox.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said it was "an attack on democracy, and has robbed the world of an ambassador of kindness and compassion".
Live blog from our sister paper,
"23.11.2016 12:08:32" shieldsgazette.com South Shields complete signing of former Hartlepool and Gateshead full-back South Shields have signed former Hartlepool United and Gateshead left-back Darren Holden. It's one in, one out today at South Shields FC
"23.11.2016 11:59:14" shieldsgazette.com NUFC ROUND-UP: Darlow delight, Rafa Benitez's day trip Is Karl Darlow Newcastle's lucky charm? Lunchtime round-up - did you enjoy the sights Rafa?
"23.11.2016 11:34:08" shieldsgazette.com Where and when to see the Coca-Cola Christmas truck in Sunderland and Newcastle This year people will be able to see the Coca-Cola Christmas truck in person as it will be stopping off in Sunderland and Newcastle. Coca-Cola truck's a-comin', Coca-Cola truck's a-comin'
"23.11.2016 11:30:34" shieldsgazette.com Heinz Beanz #CanSong advert banned over drumming on can safety A Heinz advert teaching viewers how to use tin cans to drum out a song has been banned for encouraging behaviour that risks health and safety. Do you think it should have been banned?
"23.11.2016 11:23:43" Timeline Photos Sunderland star faces long spell out with knee injury
"23.11.2016 10:56:29" shieldsgazette.com South Shields announce departure of ex-Newcastle, Sunderland and Blackburn youngster Midfielder David Carson has left South Shields after a "deterioration" in his relationship with the club Carson had joined the Mariners after being released by Blackburn Rovers in the summer.
"23.11.2016 10:13:15" shieldsgazette.com Sunderland boss David Moyes admits £13.5m record signing has been on a rollercoaster David Moyes is not sure just where the Didier Ndong “rollercoaster” is positioned at the moment – but he is sure Sunderland have got a good midfielder. Life is a rollercoaster for Sunderland's Didier Ndong!
"23.11.2016 10:09:55" Timeline Photos Karl Darlow plays, Newcastle United win ... simple!
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"23.11.2016 10:07:37" shieldsgazette.com Rafa Benitez reaffirms commitment to Newcastle despite West Ham link Rafa Benitez has reaffirmed his commitment to Newcastle – after being linked with a shock move to West Ham United. Rafa Benitez fully committed to Newcastle United despite West Ham link.
"23.11.2016 09:29:36" Today, Philip Hammond will give his first Autumn Statement.
Here's what you need to know.
(Video: Press Association)
"23.11.2016 09:00:38" shieldsgazette.com Do you think South Tyneside's Christmas parking scheme is 'too little too late'? Festive free parking in South Tyneside is 'too little too late', say frustrated traders. Will you be going into town for some shopping?
"23.11.2016 08:31:07" shieldsgazette.com Shields ferries to be out of action for some time as they have nowhere to dock Shields Ferry services are to remain suspended for up to one week because of damage to the North Shields landing. How often do you use the ferry?
"23.11.2016 08:00:18" Timeline Photos We hope this gives you a bright start to the day.
It was taken and sent to us by Alan P Thompson down at Marsden Bay.
"23.11.2016 07:29:09" shieldsgazette.com Demolition plans approved for two former South Tyneside businesses Demolition plans have been approved to knock down two former businesses as part of the £100million regeneration plan for South Shields. A new building - 5 Keppel Street - will be created instead.
"23.11.2016 07:06:32" Timeline Photos The front page of your Wednesday Gazette.
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"22.11.2016 20:44:07" shieldsgazette.com Haunting tales brought to life for pupils on special heritage project Youngsters from a South Tyneside school were recently given a lesson with a difference – when they learned about wartime and the loss of a local pilot cutter. "It was a magical lesson on the past":
"22.11.2016 19:05:45" shieldsgazette.com Rain halts play at Hebburn hub A multi-million pound community hub has come under fire after football sessions were cancelled because of flooding. Just one of a number of places left with damage after last night's heavy rain.
"22.11.2016 18:27:46" shieldsgazette.com Food and drink prices to soar as UK manufacturers hit by weak pound Britain's factories are set to hike their prices at the fastest rate in nearly three years after the Brexit-hit pound sent costs soaring, according to a report.
"22.11.2016 17:52:30" shieldsgazette.com Supermarkets should introduce slow lanes for older people, finds report Supermarkets have been urged to introduce dedicated slow lanes for the elderly who value the chance to talk when they are out shopping. A bit harsh or a something worth thinking about?
"22.11.2016 17:15:40" shieldsgazette.com Shields ferries to be out of action for some time as they have nowhere to dock Let people know if they're planning on using the service in the next week.
"22.11.2016 16:34:42" shieldsgazette.com South Shields youngsters learn about Tyne's past Youngsters from a South Tyneside school were recently given a lesson with a difference – when they learned about wartime and the loss of a local pilot cutter. How important do you think it is that today's younger generation should learn about the past?
"22.11.2016 16:00:35" shieldsgazette.com North East bus services hit by congestion crisis, warn transport bosses The North East's bus services are being hit by a congestion crisis, transport bosses have warned. Stagecoach North East has called for urgent action.
"22.11.2016 15:15:15" shieldsgazette.com Drive for Justice: Why killer drivers must pay the price for their crimes Dozens of people convicted of killing by driving dangerously have walked free despite being convicted of a crime for which no one has ever received the maximum penalty of 14 years' imprisonment, an investigation can reveal today. Drive For Justice is seeking to give families affected by the anguish of road deaths as a result of reckless and criminal driving a voice to bring about change and better justice.
"22.11.2016 14:41:28" shieldsgazette.com See the moment firefighters tackled car blaze which forced road closure in South Tyneside A car burst into flames on a busy South Tyneside road this afternoon. The incident led to major delays in South Tyneside.
"22.11.2016 14:33:09" shieldsgazette.com Driver drank five pints and drove home 'because there were no taxis' A drunk driver has been banned from the roads after an alert cop saw him trying to hide from view. Don't do this. Just don't:
"22.11.2016 14:01:36" shieldsgazette.com Shields Gazette Toy Appeal: Can you help bring Christmas magic to a child in need? Today sees the launch of our annual toy appeal and once again we have teamed up with North East charity Hope 4 Kidz in the hope of making Christmas Day just a little bit more special for the many disadvantaged and special needs children in our area. A chance to spread some Christmas magic this year
"22.11.2016 14:00:21" shieldsgazette.com Free car parking initiative in South Shields during December Visitors to South Tyneside are set to enjoy free parking this festive season. How welcome is this news?
"22.11.2016 13:43:43" shieldsgazette.com Almost 100 South Tyneside homes without electricity after powercut Almost 100 South Tyneside homes are without electricity after a powercut last night. It is hoped that power will be restored at some point tonight.
Have you been affected by this?
"22.11.2016 13:10:51" shieldsgazette.com Tributes to popular doctor and TA medic who served in Afghanistan and Iraq A well-known former hospital doctor, who dedicated his life to helping sick youngsters, has died. South Shields has lost one of its most colourful and kind-hearted characters:
"22.11.2016 12:39:43" shieldsgazette.com Man, 81, suffers serious injuries after being knocked over in South Tyneside An 81-year-old man is being treated for serious injuries after being knocked over by a car in South Tyneside. We hope he has a full recovery soon.
"22.11.2016 12:30:22" shieldsgazette.com Is the North East set to be hit by more flooding? The North East was drenched last night as driving rain swept across the region. It's still raining...
"22.11.2016 11:59:11" shieldsgazette.com South Tyneside stroke services revealed as worst in the country South Tyneside Hospital has been revealed as the worst in the country for the services it provides to stroke victims. Sadly we can't choose where we're going to have a stroke, should the worst happen:
"22.11.2016 11:40:44" shieldsgazette.com Coroner opens investigation into death of woman found in South Tyneside pond A coroner has confirmed he has opened an investigation into the death of a woman who was found in a pond in South Tyneside. An investigation has been opened, but a date for the inquest has not yet been set.
"22.11.2016 11:02:11" shieldsgazette.com Flooding: River Wear and Tees warnings still in place There are dozens of flood warnings still in place across the North East after yesterday It may have eased off, but stay safe if you're travelling today:
"22.11.2016 10:31:31" yorkshirepost.co.uk Number of plastic bags found on UK beaches plunges after 5p levy The number of plastic carrier bags found on UK beaches has dropped by almost half, according to conservationists. Do you think the 5p charge has been a success?
"22.11.2016 10:01:37" Donald Trump has outlined his plans for his first 100 days - like the sound of any of it?
"22.11.2016 09:29:44" sunderlandecho.com Get cash out with your phone: Bank launches contactless cash machines Bank cards look set to become a thing of the past. The days of the plastic bank card look numbered:
"22.11.2016 08:59:10" yorkshirepost.co.uk Donald Trump wants Nigel Farage to be Britain's ambassador to America Donald Trump has backed calls for Nigel Farage to be appointed Britain Does he sound like a good candidate to you?
"22.11.2016 08:50:38" yorkshirepost.co.uk Teenagers drink a bath full of sugary drinks a year, Cancer Research says Teenagers drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, a charity has warned. Is it time we all cut back?
"22.11.2016 08:39:51" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Vurnon Anita has spoken about his contractual situation at Newcastle.
"22.11.2016 08:18:04" shieldsgazette.com Weather knocks out North East trains causing morning misery for passengers Passengers have been hit by the heavy wind and rain as the adverse weather causes havoc on the region Bad news if you're wanting to travel in pretty much any direction this morning:
"22.11.2016 07:50:12" shieldsgazette.com Vandals trash 22 cars in 'mindless' wrecking spree in South Shields Motorists have told of their anger after a “mindless” spate of vandalism on cars in South Tyneside. “It's just mindless. I'd almost prefer it if they had tried to steal something, because there's absolutely no need for someone to do this."
"22.11.2016 07:18:16" Timeline Photos Today's front page #northeast
"22.11.2016 07:06:34" shieldsgazette.com Shields Ferry remains off while weather affects Metro service as commuters face delays Commuters should expect delays this morning after adverse weather struck the North East. Some more travel news this morning...
"22.11.2016 06:39:52" shieldsgazette.com Road closures in place after North East is battered by heavy rain and winds Road closures have been put in place following a night of adverse weather in the North East. What a horrible morning! Take extra care on the roads and please note the road closures in place
"21.11.2016 22:42:10" Timeline Photos Police warning motorists to be aware of the danger spots as North East is battered by stormy weather. Here is a list of flooded roads in the region.
"21.11.2016 22:20:06" Timeline Photos A big thank you to Craig Todd for this gorgeous picture from Shields.
"21.11.2016 22:10:27" shieldsgazette.com Roads in South Tyneside are submerged by flood water Heavy storms have flooded a South Tyneside road this evening. Take care out there. Roads are flooding in South Tyneside.
"21.11.2016 22:07:38" shieldsgazette.com Man 'seriously injured' after being hit by car in Jarrow A man has been injured after being hit by a car in Jarrow. We hope he recovers quickly.
"21.11.2016 21:57:14" Flooding in South Shields outside Kennedys pub at Tyne Dock
"21.11.2016 21:24:09" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Bad news for the rest of the Championship. Newcastle have ANOTHER goalscoring striker ready to play.
"21.11.2016 21:14:05" shieldsgazette.com Girlfriend brutally beaten after lemonade fight turns nasty A boyfriend launched a violent attack after a row with his partner turned into a lemonade fight. It escalated in a horrific way:
"21.11.2016 20:50:20" shieldsgazette.com Batten down the hatches - gale force winds and rain hit the region The North East is being battered by rain and winds of up 50mph tonight. What a night! What's the weather like where you are?
"21.11.2016 20:11:43" shieldsgazette.com When one South Shields footballer played against Best, Law and the rest Today we continue the Boy's Own story of South Shields-born Joe Jopling who started his working life as a welder, but retired as a professional footballer. When Joe played for Leicester, they were at the top of Division Two.
"21.11.2016 19:42:54" shieldsgazette.com Shock as club resigns from Ebac Northern League Norton & Stockton Ancients today resigned from the Ebac Northern League. Sad to see a club go.
"21.11.2016 19:30:27" shieldsgazette.com 9 things you might not know about The Happy Mondays as group announces North East set Get ready for that Madchester sound - because The Happy Mondays are coming to Sunderland. Do you know how many songs they've had in the UK Top 40?
"21.11.2016 19:00:26" shieldsgazette.com South Shields man who insulted judge is jailed for ten months A man, who told a judge to "get a new hat" has been put behind bars after he left a family frightened by shouting drunken abuse outside their home. Yeah, best not to mock the person who is deciding on your punishment...
"21.11.2016 18:30:50" shieldsgazette.com Why men can't multitask Women are better at multitasking because men have Hint: "greedier brains" have something to do with it:
"21.11.2016 17:57:08" shieldsgazette.com Attacker slipped and knocked himself out while threatening to burn partner in brutal onslaught An attacker slipped and knocked himself out while threatening to set fire to his partner who he had stabbed and covered in bleach. He slipped on the bleach he doused his victim with in this disgusting attack:
"21.11.2016 17:24:20" shieldsgazette.com Shields Ferry services suspended due to landing damage Shields Ferry services have been suspended due to the discovery of damage to the North Shields landing. In case you're thinking of taking a trip ...
"21.11.2016 17:00:08" shieldsgazette.com South Tyneside cuisine flown more than 4,000 miles to feed United Nations troops in Africa Some of South Tyneside's finest cuisine is set to be enjoyed by United Nations troops in Africa – thanks to a takeaway with a difference. The food is in the air as we speak!
"21.11.2016 16:48:35" shieldsgazette.com Appeal after woman is robbed in South Tyneside street Police are appealing for information after a 49-year-old woman was robbed in South Tyneside. He took her handbag.
Do you have any information?
"21.11.2016 15:06:01" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette A round-up of all the Newcastle news from today in the aftermath of yesterday's 2-0 win at Leeds.
"21.11.2016 15:05:47" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Which Newcastle striker has been compared to Arsenal legend Ian Wright?
"21.11.2016 14:30:44" shieldsgazette.com Paralympians Josef Craig and Matt Wylie celebrate golden day at Sunderland school Swimming sensations Matt Wylie and Josef Craig made a splash when they visited youngsters at a primary school. "They are two of the loveliest lads, so inspirational and brilliant ambassadors for their sport."
"21.11.2016 14:03:06" shieldsgazette.com Recruitment evening at BT building in South Shields Ex-service personnel and reservists can find out about recruitment opportunities with BT in South Tyneside at an open evening next week. Looking for a job?
"21.11.2016 14:00:06" Timeline Photos Can't believe the Great North Snowdogs trail has come to an end.
We love this photograph of Dog on the Groyne, by Karen Scott. ❤️
"21.11.2016 13:58:32" shieldsgazette.com Hebburn Christmas lights switch on scaled back due to severe weather Tonight's Hebburn Christmas lights switch-on is being scaled back due to a severe weather warning. In case you're going along later...
"21.11.2016 13:42:28" Shields Gazette's cover photo A big thank you to Jim Wilkinson for our great new cover picture!
"21.11.2016 13:42:28" Shields Gazette's cover photo A big thank you to Jim Wilkinson for our great new cover picture!
"21.11.2016 13:30:54" shieldsgazette.com Sunderland players to meet Christmas shoppers at club store Sunderland AFC supporters can enjoy an early Christmas present when two Black Cats stars visit an official club store this week. A chance for fans to meet their idols.
"21.11.2016 13:00:09" shieldsgazette.com Volunteer call for South Tyneside winter showcase A husband and wife team are hoping to light up South Tyneside College with a winter wonderland extravaganza. Do you know anybody who would like to help?
"21.11.2016 12:30:00" media.giphy.com gph.is We've made it to lunchtime ... we can do this!
"21.11.2016 12:25:49" shieldsgazette.com Victor Anichebe tells Jermain Defoe his 150 Premier League goals have all been 'rubbish' David Moyes has revealed how Victor Anichebe teased Jermain Defoe on his Premier League landmark strike – by saying all of the hotshot's 150 goals are 'rubbish'. Bit of banter...
"21.11.2016 12:21:34" shieldsgazette.com Alan Shearer reveals three players who have made the difference to Sunderland Alan Shearer has had his say on Sunderland Big Al's had his say on events at the SoL
"21.11.2016 11:53:09" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Rafa Benitez has explained his decision to leave Aleksandar Mitrovic out against Leeds.
"21.11.2016 11:08:25" yorkshirepost.co.uk Navy fires flares after Spanish vessel enters Gibraltar territorial waters The Royal Navy was forced to fire flares at a Spanish research vessel after it strayed into British Gibraltar territorial waters. It comes after some saber-rattling over Gibraltar since the Brexit vote:
"21.11.2016 10:38:07" shieldsgazette.com Dog rescued from cliff face in Marsden A rescue mission was launched after a dog got stuck halfway down a cliff in Marsden. Hope the little thing's okay.
"21.11.2016 10:17:30" shieldsgazette.com Police identify body found in South Shields pond Police have identified the woman who was found dead in a pond in South Shields. We hope she rests in peace.
"21.11.2016 09:58:31" sunderlandecho.com The Happy Mondays announced as Sunniside Live headliner The Happy Mondays are set to bring their iconic sound to Sunderland next summer. Your chance to see these Madchester men down the road:
"21.11.2016 09:28:18" shieldsgazette.com Teenage cancer survivor is calling on her 'angels' to help out A teenage cancer survivor is hoping her 'Angels' will help her provide support for other youngsters battling the disease. “I've been there and my family has too, so I know what it's like to go through it. I needed the help myself.”
"21.11.2016 08:57:10" shieldsgazette.com Mathematicians uncover secret to the perfect cup of coffee Mathematicians are a step closer to answering one of life's biggest questions - how to make the perfect cup of coffee. And we certainly need one this morning:
"21.11.2016 08:26:47" shieldsgazette.com Floods, rain and wind on their way as weather warning for heavy rain and wind issued for North East We We can confirm it is NOT barbecue weather:
"21.11.2016 07:39:38" shieldsgazette.com South Shields man's 'summary justice' during attack on police A drunk who kicked a police officer collected a big fine – and a punch in the face – for his troubles. Justice was swift:
"21.11.2016 07:26:11" Timeline Photos Today's front page #northeast
"20.11.2016 22:20:32" Timeline Photos The public have spoken...you wanted this headline in tomorrow's Gazette. Thanks for everyone who took part
"20.11.2016 20:51:29" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Rafa Benitez has revealed what he told Dwight Gayle before he faced Leeds. (Pic: PA)
"20.11.2016 20:00:52" shieldsgazette.com 24 pictures from a Big Night Out in South Tyneside There's nothing better than a Big Night Out with friends. Are you or any of your pals featured?
"20.11.2016 17:49:19" Timeline Photos No shortage of options for a headline - but which do you prefer?
"20.11.2016 16:33:58" shieldsgazette.com Residents speak of shock after body of woman found in South Shields pond Residents in South Tyneside have spoken of their shock after the body of a woman was found in a popular park. “Earlier on I saw police officers knocking on some doors close to where I live so maybe that was something to do with this"
"20.11.2016 16:14:02" shieldsgazette.com Newcastle star Dwight Gayle responds to question about THATnightclub incident in Liverpool Newcastle United hero Dwight Gayle insists he was always going to be fit to face Leeds despite reports of him being knocked out in a nightclub attack. He certainly got his teeth stuck into Leeds...!!
"20.11.2016 15:59:02" shieldsgazette.com Police appeal over disturbance after black Mercedes spotted being 'driven erratically' Police are appealing for witnesses after reports of a disturbance in Newcastle. Police want to make sure the woman is all right.
"20.11.2016 15:28:40" shieldsgazette.com Man fighting for his life after attack outside takeaway A man is fighting for his life in hospital today after a late-night attack outside a takeaway. We hope he pulls through.
"20.11.2016 14:31:30" Timeline Photos Here's a great picture of the Christmas Lights next to St Hilda's Church, South Shields, courtesy of Jim Wilkinson. Thanks for sharing Jim!
"20.11.2016 13:35:57" shieldsgazette.com Woman's body found in pond at South Shields park A woman's body was found in a pond in a park in South Shields early today. First picture from the scene of today's sad news...
"20.11.2016 13:23:25" Police on the scene in Temple Park where a woman's body has been found
"20.11.2016 13:09:13" shieldsgazette.com Woman's body found in pond at South Shields park A woman's body was found in a pond in a park in South Shields early today. Sad news.
"20.11.2016 08:00:18" Timeline Photos What a beauty!
Thanks to Alan P Thompson who took this photo of the sunrise down at Marsden Bay. #NorthEast
"19.11.2016 20:30:13" Timeline Photos Zoe Liddle has shared this shot of the Angel of the North with us.
"19.11.2016 20:01:53" shieldsgazette.com South Tyneside pupils tackle mental health in school Staff and students at a South Tyneside school got to grips with mental health during a week-long initiative. Such an important issue.
"19.11.2016 19:00:43" shieldsgazette.com Plenty of festive laughs - and presents - to be had at Jason Cook's Comedy Club There will be plenty of laughs – and presents – as Christmas comes early for audiences at South Tyneside theatre. Should be a laugh.
"19.11.2016 18:00:34" shieldsgazette.com Gadgets: Six of the best Christmas presents all £50 or under Save your money this Christmas with these fantastic gadget gifts, all £50 or under... Thinking of doing some Christmas shopping tomorrow? Here are a few ideas...
"19.11.2016 16:37:03" shieldsgazette.com Watch: Stadium of Darkness as floodlights go off during Sunderland v Hull game The Stadium of Light was briefly plunged into darkness when the floodlights failed during today Fans tried to help out with their mobile phones.
"19.11.2016 16:10:21" shieldsgazette.com Fire engine's bell rings in Christmas at Beamish Museum Father Christmas arrived in a blaze of glory when he helped launch festive celebrations at Beamish Museum. Father Christmas was pulled into Beamish today, not on a sleigh but on the back of an old fire engine.
His arrival signals the start of the museum's festive celebrations - there's plenty coming up.
"19.11.2016 15:12:54" shieldsgazette.com Sunderland AFC v Hull City LIVE: Follow all the action from the Stadium of Light Sunderland host Hull City at the Stadium of Light today in a huge bottom-of-the-table clash. It's a tense affair at the Stadium of Light during the opening exchanges. Follow all the action, here:
"19.11.2016 14:09:36" shieldsgazette.com Watch Charlie Hurley join old teammates to unveil his gates outside the Stadium of Light Sunderland legend Charlie Hurley was surrounded by his former teammates and family members as his iconic gates were unveiled outside the Stadium of Light. A great sight for Sunderland fans who used to watch 'the greatest centre half the world has ever seen'.
"19.11.2016 13:32:48" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Rafa Benitez has been talking about the implications of a ban for Jonjo Shelvey. Rafa talks to the Gazette ahead of the Leeds game.
"19.11.2016 13:30:13" shieldsgazette.com Fears for older people as cold weather alert issued for the North East Age UK is urging older people to keep warm and families and neighbours to ensure vulnerable people are safe as cold weather bites. Make sure to check on those who could be at risk.
"19.11.2016 13:00:08" shieldsgazette.com Jarrow lights switched on by Mayor Families in Jarrow came together for a community celebration of the town's festive illuminations. Christmas has arrived in Jarrow!
"19.11.2016 12:17:10" shieldsgazette.com Pedestrian killed after being struck by lorry on A1(M) A pedestrian has died after they were hit by a heavy goods vehicle on a motorway. Police have now confirmed they closed part of the A1(M) earlier today after a pedestrian died when they were struck by an HGV.
Our thoughts are with the families involved at this time.
"19.11.2016 12:00:14" shieldsgazette.com Little Mix take leisure in designing their own sports kit Music stars Little Mix have been putting the gym kit they helped create to the test after turning their talents to design. Perrie and Jade have been trying on the gym gear they helped design as it hits the shops.
The Little Mix stars have each helped create the kit as part of their role with USA Pro.
"19.11.2016 11:00:54" shieldsgazette.com A drunk who kicked a police officer collected a big fine - and a punch in the face - for his troubles A drunk who kicked a police officer collected a big fine - and a punch in the face - for his troubles. Magistrates heard that David Burnett received 'summary justice' in the early morning fracas.
"19.11.2016 11:00:28" shieldsgazette.com Newcastle United striker Dwight Gayle 'attacked' during night out in Liverpool He is said to have lost four teeth in the incident.
"19.11.2016 10:02:41" shieldsgazette.com A1(M) northbound expected to be shut for hours after serious collision One of the region One of the North East's busiest roads has been hit by a partial closure.
The A1(M) northbound could be shut for some time as police investigate a crash which happened in the early hours.
"19.11.2016 10:00:43" shieldsgazette.com South Shields curry shop's 6,000 mile takeaway to the Congo It's not every day you get asked to repair curry dishes for United Nation troops in Africa - but one South Tyneside restaurant is rising to the challenge. This must be a first for Ocean Road...
Showkoth Choudhoury, owner of Monsoon. has been tasked this weekend with preparing a takeaway with a difference - it's being delivered by helicopter and plane all the way to the Democratic Republic of Congo!
"18.11.2016 18:00:32" shieldsgazette.com FBI catch child abuse pervert during investigation into the 'dark web' A British pervert was caught accessing sickening images of child abuse as a result of an ongoing investigation into the "dark web" carried out by the FBI. Thanks to our American cousins for making sure this sick pervert was brought to justice:
"18.11.2016 16:32:34" shieldsgazette.com Convict tells judge to 'get a new hat' after arriving at court drunk A convict advised a judge to "get a new hat" after he was told he would be put behind bars for the weekend for arriving at court drunk. Some people don't know how to help themselves:
"18.11.2016 15:41:48" shieldsgazette.com Shields Gazette Toy Appeal: Can you help bring Christmas magic to a child in need? Today sees the launch of our annual toy appeal and once again we have teamed up with North East charity Hope 4 Kidz in the hope of making Christmas Day just a little bit more special for the many disadvantaged and special needs children in our area. Today we're launching our Christmas appeal to help the most in need in our community - can you help?
"18.11.2016 15:27:32" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Rafa Benitez has been talking about the January transfer window.
"18.11.2016 10:47:56" sunderlandecho.com Heather Small announced as first headline act for Sunniside Live Soul singer Heather Small will headline the first night of next year's Sunniside Live festival. From our sister title... anyone fancy seeing Heather live?
"18.11.2016 09:08:08" shieldsgazette.com Hungry thief locked up after stealing fillet steaks from Aldi A desperate meat thief has been jailed for stealing fillet steaks from Aldi. “At the time, Mr Weller was desperate for food and intended to take the steaks home to cook them.”
"18.11.2016 08:26:57" shieldsgazette.com Have your say on changes to South Tyneside's political map South Tynesiders are being reminded that time is running out to have your say on controversial proposals to change the borough's political map. The proposals would see part of South Shields move into the Jarrow constituency, a suggestion that has caused upset in some quarters.
"18.11.2016 08:07:31" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette 'We want to get this club back up, because we feel responsible for going down.'
"18.11.2016 07:53:53" shieldsgazette.com Ice warning on North East roads Drivers have been urged to take extra care this morning, with warnings of ice on the region It's icy out there today, so please take extra care...
"18.11.2016 07:40:08" shieldsgazette.com Chancellor urged to greenlight £100million South Tyneside road scheme The Government has been urged to give the green light to a £100million plan to transform one of the region's busiest junctions. Fingers crossed this gets the go ahead!
"18.11.2016 07:21:45" Timeline Photos Good morning. Here's the front page of today's Gazette. Don't forget to pick up your copy. #northeast
"17.11.2016 22:00:22" Good luck to all runners taking part in the North East Harriers League this weekend - we're fairly sure this won't happen at Temple Park, but you never know:
"17.11.2016 21:15:05" shieldsgazette.com When should you put your Christmas decorations up? We all know that certain someone who just can't wait to get the boxes out of the loft.
"17.11.2016 20:46:27" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Rolando Aarons is down but NOT out after injury cruelly ended his season.
"17.11.2016 20:43:10" shieldsgazette.com The beginning of the end for health services Previously I have said that the Sustainability and Transformation Plans which NHS England state are supposed to be about how local healthcare systems can 'evolve' and 'become sustainable over the next five years' are simply government mandated cuts. Cuts "I remain not only worried for our hospital but for the future of the NHS overall"
"17.11.2016 20:15:04" shieldsgazette.com 5ive get South Shields feeling festive at Christmas lights switch-on Boy band 5ive wowed crowds as the Christmas lights were switched on in South Shields. 5ive had Shields getting down at the Christmas lights switch on tonight. Were you there?
"17.11.2016 19:31:10" shieldsgazette.com Eleven players to appear for both Newcastle United and Leeds United The yo-yo fortunes of Newcastle United and Leeds United have witnessed a profusion of players bounce between the two clubs. Here's 11 players to have played for both Newcastle United and Leeds United. How do you think this combined side would fare at their peak?
"17.11.2016 19:00:56" shieldsgazette.com Where you can buy a Shields Gazette 2017 calendar Christmas is just around the corner and the Shields Gazette calendars are selling fast. We've been getting loads of queries about this. Here you go...
"17.11.2016 18:57:35" Christmas lights switch on event in South Shields continues with 5ive
"17.11.2016 18:31:06" Christmas lights switch on event in South Shields
"17.11.2016 17:32:27" shieldsgazette.com Brothers accused of weapons attack on family in social club car park Two brothers appeared in court accused of using weapons to attack members of another family.
"17.11.2016 17:01:50" shieldsgazette.com South Shield's lad skipped the shipyards to follow Leicester City dream Some young lads (and these days, lasses) dream of becoming professional footballers, not so Joe Jopling. "I just wasn't the welding type"
"17.11.2016 17:01:50" shieldsgazette.com Shopper stole Pop Tarts and chocolate from South Shields Morrisons store A shopper stole chocolate and Pop Tarts as she paid for other items. She used a bag for life, which was nice:
"17.11.2016 16:01:07" We went along to a Northumbria Police training base today after it confirmed it was to increase the size of its Firearms Support Unit.
More than 100 already work in the department - now that's set to rise by 50%.
"17.11.2016 15:15:26" shieldsgazette.com Soldier appears in court to deny murder A soldier has denied the murder of a young woman who was found dead in her flat. The victim was found dead in her flat.
"17.11.2016 14:33:33" shieldsgazette.com South Shield's lad's Leicester City dream signing Some young lads (and these days, lasses) dream of becoming professional footballers, not so Joe Jopling. Did you ever have any ambitions of playing professional football? Who, in your opinion, is the best footballer that South Shields has ever produced?
"17.11.2016 14:00:11" shieldsgazette.com Energy bill payments struggle for third of working families, says uSwitch survey A third of working families are struggling to pay their energy bills and half are planning to cut their use to afford them, a survey has found. Do you think twice before turning the heating on?
"17.11.2016 13:45:25" Timeline Photos It's Children in Need tomorrow and we want to know what you're up to.
From baths of beans to epic challenges, we want to hear your stories.
Drop us a message or give us a ring on 0191 5017435.
"17.11.2016 13:10:49" shieldsgazette.com Could cleaning up our beaches generate thousands of new jobs? Clean beach rules should be strengthened after Brexit as part of a drive to generate 160,000 jobs in Britain Is this a good idea?
"17.11.2016 12:37:24" shieldsgazette.com A wintry weekend: Your North East forecast from the Met Office Frosty mornings and heavy showers are forecast for the North East this weekend. Got plans for the weekend? Here's what to expect from the weather.
"17.11.2016 12:06:02" shieldsgazette.com Panackelty, parmo and pease pudding pizzas - traditional North East dishes celebrated in new range Like corned beef and carrots on your pizza? No? What Fancy a slice of any of these?
"17.11.2016 11:53:49" shieldsgazette.com Revealed: The cost of following Sunderland and Newcastle United The cost of following Sunderland or Newcastle United remains similar – despite the latter's drop into the second tier this season. A new survey has revealed how watching NUFC and SAFC compares with their rivals price-wise.
"17.11.2016 11:46:23" shieldsgazette.com The top ten things British voters want from Brexit When it comes to Brexit, voters have a wishlist of demands that it will be almost impossible for Theresa May to deliver, a survey today discloses. And there are a few surprises:
"17.11.2016 11:13:16" yorkshirepost.co.uk Government unveils plans to tackle 'epidemic' of whiplash claims Plans to crack down on the "epidemic" of whiplash claims pushing up honest motorists It's alarming how much claims have risen - and how much it's costing us:
"17.11.2016 10:42:52" shieldsgazette.com More than 5,000 South Tyneside children caught up in problem debt crisis More than 5,000 children in South Tyneside are living in families trapped in debt crisis, according to figures released today. "Debt is very damaging to family life. It has an impact on the emotional well-being and mental health of the whole family."
"17.11.2016 10:29:32" shieldsgazette.com More armed police set to patrol streets as force boost firearms officers Northumbria Police will be increasing the number of firearms officers by more than 50%. "There is no specific intelligence to say that this region is going to be a target for any sort of terrorist activity, but we have the capability to respond quickly if we ever needed to"
"17.11.2016 08:31:04" shieldsgazette.com Rescuers plea for people to stay away from South Tyneside's cliffs Rescue experts are urging people to stay away from the cliff edges and rocks in South Tyneside after a man suffered leg injuries in a fall. "The conditions are getting worse. It's cold, muddy and wet along the coast. We would urge people to stay away when the nights are getting dark."
"17.11.2016 08:00:26" shieldsgazette.com South Tynesiders have fair access to urgent NHS services reveals report Patients still have good access to urgent and emergency care services in South Tyneside following the closure of Jarrow Walk-in Centre, a new report reveals. There were fears that people living in the Jarrow and Hebburn areas would find it more difficult to access treatment.
"17.11.2016 07:30:23" shieldsgazette.com Dad claims McDonald's made a 'hash' of complaint after plastic is found in food A dad claims his toddler's life could have been at risk after his family found plastic in a McDonald's meal. Is a Happy Meal enough of an apology?
"17.11.2016 07:07:05" Timeline Photos Morning all. Here's the front page of today's paper. Don't forget to pick up your copy.
"16.11.2016 21:59:52" Violinist Nigel Kennedy is considering adopting German citizenship when after the UK's decision to leave the EU. An extreme move?
"16.11.2016 20:10:11" Timeline Photos Well-known South Shields artist Sheila Graber was one of the judges for the 1988 painting competition featured in the Time Of Our Lives nostalgia page in today's paper. Do you recognise any of the prize winners?
"16.11.2016 19:28:08" shieldsgazette.com Taxi driver left bloody and cut after racial incident at North East train station A taxi driver was left covered in blood and with a cut to his head which required stitches after he was assaulted while working at a railway station. The Good Samaratin was left in need of help himself:
"16.11.2016 18:38:05" shieldsgazette.com Review: Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them - familiar to Potter fans, yet dizzyingly inventive Given the phenomenal success of the Harry Potter movies (and, latterly, the new stage show), a big-screen spin-off was always going to be something of a no-brainer. 'Rowling's script is thrillingly immersive'.
"16.11.2016 18:03:18" shieldsgazette.com Teen killed partner of woman he'd just had sex with at party, court told A man was murdered during a confrontation with a teenage stranger his partner had just had sex with during a party at their home, a court heard. He's accused of stabbing a man to death in the street after being thrown out of a party for having sex with his alleged victim's girlfriend.
"16.11.2016 17:31:59" shieldsgazette.com Newcastle United rocked after winger suffers serious knee injury Newcastle United have been dealt a major injury blow after birthday boy Rolando Aarons sustained a rupture to the anterior cruciate ligament in training. Big injury blow for Newcastle United:
"16.11.2016 17:15:55" shieldsgazette.com Six tips for early Christmas shopping Don Because it is November, after all:
"16.11.2016 17:08:02" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Will Shelvey face Leeds?
"16.11.2016 16:43:27" shieldsgazette.com Taxis drafted in to rescue Metro passengers as problems hit service Taxis have been deployed to keep passengers moving after problems hit the Metro service. Not the news you wanted:
"16.11.2016 16:34:08" shieldsgazette.com Regional job figures at high while more South Tynesiders search for work The North East has hit a record number of people in work - but South Tyneside continues to see a rise in joblessness. While the North East has recorded top levels of employment, the number of people claiming benefits while looking for work in South Tyneside have risen again.
"16.11.2016 16:00:54" shieldsgazette.com Schools install surveillance software on pupils' phones, tablets and computers Secondary schools in the UK have installed surveillance software on students' personal devices, monitoring the kind of websites and apps they are accessing. It wasn't cheap either:
"16.11.2016 15:14:10" shieldsgazette.com The day Newcastle United dealt Leeds United a blow they have still to recover from It was the defeat many Leeds United fans feel their club have still to recover from. Do yoy remember the day Newcastle United dealt Leeds United a blow they have still to recover from nearly 15 years later? What are your memories? http://trib.al/1lJlorF
"16.11.2016 14:21:12" Timeline Photos Safety advice issued for Newcastle United fans heading to Leeds United this weekend. Any memories of previous trips?
"16.11.2016 13:55:09" shieldsgazette.com South Tyneside arts project launched An innovative new arts project has drawn together three South Tyneside organisations with three regional artists. They're aiming to encourage more people to get involved in the arts.
"16.11.2016 13:23:40" shieldsgazette.com Police investigating purse theft in Jarrow Police investigating after items were stolen from a purse in South Tyneside have released an image of a woman they would like to speak to. Can you help?
"16.11.2016 13:23:06" sunderlandecho.com Everything you need to know about the North East Vegan Festival (Nevfest) 2016 in Sunderland Thousands of people will again descend on the Stadium of Light this weekend for the biannual North East Vegan Festival. It's nearly time
"16.11.2016 12:52:03" Bouncy! This amazing garden wildlife activity was caught on CCTV cameras. The footage has been compared to the John Lewis Christmas advert.
"16.11.2016 12:03:54" shieldsgazette.com Black Friday bargain hunters beware: You may be getting ripped off UK bargain hunters have been warned that many of the Black Friday deals on offer may not be all they seem. Black Friday is coming: And let's face it, it's not pretty:
"16.11.2016 11:53:35" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Mitro has his say on January exit talk
"16.11.2016 11:33:48" shieldsgazette.com South Tyneside Council says it is prepared for bad weather this winter Traffic bosses say they are well prepared for the cold snap this winter. The council has 7,000 tonnes of salt ready to grit the roads
"16.11.2016 11:30:33" shieldsgazette.com Poll: Do you back the petition to close stores on Boxing Day? Scoffing leftovers with loved ones in front of a roaring fire, or hitting the High Street in search of post-Xmas bargains - what will you be up to this Boxing Day? We're asking readers for their views after a petition to ban shops from opening on Boxing Day hit more than 100,000 signatures.
"16.11.2016 11:22:39" shieldsgazette.com Tyne and Wear fire chief to retire Tyne and Wear's chief fire officer is to retire after almost 30 years of service. “It has been a great privilege to lead Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service over the last five years"
"16.11.2016 11:07:23" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette D Day for Jonjo Shelvey
"16.11.2016 11:00:20" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Two players on Rafa Benitez's January radar Rafa Benitez has had two Championship talents scouted
"16.11.2016 10:52:10" shieldsgazette.com How Brexit and Donald Trump influenced the word of the year "Post-truth" has been named as Oxford Dictionaries The word has been in existence for more than two decades but a rise in its use coincided with the EU referendum and the US presidential race.
"16.11.2016 09:42:32" shieldsgazette.com Chancellor challenged over use of taxpayers' money to keep Nissan in Sunderland Chancellor Philip Hammond is facing demands to confirm whether Government assurances to car-maker Nissan over the future of its Sunderland plant involved the commitment of any taxpayers It's an issue that's refusing to go away.
"16.11.2016 08:54:50" shieldsgazette.com South Tyneside 'angels' to be rebranded in a bid to help thousands more people A host of potential 'angels' are flying high after their lifesaving group has started to spread its wings. Nearly 4,000 people have signed up to be Talking Angels. Great effort!
"16.11.2016 08:24:21" shieldsgazette.com Draft plans for South Tyneside Hospital's future are condemned by campaigners Plans for the future of hospital care in South Tyneside have been criticised by campaigners and a MP for not being transparent enough. "Almost every service provided by the hospital, including A&E, is under threat."
"16.11.2016 07:53:12" shieldsgazette.com Teacher's health warning after numb face turned out to be a brain aneurysm A teacher has told of her shock at discovering she was living with a health timebomb after being diagnosed with a potentially fatal brain condition. "People can be living with a brain aneurysm but not be aware of it – unless they have a scan for something else or it ruptures. It can be fatal.”
"16.11.2016 07:16:45" Timeline Photos Morning all. Here's the front page of today's paper. Don't forget to get yours.
"15.11.2016 22:20:12" Timeline Photos The supermoon over our coast has been a real spectacle. Thanks to Brian Morgan for this great photo. Night all!
"15.11.2016 20:45:16" shieldsgazette.com Look inside Amazon's huge warehouse ahead of the Christmas rush These were the bustling scenes yesterday inside one of Amazon Are you doing your Christmas shopping online? Or are you still heading down the high street?
"15.11.2016 19:30:54" shieldsgazette.com Battle of the Christmas adverts 2016: Which is your favourite? With less than six weeks to go until Christmas Day, the annual round of festive adverts are now in full swing. Watch them all here and then have your say.
"15.11.2016 19:09:24" shieldsgazette.com Rescue operation on South Tyneside cliffs A rescue operation was launched after a man fell from cliffs in South Tyneside. Update on the man who had to be winched to safety at Frenchman's Bay tonight
"15.11.2016 18:50:11" shieldsgazette.com South Tyneside DJ David heats up the airwaves in Benidorm A South Tyneside DJ helped entertain holidaymakers while they basked in the sun – after ending up on Spanish radio. Anyone who's been to Benidorm recently might have heard a familiar accent on the radio...
"15.11.2016 18:24:47" shieldsgazette.com Rescue operation on South Tyneside cliffs A rescue operation is ongoing after a man is believed to have fallen from cliffs in South Tyneside. Hope everyone is ok
"15.11.2016 18:02:47" shieldsgazette.com South Shields pupils learn about European Christmas cultures Pupils at a South Shields school will be learning all about the Christmas cultures of their European neighbours. They're learning about other cultures.
"15.11.2016 17:32:12" shieldsgazette.com Jarrow's Abi Garrido set to light up Newcastle South Tyneside singing star Abi Garrido has been lined up to perform at Newcastle's Christmas lights switch on. "It's always amazing to perform in your home city especially on such a special night."
"15.11.2016 17:00:44" shieldsgazette.com NSPCC slams couple for 'turning a blind eye to child's pain' after they avoid jail despite toddler's 31 injuries A former couple who walked free after a toddler suffered 31 injuries while they were looking after him have been slammed by a child protection charity. "It is evident that the couple failed to protect the toddler from a catalogue of injuries and turned a blind eye to the child's pain."
"15.11.2016 16:30:38" shieldsgazette.com Thousands of visitors flock to The Word in South Shields South Tyneside's newest building – The Word, National Centre for the Written Word – welcomed almost 21,000 visitors in its first week. Have you been along yet? Lots of people have.
"15.11.2016 16:00:16" shieldsgazette.com Hebburn GP calls it a day after serving community for 43 years Family, friends, patients and former colleagues of a long-serving South Tyneside doctor came together to give him a special send-off. 43 years! Thanks for everything doc.
"15.11.2016 15:15:10" shieldsgazette.com South Shields Town Hall turns blue to mark World Diabetes Day A landmark South Tyneside building was bathed in blue as World Diabetes Day was marked. “It is wonderful that our iconic South Shields Town Hall has taken part in this globally significant campaign."
"15.11.2016 14:30:27" shieldsgazette.com Dippy the diplodocus is coming to the North East! Famous dinosaur goes on tour One of the UK's most famous dinosaurs, Dippy the diplodocus, is coming to the North East. Dinosaur alert! Look who's coming to a North East museum...
"15.11.2016 14:00:07" shieldsgazette.com Pet pooches cost Brits as much as a car every year We really love our dogs! How much do you spend on your pets?
"15.11.2016 13:32:26" shieldsgazette.com Number of complaints made against Northumbria Police fall The number of complaints made by the public against Northumbria Police went down last year, according to new figures. "Over the last few years we've made great progress as is reflected by these improved complaints statistics."
"15.11.2016 13:00:09" shieldsgazette.com Good news for drivers as Tesco, Morrisons and Sainsbury's follow Asda petrol price cut Asda's 3p a litre fuel cut has sparked a petrol price war among its 'big four' supermarket rivals. About time prices started coming down!
"15.11.2016 12:32:24" shieldsgazette.com Hebburn teenager takes part in Houses of Parliament debate A teenager from South Tyneside has taken part in a debate in the Houses of Parliament after getting involved in a national project. Well done, Kate!
"15.11.2016 12:00:12" shieldsgazette.com Queen guitarist Brian May picks South Shields boy to star on his website A young guitarist is following in his father's footsteps by capturing a rock legend's attention. Watch the video that led to a rock legend picking little Charlie...
"15.11.2016 11:30:06" shieldsgazette.com Plan your journey early, Newcastle United fans urged ahead of Boxing Day match Football supporters travelling to Newcastle United's match on Boxing Day have been urged to plan ahead, as only limited public transport will be available. The match was recently switched to a 7.45pm kick-off.
"15.11.2016 11:25:56" shieldsgazette.com Bobby's owner thanks public for kind words and support The devastated owner of a Shetland pony which was found mutilated in a field says she has been left 'overwhelmed' by people's kindness. “What happened to Bobby has left everyone shocked. People are genuinely upset by what happened to him."
"15.11.2016 11:19:51" Shields Gazette's cover photo
"15.11.2016 11:19:51" Shields Gazette's cover photo
"15.11.2016 09:25:01" shieldsgazette.com How you can ensure charity champ wears Sunderland AFC dress for his next challenge A charity champion is ready to cross the Tyne-Wear football divide for his next mission - and pound the streets of Sunderland in a red and white dress. Let's make this happen!
"15.11.2016 08:29:07" shieldsgazette.com Brave fisherman saves teenager who fell from South Tyneside cliffs A quick thinking fisherman who saved the life of a teenager after he fell from cliffs says he just did what any decent person would do. "I just did what any decent person would do in a situation like this.” Well done Brian!
"15.11.2016 08:00:08" Timeline Photos Better slightly late than never - here's the front page of today's paper! Don't forget to get your copy.
"15.11.2016 07:32:18" Timeline Photos Did anyone catch last night's supermoon? Wow! Here's a great pic from Tim Richardson of it rising over Marsden Bay #northeast #supermoon
"14.11.2016 22:33:12" Two stranded cows in the aftermath of the New Zealand earthquake.
We go to bed tonight hoping all people and animals affected by the disaster see their lives rebuilt soon
"14.11.2016 21:26:28" shieldsgazette.com Readers' pictures capture supermoon over South Tyneside Tonight We've had some fantastic pictures of tonight's supermoon sent in. What do you think?
"14.11.2016 20:46:01" Been moon-gazing tonight? Here's a bluffers guide to the supermoon phenomenon:
"14.11.2016 20:11:10" shieldsgazette.com Memorial to brave fishermen becomes closer to reality There's a distinctly nautical theme to today's column thanks to the sea-swell of emails that have flooded in recently. It'll be a memorial, as well as a piece of public art.
"14.11.2016 19:30:30" shieldsgazette.com Why the North East could be set for its coldest winter in years Last week the North East had an early taste of winter as snow fell on higher ground - and forecasters are warning it could just be the start of a very cold winter. It could lead to the coldest winter in years, with freezing temperatures and a higher risk of snow.
"14.11.2016 19:25:46" Timeline Photos Steven Lomas used his telescope to bag this stunning shot of tonight's supermoon during a break in the clouds.
"14.11.2016 18:25:37" Timeline Photos The supermoon is rising in the North East - here's a shot of it by our Tim Richardson.
Think your pics are better? We'd love to see them!
"14.11.2016 18:03:17" shieldsgazette.com It may not feel it, but 2016 is set to be the hottest year on record This year is set to be the hottest year ever recorded globally, beating 2015 Seriously, it is.
"14.11.2016 17:31:50" shieldsgazette.com Killer Mary Ann Cotton's teapot and letters go on display in Beamish after Dark Angel success Objects belonging to infamous North East serial killer Mary Ann Cotton have gone on display at Beamish Museum. Don't worry, they won't be serving drinks from this:
"14.11.2016 17:01:22" shieldsgazette.com Toddler suffered 31 injuries - but couple not jailed A former couple have walked free after a toddler suffered 31 injuries while they were looking after him - because it cannot be proved who inflicted them. "They each submitted a basis of plea saying they were not responsible for the injuries. The crown cannot say who did."
"14.11.2016 16:17:27" The spectacular supermoon has already appeared in Asia.
Are you going out to see it tonight? Send us your pics! http://trib.al/AzscGNR
"14.11.2016 15:41:44" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Ajax chief dismisses rumours NUFC will allow midfielder to leave on the cheap
"14.11.2016 14:54:26" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Steven Gerrard to Newcastle? No. Surely not? Stevie G and Rafa linking up again?
"14.11.2016 14:30:12" shieldsgazette.com Burning eye fears sparks contact lens solution recall A contact lens solution has been recalled by the manufacturer following the discovery of a potential fault which could cause eye irritation or possibly more serious consequences. If you've got some of this, you really don't want it going on your eyes:
"14.11.2016 14:28:08" shieldsgazette.com Burning eye fears sparks contact lens solution recall A contact lens solution has been recalled by the manufacturer following the discovery of a potential fault which could cause eye irritation or possibly more serious consequences. If you've got some of this, you really don't want it going on your eyes:
"14.11.2016 13:50:50" shieldsgazette.com Medics holding fundraiser ahead of life-saving trip to India. Medical experts from South Tyneside are gearing up for a life-saving trip to India with a fundraising night later this month. "It has been incredibly rewarding to be able to save lives and to help people achieve better, pain-free lives."
"14.11.2016 13:35:00" Newcastle United - Shields Gazette Steven Gerrard to Newcastle? No. Surely not? Could a former England captain be set to swap Los Angeles for St James?
"14.11.2016 13:20:41" shieldsgazette.com Pulling teeth, docking tails and killing male chicks - legal farming techniques most people are unaware of Millions of people have no idea how their food is produced - with six in 10 admitting they didn Enough to make you go vegan?
"14.11.2016 12:49:05" shieldsgazette.com Charity launches video to combat bullying An anti-bullying charity in South Tyneside is calling on people to take a pledge to join the battle against the issue. Such an important issue. Let's get behind the campaign and take a stand against bullying.
"14.11.2016 12:33:47" shieldsgazette.com Will Asda's 3p a litre fuel cut spark a new petrol price war? Supermarket giant Asda has announced it's cutting 3p off a litre of fuel tomorrow. Good news for motorists.
"14.11.2016 12:00:44" shieldsgazette.com Entries open for Gazette's annual Dear Santa competition All we want for Christmas is...your letters. “I deserve a special gift from Santa because...”...over to you!
"14.11.2016 11:46:03" shieldsgazette.com Two-vehicle smash led to road closure A two-vehicle smash led to the closure of a busy road in South Tyneside. Pleased no one was seriously hurt in yesterday's collision
"14.11.2016 11:09:38" yorkshirepost.co.uk Big Six energy firms 'making six times more profit than they say' Energy firms have been accused of making more profit than they say, following an investigation into companies Do you feel ripped off?
"14.11.2016 10:39:15" shieldsgazette.com Free pensions advice in South Tyneside gets thumbs up Free financial advice being offered in South Tyneside has been voted a hit. “Pensions can be a confusing topic but these figures show the real benefit people get from having a Pension Wise appointment."
"14.11.2016 09:47:06" shieldsgazette.com Supermoon: What is it and when can I see it? A rare 'supermoon' will make the full lunar disc appear 14% bigger and up to 30% brighter than usual as it rises above the rooftops tonight. It will be the biggest we've seen for nearly 70 years!
"14.11.2016 09:18:32" shieldsgazette.com Drink-driver was stopped with half-empty can of cider in his car A drunk driver has been banned from the roads after police found a partly-consumed can of cider in the cup holder of his van when he was stopped. Police found a half-empty can of cider in the cup holder, and more, unopened, on the passenger seat.
"14.11.2016 08:47:39" shieldsgazette.com North East police issue the UK's only fine for smoking in a car where there's kids Northumbria Police is the only force in the country to have seen a motorist fined in the year after a crackdown on smoking in cars with children was launched, an investigation has found. Should this law be scrapped?
"14.11.2016 08:16:27" shieldsgazette.com North East teenager Sam Lavery's X Factor dream is over Teenage X Factor hopeful Sam Lavery has been eliminated from the show after judge Sharon Osbourne changed her mind at the last minute about who to send home. Well done for getting so far Sam!
"14.11.2016 07:45:30" shieldsgazette.com South Shields thief jailed for stealing razors from Asda A drug user has been jailed after he stole from a South Tyneside shop and breached court orders. He was heard saying “Please, no,” several times as he was led to the cells after being jailed.
"14.11.2016 07:10:33" Timeline Photos Morning all. Here's the front page of today's newspaper. Don't forget to get yours!
"13.11.2016 22:01:03" Timeline Photos Beautiful Remembrance Day photo from budding photographer Katelyn Arkley,14, from South Shields. Thanks for sharing!
"13.11.2016 21:04:04" shieldsgazette.com 23 pictures from South Shields' Remembrance parade Hundreds of people young and old came together to line the streets of South Shields to mark Remembrance Sunday today. South Tyneside remembered its fallen today. Respect to all who showed theirs. #RemembranceSunday
"13.11.2016 20:00:11" Timeline Photos Sarah Jane Brown's family love Christmas so much they've got their decorations up already at their home in Hebburn. Are yours up yet?
"13.11.2016 19:00:39" yorkshirepost.co.uk I'm A Celebrity campers split into two groups as jungle antics begin Jungle-based reality television programme I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! will throw its contestants into the deep end as they face a daunting challenge right at the start of the series launch tonight. Welcome to the jungle! I'm A Celebrity is back tonight! Who's your fave to win?
"13.11.2016 18:00:18" yorkshirepost.co.uk Strictly Come Dancing stays many steps ahead of X Factor in ratings contest Strictly Come Dancing continued to dance all over The X Factor in the ratings at it drew four million more viewers than the rival show. Strictly is dancing all over The X Factor in the Saturday night TV ratings war - which one is your favourite?
"13.11.2016 17:00:46" yorkshirepost.co.uk Mary Berry to host new cooking show on BBC2 Queen of baking Mary Berry is set return to BBC Two to front a new cooking series, the broadcaster has announced. Great news for fans of the Great British Bake Off!
"13.11.2016 16:00:32" shieldsgazette.com GARDENING: Design your garden to reduce effort and pain Last week, I talked about gardening with back pain and what you can do in practise to keep doing the hobby you love without causing any further damage. Do you find gardening a pain? Here's some tips to help make it hurt less!