Coronavirus Cases Leap in South Tyneside and Northumberland

Latest COVID-19 figures from Public Health England show a rise in positive cases recorded in South Tyneside and Northumberland over the past week. The most...

North Tyneside Views Wanted for Town Centre ‘Masterplan’

North Tyneside Council wants to hear the opinions of local residents over proposals to revitalise North Shields town centre. A public consultation has been launched...

Senior Health Figures Concerned Over Future of Public Health England

Senior health figures across the North East have confronted the Government over their plans to replace Public Health England (PHE), the country’s public health...

North East Pub Closes Following Staff COVID Cases

A pub and restaurant in South Tyneside has temporarily closed after two staff members tested positive for coronavirus. The Lakeside Inn, Jarrow, confirmed all its...

Fans Back in Seats for Newcastle Basketball Match

Newcastle basketball team, the Newcastle Eagles, will host a pilot exhibition match with spectators in attendance for the first time in six months. The Eagles...

Newcastle Volunteers Could Help With COVID Vaccine Research

Newcastle residents are being urged to sign up to the NHS COVID-19 Vaccine research registry. Information provided by volunteers can help to provide data for...

COVID-19 Cases Rise in Certain North East Districts

Certain districts across the North East have seen a rise in coronavirus cases over the past week according to data shown by Public Health...

Dad Chased By Debt Collectors For £19,000 Over Young Sons Accidental eBay Purchase

By Grahame Anderson Take away worker Mohammad Faraji from Wallsend is being pursued by debt collectors for £19,000 after his six-year-old son accidentally purchased a...

Darlington Businesses Receive £25m from UK Government

Over 2,000 businesses in Darlington have been provided with nearly £25 million from UK Government to support them in the current COVID-19 pandemic. The funding...

Durham University Offers Bursaries for Student Deferrals

Durham University has offered bursaries and guaranteed accommodation for students who choose to defer their places with the university until 2021. The university provided an...