Green flags flying in North Tyneside

North Tyneside’s parks and green spaces have once again been recognised among the finest in the...

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We Listen, We Care - North Tyneside residents invited to take part in the Big Community Conversation

North Tyneside Council is inviting its residents to take part in the Big Community Conversation...

Over £100,000 of Illegal Tobacco and Tablets Seized in Wallsend Raid

A huge cache of illegal tobacco and tablets has been seized by North Tyneside Council and...

Age UK North Tyneside with award.

Silver award for going green

In Net Zero Week, North Tyneside Council is delighted to recognise another local organisation...

Globe Gallery founder Rashida Davison in 97 Howard Street

Globe Gallery comes home to landmark site in North Shields Cultural Quarter

The Globe Gallery has come home to its original premises in North Shields and is set to open...

School kids transform unwanted materials into furniture

Children at Waterville Primary School have transformed unwanted materials into a unique piece of...

Blue Plaque for pioneering disability rights activist

A North Tyneside woman who 'blazed a trail' for disability rights in the UK will be honoured...

Prestigious awards for affordable housing schemes

A pair of affordable housing developments in North Tyneside have scooped top awards.


Swift box at Lakeside Centre Killingworth

New homes for North Tyneside's swifts

North Tyneside Council has started a project to give swifts a place to nest and breed in the...

North Tyneside gym named British weightlifting club of the year

Wallsend-based North Tyneside Barbells CIC has beaten competition from across the UK to be named club of the year at the British Weight Lifting Annual Achievement Awards.

Wallsend ready for festival fun

The popular Wallsend Festival returns this weekend with a free and fun-packed programme.


Local History Week in Wallsend

Wallsend Stories

1-6 July 2024

Let’s celebrate...


A facelift for St Mary's Lighthouse

Restoration work is to begin on one of the North East’s most iconic landmarks. 

 St Mary’...

Inspirational North Shields School wins prestigious national teaching award

Staff and pupils at Norham High School in North Shields are celebrating after receiving a prestigious Pearson National Teaching Award.

Alcohol seized and two arrests as part of Operation Coastwatch

On Friday (June 14), large numbers of young people descended on the beaches of North Tyneside,...

Coast Road safety barrier replacements to begin

Overnight works to replace some of the safety barriers along the A1058 Coast Road in North...

Whitley Lodge pupils are on the path to Paris

Olympic fever has taken hold at a Whitley Lodge First School with a dedicated week of activities putting pupils on the path to the Paris Olympics.

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North Shields 800: Everyone together for a year of celebration in 2025

The vibrant community of North Shields is coming together to host a year of celebrations for the...

D-Day 80: Ken's wartime memories

As the threat of war in Europe loomed by the late 1930s, the Anderson Committee published a...

Nik Hanlon and Anthony Lo-Giudice on North Shields Fish Quay.

Ghosts of England: North Shields’ working Fish Quay to host two-week dance and music project

Fishermen unloading their catch will share North Shields Fish Quay with contemporary dancers and...

D-Day 80: Memories of a WW2 Miner

With the 80th Anniversary of D Day approaching, North Tyneside Council’s Armed Forces Officer,...

Repair work to get underway at Segedunum

Work is set to get underway to repair Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum this week.


D-Day 80th anniversary in North Tyneside

People across North Tyneside are set to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings,...

Community organisations encouraged to apply for a share of £140,000 funding in Weetslade, Camperdown and Longbenton

VCSE organisations can bid for grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 to support initiatives.

£400,000 funding for work to community premises in the North West announced.

Funding for the refurbishment, upgrade, or extension of community organisation premises in Longbenton, Camperdown and Weetslade is now available to apply for.

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