North Tyneside suffragette to be honoured with a blue plaque on International Women’s Day

A celebrated suffragette who fought for gender equality in the early 20th Century is to be...

North Tyneside Council stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine

North Tyneside Council stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine.

In a show of support for the people suffering because of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, we’ll...

Milestone reached in North Shields regeneration

The creation of a modern and convenient transport hub in North Shields has taken a major step...

Cooper dog

Joint operation uncovers thousands of illegal cigarettes in North Tyneside

Tens of thousands of pounds worth of illegal cigarettes and rolling tobacco were seized by North Tyneside Council’s Trading Standards team and Northumbria Police in a joint operation.

Council seeks views on licensing policy

Views are being sought on proposed changes to North Tyneside Council’s licensing policy for hackney carriages, private hire vehicles and drivers in the borough.

First look at ground-breaking new Wallsend community hub

These images show how an innovative new community hub in Wallsend – providing space for vital...

Press release: An abstract view of the Council crest

New policy to control activities and events on council land

North Tyneside Council is set to develop a new policy that will make clear what type of...

Press release: An abstract view of the Council crest

Council doubles down on affordable housing delivery – pledging to build a thousand more homes

Plans to build thousands of affordable homes and reduce the number of derelict properties in...

Restored blue plaques recall North Tyneside’s maritime past

A pair of blue plaques that mark important events in North Tyneside’s maritime history have been...

LA7 statement Covid announcement Feb 21

LA7 statement Covid announcement Feb 21

The Government has announced that all Covid-19 restrictions will end in England on Thursday....

Popular food festival returns with another tasty lineup

A popular food festival will return to one of the North East's most stunning locations this...

Made with Care

North Tyneside Council launches new home care service as part of major recruitment drive

North Tyneside Council has launched a new service to provide care for people in their own homes...

Morph in the North proves a major attraction as half-term looms

Excitement beckons for families and visitors to North Tyneside this half-term as thousands...

Peter Rabbit™ Storytime Trail Premieres in North Tyneside

A brand new story time trail about one of the world’s favourite children’s books heads to North...

Get up and Go

Young People Urged to “Get Up and Go” for National Apprenticeship Week

Major regional employers will be on the lookout for new talent when the annual Get Up and Go...

Whitley Bay school backs campaign to cut air pollution

Children in North Tyneside are showing their support to a campaign to help reduce localised air...

Redevelopment of Grade II listed council building up for an award

The redevelopment of a Grade II* listed building has won recognition and put North Tyneside...

Garages to become affordable homes in North Shields

Draughty old garages from the 1950s are being converted into comfortable homes by North Tyneside...

Reflection area artwork

Artwork chosen to help north tyneside to remember and reflect the pandemic

Residents of North Tyneside have selected their favourite designs to feature in reflection areas being created across the borough.

Positive report for SEND services in North Tyneside

North Tyneside praised by Ofsted and CQC for united approach to improving the lives of children and young people with SEND

Outcomes for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in...

Press release: An abstract view of the Council crest

North Tyneside Cabinet agree budget proposals

North Tyneside Council’s Cabinet agreed its budget proposals on Monday (Jan 31) following a...

North Tyneside health chief backs new Covid campaign featuring North East artists as Plan B restrictions end

Despite Plan B measures across England ending this Thursday 27 January, Covid cases in the North...

Oak tree planted in Tynemouth honours Jewish refugees

A special commemorative oak tree has been planted in Tynemouth Park to mark the 80th anniversary...

Holocaust Memorial Event 2022

Holocaust Memorial Event 2022

Every year on the week of Holocaust Memorial Day, we host an event on the Friday, bringing...

Morph in the North!

The world’s first ever Morph art trail hits the streets of North Tyneside this weekend.


Get local news direct to your inbox

Our monthly newsletter includes local news, events and opportunities for you to have your say.

Sign up

Contact us

Media enquiries:


0191 6432 211

Office open:
9am-5pm Monday to Thursday
9am-4:30pm Friday

Out of hours tel: 0796 8380 314