Surge testing and vaccination drive to launch in North Tyneside

Surge testing and additional vaccinations are launching in North Tyneside, following a rise in...

Surge testing and vaccination

Surge testing and vaccination announced for North Tyneside

Following a sharp rise in coronavirus cases and detection of a variant first identified in India, surge testing and the offer of vaccinations will get underway in North Tyneside shortly, as announced by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.

North Shields secures funding for cultural programme

North Tyneside Council has been awarded a grant of nearly £73,000 from Historic England as part...

Wendy Burke, North Tyneside Director of Public Health

Director of Public Health issues stark warning as COVID-19 cases rise

With a sharp increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, North Tyneside Director of Public Health is calling on residents to follow the rules and take care.

North Tyneside Creativity and Wellbeing Week 2021

Art exhibitions, storytelling, and theatre are just some of the activities that can be enjoyed...

Blue flag and seaside awards

Blue Flag status once again for North Tyneside beaches

North Tyneside beaches will keep the Blue Flag flying after being ranked among the best in the...

Thank you for helping us take the next step forward  A message from local Directors of Public Health

Thank you for helping us take the next step forward

Monday marks a major step forward in the ongoing battle with the pandemic.

That the...

Reassuring communities over vaccine fears

Joint efforts to tackle COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in North Tyneside are paying off.


Susan and George Townsend

Meet the North Tyneside couple who have opened their home to three brothers

As part of Foster Care Fortnight, Susan and George Townsend hope that by sharing their own story they can encourage more people to think about fostering siblings.

Allard's customers encouraged to test

Customers of Allard's Lounge, Tynemouth, encouraged to test

Those who visited Allard’s Lounge in Tynemouth recently are being encouraged to take a COVID-19 test.

Elected Mayor appoints new Cabinet

New Cabinet Members have been appointed by the Elected Mayor of North Tyneside following her re-...

Imam Syed Al Amin, Misbah Hanan and Wendy Burke with volunteers and VODA.

Whitley Bay Islamic Cultural Centre launches test site with council's support

A new COVID-19 test site has been set up at the Whitley Bay Islamic Cultural Centre to encourage regular testing for those without symptoms in all North Tyneside communities.

Local election results 2021

Voters in North Tyneside have re-elected Mayor Norma Redfearn CBE for a third term.


A guide to polling day: Everything you need to know about voting in person

The May elections are just around the corner; here is a useful guide to what you can expect if...

A voting ballot paper

Make sure you’re ready to have your say on 6 May

With a few weeks left until voters in North Tyneside go to the polls on 6 May, voters are being...

Welcoming people back to the high street safely

North Tyneside Council is welcoming people back to shopping areas safely.

From Monday (12...

Illegal tobacco seized in North Tyneside

A large amount of illegal tobacco has been seized by North Tyneside Council’s Trading Standards...

Local Leaders - Next step on Roadmap

Local Leaders - Next step on Roadmap

As the next step of the roadmap out of lockdown comes into effect, we’re asking residents across...

Council on hand to help those self-isolating

North Tyneside Council’s safety net of support remains in place for those who need it.

Voters urged to register in time to have their say in May

On Thursday 6 May residents in North Tyneside will have their say on who represents them....

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The townhouse in the heart of North Shields' historic quarter with some fascinating hidden secrets

An historic townhouse at the heart of North Shields’ heritage area has revealed some fascinating...

Historic Buddle building to be given new lease of life

A LANDMARK building in North Tyneside is set to be transformed into a £2m community centre and...

North Tyneside Elected Mayor Norma Redfearn CBE outside Charlotte Street housing

Council plans for more affordable homes

Hundreds of families, older people, vulnerable residents, and those on low incomes are enjoying new and affordable homes in North Tyneside – and there are more to come.

Town centre toilets given new lease of life

It’s set to get easier than ever for shoppers in North Shields town centre to spend a penny....

Whitley Bay promenade transformation nears completion

Major improvements to a popular seafront promenade and two much-loved cafés are nearing...

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