Tyne and Wear

117-year-old shipwreck revealed on beach by shifting sands

A 117-year-old shipwreck has been revealed to beachgoers in South Tyneside after shifting sands unearthed what is believed to be the remains of the …

Archaeology

Tanfield Railways volunteers restore carriage once used as home

<b>A 117-year old wooden railway carriage that was used as a family home for 60 years has returned to service on a County Durham heritage rail line.</b><p>The 1901-built North Eastern Railway carriage spent more than 25 years ferrying commuters across Tyneside.<p>In the 1930s it was moved to Norfolk and …

County Durham

See inside the Get Carter car park hours before it was demolished

These are the last scenes taken in the famous Get Carter car park before the bulldozers moved in.<p>The iconic building was flattened in July 2010 but …

Tyneside

The comedian who really doesn't want to die on stage

<b>To die on stage is a comedian's worst nightmare. But for one comic, performing could literally be a matter of life or death.</b><p>In February last year, Rebecca Shorrocks was preparing for an audition. In the morning she went for a run, but began to have heart palpitations.<p>"I didn't think anything of it, …

Comedians

OPINION: Back in the team today - Josh Maja DESERVES to be Sunderland’s main man going forward!

Josh Maja will lead the line for Sunderland again today. With Charlie Wyke breathing down his neck the good performances must continue - but his early form has been great and he deserves to keep his place.<p>The season may only be in its early stages but already we have seen several stand-out …

Soccer

WhatsApp reveal when they will delete all your chat data, photos and videos

Popular messaging app WhatsApp will soon delete users data.<p>That means that all your chats, photos and videos will be deleted as part of a systems …

Apps

Child benefits and tax credits payment dates will be different in August - what you need to know

The August bank holiday is fast approaching and for some people that means disruption to benefits payments.<p>Don’t worry, they won’t be late - Child …

Tax Preparation

Drivers taking risky U-turns after A167 roadworks causes Tyne Bridge queues

Roadworks on the Central Motorway have been causing a traffic nightmare for Sunday morning drivers .<p>Queues stretched back on the Tyne Bridge towards …

Ant McPartlin

Unseen photos of mercy mission doctor go on display

<b>Many previously unseen photographs of a mercy-mission doctor who had to choose which famine victims could eat have gone on display.</b><p>Dr Anne Seymour was known for her charity work and ran the Accident & Emergency unit at the Ingham Infirmary in South Shields.<p>She also spent time in war-torn Nigeria in …

Tyneside

The new towns of Wales: How a quiet valley was transformed into a prosperous town

Keith Jefferies was in his mid-20s when he rode his motorcycle from the small mining community where he grew up in the South Wales Valleys to a …

News (Wales)

Celebrity Big Brother fans accuse Dan Osborne of getting too close to Gabby Allen

This series of <i>Celebrity Big Brother</i> has been subtitled <i>Eye of the Storm</i>, and as well as the whole kerfuffle about Stormy Daniels not appearing, there …

Dan Osborne

The weekend's best bets by Charlie McCann of betvictor

Since a winner at Windsor on Sunday, Johnston sent out 22 runners without success and it is a frustrating time for the yard especially with Elarqam …

Horse Racing

Northumberland OPP investigating homicide in Trent Hills

Northumberland OPP is investigating a homicide following the death of a Trent Hills man early Saturday morning.<p>Police have confirmed the victim as …

Northumberland

Recognise anyone? 44 pictures of Teesside beauty contest entrants down the years

Whether it’s called Miss Teesside, Miss Middlesbrough or Miss Cleveland - The Gazette has covered a number of beauty pageants over the years.<p>And we …

Teesside

The water quality rating of every beach in the North-east and North Yorkshire

A trip to the beach is an ideal way to spend a sunny day.<p>And with the sun continuing to shine, a trip to the seaside might be on the cards.<p>But before …

Tyneside

New train carries passengers across Devon and Cornwall for first time today

Today's run is a sneak preview ahead of the trains entering service

Trains

Pine Marten Sighted in Northumberland for First time in 90 Years

Home » General » News » <b>Pine Marten Sighted in Northumberland for Fir...</b><p>Ed Carr<br>• Aug 17th, 2018<br>• Comment<p>After a long period of extinction in England, the …

Wildlife

George Ezra goes back to Number One with ‘Shotgun’

Plus high new entries in the UK official albums chart for Miles Kane and The Coral<p>George Ezra has gone back to Number One in the official UK singles …

George Ezra

Report Suggests Mike Ashley Refused to Offer Extra £2m To Secure Rafa Benitez's Top Target

Mike Ashley refused to top up Newcastle United's big summer offer<p>for Rafa Benitez's main transfer target Alassane Plea by just £2m to get the deal …

Soccer

Who are the winners and losers in UK property since the referendum?

The latest UK HPI release of property price data for June provided the first concrete look how the UK market has performed on the two-year …

Property (UK)

Watch man on stolen motorbike with no helmet slide under car wheels in act of 'staggering stupidity'

Speeding around a corner on a stolen motorbike without a helmet, this is the moment a rider diced with death.<p>Nathan Rose was seriously injured after …

Judiciary

BREAKING Northumberland police siege: Armed police surround home in small village

Armed police have descended on a Northumberland village because of an "ongoing" incident.<p>Emergency services were called to a street in Seaton …

Emergency Medicine

Opening date for Aldi in Stanley revealed - but McDonald's remains tight-lipped

A budget German supermarket is expected to open its new store in Stanley before Christmas.<p>Aldi is currently building a new shop on derelict land in …

McDonald's

North Tyneside Council paid nearly £2k for two officers to go to Brussels for just ONE night

Council bosses are under fire after spending an “astonishing” sum of taxpayer money on a trip to Brussels.<p>North Tyneside Council spent almost £1,900 …

Tyneside

Vicar cheats on wife with his curate who is married to... another vicar

A married vicar has been suspended after he had an adulterous affair with his married curate.<p>The Rev Rupert Kalus, 56, was originally a Catholic but …

Church of England

Project Metal Across The Pond (August 16th 2018)

Project Metal Across The Pond was Live on location at Trillians Rock Bar In Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. This show was broadcasted live on Digital …

Heavy Metal

British holidaymaker dies after jumping off cliff in Ibiza

A British holidaymaker died in Ibiza after leaping off a cliff and landing on a rocky outcrop while celebrating his 24th birthday.<p>Paul Gardner, from …

San Antonio

Terrifying reason you could lose your regional accent - and technology is to blame

There are a brilliant variety of regional accents in Britain - and they're part of what makes us interesting and unique.<p>From Scousers to Geordies, we …

Artificial Intelligence

Sheffield Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay looks forward to Wolves test after easing past Sunderland in Carabao Cup

Jos Luhukay insists his Sheffield Wednesday side will relish taking on Wolverhampton Wanderers after securing a second round visit by the Premier League newcomers with a victory over Sunderland.<p>Wednesday took advantage of Sunderland’s defensive deficiencies to seal a comfortable victory, their …

Soccer

Soul of The Blues with Jeremy Rees #256 - 15th August 2018

Catch up with Soul of The Blues, the weekly show on Radio Cardiff (10pm on Wednesdays, repeated 6am on Sundays). This edition features tracks …

County Durham