Category: North Shields

Historic High Street Fund

North Shields in North Tyneside & Hexham in Northumberland are the only two Geordie towns or cities, set to benefit from the UK Governments fund for historic high streets. The funding which was awarded to 69 towns and cities is intended for projects aimed at turning historic disused buildings into shops, houses and community centres. …

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London 2012 Torch Relay – Route Through Geordieland

Geordies are making final preparations this week before the Olympic flame makes it’s way through the Northumberland, North Tyneside, South Tyneside & the Durham areas of Geordieland. The Torch relay enters Northumberland from Scotland via the Geordie border town of Berwick-Upon-Tweed on the afternoon of 14th June 2012. Each area has different celebrations in place to publicise the torch relay …

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North Shields Stanley Arms Becomes The Fleet

The Stanley Arms in North Shields has been renamed by it’s new owners to “The Fleet” and is due to open on April Fools day the 1st of April 2012 Situated on the corner ot Stanley Street in North Shields the Stanley Arms was closed when Northumbrian Police objected to the renewal of it’s liquor licence.     …

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HMS Illustrious Comes Home To The Tyne

HMS Illustrious which was built in Wallsend came home to the Tyne last week (29/02/12) to celebrate it’s 30th anniversary before deploying to the Arctic Circle for three weeks of cold weather training. The Royal Navy helicopter carrier berthed at Northumbria Quay in North Shields and though it was not open to the general public, sea cadets & students from local schools & colleges …

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North Shields, North Tyneside – Photo Slideshow

North Shields is a small town on the bank of the River Tyne in North Tyneside, created in 1225 as a fishing port to provide fish for Tynemouth & The Tynemouth Priory which is situated at the mouth of the River Tyne. Over the years, North Shields has grown from a small fishing village to incorporate the suburbs of …

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