Category: South Shields

South Shields Redevelopment Plans Announced

A new and ongoing £100m redevelopment of the Geordie town of South Shields in South Tyneside is expected to take around 10 years to complete, boasting a new hotel, shops, library and leisure facilities, a new cinema and even a new cultural centre. New road links from the market place to the riverside will be put …

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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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South Shields, South Tyneside

Apart from miles of pristine beaches, South Shields is also home to a Roman fort called Arbeia which was built to help supply the roman soldiers along Hadrian’s Wall. South Shields beachfront includes sand dunes, grassy areas & loads of picnic areas as well as an Amusement Park which sits opposite Marine Park incorporating a childrens play park, a small boating lake & a …

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The Great North Run 2011 – Thirty One Geordie Years In The Making

The 31st Great North Run from Newcastle Upon Tyne to South Shields which was first won by Geordie sportsman Mike Mcleod in 1981 is taking place on Sunday 18/09/11 & we would like to wish all the runners well. Ethiopian running legend Haile Gebrselassie who won the elite men’s 2010 Great North Run will not be taking …

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Sandhaven Beach & Ocean Park South Shields

Sandhaven Beach in the town of South Shields, South Tyneside is a long blue flag beach popular with both Geordie families and watersport enthusiasts alike. Other attractions include Ocean Beach Pleasure Park and the adjoining North & South Marine Park which stand side by side and are popular tourist attractions offering a boating lake, a miniature steam railway, a childrens …

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