Latest Tyne and Wear Stories

2008-08-20 18:00:51

TWO teenage schoolmates who both suffered from a disfiguring disorder have helped to raise more than pounds 2,000 for other youngsters with the same condition.

2008-08-19 18:00:31

A HOLIDAY company is said to be considering switching its flights to Newcastle. Flyglobespan, which currently flies to southern Spain and Tenerife, has begun a review of all flights out of Durham Tees Valley Airport.

2008-08-18 00:00:33

YOUNGSTERS in the region got into the Olympic spirit when they visited their future school. Hundreds of Year Six pupils from Monkton Junior School, in South Tyneside, visited South Shields Community School for an introductory tour of the premises.

2008-08-10 21:00:19

THE second annual Whitley Bay Festival of Motorcycles being held at Beaconsfield in Tynemouth ends today. The event features live music, street performers, trade stands. (c) 2008 Sunday Sun - Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-08 18:00:42

THE grandparents of a toddler whose life was saved by a heart transplant hope to raise thousands of pounds for the hospital which carried out the operation.

2008-08-03 18:00:12

CAMERAS are rolling as a blockbuster Bollywood movie is being shot in the North. A trailer for a new Eastern feature film is being filmed by Tynemouth Priory in North Tyneside.

2008-08-01 18:00:17

AWARD-WINNING beaches on Tyneside are proving a draw for wildlife as well as sun-seekers. Work to recreate two hectares of sand dune habitats at Tynemouth Longsands in North Tyneside has led to the return of birds and rare moths to the area.

2008-07-31 18:00:30

COMMUNITIES and Local Government minister Baroness Andrews yesterday toured a Tyneside urban farm. She visited Bill Quay Community Farm in Gateshead as an example of an exciting urban green space where riverside industry once dominated.

2008-07-29 18:00:35

A MUSIC promoter who was responsible for bringing some of the world's top bands to Wearside is to have his story turned into a multi-million pound movie.

2008-07-29 18:00:35

A MUSIC promoter who brought some of the biggest bands to the region is to have his story turned into a multi-million pound movie.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.