Dodgers to be shamed.
Metro fare dodgers in North Tyneside North Tyneside is a metropolitan borough of Tyne and Wear in the North East of England. Its seat is at the Town Hall, Wallsend.
Created in 1974, the borough lies within the historic county boundaries of Northumberland. will be named and shamed by Nexus after being convicted of not having a ticket. Some 83 fare evaders from the borough were caught by inspectors in the latest blitz. There names will appear on posters across the system.
Fire crews were called to a Chinese restaurant See:
North Shields (or locally just Shields) is a town on the north bank of the River Tyne, in the metropolitan borough of North Tyneside, in North East England. It is located eight miles (13 km) east of Newcastle upon Tyne. after an electrical fire sent smoke pouring into the dining room. The restaurant, on Bedford Street, was closed while fire crews fought the small blaze.
BOLLARDS could be installed in a main road in Tynemouth to stop cars parking on the footpaths. North Tyneside Council is considering erecting bollards to save damage to the pavement after complaints from residents on Front Street.
Anti arson bid
FIRE prevention has been given a boost in North Tyneside after the Government announced funding to set up an Arson Task Force. Welcoming the news Tynemouth MP Alan Campbell said: "Arson is a major problem and there have been many examples in recent years, particularly at schools."