Tyne And Wear News:

Eel protections screens for Tees, Tyne, Wear and Coquet rivers
… places on the Tees, Tyne, Wear and Coquet in response to new regulations. The £11m…


Tyne and Wear Metro: Flooding causes chaos
…Two burst pipes cut off water to homes and caused gridlock across Tyne and Wear


Fire services 'spending millions' on animal rescues
… it had attended to many large animals stuck in mud, ditches or rivers. In Tyne… and Wear a horse was rescued after becoming trapped in the metal framework of a quad…


Tyne and Wear Metro to be publicly run by Nexus
…The operation of the Tyne and Wear Metro has been returned to the public body…


Tyne and Wear Metro expansion agreed
…A plan to extend the Tyne and Wear Metro and spend £1bn on new trains…


Tyne and Wear Metro operator contract to end in 2017
…The contract to run the Tyne and Wear Metro with German company DB Regio… director, Tobyn Hughes, said: "The future of the Tyne and Wear Metro holds a major…


London fire: Most services would have sent high ladder to Grenfell
… buildings to include a high ladder since Grenfell. But Leicestershire, Lancashire, Tyne… and Wear, the West Midlands, Kent and Essex fire services will still not automatically…


Tyne and Wear Metro £40m modernisation programme
…A multi-million pound investment is being made to modernise the Tyne and Wear


Eight held in Lancashire, Gateshead and Evesham trafficking raids
… trafficking gang. The arrests were made during early-morning raids in Lancashire, Tyne… and Wear and Worcestershire. Police said eight women suspected of being trafficked…


Woman, 77, dies after Sunderland house fire
… Victoria Infirmary, but died a short time later, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service…