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Olympic Flame travels through the Coast

The Olympic Flame was carrried by a succession of Torchbearers through North Tyneside.  Here's a gallery showing the Flame as it was carried through Whitley Bay, Cullercoats, Tynemouth and North Shields…            

King Street Club, North Shields, on the day of the CIU - Clubs & Institutes Union - 150th Anniversary

CIU 150th Anniversary

King Street Social Club, North Shields. One of the few remaining big working men's social clubs on Tyneside. Pictured on the 150th Anniversary of the CIU – Clubs and Institutes Union.   

A beacon to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee was lit at Tynemouth Castle at exactly 10.01pm. The beacon was one of 2,012 lit throughout Great Britain, culminating with the Queen lighting the final one at 10:30.

Jubilee beacon shines out from Tynemouth

A beacon to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee was lit at Tynemouth Castle at exactly 10.01pm.  The beacon was one of 2,012 lit throughout Great Britain, culminating with the Queen lighting the final one at 10:30.          

TV Explorer Simon Reeve visits Tyneside to mark the partnership between Kuoni Travel and Gosforth Travel Bureau.

Simon Reeve visits Tyneside

TV Explorer Simon Reeve visits Tyneside to mark the partnership between Kuoni Travel and Gosforth Travel Bureau.