The hugh tides that hit the east coast of Britain today flooded North Shields Fish Quay.
In another milestone for the improving fortunes of the River Tyne's offshore industrial base, Enquest Producer, a 248m, 92,000tonne Floating Production Storage Offshore (FPSO) unit is the largest vessel to undergo work on the Tyne for 10 years. She has been towed from Hamburg to Wallsend-based OGN for commissioning before being placed in Enquest's Alma/Galia […]
Swimmers today took on a marathon swim down the river Tyne on a sponsored swim with a difference – to raise money for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). The three and a half hour swim covered 10 miles, which is the aquatic version of a marathon, starting at Newcastle City Marina at 11am and […]
The wrathful sea: DFDS ferry Princess Seaways battles her way past Tynemouth pier, arriving in the river Tyne from Amsterdam nine hours late due to very poor conditions in the North Sea. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2451689/UK-weather-Temperatures-tumble-coastal-areas-prepare-flooding.html
Lee Hall, author of the stage play Billy Elliott, at Newcastle's Literary & Philosophical Society for the launch of Festival of the North East's History of the North East in 100 Objects.