Members of the ship's company will meet with, amongst others, the chair of North Shields Council, Joan Bell
, and the Lord Mayor of Newcastle, Peter Arnold.
Lord Mayor of Newcastle, Diane Packham, and chairman and deputy chairman of North Tyneside Council, Shirley Mortimer and Joan Bell
, were welcomed at Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat station by Tony Hogg, chairman of Tynemouth RNLI Lifeboat Committee, before being given a tour of the station.
Neighbour Joan Bell
, 49, said: "It's been cleaned up a lot now.
Ira was presented with her award at a civic reception by Coun Joan Bell
, the chairwoman of North Tyneside Council.
Other activities planned include a call from the chair of North Tyneside Council, Coun Joan Bell
, and an official reception on behalf of SaBRE, the organisation supporting Britain's reservists and their employers.
Front is Peter Beardsley and council chairman Coun Joan Bell
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Wartime sweethearts Ray and Joan Bell
are today celebrating 60 years of wedded bliss.
Coun Joan Bell
, who nominated him, said: "Ian La Frenais has a strong personal connection to the area.
GRANDMOTHER Joan Bell
is celebrating an early 70th birthday present after success in the BBC1's lottery programme Winning Lines.
Wallsend Boys' Club, which has produced players such as Alan Shearer, Peter Beardsley and Michael Carrick, will receive the Freedom of North Tyneside at a ceremony at the Town Hall, Wallsend when chairman of North Tyneside Council Joan Bell
will present club chairman Steve Dale with a framed scroll and will invite him to sign the Roll of Freemen.
Coun Joan Bell
nominated Mr La Frenais in recognition of his achievement in comedy writing and in the promotion of North Tyne side.
The Whitley Bay-born writer, who was also involved in films The Commitments and Still Crazy with writing partner Dick Clement, has been nominated by councillors Joan Bell
, on behalf of the Whitley Bay Town Cup sub-committee, and Jim Allan.