South Tyneside


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South Tyneside

a unitary authority of NE England, in Tyne and Wear. Pop.: 151 700 (2003 est.). Area: 64 sq. km (25 sq. miles)
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The scheme was first introduced in South Tyneside in 2017 after the area was ranked as one of the worst in the country for remembering its history.
The Save South Tyneside Hospital campaign raised thousands of pounds to mount a legal challenge to the cuts at the hospital.
And, in the event health chiefs did decide to shift services from South Tyneside to Sunderland, councillors said they were still not satisfied Sunderland Royal Hospital would be able to cope with extra patients.
Major organization : SOUTH TYNESIDE METROPOLITAN BOROUGH COUNCIL, SOUTH TYNESIDE HOMES LTD AND SOUTH TYNESIDE VENTURES TRUST LTD
Among many other achievements he set up the South Tyneside Manufacturing Forum, received the Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion, was appointed regional councillor for EEF North East, founded the Workplace Health Alliance in South Tyneside, and in 2008 was awarded an MBE for services to business in the North -east.
Sums of [pounds sterling]35m from South Tyneside and [pounds sterling]15m from Sunderland have been mooted previously but final figures have not been agreed.
Appearing at the High Court in Leeds, lawyers acting for the Save South Tyneside Hospital campaign group claimed a decision on the 'Path to Excellence' plans had been made before the public was given a chance to comment.
The first event takes place on Thursday, November 8, in Alexander's restaurant at South Tyneside District Hospital from 10am-3pm.
The service at South Tyneside Hospital is due to be moved to Sunderland under controversial Path to Excellence plans.
"I think what we need to see is that South Tyneside Hospital is being promoted as a vibrant hospital with a secure future," Coun Anne Hetherington told this morning's a Riverside Community Area Forum meeting on Tuesday.
And while the first stage set out proposals to centralise services such as stroke, maternity and paediatric care on Wearside, there has been little detail so far on what South Tyneside can expect to gain from the changes.

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