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  • Dolphins Spotted at South Shields Beach

    There was a very exciting addition to the costal view this weekend. Billy Bone from South Shields based video company Above the Action was working at the beach making a video for a client when his partner spotted the incredible scene.  ...

  • From Trees to a Typewriter

    On the run from his criminal family, Daniel Dayton returns home to Newcastle Upon Tyne when his abandoned daughter is attacked. ...

  • Westovian Production: Silhouette

    Synopsis: In Act I of this ingeniously structured thriller, Detective Inspector Bruton questions actress Celia Wallis about the murder of her husband ...

  • Hire Award fit for a Lord

    North East based tool hire and sales company Lord Hire, advertiser in the handbook with branches across the North East including South ...

  • Paul goes the whole 9 yards

    Paul Anthony Jones, author from South Shields and regular Handbook contributor today went on Radio 4 to talk all things language. Why ...