Meanwhile, restrictions on any new drinking venues opening in popular parts of Tynemouth and Whitley Bay
will also remain in place.
's popularity as a tourist destination has declined in recent decades, but a new project aims to recall and document the town's heyday as a holiday hotspot.
It's exciting times in Whitley Bay
as businesses in the coastal town get set to make the most of the summer.
AN eight-goal thriller ended all square as Whitley Bay
& Tynemouth Hockey Club men's first team hosted Timperley.
Norma Redfearn CBE, Mayor of North Tyneside, said: "It's great to see so many brilliant and exciting new businesses, including local and independent as well as larger, national chains, coming to Whitley Bay
's new contemporary Indian restaurant and cocktail lounge is certainly currying favour with its guests.
The festival, which is being organised by Bay Uke, formed after players got together to perform at Whitley Bay
's annual carnival, will run over three days from November 9-11 at venues in Whitley Bay
, Cullercoats and Tynemouth.
Staff at Whitley Bay
Post Office, based inside McColl's on Park Avenue, have been told the store is to close on December 2 and the post office itself is expected to shut on December 21.
More than 1,700 people have signed an online petition against plans by North Tyneside Council to demolish the sculpted balustrades along the central promenade in Whitley Bay
MORE than 16,000 people flocked to Whitley Bay
's newly-reopened Spanish City last weekend.
Featonby's will hold its final sale at its Park View premises in Whitley Bay
, where it has served generations of buyers and sellers.
In a matter of days more than 1,700 people have signed an online petition against plans by North Tyneside Council to demolish the sculpted balustrades along the central promenade in Whitley Bay